Residents intending to visit the country or are already there should monitor the situation, exercise caution, attend to personal safety and avoid protests and large gatherings of people.
- On 24 November 2012, a large opposition demonstration occurred near the Royal Plaza in Bangkok, resulting in violent clashes and injuries.
- In late September 2012, explosion occurred in the Sai Buri district of Pattani, resulting in casualties.
- Demonstrations and attacks happened in Bangkok. Explosions occurred in the area of Sukhumvit Soi 71 in mid February 2012.
- Violent conflicts have occurred in southern provinces of Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani and Songkhla. Since early 2011, violent confrontations happened in the Preah Vihear temple, the Ta Moan temple and the Ta Krabey temple located on the Thai-Cambodian border. Residents are advised to avoid travelling to these areas.
[ current OTA issued on 30 November 2011, 14:45 ]
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Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:
Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)
Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)
Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)
Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)