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Look Out! More Beams Drop From Elevated Rail Site

BANGKOK — Metal scaffolding came raining down on a busy intersection Sunday night from an elevated rail station being built in the capital’s Bangkok...

Woman Killed After Falling Onto Airport Rail Link

BANGKOK — A woman was hit and killed by an airport-bound train Monday morning after falling onto the tracks.

Junta to Sidestep 5 Laws to Move Stalled Railway Project

BANGKOK — When the junta  leader uses his absolute power next week to overcome legal obstacles to a high-speed rail line, it will skirt...

Uber’s Rough Year Leads to CEO’s Leave of Absence

Uber has had a rough year, largely of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video.

Emirates, Etihad, FlyDubai Indefinitely Suspend Flights to Qatar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's budget carrier FlyDubai says it has canceled its flights to Qatar amid a diplomatic dispute between it and other Arab countries.

Senior Bangkok Police Meet BTS, MRT Reps to Talk Security

BANGKOK — Senior police and military officers met BTS and MRT officials Saturday in a bid to discuss tighter security measures, after a series of bombs hit Bangkok over the past weeks.

Purple Line ‘Missing Link’ to Open in August

BANGKOK — Getting from MRT Bang Sue to the Purple Line will no longer involve transferring by shuttle come August.

Ride Khaosan to Suvarnabhumi for 60 Baht on New Shuttle

BANGKOK — Starting Thursday, passengers can travel between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Khaosan Road on a bus ride that only costs about as much as...

GrabCar Driver Charged With Assaulting Girl

CHIANG MAI — A GrabCar driver was arrested in Chiang Mai province Friday for harassing a teen female passenger. Jaran Naetawan, 26, admitted he hugged...

Work on 1st Small Stretch of High-Speed Rail May Soon Begin

BANGKOK — Construction of the first 3.5-kilometer stretch of a high-speed rail line connecting Thailand to China may begin as soon as August, transportation officials announced Wednesday.

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