• Sat, 24 Nov 2018 11:21
    76 flying lanterns land in Chiang Mai airport
    A total of 76 flying lanterns landed in the compound of Chiang Mai International Airport on the second night of Yi Peng or Chiang Mai's traditional Loy Krathong Festival.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
    Worries float away...
    Evert year, on the full-moon night of the 12th month in the Thai lunar calendar, millions of people across the country come out to release decorative floats in ponds or waterways to ask the River Goddess for forgiveness for the wrongs they have done in the past year.
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:25
    Loy Krathong lantern worries ease at Chiang Mai airport
    Chiang Mai’s restrictions on the release of candlelit lanterns this year resulted in a sharp drop in the number of festive airborne floats coming in for a landing at the international airport.
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  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:50
    Soldiers save teenager from drowning on Loy Krathong night
    The Army stepped in to save the life of a teenage girl who was drowning in Phetchaburi province while celebrating the Loy Krathong festival on Thursday night.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:37
    Teens warned of unsafe sex during Loy Krathong Festival
    Teenagers have been warned not to engage in inappropriate sexual behaviour or unsafe sex during the Loy Krathong Festival.
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 20:06
    Police chief hails November crackdown
    Deputy national police chief General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul on Wednesday announced the success of an operation ahead of the Loy Krathong festival in confiscating 165 guns and 1,147 bullets from 152 suspects.
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Governor sets safety standards for Loy Krathong
    THE BANGKOK governor yesterday inspected all piers along the Chao Phraya River to ensure the safety of revellers on Loy Krathong today.
  • 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.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:30
    Ministry launches campaign against drownings during Loy Krathong
    The number of deaths by drowning a day before, during and the day after Loy Krathong over the past decade (2008-2017) stood at 380 – 25 per cent or 94 cases of which were children under age 15, Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai, permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, said on Tuesday.
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:20
    55,000 police to guard 200 Loy Krathong venues nationwide
    The Royal Thai Police will deploy 55,000 policemen to keep security at some 200 Loy Krathong venues around the country on Thursday night, a deputy national police chief said on Monday.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:54
    Sukhothai expecting Bt500 million from Loy Krathong festival
    Sukhothai Governor Maitree Traitilanan said his province was expecting 300,000 tourists for Loy Krathong from November 16 to 25 and Bt500 million in revenue.
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  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:40
    Chiang Mai’s flying lantern festival expected to generate Bt1-bn
    The annual Yi Peng or northern traditional Loy Krathong Festival scheduled for November 20-23 in Chiang Mai is expected to generate tourist spending of up to Bt1 billion, said a senior provincial official.
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  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
    Chiang Mai Airport always closes for Loy Krathong
    Re: “Fleet of Loy Krathong lanterns lands at Chiang Mai Airport”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 14:55
    Clean-up at Chiang Mai airport after Loy Krathong
    Chiang Mai International Airport reported on Sunday that a total of 107 flying lanterns had fallen on to the runway during the Loy Krathong festival.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 01:00
    River of dreams
    LOCAL and foreign tourists gathered along waterways all around the country on Friday night to celebrate the much-loved Loy Krathong Festival – the ancient Thai ritual of honouring the Water Goddess.
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