Ten regions and countries in total have been newly added to the list of places where holders of the document can enter with eased restrictions.
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The changes apply to people arriving from five countries and several Russian regions, as well as three American states.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya sought asylum after she narrowly avoided being forced to board a plane back to her home country following her criticism of Belarus coaches.
Local governments are taking different approaches to the document, meaning some people can get theirs on the spot while others have to wait at least a week.
With applications for the documents accepted from Monday, details have been set out on how to apply and where the passports can be used.
The new scandal is a further drag on public enthusiasm toward the Games, which have already drawn strong opposition amid concerns about coronavirus infection risks.
Border measures will be tightened from Saturday for Myanmar and several other areas, including some U.S. states and regions in Russia, while others will see protocols eased.
The government reportedly plans to expand the number of countries to around 30 and is currently negotiating with several nations.
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve worldwide, Japan has again revised its quarantine measures by tightening measures for some arrivals and relaxing them for others.
While the discovery of Alice Hodgkinson’s body had made headlines in the British media, Kanagawa police had remained silent on the issue, as the investigation was ongoing.