Tuesday Apr 15
Wall Street Journal
Thailand's Songkran Festival Hits Full Swing
Thais and tourists splash one another with water as they join the annual Songkran New Year celebration in Bangkok's Silom district on April 13. Thailand's tourism council said earlier this week that it expected Songkran revenues this year to reach around 14 billion baht .
Thai political crisis threatens Songkran celebrations
The Songkran festival is traditionally Thailand's biggest public holiday as locals and foreigners ring in the Thai New Year amid a wave of friendly water fights.
LA Daily News
Tour Thailand in 2 weeks
Begin in Thailand's capital, the chaotic nature of which provides a good excuse to retreat to the jungle and countryside to experience the country's rural charms and to relax at the end with a few blissful beach days.
Those with 'hidden agendas' warned not to take advantage of suffering farmers
Farmers, academicians and rice traders have called on all parties, especially politicians, not to play games with farmers, as they have been suffering from delayed payments for rice pledged to the government under the subsidy project.
Wat Chaiwatthanaram has flooded throughout its history, but with even greater frequency and more severely in recent decades.