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Chao Phraya and Saen Saep Canal to Get Air-Con Boat Taxis

The operators of tourist boats on the Chao Phraya River announced they will launch air-conditioned commuter boats there and on the Khlong Saen Saep by early 2020.
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.

Purple Line Train Offers Discount, But Not For Everyone

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s newest train line is cutting its fare by half, but only for those who hold the latest pass issued by the company that runs the trains, and not general passengers.

K-Drama Fans Who Impersonated Airport Staff Face Charges

BANGKOK — Police said Monday that two women were able to enter a restricted area at Suvarnabhumi Airport and see a Korean actor up close by claiming to be customs officials.

Big Bridge: Lane Closures Begin at Lat Phrao Intersection

BANGKOK — Construction of a new extension linking two elevated rail lines over one of Bangkok’s busiest crossroads took off Monday morning, with impacts on road traffic there likely for the next year and a half.

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.

Overnight Deluge Unleashes Morning Toil, Trouble

BANGKOK — After a long stormy night, Bangkok woke Tuesday morning to find rush hour turned to slush hour on crippled roads. Traffic was reportedly...

Flooded Areas Across Bangkok After Last Night’s Big Storm (Photos)

BANGKOK — A night of pounding rain left portions of the capital flooded Thursday morning, leading to a torrent of complaints from commuters.
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Toyota Investing $1 Billion in Ride-Hailing Company Grab

TOKYO — Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is investing USD$1 billion (32 trillion baht) in Grab, the leading ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia.

Ride Highways For Free During Cremation

BANGKOK — Drive in or around metro Bangkok for free on several major highways during the height of the cremation ceremony later this month.

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