News Update – Lawmaker Pushes To Allow Vaccinated Tourists Into The Philippines!


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News Update – Lawmaker Pushes To Allow Vaccinated Tourists Into The Philippines!
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  1. News Update – Lawmaker Pushes To Allow Vaccinated Tourists Into The Philippines!
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  2. Hi Gio, currently in thailand. I just started following you again. Glad you’re OK. A while ago you mentioned Malaysia as a possible destination? What’s going on there as regards travel?

  3. Really doesn’t matter if you are vaccinated or not. Until the Philippines gets their people vaccinated there is no reason or will for tourist to go to the Philippines. Nobody is going to visit Philippines with the quarantines at each city or airport, curfews, lockdowns, very limited public transportation.

  4. Not clever. It is not proofed that fully vaccinated people can not be infected and not can transfer the virus. Again, priority is more on money than on the health of the people. Short term thinking. Without money no life. Long term thinking. It pays not out. Patience protect lifes. Many countries proofed this already. It will come down to the following question, how much money is a human life worth? How many death are acceptable? Human moral ….?

  5. What do you think about other Asian countries to live? Any in mind now that Malaysia is not really possible? Thailand is OK but been here for a couple of years. Need a change soon.

  6. With the low quality swap tests and false posatives. You are taking a big gamble on getting out or moving around. Without being tossed in a quaratine “ward” in a shit hospital or overpriced hotel, for days or weeks. If you are lucky and can pay for it.

  7. i’m fully vaccinated so this is great news for me Gio I just hope I can get to angles city cause thats were my gf/ wife will be meeting me when i come through clark instead of manila too much crap going on in manila where clark is easy to travel through. fingers crossed this happends around june or july or sooner

  8. Gio, I highly estimated that something like this would happen. Because, they new that Europe was going to get advancement in the game. Europe can sustain itself without tourist but, Europe wants to make the money too. Now, Philippines, we all know, that the Philippines is in reality, in a depression. So, they need to realize it is time to open up. Plus when this happens soon. Gio, you will be able to go to Guam, get that at least one shot Corona Virus vaccine series and come back and start your 36 months with no drama in the Philippines. Philippines need these mainly American dollars and other foreigner dollars to restart their economy again in my opinion. Gio, thanks for this great information. My second dose was completed on April 22. So, I am good to go now on Corona Virus vaccine and can go there when the government of the Philippines pass a bill. Which they will sooner than later.

  9. The Condo market is on the verge of imploding, in a number of places there. Many OFW and others are not making their monthly payments.

  10. Thanks Gio Philippines needs a strategy that will work and lets vaccinated people enter and spend money which creates and sustains jobs. I hope the idea gets given serious thought by the government.

  11. It would be awesome but the problem I see with it is if they only open high tourist areas the smaller tourist areas are going to continue to supper and the fact that the president there seems to be a bit of an idiot who knows if he would allow it they seem to have two people that are telling him things that don’t know what they’re talking about don’t understand basic science or how viruses or anything works so it’ll be interesting but fingers crossed.

  12. This is my prediction Philippine airlines is going to test that vaccine passport the next two months and then they will spend July and August reviewing the numbers and possibly open in September or October to vaccinated passengers but I’m willing to bet it’ll be a cap like they have now with other people coming into the country

  13. The covid shot does not stop you from getting infected with Covid or any of the other corona viruses …that’s why there are already ..break through positive cases of fully vaccinated people ..but …if taking the shot gets you back to Philippines ..it may help for that at least …

  14. As of this afternoon, Australia is still closed to India until May 15 when they will look at it again.
    Other countries is still 3 months minimum out of Australia and can be most visas except tourist or retirement.
    We can technically bounce through NZ but cannot get into the PH unless with a wife and all the paperwork etc.
    As of this morning they can lock you up for up to 5 years on return +60k fine.
    BUT there has been a big pushback against that and the government is folding on the penalties.
    The senator slipped in the “NCR” which is Manila and surrounds. Can’t see that happening any time soon honestly. Talking to friends in SM management and it’s still a mess and it’s a long way off for any visas being issued for a while yet.
    Spoke to contact in Manila BI and he said don’t hold your breath unless you can wrangle a work or special visa (not tourist or SRRV(unless existing SRRV)).
    It will change half a dozen times at least before the end of the year so even as quiet as it is I’m heading to Thailand for a bit of ASQ and wait on the beach until the PH has it’s crap together.
    Cheers!

