Travel alert on Thailand still in force

     In light of the current situation in Thailand, a government spokesman today (February 26) reminded residents that the amber travel alert on Thailand is still in force.  Residents intending to visit Thailand should monitor the situation and exercise caution. Those already there should avoid protests and large gatherings of people.
     Residents who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868.

     For more information, please visit the OTA webpage at (

Ends/Friday, February 26, 2010
Issued at HKT 12:03