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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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.

Thailand’s First Microbus Runs Tomorrow

RATCHABURI — The country’s “first minibus” will hit the road Wednesday morning.

Thai Air Operators Re-Certified by UN Aviation Authority

BANGKOK — A black mark has been lifted from Thai aviation more than two years after it was red-flagged for safety concerns by international...

First 77 Chinese Engineers Get OK For High-Speed Railway

BANGKOK — The first batch of Chinese personnel has won licenses to build Thailand’s high-speed railway, the Council of Engineers announced Monday. Although the law...

Bangladesh PM Says Govt Will Continue to Help Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that her government would continue to support nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighboring Myanmar to escape violence.

No More Police ‘Extortion’ Checkpoints, New Chief Vows

BANGKOK — It’s an experience familiar to most motorists: cruising down the road with the tunes turned up when traffic suddenly slows and a policeman jumps out.

Korat to Fly Again When Airport Reopens in December

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Two years after its last flight departed, a northeastern regional airport will reopen for domestic flights, officials announced Tuesday. All flights at...

Travel Anywhere on Earth in Minutes: Elon Musk’s New Plan

LONDON — Getting anywhere on the planet in under an hour – one of the more intriguing possibilities that Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator,...

Bangkok Bike Share to Expand With New Bikes, More Stands

BANGKOK — Abandoned taxi-calling stations will be transformed into bike-sharing stations, said the governor Monday.

Weekend Road Misery on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road

BANGKOK — Those planning to travel Bangkok-Pathum Thani this weekend will have to seek alternatives to the main road.

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