Posts Tagged Travel Ban

WHO says travel bans cannot be indefinite; countries must fight virus

UNTV News   •   July 28, 2020

Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the...

LIST: Countries with travel bans and restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 29, 2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has released an updated list of countries with travel bans and restrictions related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In their social media post,...

Italy lifts national travel ban as pandemic slows down

UNTV News   •   June 4, 2020

ITALY – People in Italy will be allowed to move freely within the country from Wednesday (June 3) as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic slows down. From Wednesday, passengers don’t...

Brazilians scramble to board last U.S. flights ahead of travel ban

UNTV News   •   May 26, 2020

Brazilians scrambled Monday (May 25) to make last-minute arrangements to get to the United States ahead of new restrictions on travel from Brazil. A handful of passengers were seen at...

Residents given 72 hours to return to Saudi Arabia in new travel ban

Marje Pelayo   •   March 13, 2020

SAUDI ARABIA – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday (March 12) included Filipinos in the list of countries whose citizens are temporarily banned entry due to fears of coronavirus...

Travel ban on ‘medium-risk’ Iran, Italy, Japan, Singapore not needed — DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   March 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease has not yet considered recommending a travel ban on Iran Italy, Japan and Singapore. The task force said the...

DFA advises Filipinos on temporary travel restrictions to Saudi Arabia

Marje Pelayo   •   March 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos with tourist visas bound for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are advised to reconsider their plans, based on the recent advisory issued by the Department of...

BI partially lifts travel ban to South Korea

Marje Pelayo   •   March 4, 2020

PASAY, Philippines—The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced the partial lifting of the travel ban to South Korea on Tuesday afternoon (March 02). According to BI Commissioner Jaime Morente, said lifting...

PH allows Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to virus-hit north Gyeongsang province

Robie de Guzman   •   March 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino travelers will now be allowed to go to South Korea, except to north Gyeongsang province which was hit by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Malacañang announced...

BI: Travel ban to South Korea still pending full implementation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 27, 2020

The full implementation of the travel ban to South Korea due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat is still pending, according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). The Immigration Bureau said...


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