The Embassy of P.R.C. in Thailand reminds Chinese citizens again to remain vigilant of security risk in Bangkok


2013-12-01 21:52

Source : Tourism Crisis Management Office

In view of the renewed reminder by the Embassy of P.R.C. in Thailand for Chinese citizens to remain vigilant of security risks in Bangkok, Thailand, the Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) reminds Macau residents in Bangkok and those who intend to visit Bangkok to remain vigilant, be aware of local security developments, carefully plan travel itineraries, elevate personal safety precautions and avoid getting close to the vicinities of demonstration areas.


Following is the full translated text:


Recently, the rallies in Thailand are spreading. Anti-government protesters are occupying a number of government departments and judiciary entities, also trying to breach barricades outside the police stations. TV stations and telecommunication providers have been invaded, causing electricity and telecommunications to be interfered. Cases of violence have occurred in Ramkamhaeng University on Novermber 30 and caused casualties. Anti-government protesters announced the organization of another larger scale demonstration on December 1. The Government authority in Thailand had strengthened local security in major areas.


In view of the current situation, the Embassy of P.R.C. in Thailand reminds Chinese citizens in Bangkok and those who intend to visit Bangkok again to remain vigilant and aware of local security advice, plan travel itineraries carefully, avoid getting close to the vicinity of demonstration areas, try not to stay out during the night and take effective precautions to ensure personal safety. Red or yellow attire should be avoided, so as not to attract unnecessary problems. If in danger, please contact the Embassy of P.R.C. in Thailand, Tel: 00 66 854 833 327 (call in Thailand: 0854833327)."

As per information collected from the Macao tourism industry, there are 4 Macao tour groups totaling around 40 pax currently traveling in Thailand. 6 Macao tour groups with an approximate total of 74 pax will depart to Thailand in the coming week.

To date, GGCT has received 23 telephone inquiries but no requests for assistance. GGCT will continuously monitor the local situation. If necessary, Macao residents can call the 24-hour tourism hotline (853) 2833 3000 or the Embassy of P.R.C. in Thailand for assistance.


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