Thailand’s Peace and Order Council lifts curfew in more provinces

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BANGKOK, June 11 — The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Tuesday lifted the curfew in 20 provinces, mostly tourism areas, but Bangkok was not in the list.

The NCPO lifted the midnight to 4am curfew in Kanchanaburi; Ratchaburi; Phetchaburi’s provincial seat, Khao Yoi, Nong Ya Plong, Tha Yang, Ban Lat, Ban Laem and Kaeng Krachan districts; Rayong, Chanthaburi; Trat’s provincial seat, Khao Saming, Bo Rai, Laem Ngop and Ko Kut districts; Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon; Roi Et, Loei, Surin, Tak, Sukhothai, Mae Hong Son, Uttaradit, Phrae, Nan, Songkhla’s provincial seat and Sadao district, Trang, Satun.

On June 3, NCPO lifted the curfew in three resort areas: Pattaya, Ko Samui and Phuket province, after considering that a curfew was no longer necessary and to also boost tourism.

Cha-am and Hua Hin districts, as well as Krabi and Phang-nga provinces in the South had the curfew lifted June 6.