According to the Nation Channel website, Abhisit Vejjajiva left the 11th Infantry Regiment headquarters on the afternoon of 17 April by a Black Hawk helicopter. He travelled to Hua Hin, Prachuab Khiri Khan, for a rest with his family. He is scheduled to return to Bangkok on 18 April. It was not known at which spot the PM got on the helicopter, because he was not seen on the helicopter which took off behind the Command Centre building. Abhisit has not given interviews to the media for 7 days now, since 12 April.
Matichon reports that there will be a weekly Cabinet meeting as usual on 20 April. The Cabinet Secretary has already sent the agenda for the meeting to all ministers. The place of the meeting has yet to be specified, but ministers will be notified of this only on 19 April, for fear that the red shirts will go there to protest.