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People celebrate Thailand's traditional New Year Festival
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Ten days is ridiculous

Editor; Re: Ref: Songkran Festival Pattaya (PM Friday, 01 May 2015) - ly long. What do you call a ten day event? A celebration? A festival? A holiday? No word fits. Ten days? Ludicrous and most probably something else that is unworkable and will ... Pattaya Mail, 2 weeks ago
Amari Phuket celebrates traditional Songkran Pattaya Mail, 3 weeks ago
GIS celebrates wet and wild Songkran Pattaya Mail, 1 month ago

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Spirits are appeased in Naklua, as Rice Festival brings Songkran to a dignified end

Communities in Naklua celebrated their annual Rice Festival on April 20, and observed the ancient, ghoulish customs of appeasing the sprits that same night. The annual Kong Khao Custom follows an ancient belief that in order to have a successful ...
 Pattaya Mail3 weeks ago Celebrating the Thai new year  Look Local1 month ago Poll shows Thai New Year Songkran 2015 a success  Taiwan News Online1 month ago Thailand witnesses participation of Indian tourists at 'Songkran' celebrations  TravelBizMonitor.com1 month ago
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Marang celebrates Songkran water festival

KUALA TERENGGANU: Over 1,000 ethnic Siamese and locals ushered in Wesak Day by celebrating the seventh Songkran water festival at Binjai Rendah, in Jalan Kuala Berang, Marang, today. Event publicity chairman S. Jayabalan said the visitors from as ...
 New Straits Times3 weeks ago Songkran protective pouch becomes bait for thieves  Pattaya Mail1 month ago Songkran water festival celebration at Silom Road in Bangkok  Demotix.com1 month ago A Taste of Thailand at Yamm  Asia Tatler Dining1 month ago

Watering down the Thai New Year

Riding along: travelling on a tricycle made for elderly people in Sala Daeng Nuea, Pathum Thani. For many centuries Songkran, the Thai New Year celebrated in April, had a special meaning for Thais, one that drew on both religious belief and ...
 Bangkok Post2 weeks ago

Old Siam: Tourists insist on seeing Thais in baggy bloomers

First there was that bit of "drama" about how best to promote traditional Siamese apparel. Then, for Songkran, witty restaurant chain Burger King rode the current by giving patrons dressed in classic Thai garb free hamburgers. That certainly worked.
 Asiaone4 weeks ago

The Unconventional Ideas Of Marc Faber

Just before the Songkran festival marking the Thai new year, I met 69-year-old Marc Faber in his museum-like home office in Chiang Mai, Thailand. After a brief greeting, as I was about to walk around inside the architectural masterpiece filled with ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago
Bangkok Post

Asean neighbours bookend Thailand's Songkran death toll

 Bangkok Post1 month ago Songkran death toll hits 306  Asia News Network1 month ago Thailand's Songkran death toll hits 306  Asiaone1 month ago

Naked Brit spotted during Songkran fined just $4

Songkran has its share of controversies every year, with the anti-fun brigade raising a stink over how scantily clad young Thai women are causing the collapse of traditional Thai society. But this year it was a farang who caused a cultural stir when ...
 Asiaone1 month ago

Songkran road accident fatalities reach 364 in Thailand

BANGKOK, April 16 (Xinhua) -- A total of 364 people were killed in road accidents across Thailand during the Songkran holiday or the Thai New Year, official data showed Thursday. During the seven-day monitoring period from April 9 to 15 for ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 month ago XINHUA - Songkran road accident fatalities reach 364 in Thailand  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

Thai Shares Expected To Return Higher On Thursday

Ahead of the long break for the Songkran Festival, the Thai stock market has closed higher in back-to-back sessions - gathering just 3 points or 0.2 percent in that span. Off since Friday, the Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the ...
 RTTNews.com1 month ago
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