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Manit Inpim of Transportation for All on the MRT Purple Line in August 2016. Photo: Accessibility is Freedom / Courtesy

Disabled Commuters Sue Bangkok’s MRT For 16.8M Baht

BANGKOK — Four years after they won a historic case against the BTS Skytrain, a network of commuters with disabilities said they will file a lawsuit Tuesday over inaccessibility on Bangkok’s MRT subway system.
Sirikorn Tanomsup’s graduation truck Sunday. Photo: Sittikorn Deeporm / Facebook

Bangkok Man Campaigns Hard on His Education Success

BANGKOK — People were doing double takes in eastern Bangkok at a truck festooned with flags and photos of a smiling man with a...

Wildlife Defender Who Arrested Tycoon Recognized for Bravery by UN

BANGKOK — The forest ranger, who tracked down and arrested a construction magnate suspected of poaching animals in a wildlife sanctuary earlier this year was awarded for his courage Thursday.
Naraporn Chan-ocha, left, and Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha hold a krathong Thursday at Government House.

See This Year’s Loy Krathong All Over the Kingdom (Photos)

From former prime ministers and junta leaders to regular folks, Thais kingdom-wide purchased krathongs to loy (float) for the annual festival Thursday night.
A rendering shows a proposed pedestrian lane and bridge along the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.

River Activists Sue Over ‘Chao Phraya Promenade 2.0’

BANGKOK — Opponents of a plan to build boardwalks along the Chao Phraya River filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking an injunction against further action and demanding its impact be fully evaluated.

Front Your Baby Bump For Better Chance of BTS Seats

BANGKOK — Ever debated whether to give up a train seat for a woman who could be pregnant or may just look it? Now the BTS Skytrain operator wants to help with that cognitive dissonance.
Two private buses block a street on Sep. 1 near CentralPlaza Lardprao in Bangkok. Photo: @KungBKP / Twitter

Transport Minister Open to Raising Some Bus Fares Next Year

BANGKOK — The Transport Minister said Monday he would consider raising fares for private bus operators for the first time in nearly four years after he was met with a rally and strike threats.

Has the BTS Collected Millions in Fares for Unbuilt Stations?

BANGKOK — Commuters shouldn’t hold their breaths for two additional BTS stations they’ve been paying for since the first trains rolled out nearly 20 years ago.

Bangkok’s Tallest Building Opens Skywalk

BANGKOK — The nation’s tallest skyscraper now has the highest rooftop bar and skywalks in the kingdom.
A cat is prepared for sterilization at a free City Hall mobile health service in an undated file photo.

How to Get Your Pets Vaccinated, Chipped and Snipped – For Free

BANGKOK — Want to take home that soi cat or dog but unsure what comes next? Meet your new forever friend but low on cash? Bangkok has free public pet care benefits located throughout the capital. Here’s how to make use of them.

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