The western province of Sa Kaew yesterday kicked off the Thai-Cambodia Songkran festival to boost ties between the two nations. The three day festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon at the municipal office in Aranyaprathes district, which borders on Cambodia. Large numbers of tourists and residents both Thai and Cambodian were seen joining the yesterday’s […]
The Prime Minister today took part in a merit making ceremony in Chiang Mai province. Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra and her son made merit to mark the Thai New Year at Tha Pae Gate. Her prime duty was to preside over a ceremony to bring the venerated Phra Phuttha Sihing Buddha statue, from the Lai Kham […]
More pixs of well wishes in conjunction with the yearly festival called Songkran. Happy Songkran everyone! 🙂
Songkran is a term derived from the Sanskrit. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The office of Thai Prime Minister celebrated a quiet pre-Songkran among the staff.
Maintenance of Myanmar’s Yanada platform which supplies natural gas for power production to Thailand will be finished earlier than scheduled, according to a deputy governor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). Thana Putarungsi said as of Monday, the repairs were 46 per cent complete while it was originally set at 44 per cent. […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Public Health Ministry to inform all hospitals in the country to admit accident victims at any time during the Songkran period, whether or not they are entitled to health care benefits with the hospitals. Deputy Public Health Minister, Dr. Chonlanan Srikaew (ชลน่าน ศรีแก้ว) on Saturday indicated the Premier’s […]