Updated: 01/22/2014 18:08

MFA issues updated travel notice to BKK

MFA issues updated travel notice to BKK

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Singaporeans travelling in Bangkok to avoid large gatherings and protest marches. 

And they should avoid all all protest sites and their vicinity during the day, and especially at night. 

This is in light of the state of emergency imposed by the Thai Government from today, in all districts of Bangkok. 

Traffic disruptions, blockages and delays are expected to be severe. 

There have also been incidents of violence at protest sites and during protest marches, including bombings and drive-by shootings. 

The MFA has also advised Singaporeans in Bangkok to monitor local news and developments closely, take all necessary precautions for personal safety, and purchase comprehensive travel and medical insurance. 

Singaporeans are also encouraged to eRegister with the MFA so they can be contacted if the need arises.

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