New Ban On Foreigners In The Philippines

Picture Honda Bay, Palawan, Philippines credit Ray in Manila on flickr Another surge in Covid-19 cases in the Philippines has led to the government banning the entry of foreign nationals and some nationals. Only oversees Filipino workers and medical workers will now be allowed entry until the restrictions are lifted. There is some disagreement inContinue reading “New Ban On Foreigners In The Philippines”

Malaysia Extends Lockdown

The Malaysian government have today confirmed that near-nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO) has been extended until 18th February. The MCO covers all states apart from Sarawak. The extension means that the order will be in place over Chinese New Year (12th and 13th February). The decision was made due to the continuing increase in Covid-19Continue reading “Malaysia Extends Lockdown”

Lockdown in Malaysia – Don and Vik’s Story

We first talked to Don and Vik, an Australian couple who found themselves in Malaysia as the first lockdown hit the country, back in August. They have now been in Malaysia for almost a year so we thought that we would catch up with them and see how their Christmas and New Year went. YouContinue reading “Lockdown in Malaysia – Don and Vik’s Story”

State of Emergency Declared in Malaysia

Yesterday the Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced tougher measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. Today he is defending the decision to implement a State of Emergency in the country. Rising numbers of cases in the country has prompted King Abdullah Ahmad Shah to agree to the government’s request for an emergency order effectiveContinue reading “State of Emergency Declared in Malaysia”

Malaysia Extends Lockdown

On Saturday Malaysia introduced a month long “conditional movement order” to all but 4 states as the number of Covid-19 cases hit new highs. A further 972 new cases and 8 deaths were reported today (Monday) as total numbers reached 41,181 cases and 294 deaths. The restrictions will cover all of Malaysia apart from Perlis,Continue reading “Malaysia Extends Lockdown”

Don and Vik’s Covid Adventure

Don and Vik are an Australian couple in their mid 50’s enjoying their travelling adventures. As Aussie Don says “Living the Dream” Prior to retiring they would take 3 or 4, two week, trips per year. In May 2019 they rented their house out and packed their bags, just 16.5kgs each, and headed off onContinue reading “Don and Vik’s Covid Adventure”

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