• Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:50
    Massive Kaws sculpture floats into Hong Kong
    A 37-metre sculpture by American artist Kaws is docked at Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong as part of Hong Kong Arts Month until March 31.
    Art
  • 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.
    national
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:58
    Mother, daughter arrested for allegedly cheating 40 krathong float buyers
    A mother and her daughter have been arrested for allegedly scamming 40 people to buy Bt1.5 million worth of krathong floats made of corn husks.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:10
    More than 800,000 krathong floats collected in Bangkok
    A total of 841,327 krathong floats, most made with degradable materials, were collected in Bangkok this year, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governor Aswin Kwanmuang said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:18
    Man drowns trying to find coins in krathong floats
    A young man drowned in a canal in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district early on Friday while looking for coins in krathong floats.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    FETCO floats New funds 
    FETCO has proposed to set up replacement funds for LTFs whose tax privileges will end next year. Based on its proposal, personal income tax deduction will be set at a maximum of 20 per cent of investment, but not exceeding Bt100,000 and not more than the tax amount to be paid. Fund holders must hold on to the units for a minimum of 10 years.
    business
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00
    Russia floats idea of innovation pact
    RUSSIA wants to work with Thailand to set up a joint innovation fund as a vehicle for collaboration on a range of innovations and research and development aimed at boosting the digital economies of both countries, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
    Economy
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:48
    Man’s body floats to house on Mae Klong Bay
    A homeowner in Samut Songkram woke up to find the body of an unidentified man trapped at the front of his house at the mouth of the Mekong River near the Gulf of Thailand on Friday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:05
    NCPO cosiders local elections prior to general poll
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday said the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) was considering allowing local elections at various levels including tambons and municipalities.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 01:00
    After the festival’s last krathong floats away, the nationwide clean-up begins
    AFTER the night of Loy Krathong came the morning of tidying up. Yesterday, authorities and people across Thailand rushed to collect, clear and transform krathong remains and garbage left from the Water Goddess blessing festival.
    national
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:26
    Minister wants even more environmentally friendly festival
    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, General Surasak Karnjanarat, has urged all ministerial agencies to encourage people to reach an even greater use of environmentally-friendly materials for their flowery floats in the Loy Krathong Festival on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:03
    Heavy security to blanket ‘Asiatique’ for Lot Krathong
    Bangkok police were checking security on Friday in preparation for large evening crowds attracted to riverside spots and parks to send off flower-filled Krathong floats.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00
    Floats on the water
    And fire in the sky as Loy Krathong is celebrated country-wide this Friday
    Thailand
  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:00
    Ashes floated at Chiang Mai dam
    Chiang Mai governor Prawin Chamniprasart on Friday morning floated ashes of funeral flowers offered on Thursday by mourners for His Majesty the late King Rama IX.
    Breaking News
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