Martial law was lifted in Thailand on 1 April 2015 and replaced with an order issued under Section 44 of Thailand’s Interim Constitution, which authorises the National Council for Peace and Order to undertake security measures to maintain peace and order.
On 1 February 2015, Thai authorities reported that two small improvised explosive devices exploded at the Siam station of Bangkok’s Skytrain System, in close proximity to the Siam Paragon shopping mall. On 7 March 2015, the authorities reported that a grenade exploded outside the Bangkok Criminal Court in the Chatuchak district.
Singaporeans in Thailand should take the necessary precautions for personal safety such as avoiding protest sites and their vicinity, monitoring local news and following the instructions of local authorities. They should also purchase comprehensive travel and medical insurance. In addition, Singaporeans are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ so that we may contact you should the need arise. Those in need of consular assistance may contact our Embassy in Bangkok or the 24 hour MFA Duty Office at:
Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Thailand
129 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120
Tel: 001-66-(2) 286-2111 or 001-66-(81) 844-3580 (24-hours)
Fax: 001-66-(2) 287-2578
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tel: 6379 8800, 6379 8855