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Woman Faints, Falls Onto BTS Train Tracks

BANGKOK — After a passenger fainted and fell onto a skytrain track Wednesday morning, a BTS representative said all stations have a first aid room.

How to Get BTS Compensation for Delays

BANGKOK — BTS Skytrain officials said Thursday they will refund commuters for delays they faced while queuing for the train last week.

Is BTS Broken? Find Out on Crowdsourced Info Page

BANGKOK — Rage-tweeting at the official BTS Skytrain Twitter for information every time the trains break down gets old. Now there’s a Facebook page for it.
The BTS Skytrain engineer peeks outside the train during the disruption on June 22 at BTS Chit Lom.

BTS on the Blink: Bangkok Rail System Grinds to Halt, Again

BANGKOK — Once hailed for its reliability, the BTS Skytrain’s increasingly frequent system failures led the government to demand answers Monday after commuters were left stranded four hours during this morning’s rush hours.

Thainet Just Can’t Even After BTS Breaks Down

BANGKOK — June has been especially rocky for BTS Skytrain service, and the Internet isn’t taking it lying down — let alone standing in “door areas.”

Mercedes VIP Taxis Roll Out in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Stuck in Bangkok traffic? Mai pen rai – as long as there’s Wi-Fi and a place to charge one’s phone.
A win motosai burns her vest in protest on May 17 outside of Grab’s Bangkok offices.

Military Urges Motosai to Register with App – Any App

BANGKOK — A military unit overseeing motorcycle taxi services will encourage riders to register with private ride-hailing applications to ease conflict while new rules are being written.
Passengers queue for a check-in at Chiang Mai International Airport. Photo: Matichon

Chiang Mai, Phuket Second Airports Will Be ‘Great Help’

BANGKOK — The decision to build new airports at two top tourist destinations was welcomed by the head of the tourism department Friday as a means to support ever-growing tourist arrivals.
Manit Inpim and another disabled activist meet with Amorn Kitchawengkul, Bangkok deputy governor at BTS Phrom Phong station in 2016. Photo: Matichon

City Hall Approves 256M Baht For BTS Elevators

BANGKOK — A disabled activist Thursday welcomed City Hall’s budget approval to add more elevators to BTS Skytrain stations.
Motorcycle taxis Thursday burn a vest uniform at a protest in front of Grab’s Bangkok headquarters.

Moto Rally: Riders Demand Grab Play by the Rules

BANGKOK — Motorcycle taxis Thursday converged on the Bangkok headquarters of the largest ride-hailing service to demand it cease operating in violation of the law.





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