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Highlight of Bangkok’s Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2012 – 84m long LED Night Dragon

Highlight of Bangkok Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2012 – 84m long LED Night Dragon Bangkok’s famous Chinatown, located in Samphanthawong district on Yaowarat Road, is one of the world’s largest overseas Chinese communities. According to MostInterestingFacts.com, it ranks as the fourth of seven greatest Chinatown in the world. According to local folk belief, Samphanthawong [...]

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Eugene Goes Thailand – Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012

Eugene Goes Thailand – Koh Nang Yuan (Chumphon, Thailand) Dear Friends & Visitors, 2011 was an exciting and a record breaking year for me!!! I have been to Thailand 14 times in a year. Travelled to many amazing places in Thailand such as Hatyai, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Krabi, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Koh Samui, Prachuap [...]

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Latest Thailand Floods Update for tourists (20 Oct 2011) – Business as usual on Yaowarat Road (Bangkok’s Chinatown)

Sights and sound of Bangkok’s Chinatown, Yaowarat Road (20 Oct 2011) Please to inform that there is no flood in the city, business as usual Yaowarat Road, Bangkok’s Chinatown on 20 October 2011.

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Festivals in Thailand – Hungry Ghost Festival

Paper offerings – Thailand Hungry Ghost Festival Do you know that the Hungry Ghost Festival or Zhong Yuan (Por Tor) Festival is an important merit-making event for the ethnic Chinese in Thailand. Since ancient times, the Chinese believe that the gates of hell are open between the 1st and 30th day of the Chinese lunar [...]

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Coffin Donation in Bangkok – Poh Teck Tung Foundation (Bangkok’s Chinatown)

Temporary site for worship at the Administration building (Poh Teck Tung Foundation, Bangkok) Besides coffin offering to the destitute deceased at Ruamkatanyu Foundation next to Wat Hua Lamphong Temple, there is another non-profit organisation – Poh Tech Tung Foundation. Founded in 1910, this charity organization has been established by Dr. Utain Techapaiboon for arranging funerals [...]

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Where To Shop in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok – A Shopper’s Paradise Bangkok is a world-class city for shoppers, offering everything from cheap and chic accessories to super luxury premium goods. Here is a primer for Bangkok’s best. Siam Paragon Bangkok is one of the biggest shopping centers in Asia All over the city, you will be able to find exquisite antiques [...]

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