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  1. 11. business | 17 Feb 2015

    Thais open wallets for Lunar New Year

    SURVEY

    Newspaper section: Business

    » Thais are set to spend more during this year's Lunar New Year holiday, according to a survey released yesterday by United Overseas Bank (Thai).

  2. 12. news | 06 Jan 2015

    Road deaths, accidents down during New Year's holiday

    By Online Reporters

    » Road fatalities during the New Year’s holiday fell 7% from a year ago, with 341 killed in the “seven dangerous days,” Interior permanent secretary Wiboon Sanguanpong said.

  3. 13. news | 02 Jan 2015

    Japanese emperor greets New Year well-wishers

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan's Emperor Akihito called for peace in his New Year's greeting to more than 80,000 visitors at the Imperial Palace Friday, with this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

  4. 14. news | 01 Jan 2015

    New Year revelry hurts hundreds in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Firecrackers and gunfire during New Year revelry in the Philippines left 354 people injured, with more than a dozen requiring amputations including a five-year-old boy, the top health official said Thursday.

  5. 15. news | 01 Jan 2015

    Boy killed by New Year fireworks

    By Sunant Ochakachorn

    » A 13-year-old boy was killed when firecrackers he and his friends lit during New Year celebrations exploded in Ratchaburi Thursday.

  6. 16. opinion | 01 Jan 2015

    A new year, a fresh start

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: Oped

    » A year ago today, many Bangkokians and their fellow Thais from the countryside led by Mr Suthep Thaugsuban were protesting against the government of then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Democracy Monument inste...

  7. 17. 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.

  8. 18. learning | 04 Jan 2012

    New Year's accidents fewer but more deadly

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » After five of the so-called "seven days of danger" over the New Year period, overall accidents have been fewer, but they have killed more people than in the same period last year.

  9. 19. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Warriors, Rockets to wear Chinese New Year uniforms

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets will wear specially designed uniforms as a way of marketing the game to Chinese fans during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations, the NBA said.

  10. 20. business | 28 Jan 2015

    December exports rise but full-year figure still a decline

    Economy

    By Phusadee Arunmas, Newspaper section: Business

    » December exports rose by 1.9% year-on-year, but the growth was not large enough for the full-year performance to escape contraction.

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