The curfew that has been in place on Bangkok and
23 other provinces within Thailand has been lifted by the Thai
Government. The State of Emergency however, remains firmly in
The curfew was introduced after the Thai
military moved in on the red shirt protestors in the centre of the
capital city. At first, the curfew was from 20:00 to 05:00 but
that changed a few times, finishing as a 00:00 to 04:00 curfew
that ended on Saturday, 29 May 2010.
Unfortunately, neither the lifting of the
curfew, nor the State of Emergency that remains in place, makes
much, if any, difference to travellers.
The extremely complex
situation that has already caused so much bloodshed, and shown the
world just how deeply divided the country really is, is in no way
resolved. And because of that, it is impossible to say with any
certainty what will happen next. Therefore, we can only
recommend that people who are considering a visit to Bangkok to very
carefully monitor the situation.
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