Monday, May 31, 2010

Visitor Information - the Curfew Has Been Lifted

The curfew in Bangkok and the 24 provinces covered by the Emergency Decree* has been lifted, but the Emergency Decree will remain in place to ensure peace and order.

*Areas Covered by the Emergency Decree Bangkok and the provinces of Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, Pathum Thani, Nakhon Pathom, Ayutthaya, Chonburi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Nakhon Sawan, Nan, Khon Kaen, Udon Thani, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, Si Sa Ket, Ubon Ratchathani, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Nong Bua Lampoo, Sakhon Nakhon, Kalasin and Mukdahan.

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva stated that the decision was in line with the recommendation by the Centre for the Resolution of Emergency Situation (CRES) which had confirmed the situation is now under control.

As the situation in Bangkok has returned to normal, the BTS Skytrain has resumed full service on both the Silom and Sukhumvit lines from 06.00 hrs to midnight from 29 May onwards.

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