Bangkok meetings on Songkran lead to strong, differing opinions by officials on what should...

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Bangkok, Thailand-The secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), who also has a prominent role on the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) operations team, is strongly opposed to allowing the "entertainment" side of...

Face-shields, goggles and raincoats to be “required” for Songkran water play? Culture minister discusses...

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Bangkok, Thailand-The Minister of Culture, Itthiphol Khunplume, briefly spoke with the press this afternoon, March 9th, 2021, to discuss guidelines for the upcoming Songkran festival in April in Thailand.The festival, which is also the...

Thai Government to release “guidelines” for safely celebrating Songkran by mid-month, focus to be...

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Bangkok, Thailand-Thai Government officials, a day after announcing that Songkran, Thailand's biggest annual holiday and The Thai New Year, would take place this year, stated this afternoon, March 4th, 2021, that they would be...

History of Makha Bucha day, no alcohol sales, Buddhist public holidays explained

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Thailand - Makha Bucha day is one of the major Buddhist public holidays in Thailand. Marked on the full moon of the third lunar month, Thai Buddhists will celebrate the day by taking a day...

Thai Government asks “highly controlled at risk provinces” for Covid-19 not to hold Children’s...

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Thailand-The Thai Government has asked 28 provinces that are considered at high risk for the Covid-19 virus not to hold annual events for Children's Day, which normally falls on January 9th, this year.Previous announcements...