Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:13
Praying for an auspicious New Year
To mark the beginning of the traditional New Year, thousands visited Lak Muang or the City Pillar Shrine in Bangkok on Sunday to pray for good luck.
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.
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.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 11:36
Alms offering to monks at Lumphini Park on Songkran Day
Bangkok Governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang on Saturday led people in a morning alms offering to monks at Lumphini Park, on Songkran Day.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:30
PHOTOS: Wet and wild across Thailand
Locals and tourists take part in Songkran festivities nationwide.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 23:03
Grab Thailand announces the success of its Chinese New Year campaign
Grab Thailand’s “Grab Heng Heng Heng” promotion, which offered rewards worth more than Bt100 million between February 4 and 10, won more than 3 million users and micro-entrepreneurs who participated in the event.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Thailand one of China’s top five New Year destinations
Thailand was one of the top five destinations for travellers from mainland China this Chinese New Year, according to new data released by Airbnb – one of the most popular global travel platforms. During Chunyun, Thai Airbnb hosts welcomed more than 44,000 guests, earning Bt186 million in extra income.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:22
Chinese tourists biggest spenders in Thailand during New Year holiday
Spending by Chinese tourists during the Chinese New Year holiday was the highest in Thailand according to Alipay, a leading digital payment platform offered by Ant Financial, an affiliate of Alibaba Group.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
Blacksmiths guard flame of China’s molten steel fireworks
Blacksmith Wang De flings a ladle of molten steel against a cold brick wall, sparking a spectacle of white-hot light in the night sky and keeping alive the flame of a centuries-old Lunar New Year tradition.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
Freezing the fat for added confidence
Did you make a New Year resolution to slim down and have a flat belly in time for Valentine’s Day so you could look sexy before summer?