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Dusit Thani Pattaya make merit

The staff and management of Dusit Thani Pattaya were led by GM Neoh Kean Boon when they recently brought donations of candles and other...

Buddhist holidays draw Thai tourists to Pattaya for worship, not wine

The bars may have been closed, but tourists nonetheless poured into Pattaya for the long Buddhist holiday weekend, making merit for Asalaha Bucha Day...

East marks double Buddhist holiday

Buddhists throughout the east spent two days making merit, giving alms, studying Dharma and making charitable donations for the double holiday of Asalaha Bucha...

Monday, June 1 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Monday, June 1, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

Pattaya Buddhists mark Asalaha Bucha, start of Buddhist Lent

It was a quieter Friday and Saturday in Pattaya as typical party nights were transformed into evenings for religious reverence for Asalaha Bucha Day...

Khao Pansaa candle parade & contest set for July 9-10

Parts or all of Beach Road will be closed from 1-6 p.m. July 9 as the city rolls out its annual Khao Pansaa (Buddhist...

No booze for Valentine’s Day in Pattaya

Valentine’s Day romantics will have to find another way to get their loved one into the right mood after Pattaya’s police chief said he...

1,000 Buddhists chant 3 days in Red Cross ‘ultimate prayer’ event

More than 1,000 Chonburi residents chanted “the ultimate prayer” for three days and nights to mark Asalaha Bucha Day and the start of Buddhist...

Buddhist Lent begins next week

July 22 & 23 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa fall on July 22 & 23.  Both are...

Alcohol sales banned July 22-23

Back-to-back Buddhist holidays this week mean two dry days in Pattaya as bars, restaurants and entertainment venues are barred from selling alcohol. Asalaha Bucha...

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