• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • 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.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Sukhothai: A packed itinerary for the Loi Krathong Festival
    This year’s Sukhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival involves a packed itinerary of activities extending for more than a week, from November 16-25 at the Sukhothai Historical Park.
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