Thailand-bound Hong Kong travellers should watch local situation (April 11)(11am)

     A Government spokesman today (April 11) again reminded Hong Kong residents who plan to visit Thailand, in particular Bangkok and Pattaya,that they should pay close attention to the situation there and consider adjusting their travel plans.

     During their stay in Thailand, they should also exercise caution, take note of any change of situation and avoid places of protests and large gatherings of people.

     Residents who need assistance while outside Hong Kong may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868.

Ends/Saturday, April 11, 2009
Issued at HKT 11:01