UK to drop Covid test demand for vaccinated travellers from Feb 11
Britain will add 16 further nations, including China and Mexico, to its list of recognised vaccine certificates.
Thailand to restart quarantine-free travel from Feb 1
Visitors will have to isolate at a hotel while waiting for their test results and will be required to download a tracking app to ensure they comply with the rules.
Germany cracks down on unjabbed as US eyes winter battle
The WHO has cautioned that it could take weeks to discover if Omicron is more transmissible, and whether it causes more severe disease – as well as how effective current treatments and vaccines are against it.
Thailand prepares to welcome back tourists after devastating shutdown
The steamy metropolis and the world's most-visited city before the pandemic will take some time to get back to its pulsating, intoxicating old self, industry experts say.
US to open border with Canada from early November
This follows the move by Canada on Aug 9 to allow fully vaccinated US visitors into the country for non-essential travel.
Vaccinated Sydney residents picnic as lockdown rules relaxed
The rules remain strict, with just five fully vaccinated people allowed to gather outdoors for up to an hour, while tougher rules are in place for virus hotspots.
Dine-in allowed as more social, business sectors to reopen nationwide
The relaxed SOPs will apply from tomorrow onwards to those who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
National unity ministry sets SOPs for the fully vaccinated at non-Muslim houses of worship
For states in Phase One and Two, a maximum of 50 worshippers are allowed while for states in Phase Three, attendance will depend on the size of the premises.
SOPs for social activities to ease for fully vaccinated from Aug 10
SOPs will be eased for some cross-border travel, among others.