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Driver Fined For Calling Passengers ‘Whores,’ Threatening to Rape Them

BANGKOK — A taxi driver recorded calling young female passengers “whores" and threatening to kill them was fined Tuesday and ordered to undergo three hours of etiquette training.

Cops Have Yet to Charge ‘Beauty Idol’ Who Crashed Into 8 Cars

BANGKOK — A businesswoman who crashed her BMW into eight cars on a busy road Tuesday evening in Bangkok was allowed to go to hospital without any charges or drug test, despite witness accounts of her erratic behavior.

Skytrain Fares to Increase Oct. 1

BANGKOK — Commuters will soon have to shell out a few more baht every day to ride the BTS Skytrain.
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Ticket Cams to Bust Bangkok’s Lane Cutters

BANGKOK — It’s Friday evening and the commute home is more exhausting than the actual work week. Slogging toward an overpass, a random car creeps from behind and swoops in up ahead, extending the traffic infinity war even longer.

Airport Rail Link Disputes Engineer’s Safety Complaints

BANGKOK — The elevated trains that connect Bangkok’s downtown with its international airport are not at risk of derailing contrary to a rail expert’s warnings, an executive with the state railway said Tuesday.

There’s Life After Bearing: BTS Samrong Opens

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain’s newest station lurched into service Monday, with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s attempt to operate a train knocking passengers off-balance.

Deadly Driver Jenphop Agrees to Blood Test 15 Days Later

AYUTTHAYA — A wealthy businessman who killed two graduate students in a high-speed car crash has agreed to a blood test 15 days after the accident, a police commander said.

Airport Rail Link to Install Barriers After Pregnant Woman’s Death

BANGKOK — The operator of Bangkok’s Airport Rail Link system said all stations will be upgraded with security barriers after a train killed a pregnant woman who fell onto the tracks Monday morning.
Thai Airways executives Monday apologize at a news briefing regarding the delay earlier this month of flight TG971, which was held up by a dispute over seating pilots in first class.

1st-Class Drama: Thai Airways Sides With Passengers Over Pilots

BANGKOK — Thai Airways on Monday released its findings about a much-debated episode in which a flight from Zurich was delayed hours by a dispute over first-class seats for two traveling pilots.

3 Volcanoes Erupt in Indonesia, Flights Disrupted

JAKARTA — Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights.





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