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Gov’t lifts travel ban on Taiwan

The Philippine government has lifted the travel ban it issued on visitors coming from Taiwan, recognizing how it has been undertaking strict measures to address the threat of the Covid-19. In a statement, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo confirmed that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease  has resolved to lift the […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoFeb 14th, 2020

PAL, Cebu Pacific resume flights to Taiwan after gov t lifts travel ban

MANILA, Philippines – Local carriers Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) are set to resume flights between Manila and Taipei after the inter-agency task force (IATF)   handling the novel coronavirus crisis decided to lift the travel ban on Taiwan  on Friday, February 14. Philippine government officials only announced the travel ban on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

Gov’t lifts travel ban on Taiwan

The Philippine government has lifted the travel ban it issued on visitors coming from Taiwan, recognizing how it has been undertaking strict measures to address the threat of the Covid-19. In a statement, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo confirmed that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease  has resolved to lift the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

PH lifts travel ban on Taiwan

The Philippines on Friday lifted the travel ban on Taiwan effective immediately after it threatened to retaliate by revoking the visa-free entry privilege of Filipinos......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

BREAKING: Philippines lifts COVID-19 travel ban vs Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has decided to lift the travel restrictions imposed against Taiwan due to the COVID-19. COVID-19 is the name given by the World Health Organization to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that originated in China. In a statement Friday, Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo confirmed the decision of […] The post BREAKING: Philippines lifts COVID-19 travel ban vs Taiwan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

Government lifts deadline for departing pax

The Bureau of Immigration has lifted the 72-hour travel window for departing overseas Filipino workers, balikbayan, and foreign nationals, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

Government partially lifts travel ban on South Korea

The government has partially lifted the travel ban imposed on Filipinos who want to tour South Korea, following an assessment of the Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2020

‘No more problems’

Thus says Manila Economic and Cultural Office chief Lito Banayo on the current state of travel and labor relations between the Philippines and Taiwan after Malacañang lifted a temporary travel ban to the latter......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2020

MACAU DAILY TIMES Philippines lifts travel ban for its workers returning to Macau

Filipino migrant workers can now return to Hong Kong and Macau after the Philippines government partially lifted the temporary travel ban that aims to deter the spread the novel coronavirus, officiall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2020

The COVID fall-out

The observations in this article were being written earlier, but the sudden travel ban on Taiwan last Monday night required that we concentrate on the lifting of the ban through explaining the strict protocols that our office instituted to prevent the possible spread of the COVID 19 to the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2020

The WHO

Looking back at the events of last week, when late evening of Monday the 10th, the Civil Aeronautics Board implemented a travel ban upon Taiwan based on the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (then called nCov 2019), and the subsequent withdrawal of the same travel ban on Friday evening, Valentine’s Day, there are lessons to be learned......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2020

Taiwanese seeking Philippine visa must present travel history- MECO - Focus Taiwan

Taiwanese seeking Philippine visa must present travel history: MECO Focus Taiwan News Channel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Cebu Pacific, PAL to resume Taiwan flights after travel ban lifting

Cebu Pacific, PAL to resume Taiwan flights after travel ban lifting CNN Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Virus Outbreak- Policy helped get Manila ban dropped

The governments New Southbound Policy has brought Taiwanese and Filipinos closer, and played a role in prompting Manila to remove Taiwan from its temporary travel ban, Executive Yuan spokeswoman Kolas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Taiwan records its first coronavirus death as global toll passes 1,600

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan reported its first death from the new coronavirus Sunday, February 16, as the death toll from the outbreak rose to 1,665 inside mainland China. A 61-year-old man from central Taiwan with underlying health problems but no recent overseas travel history died in hospital on Saturday, February ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Several Taipei-Cebu-Taipei flights to resume soon

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Airline companies serving the Taipei-Cebu-Taipei route will gradually resume their operations after the Philippine government ordered the lifting of travel restrictions on Taiwan on Friday, February 14, 2020. A report by the Central News Agency (CNA), the state-run media of the Taiwanese government, said that EVA Airlines will already continue their […] The post Several Taipei-Cebu-Taipei flights to resume soon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Taiwanese, Philippine carriers adjust service after travel ban - Focus Taiwan

Taiwanese, Philippine carriers adjust service after travel ban Focus Taiwan News Channel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

No retaliation from Taiwanese employers over travel ban

Overseas Filipino workers stranded by the travel ban on Taiwan can be assured they face no retaliation from their Taiwanese employers when they return to work......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

Philippines eyes lifting Macau travel ban

After Taiwan, Philippine officials are monitoring efforts to contain coronavirus disease-2019 in Macau to determine whether the travel ban can now be lifted in one of China’s two special administrative regions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

Smelly blankets, no water : 25 quarantined for coronavirus in Cebu go home

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 25 Filipinos who were quarantined in Busay village in Cebu, after disembarking from their Taiwan flight in Mactan-Cebu International Airport, are now home. On Tuesday, February 11, 78 passengers were held at the Mactan airport when the Philippines included Taiwan in its  temporary travel ban because of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines resume Taiwan flights after travel ban lifted

Taiwan is consistently one of the Philippines’ top sources of international tourist arrivals, bringing close to 230,000 visitors annually between 2016 and 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020