• Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:12
    Nationwide Songkran celebrations move into high gear
    Cultural activities and water fights marked the start of the Songkran festival, as tourists and local residents began celebrations for the Thai New Year.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 12:48
    Bangkok goes quiet for Songkran
    This is what Songkran Festival can do to Bangkok roads in the first morning of the traditional Thai New Year.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:30
    PHOTOS: Wet and wild across Thailand
    Locals and tourists take part in Songkran festivities nationwide.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Songkran gets traditional at Iconsiam
    Perched on the Chao Phrya River, Iconsiam shopping mall debuted its “Iconic Songkran Festival 2019” inviting the public to enjoy the celebration of Thai New Year in traditional style.
    event
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:20
    Capital gain for those left behind
    With hundreds of thousands of Bangkok workers having already headed back to their home provinces for Songkran, there is a silver lining for those who have opted to stay in the capital or are required to continue working through the holiday period.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:10
    Monsters have a ball
    Seacon Bang Khae marks the Thai New Year with a “Monster Cute” fair, which will see a gang of cheeky but adorable Monster characters meeting and greeting shoppers and bringing smiles to children’s faces during the summer break.
    lifestyle
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sizzling at Songkran
    Mc Jeans celebrates the hot season and the upcoming Thai New Year with colourful plant inspired shirts
    shopping
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:55
    Ban being considered on sale of alcohol on Thai New Year's day
    The Department of Disease Control is lobbying the government to ban the sale of alcohol on Thai New Year's day, April 13, in an effort to reduce the annual road carnage.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:32
    Plan to ban alcohol on Thai New Year
    No alcoholic beverages will be sold on April 13, the traditional Thai New Year, if the Alcohol Control Committee’s (ACC) proposal is approved.
    national
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:30
    China honours 13 Thai high school students for preventing Chinese man from suicide plunge into Chao Phraya
    The Chinese ambassador to Thailand, Lyu Jian, on Monday presented certificates of honour to 13 students of Wat Suthiwararam School, who had used their Chinese language skills to stop a Chinese man from committing suicide by jumping from Taksin Bridge in Bangkok last month, the Thai News Agency reported via Twitter.
    national
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    When in Rome, ignore its business
    The hypocrisy of David Graber turns my stomach. He complains that writers such as myself write about non-Thai issues in this Thai newspaper.
    your say
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:57
    Family Day for Krabi’s 111 year old granny
    The house of the oldest citizen in Krabi, 111-year-old Pliew Petchpuang, in Plaipraya district, was filled with the buzz of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they gathered for Family Day and Thai New Year on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:52
    National treasures on special display at Samran Mukhamat Pavilion for Songkran
    The National Museum Bangkok celebrated the kick-off to Songkran or Thai New Year on Thursday with an opening ceremony for a temporary exhibition, “Relics and Navagrahas Puja in Traditional Thai New Year”.
    national
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:17
    Visitors flock to North for its unique Songkran celebrations
    Thais and foreigners are flocking in large numbers to many northern provinces, including Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Nan, to celebrate the Thai New Year holiday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:55
    Thaksin hopes for new govt by next Songkran
    Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra posted on Facebook on Friday for Thai New Year, wishing all Thais well and that the country will have an elected government by next Songkran.
    Breaking News
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