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Thailand 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Source: The Bank of Thailand (Bangkok)
Posted: Monday, August 1, 2016
Updated: Friday, May 24, 2019

The official list and dates of the annual bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Thailand, for the upcoming calendar year 2017, has been released.

As before (2015-07-11, 2014-07-13, 2013-09-09, 2012-09-26 and 2011-08-20), and in accordance with the Cabinet's Resolution of February 3rd, 2004, 2-day public holidays that both fall on a weekend day only give rise to one day in lieu non-working public holiday on the following Monday (2004-02-06).

The aforementioned announcement also confirms the removal of the Buddhist Lent bank holiday, having been replaced, beginning in 2007 (B.E. 2550), by the holiday that always occurs a day before, Asarnha Bucha (2006-11-16).

The Royal Ploughing Ceremony public sector holiday will, as usual (2015-11-03, 2014-12-08, 2013-12-26, 2012-11-30, 2011-12-08, and 2009-04-26), be announced at a later date.

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