Pinoys advised not to travel to Thailand
Iloilo City (10 March) -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has issued an advisory for Filipinos who have plans to travel to Thailand starting on Friday, March 12.
In its advisory dated March 9, DFA advised Filipinos to postpone all travels to Thailand because of the protest rallies that will be staged reportedly by an anti-government group.
"In view of the protest rallies being planned in key areas of Bangkok starting Friday, 12 March 2010, and for the duration of the rallies, Filipinos are advised to postpone all non-essential travel to Thailand, specifically Bangkok," said the DFA advisory posted on its website.
Likewise, Filipinos who are already in Thailand are asked to avoid areas that have been identified as meeting and staging areas for the rallyists. (PIA) [top]