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Disabled Plaintiffs Looking for More to Join BTS Lawsuit

BANGKOK — Disabled activists put out a call Monday for commuters who have been unable to make use of the BTS Skytrain due to its inaccessible stations during the past two years.

Green Line Going Nowhere for at Least Two Years

BANGKOK — The elevated Green Line extension from southern Bangkok to Samut Prakan province will not be ready for trial runs as promised, transit...

Ready for Takeoff: FAA Clears AirAsia X for Flights to US

KUALA LUMPUR — AirAsia X announced it has become the first Asian budget airline win approval for direct flights to the United States.

Tow Them All, Bangkok Gov Suggests for Sidewalk Scofflaws

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s governor is proposing a tenfold increase in fines and impounding vehicles for using the capital’s sidewalks.

Book Thai Train Tickets Online Again Starting February

BANGKOK — Hustling to the railway station to buy train tickets – an oddity in the 4G era – will soon end with the reintroduction of the state railway’s online booking system.
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Bangkok Bus Blows Past Red Light, Smashes Car (Video)

BANGKOK — A bus driver was fined 500 baht Wednesday for running a red light and crashing into another car.

How Long to Install BTS Elevators? City Hall Says 3 Years.

BANGKOK — Days after a class-action lawsuit was filed against City Hall for failing to make the BTS Skytrain accessible to disabled commuters, officials...

Green Line Link to BTS Mo Chit Won’t Close Lat Phrao Intersection

BANGKOK — Construction of a bridge between BTS Mo Chit and a new elevated train line will begin in February, a director of the project said Monday.

1 Dead, 40 Injured as Tour Bus Carrying Students Overturns: Driver Charged

SURAT THANI — A driver was charged with reckless driving Friday after a tour bus carrying students overturned Thursday morning during a field trip, killing one and injuring 40.

Wheelchair Rally to File Class-Action Lawsuit Over BTS Accessibility at Court

BANGKOK — Some had no legs and propelled themselves along. Some were paralyzed and pushed by companions. A few zipped along under electric power.

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