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One of World’s Busiest Borders to Reopen After Virus Closure

  • Singapore and Malaysia will implement travel green lane
  • Officials working toward target start date of August 10
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One of the world’s busiest border crossings is slowly reopening, months after it was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Singapore and Malaysia will implement a reciprocal green lane for travel across their border, which some 300,000 people traverse by land each day. Officials are aiming to start the program August 10, facilitating travel for essential business and official purposes, according to a statement Tuesday from foreign affairs ministries in both nations.