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Commuters Trapped in BTS Rush Hour Breakdown

BANGKOK — A system failure left hundreds of skytrain passengers stranded on platforms and carriages for an hour.

Hopes Snuffed For Single Transit Card Before 2017

BANGKOK — Every commuter’s dream of carrying only one card to ride all the rails will remain just that for now, as it won’t be ready by August as promised.

Fix, Don’t Kill BRT Bus Service, Commuters Plead

BANGKOK — In sandals and socks, Kamhaeng Lhorketsuwan, and his front backpack-wearing wife Nantana Lhorketsuwan, swiped their free senior passes to enter BRT Thanon Chan on Tuesday morning for a swift ride over to Sathon Road, where they would transfer to the BTS Skytrain.
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Bangkok Traffic Cams Bust 27,000 Drivers. Here’s Where They Are.

BANGKOK — Almost 30,000 Bangkok motorists will get tickets in the mail for illegally changing lanes yesterday, the first day a new traffic surveillance system went live.
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.

Netizens Side With Farang YouTuber Wronged by Airport Taxi

BANGKOK — It’s an age-old tale: Boy lands at airport, boy meets taxi, taxi rips off boy.

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.

New Reason Cited as BTS Crippled Again

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain was crippled for an hour again during last night’s evening rush, but this time for an entirely new reason.
A file photo of stairs and escalators at BTS Siam. Photo: Nopphan Bunnag / Flickr

BTS Fails to Keep Accessibility Promises for 4th Year

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain remains inaccessible to all commuters four years after a historic legal victory for disability activists.

Absolute Power Fails to Solve MRT’s Missing Link

BANGKOK — The junta leader’s special power may be a shortcut to tackling many of the nation’s problems, but it turns out that the...

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