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Police Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver in Chonburi

CHONBURI — Police said they’re looking for a man who crashed his Land Rover into the back of a truck on Pattaya-Naklua Road early Thursday morning and fled the scene soon after.

In Bangkok, Chinese Foreign Minister Wants Quick Start to Railway Project

BANGKOK — China's foreign minister says he hopes construction of a new Thai railway can start immediately so Thailand will have better access to Chinese markets.

Grab Buys Uber’s Southeast Asia Ridesharing Business

Fast growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business Grab is acquiring Uber's Southeast Asian business operations

Junta Chief Derails Railway Leadership

BANGKOK — With a stroke of his pen, junta Chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday removed the entire board of the State Railway of Thailand.

Junta Takes Another Go at Clearing Vans From Victory Monument

BANGKOK — A renewed bid to untangle the Victory Monument by removing the interprovincial vans will go to trial in September, an officer in charge of the junta effort said Monday.

BTS Break Down Griefs Morning Commute, Again

BANGKOK — Another bad morning for Bangkok skytrain commuters this morning when the Silom Line stopped for 30 minutes Thursday during rush hour.

Bottom Out: BTS Phaya Thai Escalator Fails

BANGKOK — BTS Skytrain management said late Monday safety inspections will be conducted at every station after a woman narrowly missed falling when an escalator failed.

Cops Reprimanded for Bungling Fatal Benz Crash Case



AYUTTHAYA — Two police officers were given warnings – one written and the other verbal – for their failure to conduct a sobriety test on a millionaire who killed two people with his Mercedes-Benz in March.

Long a Homeless Refuge, Hua Lamphong Now Locks Them Out

BANGKOK — An advocate for Bangkok’s homeless population on Thursday decried the state railway’s decision to shut the Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong, to the people who regularly sleep there overnight.

BTS Class-Action Suit Back on Track After Year Delay

BANGKOK — A judicial committee settled a year-long challenge Monday over which court should hear a class-action suit filed by wheelchair users against City Hall for repeated delays in to making the BTS Skytrain accessible.

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