“UK’S VACCINATION DRIVE EASING COVID-19 PANDEMIC”

PHILIPPINES TO BEGIN VACCINATION PROCESS IN FEBRUARY “Saving lives means saving livelihoods,” says Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia A report from the Daily Mail UK is promising. There are positive indications that the UK’s vaccination drive is easing the COVID-19 pandemic. Early research indicates the coronavirus vaccine is helping to protect young adults and over-80s. The … Read more

“NEW CONDITIONS FACE FOREIGNERS TRAVELING TO PHILIPPINES”

BREAKING NEWS! METRO MANILA TO REMAIN UNDER RESTRICTIVE LOCKDOWN UNTIL FEB 28 The inter-agency task force, IATF, leads the COVID-19 response for the Philippine government. The IATF has new set conditions on the entry of foreign travelers into the country next month, Malacañang (the Presidential Palace) said on Friday, January 29, 2020. Balikbayan Privilege Still … Read more

“LATEST PHILIPPINES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS MORE COUNTRIES BANNED

Extended Travel Restrictions in Effect BI’S LATEST PRESS RELEASE The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced today that they will be implementing the resolution of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) on extending the travel ban until January 31, 2021. In a statement, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente shared that they received an … Read more

“PHILIPPINE IMMIGRATION NOW BANS 7 MORE COUNTRIES”

Implementation of expanded travel restrictions underway Foreigners from six more countries with the Covid-19 variant are now banned from entering the Philippines. On January 8, 2021, Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente added six more countries to their list of countries that are subject to travel restrictions. That’s according to a Press Release from … Read more

“DEATH KNELL FOR GUIMARAS/ILOILO TRAVELERS”

pump boats at Ortiz in Iloilo

Guimaras Officials Issue Smackdown Above all, it’s a death knell for Guimaras/Iloilo travelers and Guimaras tourism. The Maritime Industry Authority, MARINA, has ceased the operation of over 90 wooden-hulled boats in Guimaras. The ban took effect January 1, 2021. Now only 10 sea-going vessels can ferry the 20,000-25,000 passengers that daily ply the Guimaras-Iloilo route. … Read more

“PHILIPPINE BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION’S ANNUAL REPORT NOTICE FOR FOREIGNERS”

THE ILOILO CITY IMMIGRATION OFFICE 2021 ANNUAL REPORT DISASTER A recent Philippine Bureau of Immigration Press Release from BI’s Facebook page got my attention. It was the yearly reminder for foreigners to report their Immigration office. Yes, it’s that time of year:  the Annual Report of aliens. Philippine Bureau of Immigration’s Annual Report Notice for … Read more

“NO RELIEF IN SIGHT FOR FOREINGERS WANTING TO VISIT THE PHILIPPINES”

Meanwhile, as Christmas rapidly approaches, there is no relief in sight for foreigners wanting to visit the Philippines. Thousands of loved ones will not be able to spend the Christmas holiday with their loved ones. It will be a sad holiday for many. “NO RELIEF IN SIGHT FOR FOREINGERS WANTING TO VISIT THE PHILIPPINES” The … Read more

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