Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:42
Fire in the sky
Fabulous lanterns and fireworks light up Taiwan to mark the start of a new zodiac year
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
Blacksmiths guard flame of China’s molten steel fireworks
Blacksmith Wang De flings a ladle of molten steel against a cold brick wall, sparking a spectacle of white-hot light in the night sky and keeping alive the flame of a centuries-old Lunar New Year tradition.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:55
Fireworks explode in face of Chaiyaphum festival volunteer, instantly killing him
A 59-year-old man serving as a civil defence volunteer at a Chaiyaphum temple fair was instantly killed on Monday after picking up a seemingly half-lit giant fireworks pipe that then blew up in his face.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:19
Huge dragon invades Chinatown as Pig Year begins
Bangkok’s Chinatown, also known as Yaowarat, was lit up on Wednesday night with fireworks and a traditional dragon-dance featuring a specially made glittering dragon to mark the beginning of the Year of the Pig.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 19:00
PHOTOS: New Year's celebrations
Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations around the world.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 18:30
Family-friendly fireworks in Sydney
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour during the Family Fireworks as part of New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, 31 December 2018.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:00
Fire in the Bangkok sky
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joins up with IconSiam and communities living by the river for “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019”, featuring a stunning show of fireworks to usher in the New Year.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:18
Iconsiam to host New Year fireworks
Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019, under the theme of the River of Prosperity, will start the New Year celebration at 6pm on New Year’s Eve.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:30
Seven injured as fireworks shoot into audience
A 47-year-old Thai man sustained serious burns and six others suffered minor injuries when fireworks, being lit near a pond in Wat Jumphon in Surin's Muang district as part of a local festival, exploded into the audience on Wednesday night.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:27
Bangkok fire protection inspected, ready for Loy Krathong
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration says it’s fully prepared if fires break out during Loy Krathong, when candles and fireworks will be everywhere in the city.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:30
Two killed in blast at unlicensed fireworks factory
Two workers were killed when an unlicensed firework-manufacturing factory in Chiang Mai's Doi Saket District exploded on Friday morning, deputy provincial governor Khomsan Suwan-ampa said.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:53
India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety
Angry relatives staged a protest Saturday on the tracks where a speeding train ploughed into crowds watching fireworks, killing about 60 people in the latest disaster to bedevil India's railway network.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
Keyboard gladiator short-circuits in the heat of combat
Re: “Trump has only lit the fuse, now watch for the fireworks”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
Trump has only lit the fuse, now watch for the fireworks
As I have stated before, politely, the “Frankist” contributor to this column is permitted to insult me in a manner that is disgusting and “deplorable”, while my pertinent and to-the-point replies are censored.
Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:53
Fireworks factory explodes in Chachoengsao
Extremely hot weather is suspected of causing an explosion at a fireworks factory in Muang Chachoengsao on Saturday afternoon that left one person injured.