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Vietnam airlines advised by China to postpone or cancel flights near Taiwan

Dinh Viet Thang, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, said that they received an official notice from Chinese authorities asking airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying near the island of Taiwan from 11 am Thursday until Friday.
Tourists look on as a Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China's closest point from Taiwan, in Fujian province on August 4, 2022, ahead of massive military drills off Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the self-ruled island. China is due on August 4 to kick off its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes following a visit to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP)
Tourists look on as a Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China's closest point from Taiwan, in Fujian province on August 4, 2022, ahead of massive military drills off Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the self-ruled island. China is due on August 4 to kick off its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes following a visit to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP)
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 09:52 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Hanoi [vietnam]

Singapore cruise industry resumes port calls, will Indians return?

Singapore's first port call were to Royal Caribbean's Spectrum of the Seas and Resorts World Cruises' Genting Dream which docked at Port Klang in Malaysia and Indonesia's Batam and Bintan islands respectively. Both cruise ships are homeported in Singapore
Covid-19 travel update: Singapore cruise industry resumes port calls, will Indians return? (Twitter/italysingapore)
Covid-19 travel update: Singapore cruise industry resumes port calls, will Indians return? (Twitter/italysingapore)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 08:59 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Singapore

Singapore wants to keep borders open even if a new variant of Covid-19 emerges

When Omicron hit, Singapore didn’t backtrack on its reopening plans but rather decided to wait and see how things panned out. Noting that response was different versus the Delta outbreak, the island city has learned from its past experiences of dealing with Covid variants
Singapore wants to keep borders open even if a new variant of Covid-19 emerges (Photographer: Bryan van der Beek/Bloomberg)
Singapore wants to keep borders open even if a new variant of Covid-19 emerges (Photographer: Bryan van der Beek/Bloomberg)
Updated on May 19, 2022 04:03 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Singapore eases Covid-19 curbs, travel searches for island destination jump up

Travel-related searches on Google for Singapore have jumped, particularly from neighbouring Malaysia, as well as Indonesia, India and Australia, as the island destination scraps Covid-19 pandemic travel curbs
Singapore eases Covid-19 curbs, travel searches for island destination jump up (Unsplash)
Singapore eases Covid-19 curbs, travel searches for island destination jump up (Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 07:37 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Cyprus to lift Covid-19 travel conditions from April 18

  • People who have not been vaccinated, or not completed their booster shots would still need a PCR test or a lateral flow test, the transport ministry said in a statement.
Cyprus will lift Covid-19 conditions for travel to the island from April 18, authorities said on Thursday, ending two years of rules imposed by the pandemic.(Unsplash)
Cyprus will lift Covid-19 conditions for travel to the island from April 18, authorities said on Thursday, ending two years of rules imposed by the pandemic.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 07, 2022 05:53 PM IST
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