Thursday, January 20, 2022


World squash event in KL axed after Israelis barred

The World Team Championship for men was axed due to the 'possibility that some nations would be unable to compete due to the lack of confirmation over the issuing of visas'.

China stops issuing visas in Lithuania amid Taiwan row

The move came after China downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania last week in protest against Vilnius's decision to allow Taiwan to open a representative office under its own name.

Turkey pans US visa rules to rescue left-behind Afghans

The scheme requires Afghans to apply outside of Afghanistan, which Turkey says would cause a new migration crisis for neighbouring countries.

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese jab

Those arriving in China will still have to face a gruelling quarantine of up to three weeks.

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