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People on the back of a truck during the Songkran festival in Chiang Mai

Water Splashing Festival Songkran kicks off nationwide marking Thai New Year

BANGKOK, April 13 – Thai New Year revellers started the Songkran water splashing festival with making merit in a morning alms-giving ceremony and the water fights began nationwide to mark the Thai New Year in the sweltering hot weather. In Bangkok, Sukumol Khunplome, the minister of culture, presided over the opening

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Lido Theater in Bangkok to be converted into a shopping mall

BANGKOK, 14 March 2012 (NNT) - Chulalongkorn University is prepared to demolish Lido Theater in Bangkok and transform the area into a new shopping mall. According to the University's Property Management Office, an area of around 7-8 rai surrounding Lido Theater will be transformed into a new shopping mall after leases

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Fiery rage hits Bangkok

Arsonists, rioters and shooters wreaked havoc in many areas of Bangkok on Wednesday after red shirt leaders announced an end of their 45-day protests at the Rajprasong shopping area. The government's Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES) imposed curfew between 8 am and 6 am in Bangkok and

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Mobs burn Bangkok

Arsonists rampaged in downtown Bangkok on Wednesday afternoon, setting fire to buildings and shopping centres, after the core leaders of the United front for democracy against Dictatorship surrendered and announced an end to the protest rally at Ratchaprasong intersection. Fires were reported at Central World department store in Ratchaprasong, Siam Theatre

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