Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a travel notice for tourists going to Thailand.
The Thai Government has imposed the Internal Security Act in three districts of Bangkok – Dusit, Pom Prab, and Phra Nakorn – until 30 November 2013. During this period, a number of political demonstrations are expected to take place in central Bangkok. Protest areas may include Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Silom Road, Ratchaprasong intersection, Sam Sen train station, Lumphini Park, and Uruphong intersection.
Singaporeans travelling to Bangkok during this period are advised to stay away from large crowds and demonstrations, monitor local news and developments, take all necessary precautions for personal safety, and purchase comprehensive travel and medical insurance. In addition, Singaporeans are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ so that we may contact you should the need arise. Singaporeans who are in need of consular assistance while in Bangkok may contact our Embassy in Bangkok or the 24 hr MFA Duty Office at:
Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Thailand
129 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120
Tel: 001-66-(2) 286-2111 or 001-66-(81) 844-3580 (24-hours)
Fax: 001-66-(2) 287-2578
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tel: 6379 8800, 6379 8855