All China-bound travelers from PH required to present negative coronavirus tests

The Chinese Embassy in Manila announced yesterday that all passengers coming from the Philippines will be required to present negative coronavirus test results before being allowed to enter China starting Aug. 20. In its statement yesterday, the Embassy said that travelers need to take nucleic acid tests “within five days before boarding and only those ...

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International travel appears set to resume for Yogyakarta airport with plans to reopen flights to Malaysia, Singapore

International travel appears set to resume for Yogyakarta airport with plans to reopen flights to Malaysia, Singapore

The newly built Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) appears set to reopen flights between the Javanese city and neighboring countries Malaysia and Singapore, according to an...

So Fancy: Bangkok shoppers can now hail these Londonesque taxis

So Fancy: Bangkok shoppers can now hail these Londonesque taxis

Shoppers looking to avoid chatty drivers or dead phones can take a ride with a new taxi service equipped with privacy partitions, charging stations and Wi-Fi plying Bangkok’s...

Cebu Pacific requires passengers to wear face shields during entire flight

Cebu Pacific requires passengers to wear face shields during entire flight

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific will be requiring its passengers to wear mandatory face shields starting Aug. 15. The airline said in a statement yesterday that passengers will be...

Expect to Songkran by end of October: deputy PM

Expect to Songkran by end of October: deputy PM

Expect another long holiday coming soon after the next postponed Songkran holiday was forecast to be coming in September and October. While the cabinet has yet to choose dates for...

This Bangkok bus stop can see the future (of buses)

This Bangkok bus stop can see the future (of buses)

What time does the bus come and where does it go? Wonder no longer when Bangkok’s transportation game gets upgraded tomorrow with the city’s first smart bus stop.  Equipped...

Only PCR test result required for air travel: Soekarno-Hatta official

Only PCR test result required for air travel: Soekarno-Hatta official

While we maintain that one should avoid air travel during the pandemic if possible, it’s also important to keep abreast of Indonesia’s ever-changing requirements in case one...

The Latest (So Far): Malacañang bans non-essential travel for Filipinos anew

The Latest (So Far): Malacañang bans non-essential travel for Filipinos anew

Well, for some people, it was good while it lasted. Filipinos are once again prohibited from traveling overseas for non-essential reasons, Malacañang Palace announced today....

Thai travelers should get more cash back for weekday trips: TAT

Thai travelers should get more cash back for weekday trips: TAT

Traveling Thailand, especially on weekdays, may get a lot happier as the government considers paying people more for hotel stays. A proposal has been floated to subsidize over 40%...

Rain Check: Only foreigners with permanent visas can enter the Philippines

Rain Check: Only foreigners with permanent visas can enter the Philippines

Only foreigners with permanent or immigrant visas will be allowed to enter the Philippines, the country’s Bureau of Immigration (BI) said today. Just a few days ago, the...


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