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Movies being screened at cemetery to mark Chinese New Year

A BIG Chinese New Year celebration is taking place at a cemetery in Phichit province tonight (Feb. 1) with three movies being screened for the ghosts of 330 people buried there to enjoy, Naewna newspaper said. The Phichit Samakkhi Foundation hired a team from Boon Cherd Film to put up a large screen and bring

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PM: No additional ticket sales at the door for New Year countdown events

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Dec. 25) ordered strict implementation of measures for holding New Year countdown events and forbade the sale of additional tickets at the door, Thai Rath newspaper said. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said Gen. Prayut emphasised that those organising New Year countdown festivities must strictly implement

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PM: Only BMA’s New Year countdown events cancelled

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said via his adviser this evening (Dec. 23) that only New Year countdown events organised by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration  (BMA) have been cancelled, meaning not those staged by the private sector, Matichon newspaper said. Ms. Natreya Thaweewong, the Prime Minister’s adviser who clarified this cancellation via Line messaging app to

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New Year celebrations allowed till 1 a.m.

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee today (Dec.13) passed a resolution allowing the public to drink alcoholic beverages in restaurants on New Year’s Eve till 1 a.m. New Year’s Day, Matichon newspaper said. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, however said this is only allowed at open-air restaurants or those with good

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Emporium, EmQuartier cancel New Year countdown amid Covid-19 outbreak

THE operators of the swanky downtown shopping malls Emporium and EmQuartier today (Dec. 24) announced the cancellation of their Funtastic Countdown to 2021 event while reducing to appropriate level The Magical Christmas activities during Dec. 24-27 due to the new outbreak of Covid-19, Amarin TV reported this afternoon (Dec. 24). This is for the safety

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