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Consumer spendings on Makha Bucha Day this year will outstrip Valentine’s...

Consumer spendings during the upcoming Makha Bucha religious holiday February 13 will be the highest in six years, a survey by the Center for...

Alcohol sales banned July 19 – 20

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

Friday, May 20 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 20, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

By sunrise or by candlelight, Pattaya celebrates Makha Bucha Day

Devout Buddhists listen intently to a sermon at Wat Khaosaothong in Khao Noy, one of many temples where pilgrims congregated to worship and make...

Police to be stringent against crimes during Makha Bucha

BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police have tightened measures against illegal activity during the coming Makha Bucha Day while indicating there have been no...

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 greets late-arriving Makha Bucha Day with early enthusiasm

Young Thai dancers perform in front of the Khao Chi Chan Engraved Buddha Image during the annual Makha Bucha Day carving ceremony to preserve...

Makha Bucha Day falls on Wednesday March 4 this year

Banks, offices will be closed This year, Makha Bucha Day (Buddhist All Saints Day) falls on Wednesday, March 4.  Government offices, banks and many...

Love prevails on sober Valentine’s Day in Pattaya

Lovebirds found Valentine’s Day in Pattaya a sobering experience, as the romantic holiday coincided with one of the holiest Buddhist days of the year....

East meets West – Makha Bucha & Valentine’s converge on Feb....

Valentine’s Day this year will be a special one for the children of Baan Jing Jai when their dream of a new home comes...

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