US travel advisory - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US travel advisory


US warns Americans against travel to North Korea

May 17, 2016 - 6:35 PM

The State Department cites the serious risk of arrest and long term detention under North Korea s system of law enforcement

epa04856128 A North Korean soldier (R) stands guard as another solier (L) looks through binoculars toward South Korea at the Military Demarcation Line in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village Panmunjom, South Korea, 22 July 2015. North Korea is believed to have erected a gantry at the station that is capable of firing long-range missiles twice the size of the 30-meter-long 'Unha-3', South Korean military and intelligence officials said on 22 July 2015. EPA/JEON HEON-KYUN

US practically declares Mindanao no-go zone for Americans

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:51 AM

In its latest advisory the State Department says US citizens will need to reckon with the high threat of kidnapping of international travellers in the vicinity of the Sulu archipelago

THREAT. File photo of Muslim rebels in Central Mindanao. Photo by Rappler