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UPDATE: Thai PM tells Phuket people to “stop ripping off tourists”

PHOTO: Two Australians file their report with Karon police this morning Everyone is having their say about a van charging…

5 hours ago

Aussie tourists ripped off 1,500 baht each for a van ride in Phuket

A Facebook post in the "Phuket People Voice" page has published the photos of two Australians who reported to Kaon police…

8 hours ago

Van, baht bus and taxi drivers fight for passengers at Pattaya pier

PHOTO & VIDEO: Ruk Siam News Pattaya taxi, van and baht bus drivers, authorised and unauthorised, are fighting over tourists…

13 hours ago

Mystery 90 kilogram load was added to cargo flight list on MH370

French investigators looking into the disappearance of the Malaysian Boeing 777, flight MH370, say they have discovered a previously undeclared…

1 day ago

Thai Airways close to sale of used planes to US company

PHOTO: Thai Airways Airbus A340, Airplane Pictures Thai Airways International President Sumeth Damrongchaitham reports that the national airline expects to sign…

2 days ago

Document agent nabbed in Pattaya for helping foreigners get driving licences

PHOTO: Naew Na A Thai female has been arrested for helping foreigners obtain Thai driving licences illegally and register their…

2 days ago

Thai couple walk away from dramatic road crash

PHOTOS: Sanook A blue sedan has split in two in a dramatic incident on a road leading to the Ngam…

2 days ago

Thai farmers and residents from four provinces unhappy about proposed motorway

About 100 affected residents and farmers, from the Phetchaburi, Samut Songkhram, Ratchaburi and Nakhon Pathom provinces, are demanding the Thai…

3 days ago

Heading south at speed: The China–Laos railway

by Selina Ho, NUS Laos is dependent on China to bankroll the US$7 billion project, raising concerns of being caught…

3 days ago

BTS Skytrain stations get maintenance checks after falling concrete

It wasn't the sky falling. It was the Skytrain Station falling on a road in Bangkok. The Bangkok Mass Transit…

4 days ago

Could flexible work hours ease the loads and stress of Bangkok’s peaks?

Original article by Daniel Lorenzzo | Magazine Hong Kong A study by navigation company TomTom conducted tests on metropolitan congestion.…

5 days ago

Concrete pieces from Ari BTS station in Bangkok fall on road below

PHOTOS: Isara Ariyachaipanich Concrete panelling has fallen from the Ari skytrain station. Luckily there was no one injured. Isara Ariyachaipanich…

1 week ago

BTS asked to pay 100 billion construction costs in exchange for 30 year concession extension

Manit Techa-apichoke, president of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration-owned Krungthep Thanakhom, says the state firm was empowered by Article 44 of the…

1 week ago

Bangkok’s MRT to start passenger free ‘test drive’ on Blue Line extension this month

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority is poised to open the MRT Blue Line Thaphra extension for passenger test runs later…

1 week ago

Bangkok’s BTS becoming too expensive for Thai passengers

The ultra-useful BTS network around Bangkok is becoming too expensive for many Thais, and is more expensive than international equivalents.…

2 weeks ago

Air Asia loyalty program email scams on the loose again

AirAsia Big Loyalty CEO Spencer Lee has issued an alert on the airline’s corporate website about an email scam. The company…

2 weeks ago

The Tesla of Thailand takes on the big car-makers

There are less than 1,500 battery-powered vehicles in Thailand. Thai billionaire Somphote Ahunai wants to change that with his Energy…

2 weeks ago

Thai PM heading to Phuket to officially open the Chalong Underpass

PHOTO: Guy (Charlie) LIDUREAU The Thai PM is heading to Phuket to officiate at the opening of the long-awaited Chalong Underpass…

2 weeks ago

14 injured when Chinese tour bus flips at ‘Curve of a Hundred Corpses’ in Chiang Mai

PHOTO: Facebook/Ruamduaychuaykan Foundation Fourteen people have been injured after a Chinese tour bus overturned at the notorious 'Curve of a…

3 weeks ago

Thai PM to visit Phuket for the opening of the Chalong Underpass

PHOTO: Happy memories for residents in the south of Phuket during the construction phase of the underpass. During this period…

3 weeks ago