2017 in Thailand

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2017
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The year 2017 is the 236th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It is the 2nd year in the reign of King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X), and is reckoned as year 2560 in the Buddhist Era.

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January[edit]

  • January 2 - A collision between a minivan and a pickup truck in the Ban Bueng District kills at least 25 people and injures 2 others. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.[1]
  • January 7 - At least 18 people are killed in flash flooding.[2]
  • January 14 - A fighter jet crashes at Hat Yai International Airport while performing a Children's Day air show, killing the pilot in the process.[3]
  • January 15 - The death toll for the floods in the south of Thailand rises to 40.[4]
  • January 23 – The death toll in the floods rises to at least 85 people, and the flood have affected an estimate of 1.7 million people.[5]

February[edit]

  • February 12 - King Vajiralongkorn founded the Phra Maha Muniwong (Amborn Ambaro) as the 20th Supreme Patriarch.
  • February 28 - The Thai government fires the police general for "extremely evil" misconduct and interests threatening national security.[6]

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