    Just in. https://youtu.be/kBRxslE_L0M

  15. Good to know, hope it actually works! I’m still waiting for it to look like it’s going to pass and information about which vaccine would be required though…

  16. Thanks for sharing. Philippines is really making an important decision here….The economy will go through the roof if they do

  17. With all the anti-vaccers in the USA. We will not get to 70% let alone 80% …. So CoViD will continue to mutate here and elsewhere.

  18. Just because one is vaccinated does not mean that they cannot still spread it to others. Sorry, but too soon to tell. Still have to two week quarantine before entering.

  19. Unfortunately I don’t think the Philippines has seen the worst of Covid yet. When the hospitals start to get pushed beyond capacity like they have been in other countries there won’t be a flood of tourists coming.

  20. Thanks God, Cebu not badly hit by Covid. Maybe because people are really following gov’t health protocols. Tho’ there is Covid, the infection is really very very low. In Lapulapu island alone, of more than 600,000 residents only a single digit registered in a day. People are now roaming around for works in Export Processing zones and various repairs/servicing and construction works and even in malls since last year. ENo stopping of works even in Build, build, build projects of the gov’t in the whole Ph..God Bless….

  21. This would be great. Alot of questions are coming to mind, and I am sure if it does come to reality, it will be planned accordingly with few hiccup.

  22. I don’t think it fair for them to pick a certain vaccine, what if many people have taken the wrong vaccine, now they have to start over again.

  23. My plans to leave Thailand for Dumaguete is now cancelled indefinitely…I thought the Thai government was bad! The Philippines makes Thailand look like a first world country in comparison, these people in the Philippine government have no clue what they are doing. Every local government has their own rules aside from the federal government regs! Pandemonium and confusion defines the Philippine government and has become the laughing stock on the world stage, at this rate the Philippines will remain Covid infected forever or until natural herd immunity wipes the virus out as what happened in 2002 SARS COVID VIRUS 1

  24. The logical solution would have been to let those in who take covid tests, go into quarantine and have their own insurance coverage. But I’m sure there’s more to it going on behind the scenes.

  25. This thing is going to stick around like the flu and if you don’t allow vaccinated tourists, you will never fully open up. Of course vax tourism is going to open, not just in the PI but all across the world. The new normal is not a world with zero covid. Its an ongoing battle of mutating variants and yearly vaccines.

  26. Really nothing here, all political. Where is the problem? Philippine death rate per 100,000 is 16. One of the lowest in yje world, USA is about 170 deaths per. If u had to protect the Philippines would u let any one in? No, only those with a low death rate. The Philippine will wait as the virus declines world wide, the outside dollars is a low percentage and thus a low priority

  27. The problem I see is if they start allowing vaccinated tourists in then when it’s time to leave they require a covid test ( watch reekays video on trying to leave the Philippines recently ) it could be a nightmare because there are so many false positives on their tests ( I really think this is what the Phil government wants so you have to use ” their covid approved ” hotels to quaranteen……I bet the government gets a kickback from their ” approved ” hotels ) and all the hoops and bs which of course comes out of your pocket…..it took reekay about 6 weeks to get out of the Phils, can you imagine if thousands were trying to get out at the same time ?? Until ALL restrictions are lifted and NO tests or quaranteens are needed I won’t be going…..what if you go for a 30 day visit and can’t get out for an additional 6 weeks ? What if you run out of money thru no fault of your own ? You think the Phil government will help you out ? Haha, good luck on that. Always assume worst case scenario….in the Phils things can change quickly, and most of the time not in a good way…..ALWAYS be prepared for worst case and have plan B and C just in case. JMHO from being in Phils dozens of times and experiencing it….have a great day and be safe !

  28. As much as I want to come back, requiring an experimental treatment, discriminating against those who don’t want it , is the beginning of the end of freedom. Many people don’t want or trust it

  29. I hope and pray this comes to light.I have no Visa and never needed it as i have been coming to the Phillipines on the Visa Free Entry and staying there with my fiance and step son since 2016. every year from March to December.I haven’t seen my fiance and step son in 16 months. I am now fully vaccinated and hoping and praying U.S tourists will be allowed back there very soon with Visa Free Entry again.

