Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots
A Thai soldier stands guard during a curfew imposed by the Thai army (10pm to 5am) at Victory monument in Bangkok on May 25, 2014 - by Nicolas Asfouri
The measure will be scrapped "to create a favourable climate for tourism", the military said in a televised announcement.
"The rest of the country remains under curfew," it added.
The curfew was initially introduced after the May 22 coup for the whole country for 10:00 pm until 5:00 am, to the dismay of the owners of bars and other late-night businesses.
The junta shortened it to midnight until 4:00 am late last month.
MORE REGIONAL NEWS
Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn
Student leaders vow to step up Hong Kong's huge pro-democracy protests -- including a possible occupation of government offices -- unless th... More Student leaders vow to step up Hong Kong's huge pro-democracy protests -- including a possible occupation of government offices -- unless the city's leader steps down within a day, as support for the movement grows around the world. Duration: 01:23
Date 42 mins ago, Duration 1:22, Views 0