The city-state now holds the most number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia.
Singapore will be extending its partial lockdown by four weeks to June 1 in response to the recent spike of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Initially, the city-state's lockdown measures-which Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Japan has over 1,300 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
According to NHK, a national broadcasting organization, the Japanese government has decided to suspend visas issued in 11 countries in Southeast Asia-including the Philippines-in an effort to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Saturday, March 28, around 750,000 visas
Listen up, commuters.
Amid the rising number of cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 in the Philippines and the government's implementation of a Metro Manila "community quarantine" from March 15 to April 14, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has issued guidelines on
The city also suspended the CARAA Games and the popular night market.
After moving the Panagbenga Festival from February to March, Baguio has "completely" canceled the yearly event due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. Mayor Benjamin Magalong made the announcement hours after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of public health emergency
Tourists just have to accomplish certain IATF requirements.
The Philippines has partially lifted its travel ban to South Korea as of March 3, 2020.The travel ban was initially announced in February, amid rapidly rising cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19. Only Filipinos who live, work, or study in
The decision was made during the meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force On Emerging Infectious Diseases.
On February 24, the Philippine government was considering banning travel to South Korea due to the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak that has emerged there recently. But now, it's official. A travel ban to South Korea has been imposed by the
South Korea has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases.
South Korea now has the world's largest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases with a total of 763 patients, making it the biggest number outside of China. In less than a week, the country saw a surge in coronavirus cases. The
The town won't allow activities like spelunking and sunrise viewing.
Due to the threat of the coronavirus disease or COVID-19, the office of the municipal government of Sagada announced the suspension of eco-tourism activities in the popular tourist destination on February 13.Just two weeks after the closure was announced,
The visa-free entry is supposed to be in effect until July 31.
After the Philippines included Taiwan in the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) travel ban, Taiwan may cancel the visa-free entry of Filipinos, according to Inquirer.This might be among the "reactive measures" of the Taiwanese government, said Angelito Banayo, chairperson of
Major airlines have canceled all Philippines-Taiwan flights until further notice.
Taiwan is now included in the travel ban imposed by the Philippines as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus threat. Department of Health spokesperson Eric Domingo said yesterday, February 10, that the ban was implemented late last week, according to CNN
The BGC-Ortigas Center link is now 45 percent complete!
The link bridge connecting Bonifacio Global City (BGC) and Ortigas Center is 45 percent complete, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said during his inspection on February 7. The bridge will allow an 11-minute travel time between
The suspension is brought about by the novel coronavirus epidemic.
If you have plans of heading to South Korea's Jeju Island in the near future, then you might want to make changes to your itinerary.On February 7, the Bureau of Immigration revealed that visa-free travel to Jeju Island has
Learn more about the walled city with your mobile phone.
Tourists and culture buffs can now explore the historic past of Intramuros at the palm of their hands as the Department of Tourism (DOT) and iACADEMY present Experience Philippines, an augmented reality (AR) app available on both iOS and Android.The app
Heads up if you're visiting the City of Pines for the annual festival.
On January 30, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines.With the threat of the virus reaching Philippine shores, Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong announced on January 31 that the Panagbenga Grand Opening Day
Traveling in the Philippines is safe for now.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has assured the public that traveling is safe in the Philippines amid reports of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) reaching other countries.According to a report from the Philippine News Agency, the DOT said that the Philippines remains
By the end of February 2020!
In April 2019, the Korean Embassy announced that visa processing will increase from three days (frequent travelers) and five days (first-time travelers) to seven working days (for both). The number of days just kept increasing, which is understandable given that everyone
The island continues its efforts for rehabilitation.
Sixty-six Olive Ridley turtles were released back into the wild in Boracay on January 10, 2020. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of Region 6 expressed their support for this latest project and the continuing vigilance of the stakeholders
The UAE is aiming to become a major global tourist destination.
On January 6, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced a multiple-entry tourist visa scheme for all nationalities that is valid for five years.According to a report from the Manila Bulletin, the move aims to turn the country into a tourism
The lagoon is famous for its turqouise waters.
Famous for its turquoise waters and its location right in the middle of a mangrove, Siargao's Sugba Lagoon is just one of the many spots to see when visiting the island.However, tourists who plan to visit the lagoon, which is
It's expected to accommodate an estimated two million passengers yearly.
The Bicol International Airport (BIA) will finally be operational in 2020, according to the Department Of Transportation (DOTr). DOTr made the announcement on Facebook on January 4. "Makalipas ang 11 years delay, ang tinaguriang MOST SCENIC GATEWAY sa bansa-ang Bicol International
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