  30. It’s not going happen soon even if it does still going be hard to travel till after viris settles down.

  31. That’s a good idea, I hope the government will consider this situation and make an action, 🤞🤞🤞, because those ldr will see each other soon,☺️😊

  32. Pilipinos like me that are living in HKG…. and we are fully vaccinated should have Travel bubble that most of the world are talking about 🙏…. I agree that Pilipinas places that are so beautiful that we all love can’t wait to visit 🙏

  33. According to Dr. Fauci getting vaccinated doesn’t keep you from getting or spreading the virus, it just makes the symptoms less severe if you do get it. In fact it may increase the spread because more people will have it and not realize they’re infected, thus allowing vaccinated foreigners in could be even more risky for the filipino population. But he lies a lot so who really knows.

  34. So now these Politicians and elites are realizing no sales no taxes no taxes no paycheck for them 💀🤪opening tourism is paramount in a thriving economy , were almost at herd immunity here in the USA and the Philippines is not far behind.👣🌴💔🕊️

  35. Then what happens if the Indian or Brazilian variant gets into The Philippines, they do not have the medical infrastructure in The Philippines to deal with something like this happening, it would be heartbreaking to see this happening to the people of The Philippines, i mean what is happening in India and Brazil if that happened there just imagine the devastation it would cause.
    I have my life here in the UK and i have my life down in South Cotabato, I have not seen my GF or her kids since April last year when i managed to get out of there, but i’m quite happy to wait until this is all over.
    I think that the people who are desperate to get out there are just being selfish and are not bothered if they take the virus with them to PH.
    I still say what i said when i left Mindanao last April and it will be 2022 at the earliest before foreigners are allowed back in. Anybody wanting to travel anywhere in the world during a pandemic really does need to look at the reasons behind there decision, guaranteed that it comes down to selfishness.
    I miss my GF dearly out there but will not put them at risk by me travelling half way around the world during a pandemic.
    Yes, i have been vaccinated already so am highly unlikely to carry the virus but you never know.

  36. Vax people can still get and spread the corona so why not just open to those who test negative. Test me prior to my flight, then on arrival, then a few times during quarantine. I mean how does nobody think of this. Why are vaccinated people so special, how about just the negative peeps.

  37. who wants to go on vacation where you have to wear a mask and face shield,plus there will be a chance of lockdowns until most of the country is vaccinated which you know will not happen any time soon

  38. do you know, if at this time ,we need the proof of a negative Covid swab test to board a ferry to go to Camotes Island or Malapascua?..

  39. I got my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine from the VA clinic in Manila a week ago. I will get my second dose in two weeks. I support letting responsible people who get the vaccine to be able to travel and return to a normal life.

  40. CDC recently released actual covid death rate as 0.4%…which makes it around the same as certain flu’s. The good news is we have apparently eradicated the flu since 600k people died from it worldwide in 2019, and almost none in 2020…🤫…Time to end this debacle.

  41. Why are you so wishy washy on a vaccine? Look in the mirror at your upper arm. That isn’t a birthmark, it’s the reason you do not have Polio. I’m sure the droolers who watch Q videos have the same vaccine mark, but they can’t see it as they wrap themselves in tin foil.

  42. It’s too easy Gio. The corrupt goons don’t understand logic. Just heard from Jen Terri that points of entry better comply with new protocols

  43. Tourist heck, I’m waiting to get over and get my SRRV going. I still want to take a few trips first, to check out the areas I’m interested in retiring at, but couldn’t get that taken care of last year. I know Manila isn’t one of them, so I sure hope they lift the restrictions. Until then, stay safe. Thanks for the update!

  44. Thank you for sharing this tidbit, but it makes little sense to travel right now to SE Asia just from stand point of escalating costs, quarantine time in Manila, let alone to tourist spots. This pandemic seems to be coiling like a spring – similar to what had happened in Delhi, India – I pray it does not get duplicated anywhere else but I feel the politicians and economists take on how this virus is ravaging the economy.

