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No celebrations to mark arrival of the Ox


There will be no Chinese New Year celebrations in Bangkok’s Chinatown this year, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced on Thursday.

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The festivities are being cancelled to curb the spread of Covid-19.

“As the country is suffering a Covid-19 crisis, we have decided to suspend festivities this year to protect people,” said Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang.

The Year of the Ox arrives on February 12.

Published : February 04, 2021

By : The Nation