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Extra day off added to Thailand’s end-of-year holidays

Maya Taylor

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Monday, December 30, has been approved as an additional public holiday, meaning one extra day added to the year-end celebrations as an official day off.

The Nation reports that the Cabinet approved the extra day, which brings the holiday period to a total of five days, beginning on Saturday, December 28 and running until Wednesday, January 1.

It’s understood that the heads of state agencies will decide if employees can have the day off, taking into consideration the impact this may have on the general public.

The end of the year is a traditionally busy time for the Kingdom when western tourists travel to Thailand for the Christmas and new year holidays.

SOURCE: The Nation

 

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    Fauyail

    Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    I don’t know what calendar has been used for this article. In 2020 the 30th of december is a wednesday and new year is on friday. The 5 days of vacation are therefore from wednesday to sunday, january 3rd.

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