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  1. 1. learning | 19 Mar 2014

    Songkran in Singapore

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Many Thais are upset that Singapore intends to hold its own its own Songkran festival at the same time as Thailand's traditional festival. Some, however, see the move in a positive light.

  2. 2. learning | 29 Mar 2013

    Songkran: No water fights from back of trucks

    About road safety

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Water fights from the back of pickup trucks, a common sight during Songkran, are against the law starting this Songkran for road safety reasons.

  3. 3. business | 16 Dec 2014

    Ministry targets Songkran tourism boost

    By Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Tourism and Sports Ministry will introduce measures aimed at boosting domestic tourism during next April's Songkran festival.

  4. 4. learning | 10 Apr 2014

    Songkran "insanity"


    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Not everyone is happy with our modern Songkran festival. Today, Bangkok Post columnist Ploenpote Atthakor risks being called a "killjoy" by giving out some harsh criticism of the "insanity" accompanying the holiday perio...

  5. 5. learning | 17 Apr 2013

    Songkran 2013 in pictures

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » During the Songkran period our Bangkok Post photographers have been out and about braving the man-made deluge to send back hundreds of high-quality photos of the festivities. Here are some of the most interesting.

  6. 6. learning | 29 Jan 2014

    Chinese New Year for Thai-Chinese

    Chinese New Year

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Since ancient times, Chinese New Year has been the most important festival of the year for Chinese people. — Its cultural meaning and social implications are like that of the Songkran festival to Thai people.

  7. 7. learning | 09 Apr 2011

    Centuries-old festival

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Songkran is a centuries-old festival which marks the beginning of the traditional Thai new year.

  8. 8. opinion | 31 Jan 2015

    Postbag: Anguish for the future


    Newspaper section: News

    » All those who have criticised the comments by US envoy Daniel Russel during his visit to Thailand should read Songkran Grachangnetara’s article, “Only real democracy will solve Thailand’s problems” on Thursday. It’s the ...

  9. 9. lifestyle | 21 Dec 2014

    The song goes on


    By Duangkamol Panya, Newspaper section: Brunch

    » Just over a year ago, Rangsan Panyaruan, aka Songkran, wowed The Voice audience and coaches with his hard rocking yet soulful vocals. Thanks to his talent and the watchful guidance of his Voice coach — prolific singer-so...

  10. 10. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Drinking ban sought for New Year, Songkran

    By Online Reporters

    » The Public Health Ministry will propose a subordinate bill banning alcohol consumption in public places during the New Year and Songkran holidays of every year, possibly starting before the New Year holidays this month.

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