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Taylor Swift’s Bangkok gig cancelled

The organiser of US singer Taylor Swift’s June 9 gig in Thailand has announced that the concert has been cancelled "due to recent events in Thailand".

BANGKOK: US singer Taylor Swift’s upcoming concert in Thailand on June 9 has been cancelled.

"Due to recent events in Thailand, Taylor Swift’s concert in Bangkok has been cancelled," explained concert organiser BEC-TERO Entertainment in a statement.

“I'm sending my love to the fans in Thailand. I'm so sad about the concert being cancelled,” Swift tweeted on Tuesday.

Thailand's army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, seized power in a military coup on May 22, after months of political unrest in the Thai capital.

Swift is scheduled to play in Indonesia on June 4, the Philippines on June 6, Malaysia on June 11 and Singapore on June 12.

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