Malacañang on Thursday said it respect the decision of Malaysia to ban Filipino nationals from entering their country due to the high rate of increase in coronavirus cases in the Philippines.
Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente reminded Filipinos whose travels are essential will be allowed to leave the country.
This week, the DFA received reports that three additional countries/territories have already lifted the inbound travel ban on Filipinos, subject to medical protocols on arriving passengers.
Pabor si Senadora Nancy Binay bilang Chair ng Committee on Tourism sa pag lift ng gobyerno sa travel ban sa pag-alis ng mga OFWs.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced an expansion of the travel ban to countries with confirmed localized transmission of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has imposed temporary travel restrictions on the Philippines amid the fast-spreading 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) worldwide.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will strictly implement the travel ban to South Korea as part of measures to stop the spread of the deadly 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete assured on Thursday (Feb. 27).
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete will be meeting this Friday (Feb. 28) with officials of South Korean embassy to discuss how to better implement the travel ban imposed by Malacanang.
President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was not keen on expanding the coverage of his travel ban to South Korea.
Only overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and permanent resident are allowed to travel to Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
The Inter-Agency Task Force for Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases will discuss if it will impose a temporary travel ban on travelers from South Korea.
Senator Panfilo Lacson welcomed Saturday (February 15) the Duterte administration’s decision to lift the travel ban on Taiwan amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) scare.
Top Australian universities warned Friday Chinese students may walk away from courses Down Under after Canberra extended a coronavirus travel ban, in a major blow to the multi-billion-dollar sector.
The travel ban on Taiwan has been lifted, Malacañang announced Friday.
Like the scrapping of the Visiting Forces Agreement, the Philippine government’s travel ban on Taiwan – supposedly in the wake of the COVID-19 threat – may not necessarily be the the right call, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday said the Philippine tourism sector will lose P42.9 billion in foregone revenue due to the travel ban on passengers from China and its other territories affected by the novel coronavirus crisis.
Taiwan on Tuesday hit out at countries that “confuse” it with China after the Philippines became the latest to impose a travel ban on the island over the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
The travel ban on Taiwan will stay until the World Health Organization (WHO) decides to lift off the ban, Malacañang said.
Numerous flights from China are testing the limits of a mandatory 14-day quarantine in preventing the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) in the Philippines.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is planning to impose fines against violators of the travel ban imposed by the government on travelers from China, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Vice President Leni Robredo welcomed the temporary travel ban ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte on all visitors coming in from mainland China and its special administrative regions, Hong Kong and Macau.
The government must impose a temporary travel ban on all individuals for at least 30 days who came from or have passed through Wuhan, China.
A US judge has halted Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations, hours before it was due to take effect, dealing a blow to the US President who described it as an “unprecedented judicial overreach” and vowed to challenge the order.
Former US President George W. Bush said that he supports an immigration policy that is hospitable.