Taiwan will further ease coronavirus restrictions; lockdown in Greece migrant camps extended; Panama reimposes curbs after rise in cases
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The Australian government said on Sunday it will continue to underwrite domestic flights through September, extending its aid for airlines such as Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd’s hurt by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Deputy prime minister and transport minister Michael McCormack said the initial backing, due to expire on Monday, will be extended to cover shortfalls in operating flights on top domestic routes, even as airlines start to rebuild crushed capacity, according to Reuters.
Malaysia will lift most coronavirus restrictions on businesses on Wednesday, including a ban on travel between its states, after a lockdown of nearly three months.
The country’s international borders will remain closed, however, Reuters reports.