------------- -------------- ------------------- -------------------

Philippine lifts travel ban after 2 yrs on foreign travelers

This post has been read 11074 times!

MANILA, Feb 10: The Philippines lifted a nearly two-year ban on foreign travelers Thursday in a lifesaving boost for its tourism and related industries as an omicron-fueled surge eases. Foreign travelers from 157 countries with visa-free arrangements with the Philippines who have been fully vaccinated and tested negative for the virus will be welcomed back and will no longer be required to quarantine upon arrival. The government also ended a risk classification system that banned travelers from the worst-hit countries. (AP)

Check Also

Philippine journalist convicted of libel, given 6-year term

This post has been read 11075 times! MANILA, Philippines (AP) – An award-winning journalist critical …