26 Oct '11, 12pm

DTN Singapore: MFA urges S'poreans to hasten return from Bangkok: SINGAPORE: Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Aff...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has urged Singaporean travellers to consider bringing forward their departure from Bangkok while Suvarnabhumi International Airport remains open, unless they have pressing reasons to remain there. Singaporeans are also advised to defer non-essential travel to Bangkok. MFA has reinforced the Singapore Embassy in Bangkok with a Consular Response Team as a precautionary measure so that it can provide all necessary consular assistance to Singaporeans there. As fears of flooding across Bangkok escalate, some Singaporeans living and working there have decided to return to their families in Singapore. Others who are staying put are sparing no effort to prepare themselves for the deluge. Among them is Singaporean Ms Candy Li, who has been working in Bangkok for almost two years. Sandbags are stacked outside her apartment bui...

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