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13 M’sians Had Their Passports Confiscated, To Be Deported As Philippines Rejects MySejahtera Cert

today14 February 2022


(source: The Star)

13 Malaysians are currently stranded at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the Philippines authorities refused to recognise their Malaysian digital Covid-19 vaccination credentials.

According to The Star, the 13 Malaysians were refused entry into the republic as they were told the Malaysian digital vaccine certificate in the MySejahtera app was not acceptable proof of vaccination.

They were even told by the Philippine immigration authorities that they needed to either have been vaccinated in another country such as Singapore or possess the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Certificate of Vaccination.

The Malaysians are part of a group totalling 15 people that travelled from Kuala Lumpur on 12 Feb of which two others were of foreign nationality. The group intended to travel to the Philippines for business, personal and humanitarian reasons.

One of the Malaysian travellers said…

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