A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP
A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP

Asia’s planned travel bubbles burst by Delta variant as some governments cling to ‘zero Covid’ strategy

  • The travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore has never been established while an agreement between Australia and New Zealand has been stop-start
  • The patchy track record underscores how tough it will be for Asia to return to normal, particularly if certain countries are unwilling to tolerate any new cases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP
A family check their luggage before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the UK. Photo: AFP
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