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Border to be open in Malaysia and Singapore for vaccinated travelers

Key Takeaway:

  • Malaysia and Singapore will launch a quarantine-free travel line at the land border crossing, one of the busiest, for people vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • The plan, effective on November 29, expands an already announced move to start a travel lane for flights.

Next week, Malaysia and Singapore will launch a quarantine-free travel line at the land border crossing, one of the busiest, for people vaccinated against COVID-19. The two countries said that on Wednesday.

The plan, effective on November 29, expands an already announced move to start a travel lane for flights.
In the first phase, the land travel lane would apply to citizens, permanent residents, or long-term pass holders of the country. The office of Singapore’s PM said they are allowing people to visit families on the other side of the border.

Malaysia announced the creation of the land border travel lane on Wednesday.

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With a population of 5.45 million, Singapore relies on Malaysians living in the southern state of Johor to staff businesses ranging from restaurants to semiconductor manufacturing.

Many Malaysians used to communicate daily from across the border before the pandemic.

Source-CTV News

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