My colleague in Tokyo, Justin McCree, There are these updates Planned for Japan and South Korea this week agreed to resume business travel Between the two countries amid optimism about the slow pace of the new Covid-19 transmission. Tourism will be suspended.
Japanese media have reported that expatriates and other long-term residents, as well as those traveling on short business trips, will be able to enter another country from one country that provides a negative test for the coronavirus and provides details of their itinerary.
Although no date has been announced for the resumption of business across the Sea of Japan, known as the East Sea of Korea – Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has agreed to speed up talks with South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in over the phone. -According to the Kinodo news agency, late last month.
Japan began imposing travel bans on foreign visitors in early February, which eventually covered 159 countries and territories. But it has recently relaxed restrictions People are entering for work and long-term overseas locations remain in countries where the pace of new infections is slowing.
Entrants are required to take a virus test and self-isolation for two weeks before leaving and arriving in Japan. They must name a guarantor from Japan who will make sure they follow the rules.
Tourism, however, will be limited across the Sea of Japan, known as the East Sea of Korea. According to the National Tourism Association of Japan, more than 5.5 million South Koreans visited Japan last year, with more than 300,000 businesses.
Japan’s blanket ban for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, which is set to open on July 23, could be relaxed in time, media reports this week.
Measures under consideration include that tourists must download a health examination application as soon as they receive a visa in their home country, and that they have tested negative for the Covid-19 before departure.
Those who test negative again upon arrival in Japan may be exempted from the two-week self-consistency but use the app to regularly update authorities about their physical condition, Gigi Press reported.
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