And, of course, according to friends, Prime Minster Prayuth announced that starting December 27 up to January 4 (Sunday) next year are holidays. That's 9 days total if we do the math. The move they said was his way to give happiness back to Thais after months of protests and the like. That said, shopping malls are going to have end-of-season sale a week before we welcome 2015. A friend said she bought 2 shirts for just 500 baht last year, valued normally at 1,500 baht a piece. Such an amazing bargain, so to speak.
Hearing the news from friends was like a breath of fresh air. Nine days? Wow. Coolness overload. If only I could go home for the holidays, though. Too bad the airfare is just way too expensive.
Anyway, Happy 87th birthday to His Majesty the King. Long live the King of Thailand!