Five more countries banned in PH

DAVAO CITY —The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced the implementation of the expansion of the travel restrictions to include 5 more countries starting 12:01 PM of Wednesday, January 13. In a statement, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente shared that they received an order from Malacanang that foreign passengers coming from Pakistan, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Oman, and the …

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

MANILA – 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 Salvador Medialdea, President Rodrigo Duterte approved the extension of the temporary …