More help for tourists is on the way as police prepare to roll out measures, including the creation of "safety zones", to mark the advent of the Asean Economic Community in 2015.
Tourists and shoppers throng Khao San Road at night. The popular entertainment strip is among several key tourist attractions which will have security beefed up and be declared safety zones. PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN
Pol Gen Wuthi Liptapallop, adviser to the Royal Thai Police, has been assigned to oversee the initiative. He says police will play a critical role in building up foreign tourists' confidence in Thailand.
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