Chinese New Year celebrated across country

 Chinese New Year celebrated across country

Buddhists celebrating the Chinese New Year at Maenam temple in Koh Samui. Photo: Per Meistrup.

BANGKOK, 15th February 2018 (NNT) – Chinese-Thai people across the country have performed spiritual rites to mark the start of Chinese New Year.

In the South, Chinese Thai residents of Yala province put up offerings in front of their houses to show respect to their ancestors and deities before lighting fire crackers and burning paper offerings in dedication to their deceased family members.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Vipaporn Pooritanasarn,
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau of Thailand


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