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Masseuse knifed by boyfriend for declining Loy Krathong date

A man angry that his girlfriend had to work instead of joining him for Loy Krathong was arrested for attempting to slash her throat....

Thailand uses less styrofoam “Krathong” every year

BANGKOK- The Pollution Control Department has pointed out that Thailand tends to use less floating baskets, or “Krathong,” made of styrofoam every year during...

Authorities gears up accident prevention measures for Loy Krathong

BANGKOK – The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) has unveiled accident prevention measures for the Loy Krathong Festival, with extensive cooperation with...

Coordination center to better assist public members during Loy Krathong

BANGKOK - The Royal Thai Police has established a mobile coordination center to provide immediate assistance to the public during the Loy Krathong Festival....

Parents reminded to watch over children during Loy Krathong

BANGKOK – The Ministry of Public Health has suggested parents to keep a close watch on their children while partaking in Loy Krathong festivities...

Chiang Mai Airport to deploy clean-up crews for floating lanterns

CHIANG MAI - Chiang Mai Airport has instructed its ground staff to be on the lookout for floating lanterns and remove any that have...

Nong Nooch celebrates Loy Krathong Nov. 24

Nong Nooch Garden Pattaya will organize its Loy Krathong celebration on Nov. 24, a day before Thailand’s official celebration. The “Magic of Water” festival...

Busy events calendar to power Pattaya high-season

Longboats this weekend, Loy Krathong next Wednesday Pattaya officials are banking on a packed calendar of events to get high-season tourism off to a...

Chiang Mai Airport adjusts flight schedules to avoid floating lanterns

CHIANG MAI - A total of 135 flights both to and from Chiang Mai province have either been cancelled or rescheduled from November 24...

Contests highlight Loy Krathong celebration Nov. 25

Students and the general public will compete to create the most-beautiful, natural floats for Pattaya’s annual Loy Krathong celebration Nov. 25. Considered Thailand’s traditional...

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