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Cabinet approves April 12 as additional holiday

Photo partly supplied by Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Phu Quoc

The cabinet has approved April 12, 2019 as an additional holiday, bringing the total number of Songkran holidays this year to five — from April 12-16.

April 13 of every year is the Songkran day and April 14 is the family day. For 2019, both fall on Saturday and Sunday so Monday and Tuesday are subsitute holidays for those days. The cabinet’s decision ton Tuesday added Friday as another holiday, bringing the total holidays for the festival to five. 

Earlier, the cabinet approved on Jan 29 for May 6 to be an additional holiday for the coronation ceremony.

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