Updated Covid prevention and control policies

China announces optimization of COVID-19 rules on Nov. 11, China announced new policy regarding COVID-19 quarantine period for international travelers, cancel the circuit breaker for inbound flights and close contacts of confirmed cases.  International travelers will undergo five days of centralized quarantine plus three days of home-based isolation, compared with the current rule of seven […]

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The first international flight launched in 3 years from Hainan

Haikou Hong Kong flight marks the first international flight from Hainan in 3 years. On November 16, Hainan Airlines flight HU703 took off from Haikou Airport, which marked the first international flight from Hainan Island since the covid-19. The round-trip flight is scheduled weekly on Wednesday, taking off at 13:25 from Haikou Airport and arriving […]

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Leigongma, Hainan’s New Logo

What do you about this guy? Yes, it is a calotes versicolor, a lizard with a rough skin, four short legs and a long tail. But recently this cold-blooded animal became the new symbol of Hainanese as LEI GONG MA: a local Hainan dialect for calotes versicolor. But why? Here is the story. During the Covid-19 epidemic outbreak […]

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Hainan Epidemic Update: Leaving Hainan Island from Haikou

Hainan Epidemic Update: Leaving Hainan Island from Haikou Effective from 6pm August 7, Haikou Government announced the following rules and regulations regarding leaving Haikou during the Covid- 19 pandemic. Those who traveled to Sanya and other cities with confirmed cases during the past 7 days are not allowed to leave Hainan Island. To leave Hainan Island, […]

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July 28 Update: Travel Restrictions to Hainan Island

Travel Restrictions from Mainland China to Hainan Island, Travel Bans to Hainan Island, Travel Requirements to Hainan, Covid 19 Travel Restrictions to Hainan Island A lot of tourists asked about travel restrictions or travel bans from Mainland China regarding covid 19. Like the rest of China, the local government applies the following policies: From risk free […]

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residence permits holders for work, personal matters are allowed to enter China

Fishing village

Announcement on Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Residence Permits of Three Categories In view of the current COVID-19 situation and the need of epidemic prevention and control, adjustments are now made to the announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Immigration Administration on the Temporary Suspension of Entry by Foreign […]

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