Japan and Laos to relax coronavirus travel restrictions

National Aug 23, 2020

Japan and Laos to relax coronavirus travel restrictions

Japan and Laos agreed Sunday to allow expatriates to resume traveling as early as September, provided they stay home for 14 days after entering their respective countries as part of measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The plan was agreed to by ...

Tourism in Japan flatlines for fourth month straight

National Aug 22, 2020

Tourism in Japan flatlines for fourth month straight

Japan received an estimated 3,800 visitors in July, posting a year-on-year plunge of 99.9 percent for the fourth consecutive month as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, government data shows. With strict border controls in place essentially banning people from 146 countries and regions, there ...