Songkran 2011 road accidents down by 8.5%

Songkran 2011 road accidents down by 8.5%

The official road accident figures for the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran 2011 were announced yesterday by the Road Safety Centre (RSC) who reported that 271 people were killed on Thailand’s roads during the main holiday days, a drop of 24.9 per cent over the same period in 2010. According to RSC director Dr. Thanapong […]

2011 Songkran festival may be wettest yet as southern Thailand flood waters slowly recede

2011 Songkran festival may be wettest yet as southern Thailand flood waters slowly recede

As Thailand races towards it’s globally recognized water festival, Songkran, heralding in of the Thai New Year, all indications are that the 2011 Songkran celebrations in Thailand will be the wettest for a long time, though not as a result of over enthusiastic celebrations. While the rain, cold weather and winds which saw many of […]