Oman announces lifting of travel ban on Filipino workers, tourists

PR 09/21/2021

The government of Oman has announced the lifting of its travel ban on workers and tourists coming from a number of countries around the world, including the Philippines. This means that individuals who have an Oman visa…

Arrivals from Malaysia, Thailand covered by PH travel ban

Leila B. Salaverria 07/24/2021

The Philippines has added Malaysia and Thailand to the list of countries whose travelers will be subjected to restrictions as part of efforts to curb the spread of the more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 and other…

PH extends travel ban on India, 6 other countries until July 31

Daphne Galvez 07/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Amid the threat of the feared Delta variant of COVID-19, the Philippines extended travel restrictions imposed on inbound travelers from India and six other countries until July 31, 2021, Malacañang said Wednesday. The travel…

Gov’t extends ban on foreigners

Leila B. Salaverria 04/17/2021

The government has extended the ban on the entry of foreign nationals into the country up to the end of the month. The travel ban on foreigners, except those exempted, was supposed to lapse on April 21.…

Passengers bound for Cebu City from flagged countries will be quarantined

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City-bound passengers from countries reported to have the new strain of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be quarantined for 14 days in a health facility should they arrive today before the…

Shipping companies cancel passenger admission amid ‘travel ban’ to and from Cebu City

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Shipping companies have already halted the acceptance of passengers traveling to and from Cebu City following the directive of the Department of Local and Interior Government (DILG) on the temporary suspension of travels…

PH lifts travel ban to China for OFWs

Frances Mangosing - Inquirer.net 03/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has lifted a travel ban to mainland China except for Hubei province, mainly to allow the return of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there. The lifting of the travel ban was recommended by…

Whereabouts of seven South Koreans from Daegu now unknown

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/28/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The whereabouts of seven South Koreans who arrived from Daegu City last February 25, 2020 in Cebu are now unknown.  Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director of Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), revealed this…

Ban on travel to HK, Macau lifted for Pinoy migrant workers

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino migrant workers can now return to their jobs in Hong Kong and Macau after the government eased the ban on travel to and from the two Chinese administrative regions that it imposed 17…

Cebu City mayor says mandatory quarantine is not illegal detention

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippine — Cebu City Mayor Labella said that mandatory quarantine for all people coming from areas in China issued with a travel ban is lawful and cannot be considered illegal detention.  This after he…

Cebuana singer Monica Cuenco is in Cebu, can do gigs while travel ban is still in effect 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/13/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Do you remember Cebuana singer Monica Cuenco?  Well, she’s back in Cebu. For now. Read: Monica Cuenco: Breakthrough star The 25-year-old singer is now accepting gigs since she could not return to China because of…

Province shocked by ‘demanding’ passengers from Taiwan

Rosalie Abatayo 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  While the Capitol express surprise with the increase in the number of persons that are now under quarantine, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they are shocked by how “demanding” the new batch of passengers…

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