Japan set to lift quarantines for business travelers in summer

Linda J. Dodson

TOKYO — Japan is poised to let business travelers from some countries bypass a two-week coronavirus quarantine requirement as soon as this summer, with proof of a negative virus test result, Nikkei learned Thursday. The government plans to hold talks with countries with similarly low infection rates to renegotiate immigration restrictions on both sides. […]

China proposes fast-track entry for Japanese business travelers

Linda J. Dodson

BEIJING — China has approached Japan about reviving business travel between the two countries, Nikkei has learned. China has suggested that it will allow certain individuals to enter the country if these travelers first test negative for the coronavirus and meet other conditions. China has agreed to a similar arrangement with South Korea and is […]