A bomb blast ripped at a busy Ratchprasong intersection near Erawon Shrine on 17 August 2015 evening killing many people. Thus, Myanmar embassy in Thai announced a notice dated 18 August, 2015 on its website for Myanmar employees working in Thai, Myanmar students studying at Thai universities under the government scholarship and Myanmar travellers touring in Thailand. Thai government declared 10 dangerous areas: Ratchprasong Intersection, Pathuwan Intersection, Silom Road, Khao San Road, Narathiwat Intersection, Victory Monument, Tu.ek Chai Intersection, Benjasari Park, Soi Thong Lor, Sukhumvit Road.
It is specially dedicated to those who come for medical check-up and treatment in Thai hospitals.
Source : The traveller Vol 3, No.11 From August 24 To August 30, 2015