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Philippines lifts travel ban against Taiwan

The Philippine government on Friday decided to lift its travel ban against Taiwan following an internal debate, capping off a week of uncertainty over the fate of travel ties between the two countries amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Henan and Zhejiang listed as Level 1 Area; travel notice level for Japan raised to Level 1: Watch Photos - New Southbound Policy

Henan and Zhejiang listed as Level 1 Area; travel notice level for Japan raised to Level 1: Watch

On February 14, 2020, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that more than 1,000 cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have occurred in Henan and Zhejiang, China, respectively, and community-based transmission in the affected areas is hard to control.

【Important Announcement】Starting February 7, 2020, the Republic of China (Taiwan) will implement a temporary measure prohibiting foreign nationals who in the previous 14 days have visited or resided in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including Hong Kong and Macao, from entering Taiwan Photos - New Southbound Policy

【Important Announcement】Starting February 7, 2020, the Republic of China (Taiwan) will implement a temporary measure prohibiting foreign nationals who in the previous 14 days have visited or resided in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including Hong Kong and Macao, from entering Taiwan

In view of the fact that the Taiwan government on February 5 designated all areas of the PRC (including Hong Kong and Macao) as being severely affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak (areas of level 2 or higher), foreign nationals who have visited or resided anywhere in the PRC, including Hong Kong and Macao, in the previous 14 days will be temporarily prohibited from entering Taiwan starting February 7.

Philippines denies including Taiwanese in coronavirus travel ban

The Philippine government made clear on Monday evening that a travel ban imposed on Chinese visitors due to the coronavirus will apply to Taiwan, causing some 150 Taiwanese passengers to be refused entry at several airports. The clarification made by the Civil Aeronautics Board came at the end of a day of confusion when Philippine officials sent mixed signals and the head of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan said "immigration on the ground is not banning Taiwanese entry."

Philippines imposes ban on Taiwanese visitors, causing travel snarls

Manila, Feb. 11 (CNA) The Philippine government made clear on Monday evening that a travel ban imposed on Chinese visitors due to the coronavirus will apply to Taiwan, causing some 150 Taiwanese passengers to be refused entry at several airports. The clarification made by the Civil Aeronautics Board came at the end of a day of confusion when Philippine officials sent mixed signals and the head of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan said "immigration on the ground is no banning Tai

Filipino permits can be extended if impacted by travel ban

Taiwanese employers of Filipino migrant workers can apply to extend their recruitment permits should they be impacted by a travel ban imposed by the Philippine government on Monday that prevents Filipinos from traveling to Taiwan due to the coronavirus outbreak, a Taiwanese labor official said Tuesday.

CAL, EVA cut Taiwan-Philippines flights after travel ban

Taipei, Feb. 11 (CNA) China Airlines and EVA Airways, Taiwan's two leading carriers, said Tuesday they will cut some of their flights on the Philippines route, after the government there extended its travel restrictions to Taiwan due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Starting February 10, 14-day home quarantine to be required for travelers transiting through China, Hong Kong and Macau and granted entry into Taiwan; restrictions on direct flights to and from China, Hong Kong and Macau to be implemented and flights from certain airports to be suspended

As the recent cumulative total of confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in China is rapidly growing, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced the following instruction:

Taiwanese need to provide travel history to enter the Philippines

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) From Saturday, Taiwanese wishing to visit the Philippines will be asked to provide a recent travel history when applying for a visa following the extension of a travel ban on foreign travelers who have been to China or its special administrative regions within the last three weeks, according to the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO).

Vietnam reverses Taiwan flight ban after causing chaos

Taipei, Feb. 1 (CNA) Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) has confirmed that Vietnam has withdrawn its previous announcement that it was imposing a ban on flights with Taiwan to keep the threat of spreading coronavirus at bay.

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