• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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”.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:13
    Splish, splash – tourists and Thais get wet and wild
    The Songkran festival is under way, with foreign tourists joining Thai revellers for the Thai New Year water-splashing celebration.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:47
    Relics and special prayers to mark traditional Thai New Year
    National Museum Bangkok is hosting the “Relics and Navagrahas Puja” in a traditional Thai New Year ceremony on Thursday.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:00
    Songkran celebrations on the river
    Celebrate Thai New Year at the newly opened Lhong 1919, which bills itself as the pier of Thai-Chinese cultural arts on the Chao Phraya river, as Kasikorn Bank and Thai Beverage put together the inaugural Songkran@Lhong 1919 from tomorrow April 11) through Sunday (April 15) from 10am to 10pm.
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:56
    Megabangna to celebrate Songkran in Lanna style
    To celebrate the Thai New Year during the upcoming Songkran festival, Megabangna, “the shopping centre for everybody in the family”, is inviting allcomers to experience a “Mega Songkran: Mega Splash…Mega Lanna New Year”.
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  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 18:09
    Plans in place for a safe Songkran festival
    Authorities are preparing a “Safe Songkran” programme in an attempt to limit the number of casualties too often associated with the fun annual festival.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:04
    Mahothorn Devi represents the mythological element of this year’s Songkran
    Songkran is not just a festival for splashing water at each other in the Kingdom, but also the astrological passage of traditional Thai New Year, with each year’s celebration having its own representative mythological goddess to give the general public an idea about the weather forecast for harvests in the year ahead.
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:00
    Corruption law to tighten limits
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00
    Three octogenarians who should stop meddling in Thai politics
    Reports in Thai newspapers that a group of former MPs from the Northeast paid a visit to three of their party’s “respected elders” should be a cause for concern for democratic-minded Thais.
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  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00
    Toon Bodyslam is my 2017 Person of the Year
    The front pages of Thai newspapers are a nightmare in layout terms – but a dream for people who only have time to read headlines. Besides cramming in a dozen domestic and overseas reports, the “faces” of the dailies have another thing in common – they are splashed with negativity. The only relief from gore and gloom comes when a Thai athlete or beauty queen captures an international crown.
  • Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:51
    In celebration of Songkran, the Thai New Year festival, Everton duo Yannick Bolasie and Dominic Calvert-Lewin went along to Pan-Asian restaurant HOST in Liverpool on Wednesday afternoon with long-term principal partner Chang to take part in a cooking challenge.
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