Tag Archives: International

Amnesty International to Close its Hong Kong Offices

Amnesty International said Monday it would close two of its Hong Kong offices, citing concerns about the city’s national security laws. The human rights organization has been present in Hong Kong for more than 40 years. The organization’s mission is to “raise awareness about human rights issues in the city.” …

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Pope Asks International Community to Help Migrants

Pope Francis on Sunday called on the international community to end the practice of returning migrants rescued at sea to Libya and other unsafe countries where they face “inhumane acts of violence.” The Pope urged all state leaders to find concrete solutions to tackle migration flows in the Mediterranean Sea. …

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Bali Opens Again, But No International Flights

One of Indonesia’s main tourist destinations, Bali, reopened to foreign tourists on Thursday (14/10) after an 18-month pause due to the pandemic. But the island still lacks one important thing that drives it: international flights. A spokesman for Ngurah Rai International Airport said no flights were scheduled to land that …

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Before 2022, International Tourists Can’t Visit Australia

International tourists will not be able to visit Australia before next year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Tuesday (5/10). He also said that once international travel in and out of Australia was opened, skilled migrants and students would be given top priority, after Australian citizens and permanent residents. Morrison said …

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Australia to Reopen for International Travel

Australia will reopen its borders to international travel next month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Friday. “We will be able to open international borders again and that will allow Australians who have been fully vaccinated, and Australians and Australian residents overseas who have been fully vaccinated, to be able to …

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US Expresses Commitment to Taiwan’s International Participation

The US remains committed to expanding Taiwan’s space for international participation, a US diplomat said at an event with Taiwan’s foreign minister which was also attended by the US deputy ambassador to the United Nations. China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, prevents the island from taking part in many …

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White House Prepares New COVID-19 International Travel System

The United States is developing a new “international travel system” which includes efforts to enforce contact tracing (contact tracing). The system will be put in place when America begins to reopen its country to migrants, a senior White House official said Wednesday. Jeff Zients, who is the White House’s coordinator …

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