  45. This NEEDS to happen. Millions of Pinoy people will be helped directly and indirectly by tourism.
    I myself will spend 80% of my monthly Navy pension in the Philippines, if allowed to come. (Multiply that by 100,000 American tourists. Renting condo’s, buy food, visiting restaurants, taxis, Lyft rides, Jeepneys, hotels, resorts and in MANY CASES.. HELPING THE POOR with charity.
    Curtis in Las Vegas.

  46. Everybody put so much stock on these vaccines, there is no data at this point because they are so new to say whether or not they even work. The WHO and CDC have said that even with the shots you can still get the virus it just lessens the symptoms plus they’re saying that if you had a shot now you’d have to have another You would have to have another shot within six months as the updated version.

  47. Ask this clown what evidence he has that virus has been isolated and purified samples that have been tested
    They cannot give that evidence

  48. Very wise congress man they should have been did this I glad he’s purposing this I really hope its works out.it really shouldn’t matter which vaccine they have a long as they are vaccinated.

  49. Open airports in Clark, Manila n Cebu and keep us in a 10day quarantine in hotels in the area. I’ve been vaccinated since Jan. They can do this “TODAY”, yes today. Where are their brains???

  50. Thanks for the report. This is an obvious direction to go. Vaccinated people are very low risk: “CDC recently confirmed fewer than 0.007% of the nearly 90 million Americans with full protection against the virus have been infected with COVID-19; the vaccines are working as intended.” That makes it very, very rare that vaccinated people would carry it or transmit it. Way less than 1% chance. It will never be zero, but those are really good odds. Time to open for vaccinated.

  51. I think there are 2 issues to be considered. #1: even if people who are fully vaccinated are allowed to enter the Philippines, I’m not sure how many people would want to stay in a restricted area when visiting a country like the Philippines. I’m sure most of them are thinking of island hopping for instance. And #2: with outbreaks happening like currently in India, I’m afraid that any government, with the main goal of protecting its people, will be hesitant to do the first step and unfortunately rather wait to see what other countries are going to do.
    However, I hope that the economical pressure will be enough, to at least try the reopening, and that no further outbreaks will interfere in order to see a full opening to all vaccinated tourists. Please !! I’m in waiting with my snorkel and flippers, sitting on packed suitcases.

  52. Yes – this is the way forward. Fully Vaccinated tourists should be allowed immediate unfettered entry with no quarantine requirements.

  53. The UK has a traffic light system green good you know and they will decide if your country had enough population boxing you have done the stand if you’re going to a country you’re not going to come back the problem you have have when you go to the other country is getting back into your own country if you have to go and get isolated in a hotel it’s £1500 for two weeks you’re too tests not cheap

  54. DOH, dont care about the Filipino people where they will get there next meal, pay rent, pay mortgage, Covid Cases is low compare to those Filipino without JOB, without money, no food, if this will continue, Philippines Economy will collapse

  55. The plan demmik is a high-stakes IQ test. The stupid take the deep pop maxxine to travel but end up stone dead, or health-compromised, months later. No long-term trial results and manufacturers absolved from legal liability.

  56. They are stuck with DU30 until June 2022. He has been royally paid-off by the world bankers who perpetrated this hoax. Don’t expect any tourism before then.

  57. No vaccine Covid, Polio, influenza, MMR, etc. guarantees immunity. They serve a single purpose: to train your immune system to recognize the real virus should you be exposed to it. That way, it can either neutralize it or limit the intensity and duration of infection, greatly reducing your chances of getting sick or spreading it to others, https://www.gov.uk/government/news/one-dose-of-covid-19-vaccine-can-cut-household-transmission-by-up-to-half. Incidentally, for fully vaccinated Pfizer and Moderna, the breakthrough rate is less than 1.5% for high exposure health care professionals, https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2101927. That’s as close to zero as your ever going to get.

  58. Small glimmer of hope. I could be scuba diving in the beautiful Philippines yet this year. Still not likely but at least someone in power is talking about it.

  59. Bubble tourism would be difficult to police unless there’s a direct flight and you were “policed” to make sure you didn’t stray beyond city limits. Doesn’t sound like much fun. If you’re safe to go to Palawan, why aren’t you safe to go to Baguio?

