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New Shuttle Routes to Don Mueang Airport to Open Monday

BANGKOK — Getting between downtown to Don Mueang International Airport will become easier when two new airport shuttle routes launch Monday.
Interior of MRT Wat Mangkon. Photo: Matichon

Free Test Rides on MRT Blue Line Through Chinatown Begin Next Week

Update Sept. 17, 2019: Four new stations further down the extension: MRT Phetkasem 48, MRT Phasi Charoen, MRT Bang Khae, and MRT Lak Song will be opened...

How to Find the Victory Monument Vans (Now That They’re Gone)

BANGKOK — Instead of walking straight to Rajavithi Hospital from where his van stops at Victory Monument, Prasit Ngeyong on Tuesday had to add a 20-minute taxi ride to reach his regular doctor’s appointment.

Starting Tomorrow, Smartphones Become Thai Driver’s Licenses

BANGKOK — Forgetting one’s driver’s license at home won’t be a problem starting tomorrow when they go digital.
Exterior of Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong. Photo: Supanut Arunoprayote / Wikimedia Commons

Hua Lamphong’s 100-Year Service To End in November, Gov’t Says

BANGKOK — The historic Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong, will cease its operation later this year after a century of service, state railway officials said Friday.

Look Inside Thailand’s New Special Express Bogies (Photos)

BANGKOK — Starting next month, those long journeys to Chiang Mai will still be long, but could be a little more comfortable for passengers who buy the right ticket.

Digital Driver’s Licenses Legal From Sept.

BANGKOK — Drivers and motorcyclists will be allowed to pluck out their phones and show cops a digital driver’s license starting Sept. 20. Physical licenses...

Nok Air Pilot ‘Jokes’ About Crashing Yingluck’s Plane

BANGKOK — Two years after her government was deposed, former premier Yingluck Shinawatra remains a hated figure for some, including the commercial airline pilot flying her home on Sunday.

‘Jack Dekfarang’ Apologizes For Taxi Rant Which Riled Phuket

PHUKET — An expat and online personality whose rant about a Phuket tuk-tuk grabbed wide attention was called in by the authorities Monday to deliver a Thai-language mea culpa for getting it wrong.
Policemen patrolling the meeting venue for 35th ASEAN Summit at Impact Muang Thong Thani on Oct. 29, 2019. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Roads to Avoid During the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok (Interactive Map)

BANGKOK — Commuters should expect lengthier travel times on several major roads as more than 3,000 delegates will arrive in the capital for the ASEAN Summit starting Thursday.

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