Senior monks lead the Wien Thien ceremony at Wat Dhamsamakhee during Makha Bucha (Buddhist All Saints) Day, March 7. Thousands upon thousands of faithful visited their local temples to make merit, offer tak bat and perform the Wien Thien ceremony.
Kids everywhere as Eastern Seaboard celebrates Children’s Day
From navy ships to city halls, airports to shopping malls, kids were everywhere as the Eastern Seaboard celebrated Thailand’s annual Children’s Day.
“Changes…Just gonna have to be a different man”
The Hard Rock Hotel took the wraps off its 15-month renovation with a 10th anniversary party spread over three days.
Politicians and local business leaders raised 850,000 baht to help restore ancient ruins damaged by floods in Ayutthaya.
Thai Premier League 2011/12 Season
Pattaya United left it late last Saturday to grab all three points against a spirited Army United in the Dolphins’ penultimate match of the current league campaign.
A brace of goals either side of half time by O.J. Obatola, plus another from Ludovick Takam, ensured that Pattaya United enjoyed a successful return to their newly renovated Nongprue Stadium in Pattaya last Saturday night.
A local coalition of private companies and associations led by Securitas Thailand continued to bring relief to Thai flood victims, again delivering aid to inundated families in central Thailand and Bangkok, as well as necessities to children taking shelter in Pattaya.
Jomtien Beach residents are pleading with Pattaya City Hall to clean up an illegal garbage dump and crack down on construction companies contributing to it.
Hundreds of khomloys float up into the night sky from Pattaya Beach, as over 100,000 tourists and residents celebrate Loy Krathong, sending all their worries soaring away on the most romantic holiday on the Thai calendar. Despite what international media might be proclaiming, Pattaya has not been inundated with flood waters and remains a great holiday spot. (Photo by Martin Bilsborrow)