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Thailand lifts curfew in tourist resorts

Thailand lifts curfew in tourist resorts
4 Jun 2014

The curfew that has been in place in Thailand has been lifted at three of the country's top resorts, in a bid to boost the tourism industry.

The country has been in a state of unrest for the last decade or so, but things have really come to a head over the last 12 months.

And as a result, the ruling power decided to impose a curfew which meant that people were not allowed outside after certain hours.

This has, though, had an adverse impact on the local tourism industry and it has, therefore, been decided that the curfew ought to be lifted in Phuket, Koh Samui and Pattaya, three of the major resorts.

Recently, a report noted that interest in visiting the country has sunk markedly, largely due to the ongoing political troubles that have been attracting coverage all round the world.

The Foreign Office’s website warned: "It is illegal to criticise the coup and you should be wary of making political statements in public."ADNFCR-408-ID-801725899-ADNFCR

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