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Roads to Avoid As Bangkok Flocks to Buy Black (Photos)

BANGKOK — Traffic police Saturday recommended avoiding roads toward the Bo Bae and Pratunam markets as throngs of shoppers flocked there to purchase black...

Roads to Close Tuesday Evening For Navatri Hindu Festival

BANGKOK — Traffic around Silom area will be closed Tuesday evening to make way for a parade marking Bangkok’s biggest Hindu festival.
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Broken Promises: BTS Still Off Limits to Disabled

BANGKOK — To ascend to BTS Mo Chit, one must first climb 45 steps. They might as well be a million for Manit Inpim, a wheelchair-bound activist who for years has fought for access to the popular rail service.

3 Volcanoes Erupt in Indonesia, Flights Disrupted

JAKARTA — Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights.

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.

5-Day Holiday Starts Tonight! Prepare for Terrible Traffic, Booze Ban

BANGKOK — The five-day vacation that’s set to kick off tonight will come with the seasonal ban on alcohol and a traffic apocalypse as hundreds of thousands leave Bangkok for outlying destinations.

BTS Riders Grumpy Over Possible Fare Hikes

BANGKOK — Commuters are reacting unhappily to rumored fare increases coming to outlying BTS stations along the Silom and Sukhumvit lines.
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Taxi Driver Loses His License for 3 Months for Road Rage Attack (Video)

BANGKOK — A taxi driver who kicked and jumped on foreigner's car before appearing to attempt to run him over in a viral video...

Pilot, Trainee Suspended as Crashing ‘Joke’ Lands Hard on Two Budget Airlines

BANGKOK — Low-cost carrier Nok Air has suspended one of its pilots over a conversation which the idea was raised of crashing a jet carrying former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, while Thai AirAsia has acknowledged one of its trainees was also involved.

Jenphop Contests All But Lesser Charge



AYUTTHAYA — Cloaked in a monk's robe, Jenphop Viraporn stepped into a court for the first time today to plead not guilty to most of the charges relating to the two graduate students he killed in a high-speed crash 11 weeks ago.

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