Philippines

Filipinos in countries covered by ban allowed to return home

By Azer Parrocha   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Filipinos in countries covered by temporary travel ban will still be allowed to return home as long as they are covered by the government’s repatriation efforts, Malacañang said on Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this clarification after announcing that the Philippines has extended the travel ban … Continue reading

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US issues travel warning to PH due to Covid-19

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The United States government advised its citizens on Wednesday to avoid all travel to the Philippines due to the “very high level of Covid-19”. “Do not travel to the Philippines due to Coivd-19. Additionally, exercise increased caution due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and kidnapping,” the State … Continue reading

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Travel ban extended; aliens with travel exemption may enter PH

  NAIA Terminal 1 (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said foreigners who were given entry exemption document prior to the implementation last month’s travel ban may now enter the Philippines. In an advisory issued on Friday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said aliens with entry exemption documents issued by the Department … Continue reading

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UK bans Pinoys, travelers from PH as precaution vs. new variants

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Visitors from the Philippines cannot enter the United Kingdom starting April 9 after the country was included on the “red list” travel ban, British Ambassador to Manila Daniel Pruce announced online Friday. New restrictions will come into effect by 4 a.m. (UK time) next Friday and … Continue reading

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DOT backs expanded travel ban amid new Covid-19 variant

File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) throws its full support for the implementation of more stringent entry protocols in view of the confirmed new Covid-19 variant. “While we favor the resumption of inbound travel to stimulate economic recovery, we value above all else the health and safety of our people. … Continue reading

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Philippine travel ban expands to 19 countries over new Covid-19 strain

By Azer Parrocha   Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippines on Tuesday banned “all foreign travelers” from the United Kingdom (UK) and 19 other countries and areas from entering the country following reports of a new strain of coronavirus found in the UK. In a memorandum issued by Executive Secretary … Continue reading