• Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    How to bring Songkran to a boil
    The Atlantis Water Festival aims to ‘Pop Dat’, but save some energy for events elsewhere
    music
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
    SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    Dive into Phetchabun’s ‘Um Phra Dam Nam Festival’ from 7-12 October
    Travel log
  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:16
    Myanmar celebrates Thingyan water festival
    Myanmar people enjoy water sprinkle during the third day of the Thingyan water festival in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00
    Great jazz at Chalermkrung
    The second annual Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre “Jazz Time” concert takes place at 2pm on April 29, the eve of International Jazz Day.
    music
  • Fri, 12 May 2017 09:51
    9,000 migrants return to Thailand
    More than 9,000 migrant workers have returned to Thailand since the Thingyan water festival. 
    national
  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:16
    Myanmar's New Year in photos
    Thailand's Songkran festival draws to an end on April 17 as do similar events hosted by our Asean neighbours, among them  Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:15
    Sounds by the sea
    Despite negative publicity over the past couple of years, Koh Tao in Surat Thani remains one of the most popular tourist destinations for the young and is likely to draw even more visitors this month as it hosts the Tao International Music & Underwater Festival 2017, which gets underway tomorrow (March 28) and runs through Thursday (March 30).
    music
  • Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:00
    Khao San set for ‘toned down Songkran’
    SONGKRAN revellers will be disappointed if they expect a fun-filled water fight near Bangkok’s Khao San Road, a popular area with tourists and backpackers.
    national
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:09
    Myanmar govt staff asked to cut Thingyan holiday
    The Myanmar government has asked ministries and state organisations to reduce the Thingyan water festival holiday. 
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 12:15
    Where music meets art
    Despite negative publicity over the past couple of years, Koh Tao in Surat Thani remains one of the most popular tourist destinations for the young and is likely to draw even more visitors this month as it hosts the Tao International Music & Underwater Festival 2017.
    music
  • Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:32
    Bagan: Earthquake-affected pagodas to be renovated
    Among the earthquake-hit pagodas in Bagan, 50 temples will be renovated after the Thingyan water festival, according to the Archeology Research and National Museum Department.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:46
    Southeast Asia drought leads to scaled-back water festivals
    Bangkok - Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia toned down the traditional water fights for the new year festivities that began Wednesday, as drought persisted across the region.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Apr 2016 01:00
    A splashing good time
    Where to go wet and wild during Southeast Asia’s various water festivals
    Thailand
  • Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:29
    Yangon's strict control on water festival
    YANGON - Law enforcement authorities will conduct surprise checks on pavilions in Yangon during the water festival or Thingyan to reduce drug use.
    Breaking News
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