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thailand passport

Thailand’s biometric e-passports ready

The Kingdom of Thailand is moving ahead with its major migration towards biometric identification for its 70 million citizens. Thales officially handed over the full...
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Fake licences flooding into US

In the first six months of 2020, Customs and Borden Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly 20,000 counterfeit US driver’s licences at Chicago’s O’Hare airport...
france lebanon

France issues visas to Lebanese

France has resumed issuing visas to Lebanese people “out of solidarity” following the explosion that destroyed a large area of the capital Beirut earlier...
travel europe

IATA urges lifting border restrictions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments across Europe to lift border restrictions and find alternatives to quarantine rules, in order to...

Part 2: The need for endpoint security

Our last article examined the need for endpoint security, and some of the best practices that are involved. In this article, we continue with...
norway travel

Norway asks to avoid non-essential travel

Norway has recommended its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel abroad after a rise in COVID-19 infections in several countries. Schengen Visa Info reports the...
uk quarantine

UK adds three countries to quarantine list

The UK has added France, Malta and the Netherlands to its list of countries from which passengers must quarantine for 14 days upon their...
border security

Frontex brings innovation to border control

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex, is continuously working to strengthen the EU borders despite the difficulties associated with...
spain coronavirus

Schengen countries urge citizens to avoid Spain

Spain has reportedly hit a "critical moment" in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Many countries in the Schengen Area are advising their citizens not...
philippines banknotes

Philippines’ new enhanced security banknotes

The Philippines’ central bank has launched new ‎PHP 50, ‎PHP 100, ‎PHP 200, ‎PHP 500 and ‎PHP 1,000 banknotes. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...