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Asokhumvit? BTS and MRT Stations May Get Same Name

BANGKOK — After more than a decade confusing commuters, two stations at the same location may be renamed. As public rail continues expanding, officials discussed...

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.

Low Weekend Fares to Boost Struggling Purple Line

BANGKOK — Until the missing link between the new Purple Line and MRT Bang Sue is completed, passengers will pay a flat rate to travel between any of its 16 stations on weekends and holidays.

Govt Hopes New Apps Will Mean Better, Safer Bangkok Taxis

BANGKOK — Transportation officials unveiled Thursday a taxi-hailing service that requires drivers install equipment to ensure passenger safety.

Bangkok Subway Removes Seats to Save Space

BANGKOK — Some Bangkokians slumping into the subway this morning may have noticed something missing – seats.

How Long to Install BTS Elevators? City Hall Says 3 Years.

BANGKOK — Days after a class-action lawsuit was filed against City Hall for failing to make the BTS Skytrain accessible to disabled commuters, officials...

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Overwhelmed by Air Bag Recalls

TOKYO — Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

Kids Ride Free on BTS & MRT This Saturday

BANGKOK — Parents can go bring their little monsters around town for free Saturday as commuter rail systems will offer free rides for children on the national holiday celebrating the young.

Ready for Takeoff: FAA Clears AirAsia X for Flights to US

KUALA LUMPUR — AirAsia X announced it has become the first Asian budget airline win approval for direct flights to the United States.

BTS Skytrain Free for ‘Bike for Dad’

BANGKOK — Cyclists in Friday’s Bike for Dad event will be able to ride the BTS skytrain for free.

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