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Lively atmosphere reported across Thailand

THAILAND– A bustling atmosphere is reported in all provinces as Songkran celebrations remain in full swing. In Lopburi province, governor Panu Yamsri led civil servants,...

Songkran to generate over 100 billion baht

BANGKOK - The Center for Economic and Business Forecasting of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) predicts that spending during the...

PM urges all Thais to celebrate Songkran traditionally

BANGKOK - The Prime Minister has urged all Thais to celebrate Songkran traditionally while safeguarding the nation's key institutions. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha made...

Transport Ministry raising road safety awareness

BANGKOK– The Ministry of Transport has initiated a campaign to raise public awareness of the risk of road accidents and encourage road users to...

203 checkpoints to be set up along main roads on Songkran...

BANGKOK,(NNT) – Police will set up more than 200 check points across Thailand to facilitate traffic flow and enforce traffic laws during Songkran. Pol Maj...

Songkran festive activities are not banned

BANGKOK, - Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) explained that festive activities during the Songkran holiday have not been banned, but the public should be mindful...

Foreign workers with visa fee waived must return by April 30

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Labor has stressed that workers from Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia with non-citizen IDs (pink cards), who have had their...

Thai Police postpones unpopular safety measures for Songkran

BANGKOK - The Royal Thai Police has postponed safety regulations for the Songkran Water Festival following public outcry, but plans to revisit the measures...

Thai Red Cross Society to encourage conscientious driving during Songkran festival

BANGKOK - The Thai Red Cross Society has launched a campaign to encourage conscientious driving behavior during the Songkran festival. Assistant Secretary-General of the Thai...

AOT expects 5,360,000 passengers during Songkran festival

BANGKOK,(NNT) – Airports of Thailand Plc (AOT) expects over 5,360,000 passengers to arrive at its six main airports during the Songkran Festival this year. AOT...

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APEC Tourism Ministerial Forum in Bangkok from August 14-20

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