The Cabinet yesterday (Oct 29, 2019) approved a long New Year holiday for Thai people.

According to sanook.com, the government has approved December 30, 2019 (Monday) as a public holiday, adding an extra day to the New Year holiday, which will now be running from December 28, 2019  to January 1, 2020, or a total of five days.

Members of the public welcome the news, with a lot of people already searching and booking places to stay.

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