Father’s Day next week


Tuesday, Dec. 5 is Father’s Day, commemorating the birthday of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The cabinet announced Feb. 6, 2017 that the day will continue to be a holiday, and from this year onward will be known as Thai National Day.

All government offices, banks and many businesses close. Shopping centers and bank currency exchange booths, however, are open. Places of entertainment are allowed to remain open without restriction.