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Myanmar eases visa rules for visitors from 3 Asian nations

Former president U Htin Kyaw (left) and Vice President U Henry Van Thio chat during the conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday. Ei Ei Thu/The Myanmar Times WVNTR – The government hopes to entice more visitors from Japan, South Korea and China by easing visa regulations for travelers from these countries, which have been the […]

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Brazil and the United Arab Emirates signs visa-free entry agreement

WVNTR – The UAE and Brazil have signed a visa exemption agreement whereby citizens of both countries will be allowed visa-free entry. “Holders of all types of UAE passports may travel, effective June 2nd, 2018, to Brazil without prior visa arrangements and stay for a maximum of 90 days each year,” said Ambassador Ahmed Elham […]

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EU delegation to visit Turkey mid-May over visa waiver European Commission to convey views on seven outstanding criteria out of 72 demanded from Ankara

WVN – (Anadolu Agency) – A delegation from the EU will visit Turkey in mid-May to discuss a visa-free deal and the issue of refugees, according to EU sources on Monday. A working plan for Turkish citizens to travel to Schengen countries visa-free, submitted by Turkey to Brussels in February, is currently being examined, said […]

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Angola: Interior minister backs strict visa waiver procedure

WVN – Angolan minister of Interior Ângelo Tavares Wednesday defended strictness in implementing agreement and exemption and simplification procedures of administrative acts for granting tourist visas to citizens from 61 countries, in the interest of national security. In order to ensure the implementation of this procedure, the minister spoke of the need of the staff […]

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Visa waivers rarely granted under Trump

WVN – In the first weeks after President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban was implemented on December 8, around 100 waivers were granted to thousands of applicants for US visas from the eight countries subject to its restrictions, according to State Department data provided to Reuters. Between December 8 and January 8, more than 8,400 […]

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Suriname Due to Become Latest South American Nation to Waive Visas for Russians

Suriname’s Foreign Affairs Minister will travel to Moscow later this month to discuss the details.  | Photo: Pixbay WVN – TeleSur – Suriname and Russia are strengthening their diplomatic ties as they prepare to sign a series of economic and military agreements, including a special travel deal. According to CaribFlame, the Russian Latin American Department director, Alexandr […]

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Envoy: US visa waiver possible once Malaysians fill up forms properly

Under the programme, Malaysians will be able to travel to the US for tourism, business or transit for up to 90 days without a visa. WVN – (TheMalayOnline) — The inability to fill up visa application forms properly is the main reason why Malaysia has yet to qualify for the United States’ visa waiver programme. […]

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