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Grenada Enhanced Restrictions: Announced Limited State of Emergency

editor editor- March 27, 2020 00:42

The Government of Grenada enhanced restrictions as part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the tri-island nation. As part of the proactive approach to stem ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019 16:17

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare hike for public transport in the Chilean capital. Harrowing photographs show ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:40

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday Islamist bombings that killed 258 people. ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. The measure is aimed at ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from May 1-3, 2019. This conference ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:37

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency after dozens of polar bears ‘invaded’ human settlements, the Archangelsk ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 01:20

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to increased risk of terrorist attacks against foreign and domestic targets ... Read More

Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 17

editor editor- May 31, 2012 07:20

MEDOLLA, Italy - The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago’s state of emergency

editor editor- November 11, 2011 09:27

Trinidad & Tobago are suffering from a current state of emergency and curfew. Read More

Tropical Storm Lee making its way to the Gulf Coast

editor editor- September 2, 2011 23:29

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The National Weather Service issued tropical storm warnings Thursday night from Pascagoula, Mississippi, to the Texas state line. Read More

Costa Rica rejects request to declare tourism industry in a “state of emergency”

editor editor- May 20, 2011 02:58

Costa Rica rejected a request made by tourism business owners to declare the country's tourism industry in a "state of emergency." In a press release, tourism leaders said they believe ... Read More

More than 40 die during violent storms in US Southeast

editor editor- April 18, 2011 01:14

According to the National Weather Service and reports coming in from affected states, more than 40 people were killed from violent storms raging across the US Southeast. Read More

Internal Security Act replaces State of Emergency decree in Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2010 15:42

BANGKOK (eTN) - It has been in place since April when the Red Shirts movement took on the streets of Bangkok. Read More

Bangkok explosion may derail the lifting of the State of Emergency but not tourism recovery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 26, 2010 12:58

As the situation seemed to be widely normalized in Bangkok and the rest of Thailand, a bomb explosion last night in the city center reminded that the peace that prevails ... Read More

Red shirts’ fun and games in Bangkok devastating Thai tourism image

editor editor- April 8, 2010 04:03

Image can have more devastating impact than the reality. Thailand's tourism industry is likely to suffer again from a bad image campaign following ongoing protests by the red shirts. Read More

Thai government backs aviation expansion amid tension

editor editor- September 8, 2008 06:02

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Although the Thai government under Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej is currently struggling against defiant protesters, it still continues to secure Thailand’s air transport Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand issues updates

editor editor- September 6, 2008 10:28

The Tourism Authority of Thailand issued the following udpates with regard to the country's political standoff. Read More

Bangkok state of emergency will primarily impact Asian visitors

editor editor- September 4, 2008 02:42

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Calling for state of emergency in Bangkok following violent confrontation on Monday night between government partisans and protesters, embattled Prime Minister Samak Sundarav Read More

Thai PM declares state of emergency in capital

editor editor- September 2, 2008 08:59

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's prime minister declared a state of emergency in the capital Tuesday, empowering the military to restore order after street fighting between supporters and opponents of t Read More

eTN Mailbox: Mongolia’s state of emergency

editor editor- July 7, 2008 10:04

I just wanted to let you know that the violence that took place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on July 1 is under control now. The city life is back to the ... Read More