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  • Working from home has become more and more common during the coronavirus pandemic. Offices around the world have closed and governments have advised people to social distance and avoid going out if possible. Now, a number of countries around the world are offering people who are working remotely the chance to do their job from

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  • Japan and Singapore have come to an agreement to start relaxing the current travel restrictions between the 2 countries, starting in September. Like many states around the world, both Japan and Singapore tightened their borders in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At present, travelers arriving from over 100 different countries, including Singapore, are

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  • Indonesia has introduced a new online process that allows foreign nationals who are currently in the country to extend their stay. This move allows residents from other parts of the world and temporary visitors who are unable to leave due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to gain an Indonesia visa extension without first leaving the

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  • The government of Mozambique has announced the upcoming launch of an electronic visa pilot scheme for the country, to be implemented after the COVID-19 pandemic has been brought under control. A Memorandum of Understanding defining the principles to be used in the development of the eVisa for Mozambique was presented at the Headquarters of the

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  • As international travel begins to resume once again following coronavirus pandemic restrictions, many countries around the world continue to seek to contain the spread of COVID-19 by maintaining safety protocols for arriving foreign nationals. A number of destinations worldwide now require travelers to either have a negative COVID-19 test certificate or undergo a health care

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  • The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus has now been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and countries all around the world have begun implementing measures to help contain the spread of the virus. Depending on the country, the preventative measures against COVID-19 include travel restrictions, border closures, and the suspension of flights

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  • At the end of December 2020, the United Kingdom will have completed its transition period and will have fully left the European Union (EU). This means that starting in 2021, UK citizens will no longer enjoy EU privileges when traveling to European countries. British nationals will find that the experience of traveling to EU and

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  • The government of Botswana has announced the development of an eVisa system for the country, to be integrated by Isreal-based firm Pangea IT.  Pangea specializes in the digital transformation of government and business services and has already undertaken several projects in Botswana in the last few years, including installing the current digital birth and death

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  • Although many countries around the world continue to discourage nonessential travel due to restrictions related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a number of international destinations are now open to tourists. Popular tourist destinations such as Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, and Spain already lifted travel restrictions for tourism during the month of June, and a number of

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  • The European Union (EU) has started to reopen its external borders to travelers from outside the bloc for the first time since March. From July 1, international travel will resume to certain third countries. Visitors from these 15 states will be able to visit Europe this summer. The decision was made after a vote by

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  • Egypt has announced that it plans to restart international tourism by opening its borders to holidaymakers going to the country’s seaside resorts. The North African country has been locked down with international travel restricted since March due to the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). This first step towards reopening Egypt to foreign visitors is scheduled

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  • Saudi Arabia has lifted the 24-hour curfew on its citizens and residents for the first time since March. This is the first step the country has taken in the de-escalation of the measures put in place to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Authorities in the country have announced that all economic and commercial activities

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