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Bangkok Emergency Updates

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

BANGKOK 21/05/2010 – It is early morning here in Thailand.  All is quiet on the Eastern Front, as Bangkok sleeps.  And on that note I think I’m going to call it a night too.  Thanks for tuning in and see you again soon.  Cheers! 

BANGKOK EMERGENCY UPDATES 20/05/2010 – Regular updates will appear on this page.  The latest breaking news will be posted at the top of the page.  With an extended curfew imposed in Bangkok,  I will be monitoring the situation closely.  Hold tight riders, this is by no means over… (more…)

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Bangkok Battlefield – 17/05/2010

Monday, May 17th, 2010

breaking news23 - Bangkok Battlefield - 17/05/2010 BANGKOK EMERGENCY UPDATE – This is a most shocking and saddening situation.  This ongoing violence in Bangkok has overshadowed everything.  Due to this emergency, I feel I have no choice but to keep you informed with regular updates.  I am constantly monitoring the news day and night, both online and on the turbulant streets of Bangkok itself.  The Thais remain deeply divided and it is tearing Thailand apart. 

BBC NEWSFLASH – Red Shirt Leader Major-General ‘Seh Daeng’ Is Pronounced Dead.

GUARDIAN BREAKING NEWS – Thai Army Prepare To Storm Red Shirt Encampment

NEWSFLASH – BANGKOK POST ‘BANGKOK IS BURNING!’

BANGKOK BATTLEFIELD – The death toll rises to over 35 on the fourth day of violence in Bangkok.  The Thai government reject the ‘red shirts’ request for the United Nations to intervene.  Meanwhile, the violence continues to spiral…

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ARMED THAI SOLDIER ON LOWER SUKHUMVIT IN BANGKOK

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Bangkok Airport Emergency – Part 7

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008
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THAI AIRWAYS RESUME FLIGHTS - THE NATION

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 Thai Airways and other airlines resume flights at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Bangkok exhails a huge sigh of relief, but the race is on to get Bangkok’s main artery fully operational. It could be a maximum of 2 weeks or a minimum of 1 week, before Suvarnabhumi International Airport is fully operational. There is a large backlog of flights to deal with. Passengers are asked to check in no less than 7 HOURS BEFORE THEY FLY. Bangkok Airport and Thai Airways are in damage control mode.

PRISONERS IN PARADISE

It is thought that as many as 350,000 people are still stranded in Thailand. That’s a whole load of ‘prisoners in paradise.’ 

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Bangkok Airport Emergency – Part 5

Monday, December 1st, 2008

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BBC NEWS – EMPTY PLANES LEAVE BANGKOK CRISIS

A “deal” has been agreed with the PAD (People’s Alliance for Democracy) protesters to fly a total of 88 planes out of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

Currently, stranded passengers are scrambling to get flights from U-Tapao naval base. U-Tapao is located about 140km (90 miles) south-east of Bangkok.

Several countries have sent planes to fly their citizens out of Thailand. For the full story read this BBC NEWS REPORT 

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Bangkok Airport Emergency – Part 3

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED AT BANGKOK AIRPORTS

(Updated on November 29th at 6:30pm Bangkok time)

BANGKOK – Suvarnabhumi International Airport remains shutdown, as the crisis continues. Increasing levels of travellers are left stranded at Bangkok’s international airport. It is estimated that as many as 300,000 people might be forced to miss their flights. The Thai authorities and the PAD protesters, are locked in a standoff that will cost Thailand’s reputation and tourist industry untold damage.

Currently, the situation is extremely tense, as police action might soon to be taken against the PAD protesters. The Thai authorities have endeavoured to seek a peaceful end to this Bangkok emergency, but time is running out.

For regular news updates check the following links…

THE NATION – BREAKING NEWS

BANGKOK POST – BREAKING NEWS

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BANGKOK AIRPORT CRISIS - THE NATION

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