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Songkran respects paid to the elderly

Minister of Culture Sonthaya Kunplome presided over the ‘Day for the elderly’ celebrations in celebration of Songkran, the Thai New Year held at...

Songkran at Garden

Garden International School (GIS) celebrated Songkran with a flurry of activities and traditional Thai games. The whole school took part in the celebrations,...

Songkran comes to quiet close in Naklua, Nong Yai with Kong...

Area residents bid farewell to the year’s Songkran festivities with traditional rice festivals and “Kong Khao” ceremonies in Naklua and Nong Yai. Mayor Itthiphol...

Chinese tourists top Songkran celebrants in Thailand

BANGKOK, April 18 – About 60,000 foreign tourists, almost half Chinese, entered Thailand through major airports nationwide during the Thai New Year Songkran...

Songkran celebrated at Dusit Thani Pattaya

Staff of the Dusit Thani Pattaya gathered together to celebrate Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year at the resort last week. As part...

Thailand experiencing Yen shortage as Thais flock to Japan

A shortage of Japanese yen in Bangkok’s local exchange market is mainly due to an excessive demand by a large number of Thai...

Thailand overwhelmed by influx of foreign tourists

The Thai travel industry has called on the government to urgently increase the number of personnel in the tourism sector to cope with...

PM urges Thais to conserve traditional ways of Songkran

BANGKOK, 14 April 2013 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has made her wish for the happiness of Thai people on the occasion of the...

PM sends holiday greetings for happiness, preserving Thai traditions for Songkran

BANGKOK, April 13 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has imparted holiday blessings and wishes for happiness, urged the public to help in preserving...

Splish, splash – It’s time for Songkran

Lock and load, Songkran is coming!  The annual Songkran festival, which heralds the traditional beginning of the Thai New Year, begins this weekend throughout...

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Glover, Cox and Durey tops for the week

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