Which Asia-Pacific countries are re-opening to foreign visitors?


A vendor selling toys on a beach on the Thai island of Phuket, as tourists take advantage of the "Phuket Sandbox" programme for visitors fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus. - AFP

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27, 2021 (AFP) - Thailand's re-opening to vaccinated foreign tourists marks a major easing of border controls for Asia, where governments have been far slower to roll back coronavirus travel curbs than in much of the West.

Here is a look at which countries are opening up across the Asia-Pacific region and those staying sealed off from the world.

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