Singaporean, Korean governments advises citizens to avoid Thailand for the time being

September 2nd, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The Singaporean and Korean governments have warned their citizens against traveling to Thailand during this time due to the implementation of the Emergency Decree within the nation.

Foreign news agencies report that the Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs have issued travel warnings for its citizens to cancel trips to Thailand during this time for their own safety. Meanwhile the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs has also cautioned its own citizens to avoid visiting Thailand for the time being.

The travel warnings occurred after Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej’s decision to implement the Emergency Decree in the Bangkok Metropolitan area, following clashes between the People’s Alliance for Democracy and the Democratic Alliance Against Dictatorship yesterday (September 1).

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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