09 Mar 11
The Chinese consulate in the Northeastern states of India no longer issues China Visas, placing another hurdle for Indians who wish to visit China.
09 Feb 11
A Taiwanese importer of European cars has welcomed Taiwan's acceptance into the European Union's Schengen Visa waiver program.
26 Jan 11
India has extended the Indian Tourist Visa on arrival scheme for citizens of Myanmar and Indonesia.
07 Jan 11
The on-arrival India Visa program for five countries has been called a success after tourism figures show 6,549 tourists used the visa in 2010.
31 Dec 10
The Indian Government has announced it will extend the India visa on arrival scheme to include the citizens of five more countries from the beginning of 2011.
22 Dec 10
France and Germany have jointly warned the European Commission that Bulgaria and Romania do not yet fulfill the requirements for entering the continent's visa-free travel zone, a spokesman for Germany's interior ministry said.
08 Dec 10
The Indian Government has announced that foreign nationals coming to India will no longer have to sign an undertaking regarding their HIV status in their visa forms.
11 Oct 10
The Indian Government has announced it will create a special class of Indian Vida under the “E” category for power and steel projects.
24 Sep 10
The Thailand Immigration Department has introduced harsher penalties for people overstaying a valid visa in a bid to ensure foreigners do not flout visa rules.
04 Aug 10
Turkey is expected to renew its focus on the country’s EU accession negotiations after its constitutional referendum, with an expectation that the European Union will work harder to facilitate easier visa processing.
25 May 10
China has started immigration law reform as the world’s fastest economy seeks overseas skilled workers to boost its economy.