Thais visiting Hong Kong advised to avoid protest sites for next 5 days
The Thai Consular Office in Hong Kong is strongly advising Thai people travelling to the territory to avoid protest sites this weekend and on Thursday October 31st for their safety, because the protests can turn violent without warning.
The Office also warned travellers not to take pictures of the protestors or police at or near the protest sites, and avoid any act which may be seen as provocative. They were also informed that travel around the city, by car or MRT, may take longer than usual.
If any Thai citizen needs help from the Thai Consular Office, they can call the following numbers:
- (+852) 6821-1545
- (+852) 6821-1546
- (+66) 2-572-8442 (Bangkok Call Centre)
The latest information on the protests and travel can be found on the websites of the Hong Kong police and the MTR operator.
Specific areas to be avoided are:
- Tamar Park in the Admiralty area
- Chater Garden in the Central area
Sunday 27th (PM)
- Salisbury Garden in the Sha Tsui area of Kowloon
- Kwun Tong Promenade in the Kwun Tong area
Thursday 31st (from 7pm)
- MTR Prince Edward area