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All government offices close for national mourning

PHUKET: All government offices are closed today as the country enters a state of national mourning for the death of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away at Sirirat Hospital in Bangkok yesterday (Oct 13).


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Friday 14 October 2016, 11:05AM


The government announced today as a national day of mourning at 9am today.
The government announced today as a national day of mourning at 9am today.

The Cabinet declared October 14 a national day of mourning for people to express their grief. The announcement was proclaimed on all television channels in the Kingdom at 9am today.

“Today has been proclaimed a national day of mourning so people can express their great sadness for the death of HM King Bhumibol,” the announcement said.

In accordance with the national mourning, all public festivities and entertainment is prohibited for 30 days.

 

 

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