Asian Financial Hubs Hong Kong and Singapore Announce 'Travel Bubble'


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Singapore and Hong Kong have announced a two-way "air travel bubble" that will allow passengers to skip quarantine after arriving, boosting hopes for Asian countries eager to restart international tourism after months of crippling coronavirus restrictions. Under the agreement, set to be launched as early as November, tourists from the two Asian financial hubs will have to test negative for the coronavirus. But two-week quarantine and stay-home restrictions will be eliminated, allowing travellers to wander around freely without controlled itineraries. "Singapore and Hong Kong are regional aviation hubs and both governments have recognized that we successfully controlled [our] epidemics and...