  60. The UK has millions of fully vaccinated tourist looking for a holiday…with full bank accounts £££ after staying at home for nearly 2 years , and I am one of them..

  61. I have always opposed the vaccine, not for conspiracy reasons. I don’t get flu shots either and I don’t get the flu. I got my first shot today 5/7 next shot in 28 days. I figuer to be vaccinated will be a requirement from airlines and countries. I have been thru hell trying to get to my Filipina wife

  62. Its a no brainer and long overdue. Either you have the vaccine to help protect you from the virus or you dont. Just like numerous other vaccines, the covid vaccine will be required for international travel. Bubbles are Bullshit but its a start.

  63. Hope this happens. I’ve had both jabs. So I’m fully jabbed and packed and ready to jet off to PH whenever the govt makes up it’s mind.

  64. I can tell you one thing for sure whatever they do open the Philippines over here up to regular tourist even vaccinated for those airline tickets are going to be extremely expensive because there’s going to be a serious supply and demand issue a lot of The man for tickets coming over here put the supply of feet will be low so have some cash ready boys if you’re going to need to get over here

  65. Opening the country to vaccinated tourist isn’t the issue. It’s going to open up the tourist job sector to the locals who are not vaccinated, thus causing a spike in coronavirus 19 cases!!! Then, the country will shut down entry to tourist once again. The government has to figure out a way to vaccinate the people in the country as quickly as possible. Then, the country can modify restrictions on the tourist industry.

  66. RIco Hizon used to anchor BBC WORLD for years . Thats why I subscribed to one Streaming services .When he left and returned to the Philippines ,i discontinued my service!

  67. Already here this will be a issue it’s only a matter of time airlines buses ete.And if any the varaints cut loose then you have a real problem.

  68. Yes, but with 10 days quarantine when you arrive. No, tourists will not waste money in a hotel for 10 days , specially when they only have 2 weeks vacation from work. No , this will not happen. period.

  69. Maybe he is suggesting bubble tourism as a baby step so he has a better chance of support, but really, what is the difference if we are only allowed to touristy spots. My dollars would support a local province economy just as well.

  70. So, from what I’ve read (whether it’s true or not) if a person is fully vaccinated s/he can still get the virus but the level of illness is much less. Vaccinated can evidently still pick up the virus and pass it on. From that source of my reading, there seems little sense in getting the vaccination if healthy. It’s still confusing. Even so, I’ve taken two jabs of Moderna and hope that if vaccine passports are provided and access to the Philippines opens for vaccination passports, I’ll be in line to go there.

  71. Hi from Australia we now can fly to New Zealand with out any quarantine started last week so not sure when open we will finish all our vacation to about April next year with second shot

  72. The senator means well but only opening just those cities is not opening up the economy.. Opening up the economy at a whole should be the whole country..

  73. Gio, that’s good news. I did some checking about vaccine production. Right now the US is the dominant vaccine producer at 4 billion doses a year. There are about 7 billion people in the world. So maybe a year or two for the world to be vaccinated

  74. Hello Gio and thanks for this informative video! I have recently contacted Dr. Romero regrading this situation and hopefully will get a direct response from him soon! Keep you posted if anything and keep up the great work!

  75. I enjoyed your video, i am actually tired of worrying about stock and stuff…. It’s driving me nuts these days I think crypto investment is far better than stocks

  76. The peso to dollar rate should be 60 to 1 by now, but they are playing games. The economy there is shot to hell but the rates are going down. Now 47 to 1.

