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.
BANGKOK — Some say it’s name today came from a bastardization of “field of carefree cows” in Thai or the lamphong plants which once grew there. Others point to its signature windowed arch and resemblance to Frankfurt’s rail station, insisting it’s a sound-alike for Hauptbahnhof, or central train station in German.
BANGKOK — While the Thai-Belgian Bridge will be closed 6 weeks longer than originally expected, the city vows that Rama IV Road will be saved from its traffic nightmare just in time for school to resume.
AYUTTHAYA — For the first time, businessman Jenphop Viraporn met with families of the two graduate students he killed in a fiery car crash four months ago, and offered an apology in person.
CHUMPHON — Severe floods continued to plague the south of Thailand on Wednesday, rendering a vital highway impassable to many vehicles while the death toll rose to at least 14 people.
BANGKOK — BTS On Nut resumed service after it was briefly shut down by a raging fire Wednesday morning.
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.
BEIJING — Chinese cities are limiting the number of cars on roads and have temporarily shut down factories to cut down pollution during a national "red alert" for smog.
BANGKOK — Police said the results of their investigation into the fatal car crash caused by Jenphop Viraporn will be forwarded to prosecutors by April 26, about six weeks after the accident drew national attention.
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.