Festival of Lights ‘too risky’ for Thailand’s Chon Buri province
Laem Chabang municipality in Thailand’s Chon Buri province has banned the sale of fireworks and sky lanterns for Loy Krathong (Festival of Lights), with the local mayor warning their use could endanger a gas storage area and two refineries in the area. The ancient ritual of Loy Krathong, which will be celebrated across Thailand on 6 November, sees thousands of paper lanterns into the air. Read more: bangkokpost.com
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