  77. Opening up the Philippines to vaccinated individuals is probably one of, if not the worst, ideas to be suggested for a multitude of reasons. For the sake of space and time, I’ll try to keep it simple. First, I’ve had pandemic emergency training and response in my previous career. No, I’m not a physician, an infectious disease specialist, a virologist or an epidemiologist, but I’d put my faith and trust in what they’d recommend before any head of state or a government official. Folks, this is a virus. It doesn’t take a scientist to understand what the propensities, properties or characteristics of a virus does. A bit of critical thinking and research is required. I’ve said it previously on several blogs and channels that just because someone who is vaccinated does not mean they are totally immune; only that should they become infected, the virus won’t cause hospitalization or death. Keep in mind that because the virus has existed so long, that it has mutated and now there are more than 6-7 variants. Even the best vaccinations may require a booster or additional injections. I follow Johns Hopkin to stay abreast of the 7 day averages, hospitalizations, deaths and the total number of vaccinated individuals in a given country. If the 7 day average is increasing, hospitalizations and increase in deaths are sure to follow. Most countries, the Philippines included, show an increase in each category with a minuscule number of vaccinated individuals. A virus is easily transmitted and transferrable, so any increase in a given number of people gathered will assuredly transmit the virus. It would be foolhardy to travel to any country (even those vaccinated and especially those with pre-existing medical conditions) with an inferior health care system. God forbid should you be infected with a new variant and have to require hospitalization. You won’t be allowed to travel and if it’s potentially lethal, your care definitely will suffer. If this particular Senator or whatever he is, would put as much into acquiring a good vaccine and having mass inoculations to his citizens, I’m sure in time their economy will rebound. The Philippines has an enormous budget and economy and is better off than many other countries, so it puzzles me as to why they don’t invest in getting their population vaccinated. I don’t expect any comments because every time I post, there are never any, but take my heeding to heart; listen to the science!

  78. Yes please let’s consider this there are lots of Americans that are vaccinated and willing to travel to the Philippines and help the economy there. 🙏🙏🙏🙏

  79. Getting you’re filipina out of manila is the problem. Manila seems to be where the major covid problem is. Until I see the percentage numbers of 0.3 % start moving up. Not much will happen. I’ve been watch daily percentage of total vaccinated all over the world. Philippines has been stuck on 0.3% for weeks now. 0.3 % ? Not even 1% entire Philippines. It will take a lot longer then just the end of 2021

  80. I’m fully vaccinated I don’t need a vacation there. If they make it possible for one trip to enter. I won’t be leaving

  81. Yes its sounds good that news, vaccinated tourist and to follow the all protocols i think thats the good idea..so we can grow slowly..

  82. Things there are getting worse, quickly. Google “Philippines Covid surge Throws country into disarray.” There is also a video on YouTube.

  83. He lost me with still testing, let tourists who are vaccinated with no quarantine or testing or just don’t bother at all I think

  84. If you had both shots, they say .007 percent of getting covid!! What is that 7 ppl out of a million.. really I think the % of getting struck by lightning is higher

  85. Screw them ima go to southern Mexico I’m tired of being controlled and I’m fully vaccinated already for over a month but I want to be free to roam around. Thx for letting me view some more aristocratic b.s.

  86. This was an example of your BEST vlog. You laid out the subject. You played the clips “piece by piece” and narrated only the facts. * So many other vlogs offer partial info or misinformation.
    I’m a little biased, because I’m so sick of doom and gloom videos.. this offered hope.
    This is what Cebu needs, fill up their quarantine hotels then fill up condo rentals, malls, restaurants.. and fill the pockets of Filipino people who need it desperately!
    Curtis in Las Vegas (already had the Pfizer vaccine, and ready to fly)

  87. If PI is serious in turning back the Economy around they need to really consider this proposal by Rep. Romero. We’re from TX and fully vaccinated ( Dual citizen) and will be arriving on 19May thru Cebu. We cancelled our Manila return flt cause of the 7 day quarantine. Now 10-14 days🤪😡. Hopefully, Gov. Garcia will stick to her Guns – swabbing on 1st day n 2-3 days wait for result. I wish we’re exempted since we’re fully vaccinated but 2-3 days, we’ll take it since we have to go back to Bukidnon to tend our farm. Hoping this proposal will be considered so PI can tap the great potential n turn d Economy around.

