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British family savagely attacked by thugs in Hua Hin

British family savagely attacked by thugs in Hua Hin

A British family got more than just splashes of water, food and wine in the recent Songkran festivities in Thailand. The British couple and their adult son also received no-holds-barred Muay-Thai-like blows so hard that they were knocked out cold ... Asiaone, 1 week ago
British family attacked in Hua Hin, 1 week ago
MSN Philippines

Thai New Year: The Songkran festival in pictures

Popularly known as the water festival, the Songkran festival is celebrated annually in Thailand to mark the Thai New Year from April 13 to 15. The three-day festival consists of many activities, like house cleaning, processions, the Miss Songkran ...
 MSN Philippines2 weeks ago Asia Society Supports The 1000 Smiles Songkran Festival  AsiaSource2 weeks ago If You Can't Be Good, Be Careful: Most Dangerous Public Celebrations  Sputnik2 weeks ago Festivals to visit around the world in 2016  MSN South Africa2 weeks ago
Reuters India

Thailand's Songkran Festival

A man plays a trumpet while people are splashed by elephants with water during the celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva Reuters / Monday, April 11, 2016 A man plays ...
 Reuters India3 weeks ago Penangites celebrates Songkran at Thai temple weeks ago Coffin maker's campaign for safer roads  BBC3 weeks ago Watered-down Songkran kicks off in Thailand (VIDEO)  Malay Mail2 weeks ago

Thailand Witnesses 442 Deaths during Songkran Festival

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Bangkok, April 19 -- Thailand has reached a record high of 442 deaths occurred due to traffic accidents in the first six days of its New Year's festival of ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago Thailand says Songkran holiday road deaths rose 21 percent  Miami Herald2 weeks ago Thailand: Songkran season road fatalities highest in a decade  Asian Correspondent2 weeks ago Thailand held a country-wide water fight, in spite of drought  Mashable2 weeks ago
Gulf News

How does the Panama leak affect you?

If not for the Songkran festival, the news that 16 Thai names were on the infamous Panama Papers list might have got more attention. However, more worrisome is the Offshore Leaks Database, first released by the International Consortium of ...
 Bangkok Post2 weeks ago My kind of food in Dubai: Songkran on your plate  Khaleej Times2 weeks ago Thai community in Mackay  ABC Online3 weeks ago One for the weekend: Songkran Thai nights in Dubai  Gulf News2 weeks ago
Bangkok Post

Songkran festival road accidents claim 442 lives, up 30% from last year

39 Social Buzz A road accident in Thailand. Image via Wikimedia Commons. 39 Social Buzz THE number of road accident fatalities during the Songkran festive season in Thailand this year has risen by 30 percent compared to 2015, only six days ...
 Asian Correspondent2 weeks ago Thailand's Songkran festival: Volunteers brace for annual holiday road carnage  ABC Online2 weeks ago Thailand: Road deaths at 259 on fourth day of Songkran Festival  Asian Correspondent2 weeks ago Songkran road death rate slows, now 50% higher than 2015  Bangkok Post3 weeks ago

PHOTOS: This is the world's biggest water fight

Often touted to as the 'world's biggest water fight', the Songkran marks the traditional Thai New Year and is celebrated from April 13 to 15. IMAGE: A man plays a trumpet while people are splashed by elephants with water during the celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters The celebration coupled with large amounts of water began as a way of pay tribute to family members, especially elders, as well as a potent ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago The Joy of Thailand's Water Festival  RealClearWorld2 weeks ago Water fights, traditional dances and fruit carvings: north Queenslanders celebrate Songkran  ABC Online3 weeks ago Songkran kicks off despite call to water it down weeks ago
Bangkok Post


W Bangkok in collaboration with KOLOUR, presented their 4th annual most talked about pool party in town, SONGKRAN SPLASH AWAY 2016. With another successful turnout, WET® Deck was transformed into an electrifying party with bold beats and rhythm ...
 Newswit.com1 day ago Guru's songkran games  Bangkok Post2 weeks ago Songkran Festival to go off with a splash  Perth Now3 weeks ago Songkran Pool Party at Coco#s Cafe  Newswit.com3 weeks ago
Bangkok Post

Road toll soars to record 442 killed over Songkran

Rescue workers retrieve injured passengers from an inter-provincial passenger bus travelling from Yala to Bangkok which crashes into a roadside ditch in Chumphon province in the early hours of Monday. A total of 37 passengers were hurt. (Photo by ...
 Bangkok Post2 weeks ago Songkran fatalities jump 35% to 338  Bangkok Post2 weeks ago

Songkran carvings

Usually based in Thailand, Supachai Suriyakamol said he would be teaching people how to carve designs using fruit and vegetables at the Thai New
 ABC Online3 weeks ago Carvings made out of carrots  ABC Online3 weeks ago
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