Songkran

Thailand swelters under the Songkran sun

Temperatures are soaring around the country, right on time, as the Songkran holiday kicks in. People are heading home for…

3 months ago

Dutch tourist becomes first fatality of ‘Seven Dangerous Days’

A Dutch tourist is the first official Songkran fatality when his car hit the rear of a trailer truck in…

3 months ago

Passengers injured as bus overturns in Si Saket

PHOTOS: ร่วมด้วยช่วยกัน / ธนบุรี 12 No deaths have been reported following a bus overturning in Si Saket in eastern Thailand…

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Thai authorities target 10% fewer Songkran accidents

PHOTO: Daily News The chief of the communications ministry says that the Thai authorities are aiming for a 10% reduction…

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Phuket’s water supply scraping the bottom of the three dams

The temperature hit 34 degrees today, light winds and 10% chance of rain for the rest of today (code for…

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400,000 take to the skies during Songkran

The Airports Department expects over 400,000 passengers to pass through the nation's 25 airports during the Songkran holiday break. Ampawan…

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Tourism dries up for Songkran in north this year

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) says tourism levels during the Songkran break will be down by 10%, partly due…

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Water trucks asked not to cross Patong Hill on Songkran day

PHOTOS: Patong Municipality Water truck operators will be asked to stop delivering water by crossing the notorious Patong Hill on…

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Officials say Songkran can still go ahead on Khaosan Road this year

Today the Bangkok Post did a story headlined 'No Songkran on Khaosan Road this year'. What?! No Songkran at Thailand's…

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Smoke haze hits northern Songkran hotel bookings

By Sakaorat Sirima, Nattawat Laping The Northern smog crisis is taking its toll on the popular tourist region, with officials…

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Songkran Survival Guide – Top 10 Tips (2019)

Songkran is a celebration of the Thai New Year on April 13 each year. What started as a respectful washing…

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No foam parties for Songkran

by Suriya Patathayo, Jessada Chantharak Songkran foam parties are being banned this year in the interest of public safety. The…

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Phuket’s Songkran ‘seven days of danger’ safety campaign is on again

Phuket officials are preparing for the annual ‘Seven Days of Danger’ Songkran safety campaign that will this year runs from…

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Head to Chiang Mai for Songkran – getting wet with a northern touch

Thailand's best-known regional Songkran celebrations take place in the northern city of Chiang Mai This year the Chiang Mai Songkran…

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Event Round-Up – April 2019

by The Sponsorship Experts - Paul Poole (South East Asia) The first ever ASEAN Gastronomy Tourism Fair will kick off…

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Patong announces ‘Songkran Festival on the Beach’ schedule

Patong Municipality has announced details for this year's ‘Songkran Festival on the Beach’ in Patong which will be held at…

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