  88. Finally someone with common sense, Thailand tried to open too soon. The vaccine program in Thailand was not rolled out and globally it was not ready too. Now in the USA as this lawmaker says, by July in the USA anyone that wanted the vaccine will be fully done. We have walk-in, no appointment needed availability now, we are floating in vaccine. We have 60M doses of AZ that we will not use and donate to others. JJ is good and it will also be in surplus too. So, I don’t think the DOH should care what brand vaccine someone got, that point is simple. Have any tourist that comes in take a simple blood test, a IgG antibody test for the Covid-19. (Immunity) plus a document showing they were vaccinated. If you have IgG positive, you have the antibodies, I you have IgM it means you are likely sick and not immune. Simple Science. Charge 100 USD for this test, you can buy probably 20 doses of vaccine, people spend money..etc… this 10 day current Quarantine for OFW’s and others is nonsense, no one is going to come. The problem by the way is not healthy visitors to the PH, the problem is the people in PH spreading the virus to others. Just look at India and what is going on there. Time to shift back to normalcy a bit. Ramp up PH vaccine program and move forward. If i was there, I would rather be sick with Covid for 2-3 weeks than slowly die of starvation. (The death percentage for Covid is very low, yes we all know a horrible story of young people dying)

  89. They should open and this goes for all counties if you don’t wanna let vaccined travelers in then your really saying you don’t have confidence in that the vaccines work. So what’s the point in taking the vaccine if it’s not good enough to get in then it may not be good enough to even bother taking it.

  90. Australia is absolutely insane I think they have covid of the brain what a Reckless statement to make. That person should resign. U look at Cancun u look at Domincan republic flowing with tourists and no major issues.

  91. I would have no problem staying in cebu alot to do there plenty resorts.And my gf is in cebu city I love the Mactan area
    I’m vaccinated both Pfizerers let’s do it

  92. Doctors and experts all over the world talking about all the problems including death with the vaccines. Mainstream media and big pharmaceutical companies are keeping that information from you . Even if you take the shot you can still catch the virus and pass it on to others. 99.7 percent of people who catch virus recover if you are 65 years and younger and immune system is strong no problem if older and have other health issues and immune system is compromised and catch virus HCQ or ivermectin with zinc vitamin D and vitamin C take either one will destroy the virus cheap and safe to. In Thailand they use HCQ as part of protocol to treat virus. I take HCQ as a preventative with zinc and vitamin D and vitamin C daily no fear no worries for this Texas expat living in land of smiles. Ask yourself this why are big pharmaceutical companies and mainstream media pushing the vaccines so hard is it because of the billions they have already made and the billions they will make I think so . They are hiding information from people about the vaccines and the HCQ and ivermectin which can treat the virus they have blood on there hands. God Bless everyone !

  93. They have learned in the states shutting down everything for the china virus does not work take care of elderly and people with other health issues the virus is going to do what it’s going to do. They now know the virus nothing more than a bad case of the flu all the 560,000 supposedly Covid deaths only 8 percent of them were from the virus the rest were from heart attacks,cancer,flu and so on the hospitals were getting paid big money for ever Covid death they know this now . It is why so many States Texas ,Florida and others have totally opened up and the useless mask mandate is gone. So if you shut down your country and enforce the wearing of masks only hurting your people the dumbest thing I have seen is young kids wearing masks statically only 1 child in 5 millionunder the age of 15 in the

  94. Just want to say, this was not “just another Senator”… deputy speaker is #2 in charge – a power broker. This is more than it appears.

  95. Thank you for another informative video. I recently completed my 120 hour TEFL certification. You have mentioned in your videos that you teach English online and I would like to ask what company you work for. Thank you!

  96. It’s not worth going to Philippine . It’s not that nice and they should realize that. If they make it free to move around that would be good.

  97. Talk is cheap. No vaccinated tourist until next year. You can’t even go to another island without a Rapid test even if you are vaccinated. Follow the money to see who profits from these tests. Filipinos are starving and the psychological impact on the children will change the people forever. Look at the foreigners who are still stuck in the provinces and get get a domestic flight to Manila. Its really a sad situation all around.

  98. Oh yeah, turn it over to the DOH for a decision on what vaccinations are accepted? I’d like to see how that goes anytime soon. Making Decisions here are not exactly a “specialty”.if you know what I mean. 2 steps forward and 3 backward the next day. And how are the going to segregate those vaccinated tourists? Like herding cats!!! Don’t mean to be pessimistic but I’ve been here long enough to see how things go.

  99. My fiancee from Germany taking the vaccine so that soon if Philippines accept the foreigner fully vaccinated he is ready…God open the philippines to the fully vaccinated foreigners….

