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Songkran News – The Latest News about the upcoming Songkran festival in Thailand

Pattaya’s LONG Songkran comes to an end today

Whilst most of us have hung up our water pistols last Saturday or Sunday following Songkran revellry, punters in Pattaya…

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Twitter shares the Songkran experience – 2.8 million tweets

Thais flocked to Twitter during this year's Songkran to share their experiences. This year’s #Songkran’s festivities generated 2.8 million Tweets…

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Total five deaths in Phuket Songkran ‘Seven Day of Danger’ campaign

PHOTO: Kathu Police As reports are tallied for the seventh full day (April 17) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’…

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Day Six: Total remains at three deaths in Phuket – ‘Seven Day of Danger’

PHOTOS: Kathu Police As reports are tallied for the sixth full day (April 16) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’…

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Pick-up driver slams into roadside steel shop, injures three

A drunk driver bounced off the side of a road in Ubon Ratchathani and then skidded side-ways into a roadside…

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Day Five: Total three deaths in Phuket – ‘Seven Days of Danger’

As reports are tallied for the fifth full day (April 15) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’ road and marine…

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Report filed against Italian expat following Phuket boat collision

Relatives of a seriously injured fisherman have filed a report with the Chalong Police relating to an Italian expat who…

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Day Three: Songkran road deaths show a dramatic drop

There has been 1,665 traffic accidents, with 174 deaths and 1,728 people injured in the first three days of the…

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Day Three:  Songkran ‘seven days of danger’ in Phuket

PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket As reports are tallied for the third full day (April 13 - official Songkran Day) of the ‘Seven…

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Day Two: Songkran Seven Days of Danger

PHOTO: Thai PBS The Songkran road toll has now jumped to 105, with more than 1,000 injured on Thailand's roads. The latest…

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Sacred water drawing ceremony led by Bangkok Governor

PHOTO: The grand parade was just part of the lead up ceremonies for the forthcoming Coronation of His Majesty -…

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Bangkok hit by zombie apocalypse? Songkran 2019.

Is it the apocalypse? Have zombies invaded Bangkok and taken everyone away? No, it's the one time of the year…

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Day Two: First death in Songkran ‘seven days of danger’ in Phuket

PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket As reports are tallied for the second full day (April 12) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’…

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The four days of Songkran. Do it like a local.

Over four days of festivities, Songkran officially begins on April 13 with each day focusing on different activities and traditions.…

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The ‘Fun Police’ crackdown on posting ‘lewd’ Songkran pics and video

The Thai police have become Thailand's fun police today as they warn Songkran revellers against posting photos of scantily clad…

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Patong transformer short-out escalates into massive shop fire – VIDEO

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Phuket Traffic Office People were hastily cleared from around Banana Walk and Patong's Beach Road was closed…

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Songkran around Thailand – where can you get wet?

Songkran Festival is an event where an all-out water battle and ancient traditions somehow blend in annual celebration. It's unlike…

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46 die on the roads in Day One of Songkran ‘Seven Days of Danger’

Forty-six people died and 482 were injured in road accidents on the first day of the Songkran holiday. The figures…

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Princess celebrates Songkran at Laos mission in Bangkok

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously attended a Songkran ceremony at the Lao Embassy in Bangkok yesterday. The…

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No deaths in the first day of Songkran ‘seven days of danger’ in Phuket

PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket As reports are tallied for the first full day (April 11) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’…

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