In Remembrance of His Royal Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, October 13th 2022

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This Thursday, October 13th, marks the six-year anniversary of the passing of His Royal Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) who passed away peacefully in 2016.

The day is also recognized as a national holiday for the Thai public to pay tribute and remember his legacy throughout the 70 years of His Majesty’s reign.

On this day, Thai people would wear yellow shirts as a way to pay respect. Government officials and provincial organizations mostly organized activities to pay homage to the late king nationwide.

As a public holiday, government offices and banks are closed on the day, including Immigration offices. There is no alcohol ban.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.