5 reasons Singapore tourists are unfazed by Bangkok protests

5 reasons Singapore tourists are unfazed by Bangkok protests

SINGAPORE - For weeks, Thai anti-government protesters were seen entering major government buildings in throngs, closing roads and ministries in the capital city of Bangkok.

Thousands of yellow-shirted protesters blew whistles, banged drums and flooded the streets as riot police looked on.

In a show of defiance, the protesters, who had taken to the streets since the first week of this month, even managed to cut power to the national police headquarters on Thursday.

Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has since issued a travel advisory for travellers to stay away from large crowds, monitor the local news closely and take all necessary precaution for personal safety.

But these did not seem to faze many Singaporeans who seem largely undeterred from travelling there. We spoke to three Singaporean families who are travelling to or are in Bangkok.

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