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COVID vaccines

Singapore to set up quarantine-free 'vaccinated travel lanes'

Visitors from Germany and Brunei eligible first; city-state also opens to Hong Kong

Singapore Airlines says it will maintain "cost discipline" in the face of inflationary pressure, particularly in regard to fuel prices.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Singapore plans to allow travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country without quarantining, as it aims to open up borders and resuscitate its core tourism and aviation sectors.

Starting Sept. 8, travelers coming from Germany and Brunei will be allowed to use special "vaccinated travel lanes" regardless of the purpose of their trips, the government announced on Thursday.

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