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Sweden and Indonesia announced temporary travel ban

The Sweden Government decided on18 March 2020, to temporarily stop non-essential travel to Sweden to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and reduce the spread of the virus. The decision takes effect on 19 March and will initially apply for 30 days. This is an exceptional measure that will not apply for longer than…

No tears: All passengers to Europe passed check-in

We are in Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok. The time is almost 22.00. In a few minutes the check-in counters for Thai Airways flights to Europe will open. We are here to see, if any passengers are refused boarding because they do not have the required documents or sufficient reason to travel. There are fewer people…

Danes, Swedes, Norwegians must now have medical certificates to board planes to Thailand

Travellers from Denmark, Sweden and Norway will now have to present medical certificates that they are Covid-19 free and special Covid-19 insurance papers to be allowed to board planes to Thailand. That was announced by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT). The website of the Ministry of Public Health does not yet reflect this…

Vietnam expects increase in export to Sweden

It is expected that Vietnam will have great potential in increasing the export of textiles, footwear, farm produce, food, handicrafts and chemicals to Sweden, when the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, reports the Vietnamese daily Nhân Dhân. However, the Vietnamese Trade Office in Sweden said that while the Swedish population spend a…

All Scandinavian countries closed for non-EU travelers

The Swedish- and Finnish governments announced on17 March 2020 that both Nordic countries will now close their borders for the time ever to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both the Swedish- and Finnish borders will close 19 March 2020. Although the borders are formally closed, the Swedish- and Finnish governments still allow their…

Asian borders restriction policy update

As World Health Organisation announced Covid-19 situation reached pandemic state on 11 March 2020, Asian countries have adjusted travel restriction policies to maximise health safeguard for all. Please check with the embassies of countries you wish to visit when planing the trip. Singapore Singapore introduced self-quarantine on 16 March as a mandatory measure for all…

Embassy of Sweden in Vietnam adjusted operating plan regarding Covid-19

The embassy of Sweden in Vietnam announced new operating hours according to Covid-19 situation on 17 March 2020, that said: Due to the development of COVID-19, the embassy will have limited staff at the office from 18 March 2020 until further notice, no open visiting hours. The embassy’s consular and migration services will be affected…

Outdated: Do I need visa, health certificate and additional insurance when traveling to Thailand?

Read also:Danes, Swedes, Norwegians must now have medical certificates to board planes to Thailand Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has set up a page with requirements for travelers who are going to Thailand. There are three different requirements for travelers coming from three different zones. 1. Requirements for travelers from the Disease Infected Zones. (Click…

Thailand increases restrictions to curb Covid-19 spread

Thai Prime minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha had a press conference to declare the safety agreement regarding Covid-19 situation on 17 March 2020 that said: Temporarily closing of all entertainment venues such as pubs, bars, dance clubs, boxing stadiums, movie theatres, massage parlours in Bangkok and suburban areas for 14 days from 18-31 March 2020. Temporarily…

The next Volvo Cars Thailand Center will be an overall service hub for South East Asia

Volvo Car Thailand, Co, Ltd announced on Monday 16 March 2020 its latest plan to build a massive 23,331 square metre cargo centre on Bangna-Trad Km.23 Rd. in Bangkok. Together with WHA Cooperation Co,Ltd., the cargo will become a Build-to-Suit centre, combining all 4 main Volvo’s business in one place which are: Logistic Centre as…