World  /  Published 08.01.23

China gets first batch of fliers

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region resumed cross-border travel with the Chinese mainland...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 08.01.23

Covid: China reopens borders

After three years, the mainland is opening its border with Hong Kong and ending a requirement for incoming travellers to quarantine...
By Reuters in Shanghai, Hong Kong

News  /  Published 03.01.23

Students called back to campuses in China

Issuance of visa, suspended after Covid outbreak, has resumed after Centre’s intervention...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

World  /  Published 27.12.22

Covid: China to reopen borders

The National Health Commission has announced that Covid-19 management will be downgraded from Class A to B from next month...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 26.10.22

Watch: Taiwan reopens its borders

Travellers to Taiwan no longer have to quarantine upon arrival. However, the number of inbound travellers remains capped at 150,000 per week, and the government has banned tourists from mainland China...


Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

China Diary: Keep safe distance

Job notices mention that only those who’ve never had Covid or, more shockingly, never volunteered at a makeshift Covid hospital can apply...
By Neha Sahay

World  /  Published 01.08.22

NZ borders reopens fully post pandemic

The country had started reopening its borders in February and the final phase was completed on Monday...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Offline classes to resume at IIM Joka from May 28

The institute had recorded 28 Covid cases on May 14 among the students of the one-year residential programme...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Thailand and Singapore lift test-quarantine rule, travel hopes brighten for Kolkatans

Airlines and tour operators said the decisions could boost tourism in June, when schools have summer recess...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.03.22

Covid-induced isolation blamed for speech delay in Kolkata toddlers

Experts cite lack of socialisation as significant reason for late speech development...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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