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Final Extension of Free Bus And Train Service?

BANGKOK — Free bus and train services will be extended another five months before being made available only to the registered poor, the interim...

Replacing Vans With Minibuses Won’t Begin by July

BANGKOK — A plan to replace interprovincial vans with minibuses is unlikely to begin by July 1 as expected, officials said Monday, citing different...

Turbulence Injures 27 Aboard Aeroflot on Approach to BKK

BANGKOK — Twenty-seven people have been injured, several with suspected spinal damage, after an Aeroflot Boeing 777-300 on which they were travelling from Moscow to Bangkok hit strong turbulence.

Legal Action Against Italian-Thai Weighed After Red Line Collapse Kills 3

BANGKOK — The head of the labor welfare department is threatening legal action against Italian-Thai Development Co. Ltd. after three workers were killed Friday night while working on the elevated Red Line extension.

New Shuttle Routes to Don Mueang Airport to Open Monday

BANGKOK — Getting between downtown to Don Mueang International Airport will become easier when two new airport shuttle routes launch Monday.

Korat Ranked Top in Songkran Road Fatalities

BANGKOK — Road accidents throughout five days of the Songkran holiday claimed 283 lives this year, with Korat having the highest number of fatalities, the government disaster agency announced Saturday.

Bangkok’s Longest Traffic Tunnel Opens Today

BANGKOK — Traffic in the Thonburi area is expected to flow more smoothly after the Bangkok’s longest tunnel opened Tuesday morning.

Vans Must Remove Extra Seats, Starting Today

BANGKOK — Starting Tuesday, operators of interprovincial vans will be fined 500 baht if they have more than 13 passengers.

Video of United Airlines Passenger Getting Dragged Off Flight Sparks Uproar

CHICAGO — Video of police officers dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, but United's CEO...

Truck Bed Ban Outrages Opponents Who Cite Lack of Alternatives

BANGKOK — At the heart of the military government’s traffic regulation u-turn, which will see them enforcing a ban prohibiting travel on the beds of pickup trucks, was the outrage that poor and chiefly rural people will be affected the most given the lack of viable alternatives.

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