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Nok Air Drops Pet Travel After Beloved Husky Passenger Dies

BANGKOK — Nok Air announced Tuesday it will no longer provide pet transport services after a Siberian Husky died during shipping.

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.

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.

Legal Action Against Italian-Thai Weighed After Red Line Collapse Kills 3

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.

Green Line Link to BTS Mo Chit Won’t Close Lat Phrao Intersection

BANGKOK — Construction of a bridge between BTS Mo Chit and a new elevated train line will begin in February, a director of the project said Monday.

GrabCar Driver Charged With Assaulting Girl

CHIANG MAI — A GrabCar driver was arrested in Chiang Mai province Friday for harassing a teen female passenger. Jaran Naetawan, 26, admitted he hugged...

With a Stroke of His Pen, Prayuth Solves MRT’s ‘Missing Link’ Problem

BANGKOK — What’s the shortest distance between two points? When it comes to two rail lines separated by a rail-less kilometer, it’s through the...
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Air Rage Incidents On the Rise, Airlines Say

WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday.

Starting Now, You Can’t Ride in Back of a Truck (So Say the Police)

BANGKOK — Wednesday marked the first day two road safety measures came into effect – all passengers traveling in vehicles with seatbelts must wear them, and passengers will no longer be allowed to ride in the back of pickup trucks.

Erawan Shrine Reopens After Car Plows Through, Injuring 6

BANGKOK — Tourists were gathered as usual at the Erawan Shrine on Saturday morning after a car drove into the sacred venue Friday night, injuring six people.

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