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Protesters Block Entrances of Phuket, Hat Yai Apts  
User currently offline777 From Italy, joined Sep 2005, 515 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

It seems that some demonstrations are at the moment blocking the activities in these two airports in Thailand.

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(BangkokPost.com) - Supporters of People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in Songkhla and Phuket blocked entrances of the Hat Yai and Phuket international airports on Friday afternoon to demand that the government do not use force to break up the rally at the Government House in Bangkok.

Hundreds of anti-government supporters gathered at both airports and tried to set up stages to demand that the government end its attempt to disperse the protesters in Bangkok.

Flights to and from both airports operate as normal as protesters did not enter the grounds of both airports.

Police were negotiating with protesters with the hope that they unblock the entrances.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/breaking_news/breakingnews.php?id=130102

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User currently offlineHowSwedeitis From Sweden, joined Jul 2007, 586 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1394 times:
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Damn. I was there in February, and I am glad I don't have to deal with this now! Hopefully the police can break this up so PAX can move freely.

-HSII



Heja Sverige!!
User currently offlineCloudyapple From Hong Kong, joined Jul 2005, 2454 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (5 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1193 times:

Krabi is also closed.


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User currently offlineNicholaschee From Australia, joined Oct 2005, 661 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1143 times:

Both MI & TR have cancelled flights.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...aporelocalnews/view/372794/1/.html

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...aporelocalnews/view/372806/1/.html

[Edited 2008-08-31 03:08:02]

User currently offlineMAS777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2935 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1106 times:

I gather AK and MH have also cancelled flights out of HKT from Kuala Lumpur for now.

User currently offlineMAS777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2935 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1095 times:

*update*

i gather the airports have reopened...


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