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Fat Pigeon Blamed for Airport Rail Link Outage

BANGKOK — A pigeon was blamed Tuesday for a malfunction on the Airport Rail Link that left hundreds of passengers stranded in stifling heat the night before.
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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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LONDON — Getting anywhere on the planet in under an hour – one of the more intriguing possibilities that Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator,...

1 Injured as Thai Airways Plane Overshoots Runway

BANGKOK —  A passenger was injured Monday night when a Thai Airways plane overshot a landing at Suvarnabhumi airport.

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.
Photo: TGr_79 / Flickr

Northern Line Blocked by Derailed Freight Train

PRAE — Passengers in the north were stranded overnight after a freight train derailed, blocking the northern rail line.

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.

Emirates, Etihad, FlyDubai Indefinitely Suspend Flights to Qatar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's budget carrier FlyDubai says it has canceled its flights to Qatar amid a diplomatic dispute between it and other Arab countries.
Manit Inpim and another disabled activist meet with Amorn Kitchawengkul, Bangkok deputy governor at BTS Phrom Phong station in 2016. Photo: Matichon

City Hall Approves 256M Baht For BTS Elevators

BANGKOK — A disabled activist Thursday welcomed City Hall’s budget approval to add more elevators to BTS Skytrain stations.

Junta Takes Another Go at Clearing Vans From Victory Monument

BANGKOK — A renewed bid to untangle the Victory Monument by removing the interprovincial vans will go to trial in September, an officer in charge of the junta effort said Monday.

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