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Billions Earmarked For Isaan Airports

BANGKOK — During a visit to the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani, the interim cabinet of Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha approved spending over 2 billion baht to expand the airport there and endorsed other projects, an aviation official said Tuesday.
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No New Toilets for BTS After #BTSBrownBomber: Executive

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain will not post signs indicating where toilets are as the number of users could become overwhelming, the BTS chairman of...

How to Get BTS Compensation for Delays

BANGKOK — BTS Skytrain officials said Thursday they will refund commuters for delays they faced while queuing for the train last week.
The BTS Skytrain engineer peeks outside the train during the disruption on June 22 at BTS Chit Lom.

City Hall Says It Can’t Fine BTS for Service Failure

BANGKOK — City Hall on Monday said a 1.8 million baht fine intended for repeated BTS failures last month could not be imposed due to “conditions in the contract.”

Is BTS Broken? Find Out on Crowdsourced Info Page

BANGKOK — Rage-tweeting at the official BTS Skytrain Twitter for information every time the trains break down gets old. Now there’s a Facebook page for it.
Passengers pack BTS Siam on Tuesday, a day which saw the skytrain break down six times. Photo: @Amf_patcharapol / Twitter

BTS to be Fined 1.8M Baht for Failures

BANGKOK — City Hall Wednesday said it will fine the BTS Skytrain’s operators almost 2 million baht in response to 19 service outages this month, while the company remains silent on how it will compensate affected commuters.
Original image: Ilya Plekhanov / Wikimedia Commons

Did Wi-Fi Kill the BTS?

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain can endure torrential rain and punishing heat, but Wi-Fi hotspots may be a fatal blow.
Passengers are in queue after being told to leave the train during the disruption Friday night at BTS Chit Lom.

Broken Again, BTS Told to Compensate Commuters

Commuters were left stranded once again Tuesday morning as the BTS Skytrain broke down for the 11th time this month in a series of outages that has led to calls for compensation and revocation of the operator's license.
The BTS Skytrain engineer peeks outside the train during the disruption on June 22 at BTS Chit Lom.

BTS on the Blink: Bangkok Rail System Grinds to Halt, Again

BANGKOK — Once hailed for its reliability, the BTS Skytrain’s increasingly frequent system failures led the government to demand answers Monday after commuters were left stranded four hours during this morning’s rush hours.

Thainet Just Can’t Even After BTS Breaks Down

BANGKOK — June has been especially rocky for BTS Skytrain service, and the Internet isn’t taking it lying down — let alone standing in “door areas.”

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