  100. Governor Gwen Garcia I am your best supporter…please open Cebu for all fully vaccinated foreigners…we are all waiting for our fiancee, husband’s living far from us..

  101. Here’s hoping! Knew this maybe the case that’s why was keen to get the 2nd Vaccination in by Sept. Tourism needs to open up. There has to be a sensible balance between public health and the economy there. I can only imagine how desperate the needs of some people must be. It’s the people at the bottom trying just to get by who have suffered most through this nightmare.

  102. Too bad they won’t consider those who have already had covid and now test covid free. I take weekly covid testing and test negative for the past three months. I am 64 and a transplant recipient and I beat covid so this is better than a vaccine.

  103. They will have protocols anyway ,vaccinated or not , quarentine ,pcr test ,they want money for hotels ,I go to the Philippines every 6 months ,but if they require these poison vaccine sin my blood ,it looks like I will be going somewhere else

  104. yea, i have been telling the woman in the Philippines, i have been dating for the last month, they will let those of us with shots, to enter the Philippines, within the next 4 to 6 months, Gio, it is coming folks just hang on, lmao

  105. yea, and plus i have been helping her and her family too, they are poor so yea it has hit them hard, with this virus stopping us Americans from entering their country !

  106. Gio this is GREAT news and offers a bit of hope for the future. Thank God at least there are some sensible officials there who are thinking things through concerning officially and fully vaccinated tourists. Thanks for the excellent update with current up to date video clips.

  107. No vaccine ? No travel . Leads to ,no mark no buying or selling ? I’m in the Philippines..I don’t need to travel . I don’t need or want and will not take the vaccine.

  108. I’D SAY IT WON’T work. It will make things worse and then all hope will truly be lost. Lots of unvaxxinated people from Asia will get through with fake vaxxination documents or that have gotten the silly Chxnese vaxxines. Look at what’s happening in Florida because of the Spring breakers. Lots of strains, variants of Ko-vid loose in the state. I’d say 2025, IF ever. The doors might open up at some point earlier, but will be shut closed immediately after. I said the same about Cuba and it happened. It’s common sense. You can’t throw a victory party in the middle of a live war….

    Another thing. Older, unhealthy (if you have at least a beer belly) expats shouldn’t be messing with the Philippines right now or in the next 5 years I’d say. Things will get worse. Philippines is a Thxrd Wxrld country. People are dying outside the hospitals because they can’t’ be admitted inside. A friend’s mother in law had a stroke and she was denied entry at the hospital. She is outside, lying on some bed, half her body paralyzed. Hospital was full of Ko-vid patients.

    I’d say change your direction to Mexico, Costa Rica or any place in Latin America that is safer, have some fun and wait until the dust settles a lil bit in the Phillies. If you are unhealthy and older, you should have no business living farther than one block from a hospital. (misspellings are intentional)

  109. this is nothing new, they been pushing for a reopening since Covid hit. Duturte has stood firm on no tourists until everyone is vaccinated. With the numbers currently at an all time high, allowing any type of tourists in would not seem like the logical thing to do (although logic is not a strong point in the Philippines. Id be very surprised if they allow any tourism in for 2021

  110. I am married to a Filipina but we are not allowed in the Philippines not even with a 9A visa (not even giving out 9A visa as of right now )without a DFA clearance and they don’t even know how to get this done there is no communication with the two government officials she lives in Boracay and I would be there where there talking about

  111. Rubbish mate, ain’t going to happen at least not this year. Most politicians are full of hot air and love publicity. The population of the Philippines is about 110 million with about 900,000 vaccinated so that’s not even 1%. The Sinovac has been discontinued. The WHO will provide some funding for the Philippines to purchase American and European vaccines but there are unique challenges with the distribution especially Pfizer’s vaccine that requires extreme cold storage and short expiration rates. The wealthy, politicians, and medical staff have been mostly vaccinated in the Philippines. Best case scenario would see 30% of the Philippines vaccinated by end of year. Many foreigners I know can’t wait to leave and unlikely to return based on how the Philippines handled this which is to be expected. I expect June 2022 as a targeted soft opening with a full opening 2023.

  112. that is something for us foreigners from Germany and other countries. We get a state pension every month. Beware, property prices are comparable in dollars or euros. I also pay $ 500 rent every month.

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