Travel security alert to Thailand


2016-08-12 17:08

Source: Tourism Crisis Management Office

Given the recent situation in Thailand, the Embassy of the P.R.C in Thailand issued a travel security alert to Chinese citizens. Following is the translated version of the full text:

"Since the 11th of August explosions have occurred in Thailand, resulting in casualties.

The Embassy of the P.R.C urges Chinese nationals who intend to visit Thailand to closely monitor the local security situation, reinforce safety measures and avoid places with large concentration of people.

In case of emergency, contact the following:

Thailand Emergency Hotline: 191

Tourism Police Hotline: 1155 (Service in Chinese)

Consular protection hotline of the Embassy: 085-483-3327

Consulate General in Khon Kaen: 080-936-6070

Consulate General in Chiang Mai: 081-882-3283

Consulate General in Songkha: 081-766-5560

Consular protection hotline for the Consulate General in Songkha and Phuket: 094-595-6168

Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China: +86-10-12308 / +86-10-59913991.

(This alert remains valid until the 26 of August 2016)"

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) will keep monitoring the latest developments and alerts Macao residents who intend to travel to Thailand to follow closely the situation, critically assess the security risks and cautiously consider their travel plans. Macao residents already Thailand should strengthen security precautions to protect their personal safety.

Until the present moment, GGCT has received 2 requests for information and no requests for assistance.

If necessary, Macao residents can call:

24-hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000

The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.

 


-- The End --