Chinese New Year

BANGKOK - The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has revealed in its recent survey that Thai-Chinese people will spend around 52 billion baht during the Chinese New Year celebrations. 
BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments...

Gung Hei Fat Choi

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 16:12
Former Culture Minister Sonthaya Kunplome (back row, center) leads a delegation of officials in announcing the final schedule for this year’s Pattaya Chinese New Year festival. A blast of firecrackers, spike in tourism and dances by lions and dragons will herald the start of the...

Chinese New Year goods maintain prices

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 10:55
Bangkok – Thais of Chinese descent have been observed stocking up on goods for the coming Chinese New Year celebration, buying up ducks, chickens and other offerings but have yet to spur a jump in the prices of such goods. 
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in central China just weeks ahead of the Chinese New Year killed 10 people and injured seven others, authorities said.

Gung Hei Fat Choy

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 15:25
This fierce dragon means to ward off bad spirits and bring you good luck from Lan Pho Park in Naklua. Whether you wish to call this the year of the goat, sheep, or ram, Pattaya residents jubilantly celebrated Chinese New Year with both worship ceremonies...
PATTANI, 23 Feb 2015,  The Southern Province of Pattani yesterday kicked off its 9th annual Chinese New Year, highlighting the long traditions of the locals and Thais of Chinese descend.
Fifty award-winning Chinese acrobats brought magic of the snow-covered Tian Shan mountain range in northwest China to the Pattaya Orphanage for a charity performance celebrating the impending start of the “Year of the Goat”.
Chinese New Year takes more than a day to celebrate and the Shaolin Kung Fu group did its part to continue the festivities at Central Festival Pattaya Beach Feb. 1.

Mike Shopping Mall welcomes in Chinese New Year

Thursday, 13 February 2014 14:17
Nine dragons and the Beijing Lion Show were featured at the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Mike Shopping Mall. The celebrations were organised by Mae Santhana Mekavarakul (2nd right), President of the Mike Group and Surat Mekavarakul (2nd left),...
It may be the “year of the horse,” but the elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden did their best to ring in the Chinese New Year. The garden’s celebration began Jan. 29 with a pachyderm parade as well as the requisite dancing lions and dragons.

Happy New Year

Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:49
Garden International School (GIS) held a spectacular Chinese New Year party to welcome the Year of the Horse. On January 30 around 60 students, along with parents and teachers, came to the school canteen for a Mandarin-themed party.
The “Year of the Horse” got off to a galloping start as Pattaya celebrated Chinese New Year with pageants, pyramids and parades. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome got things started at a lucky 9:09 a.m. with a ceremony offering tribute to Chinese gods, offering red “ang-pao” envelopes of...
Lions and dragons will dance from morning to night when Pattaya celebrates Chinese New Year Jan. 31. The day will begin with Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome leading a religious ceremony at city hall, followed by the first of four Chinese lion and dragon parades. Additional demonstrations will...

Gung Hei Fat Choy

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:36
The BMW-B.Grimm Thai Polo - Open 2014 was a fitting prelude to Friday’s Chinese New Year, Year of the Horse, when lions and dragons will dance from morning to night when Pattaya celebrates Chinese New Year on Jan. 31.  Along with people throughout the area...
Pattaya will celebrate Chinese New Year with a festival and Chinese Girls pageant at Lan Po Park in Naklua Jan. 31. The festival will celebrate the traditions, art and culture of Chinese descendants in Thailand and promote tourism to generate income for the Naklua...
An inspection in Trang’s fresh markets has indicated that fruit may see an increase in prices during the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Bangkok, 7 January 2014 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has lined up several celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year 2014 from 24 January to 4 February at various major destinations across Thailand, including Bangkok’s famous  Yaowarat Road, one of the world’s largest...

Miss Qipao meets the mayor

Thursday, 11 April 2013 15:17
Elephants who thought they were lions rang in Chinese New Year at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. The park dressed up four of its many pachyderms as Chinese lions for “Mee Pae Yim” and “Lao Nang Fah” new year’s parades.
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