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The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore announced on 29th October that entry restrictions on passengers from mainland China will be lift from 6th November. Travel between the two countries will resume and those who have COVID-19 test negative will not need to be quarantined upon arrival.


The Western Australia Tourism Board recently provided Chinese tourists a tourism experience through live broadcasting. The first five episodes attracted a total of 200,000 views.

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South Africa’s Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, said on 26th October that she hoped South Africa’s borders would be open to all countries before the December holidays.


Emirates resumed flights to Guangzhou in a recent schedule update, with weekly Dubai – Guangzhou – Bangkok – Dubai flights starting on 31st October.


Direct flights between Seoul and Beijing from have resumed 30th October, with plans to continue with weekly flights entering Beijing. 


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