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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.

Was the Public Coerced Into Choosing Ugly Bridge Design?

BANGKOK — Architects raised concern Thursday that the controversial design for a footbridge over the Chao Phraya River was decided upon well before the public was given a chance to weigh in.

City Hall Dismisses Concerns Over Chao Phraya Footbridge

BANGKOK — City Hall on Tuesday dismissed concerns over the project to build a footbridge and bike lane across Chao Phraya river, after its...

MRT Orange Line Construction to Begin Monday

BANGKOK — The first pile will be driven into Ramkhamhaeng Road on Monday for the construction of the MRT Orange Line, expected to bridge...

Woman Says She Lied About Taxi Attack For Money

BANGKOK — A 20-year-old woman said Sunday she had filed a false sexual assault complaint against a taxi driver because she needed money.

AirAsia Bus Crashes Into Nok Air Jet at Don Mueang

BANGKOK — An airport shuttle bus crashed into a parked airplane Friday night, an incident which the airline said may affect flight schedules. There were no reports of injuries.

Cops Raid 5 Party Rafts With 186 Minors Aboard in Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI — Police on Friday night raided five disco rafts along Kwai Noi River and found all of those aboard were minors.

Dog Rescued After Falling Onto BTS Rail (Video)

BANGKOK — A dog on Wednesday night spent a few hours trapped on the BTS Skytrain rail before it was finally rescued after operating...

Junta Pilloried for Handling of Rail Project at Forum

BANGKOK — After the junta chief exempted the 179 billion baht, high-speed railway project from 10 laws and orders last week, questions have flown...

Junta to Sidestep 5 Laws to Move Stalled Railway Project

BANGKOK — When the junta  leader uses his absolute power next week to overcome legal obstacles to a high-speed rail line, it will skirt...

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