26 Oct '11, 1pm

MFA: Leave Bangkok while airport is open

MFA: Leave Bangkok while airport is open

Singaporeans visiting Bangkok are urged to consider leaving the Thai capital earlier while Suvarnabhumi International Airport remains open, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MFA) said on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS Singaporeans visiting Bangkok are urged to consider leaving the Thai capital earlier while Suvarnabhumi International Airport remains open, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MFA) said on Wednesday. Singaporeans are also advised to defer non-essential travel to the city, it added, noting that the flood situation there is getting more severe. MFA also said it has reinforced the Singapore Embassy in Bangkok with a Consular Response Team, which it said was a precautionary measure to allow it to help Singaporeans still there. Singaporeans who need consular assistance can contact the Singapore Embassy in Bangkok on +66-(2)286-2111 (main line) or +66-(81)844-3580 (after offic...

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