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Thai Cabinet Approves Holiday Oct. 27-Oct. 31 in Affected Areas

October 25, 2011

Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Thailand’s Cabinet approved a public holiday from Oct. 27 to Oct. 31 in areas “affected” by floods, Justice Minister Pracha Promnog told reporters, without specifying distinct locations.

The central bank will discuss with commercial banks whether to close financial institutions as well, Bank of Thailand Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul told reporters.

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