Thai government extends public holiday

The Thai government has extended a public holiday in Bangkok until May 21 after at least 38 people were killed in the latest flare-up of political violence.

Thai government extends public holiday

The Thai government has extended a public holiday in Bangkok until May 21 after at least 38 people were killed in the latest flare-up of political violence.

"The extension of the public holday will give the authorities time to resolve the crisis and make sure innocent civilians and civil servants are safe," Supachai Jaisamut, a deputy government spokesman, told reporters.

Initially, the government had made Monday and Tuesday of this week holidays.
 

Reuters

Last Mod: 18 Mayıs 2010, 13:03
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