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Hong Kong rolls out vaccine passport and tighter Covid measures

Residents will have to show their vaccine record to access venues including supermarkets, malls and restaurants.

France sees fifth weekend of protests against Macron Covid pass

Protesters say that the policy encroaches on the basic freedoms so prized by the French.

San Francisco to become first US city to require vaccine proof for indoor venues

Currently 77% of San Francisco's nearly 900,000 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine, and 71% are fully vaccinated.

Health ministry warns of fake vaccine certs sold online

Deputy minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says the ministry has never made any procurement to issue physical vaccination cards.

Fake Covid-19 jab certificate sales skyrocket

As health passes become mandatory worldwide, cyber-criminals are cashing in on the needs of the unjabbed to pass vaccination record inspections.

Germans divided over barring unvaccinated from certain venues

Germany's vaccine efforts have slowed in recent weeks, leading to discussions about how best to encourage those who haven’t yet received a vaccine to do so.

French parliament adopts vaccine passports law despite protests

The legislation still needs to be approved by France's highest administrative authority, the Constitutional Council, before becoming law.

Vaccine passports, aye or nay?

As Putrajaya mulls relaxing restrictions for those who have been fully immunised, experts weigh in on the pros and cons of depending on proof of vaccination for greater domestic flexibility.

Protests across Italy against Covid certificates

The Green Pass will be required from Aug 6 to enter cinemas, museums, indoor swimming pools or sports stadiums, or eat indoors at restaurants.

EU summit welcomes Covid certificate to unlock travel

The 27 member states want the EU Digital Covid Certificate, to be launched July 1, to turn the page on coronavirus restrictions that have crimped Europeans' freedom of movement.

Brussels says EU states should reopen to travellers but only those fully vaccinated

Travellers will only be allowed to enter the EU if they are coming from a country with a 'good epidemiological situation'.

Thailand favours vaccine passports to rejuvenate tourism in third quarter

Since October the country has allowed a limited number of tourists to return on long visas, but the uptake has not matched official expectations.

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