Japan to ease curbs on short-term business travel with Vietnam – Yomiuri

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and Vietnam will allow short-term business travel with each other as they aim to boost their economies following travel curbs to rein in the coronavirus, the Yomiuri daily said on Saturday.

The pact, which will take effect

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Japan to ease travel restrictions for China, 11 other countries, regions next month: local media

Visitors are seen at the sightseeing spot Asakusa, in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 4, 2020. This is the first Sunday following the Japanese government including Tokyo in its domestic travel subsidy program called “Go To Travel” campaign from Oct. 1, after initially deciding the capital was ineligible in July due to a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

 Japan is reportedly planning to ease travel restrictions to China and 11 other

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Japan Airlines prioritises LCC network over business travel

More positive about the prospects for domestic leisure travel than for international or business travel, JAL – Japan Airlines (JL, Tokyo Haneda) plans to create a network with its three low-cost subsidiaries to tap rebounding post-coronavirus leisure travel demand, Yuji Akasaka, the company’s president, said at a press conference on October 7.

The regional LCCs are Jetstar Japan, operated together with Qantas; Spring, a joint venture with China’s Spring Airlines;

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Japan and South Korea to Restart Business Travel

Japan and South Korea will resume business travel between the two countries as early as this week. This move aims to help revive both economies following the global halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Japan Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said that the Japan-South Korea relationship is in an exceedingly serious situation. Thus, exchanges from both counties starting with business travel are pertinent. Japan and South Korea will allow both short-term

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Japan, S. Korea to resume reciprocal business travel on Oct 8

TOKYO (Xinhua): Japan’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday (Oct 6) that business travel will resume between Japan and South Korea on Thursday after flights were suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Currently, the Japan-South Korea relationship is in an extremely severe situation so exchanges of people from both countries, starting with business people, are important,” Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi told a press briefing.

The two countries are at odds over

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Japan and South Korea to resume business travel from Thursday

Japan and South Korea will resume business travel between the countries starting Thursday following a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, a move that may help to improve relations that have sunk to a historic low over wartime labor.

“Currently, the Japan-South Korea relationship is in an extremely severe situation so exchanges of people from both countries, starting with businesspeople, are important,” Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi told a news conference.

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Japan plans to lift 14-day quarantine rule for all business travellers and residents

Currently, all Japanese citizens and foreign residents re-entering Japan are required to go into a 14-day quarantine on arrival, to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 coronavirus. However, this policy could change towards the end of October. According to Kyodo News, the Japanese government is looking to exempt all business travellers as well as Japanese citizens and returning foreign residents from the 14-day quarantine requirement.

Japan has already resumed business

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Fairfield by Marriott Doubles Its Footprint In Japan With Eight Hotels Slated To Open Across Four Prefectures

TOKYO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International today announced the planned openings of eight new Fairfield by Marriott properties in Japan, highlighting a vast expansion that more than doubles the size of the brand in the country. Sekisui House, a renowned Japanese developer, has partnered with Marriott International to further enhance their ‘Trip Base’ initiative – a project seeking to revitalize local sightseeing spots – with the opening of

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Scotland on Sunday Travel Wishlist – A Scottish Zen garden inspired by a Victorian adventurer’s travels in Japan

From Kyoto to Cowden, Eastern-inspired gardens are places of tranquility

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Ella Christie in the Japanese Garden she created at Cowden near Dollar in 1908

A vibrant pink lily on the still waters, a lichen palette of green on grey stone, a tame robin and a bounding red squirrel were all magical in their own restful way.This sense of peace is what I remember

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Japan and South Korea to open borders for business from Thursday

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan and South Korea will reopen borders to each other for business trips from Thursday, a move that may help improve relations that have sunk to a historic low over wartime labor.

“Currently, the Japan-South Korea relationship is in an extremely severe situation so exchanges of people from both countries, starting with businesspeople, are important,” Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said at a press conference on Tuesday. The

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Japan and South Korea close to resuming business travel

Japan and South Korea plan to reach an agreement as early as this week on the resumption of business trips between the two countries, which were halted by the two governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Japanese government sources.

The entry of expatriates and other long-term residents as well as travelers on short-term business trips will be allowed in both countries, provided they have tested negative for

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Japan to restart business travel with South Korea – travel

Japan and South Korea are likely to agree as early as this week to restart short- and long-term business travel between the two countries, the Nikkei reported, in a move aimed at helping their economies following travel curbs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Short-term visitors will not need to quarantine if they show proof of a negative coronavirus test and provide a travel itinerary upon entry, the Japanese daily reported

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Japan All Set to Resume Short-Term and Long-Term Business Travel with South Korea



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Japan and South Korea are all set to reopen short-term and long-term business travel as early as this week, the Nikkei Asia reported. This move is intended at helping Japan as well as South Korea’s economies which suffered a dent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If travelers are visiting for a short-term, then they need not quarantine for two weeks and show proof
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Japan to restart business travel with South Korea – Nikkei

TOKYO, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea are likely to agree as early as this week to restart short- and long-term business travel between the two countries, the Nikkei reported, in a move aimed at helping their economies following travel curbs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Short-term visitors will not need to quarantine if they show proof of a negative coronavirus test and provide a travel itinerary upon

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Japan and South Korea near deal to resume business travel

TOKYO — Japan and South Korea look to agree as early as this week on reopening short-term and long-term business travel between the two countries, government sources from both sides say.

Short-term visitors will be able to skip the mandatory two-week quarantine upon entering the other country if they provide proof of a negative coronavirus test along with a trip itinerary. Those arriving for long-term stays, such as resident workers,

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Japan might allow outbound international travel starting from October

Covid-19 coronavirus has rendered us stuck in our respective countries. Things are looking up though as entry for residents and business travellers is slowly becoming accessible: mid-to-long term residents (which still means no tourists) can enter from October 1 while Japan’s travel bubble with seven regions allows residents to travel back and forth. The latter arrangement will include business visitors soon. 

To rank the safety of travel for Japanese nationals,

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New business travel arrangement between Singapore and Japan for work-pass holders

SINGAPORE — An additional travel arrangement between Singapore and Japan will be launched on Wednesday (30 September) to facilitate business movement amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In a media release on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said that the new Residence Track arrangement will provide for travel of business executives and business professionals who are work-pass holders between the two countries, with the necessary public health safeguards in

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Japan, Singapore to restart business travel without 14-day quarantine



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People wearing face masks walk on the street in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japan is hoping to further broaden the scope of travelers allowed into the country, with talks being held to ease travel restrictions with China, South Korea, Brunei, Mongolia, New Zealand and Australia, government officials said.

TOKYO, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) — Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Friday said

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