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Private security carry a commuter's wheelchair down the stairs Tuesday at BTS Saphan Taksin. Three years after the highest court gave the city 12 months to make all stations wheelchair-accessible, the work remains incomplete.

Three Years of Excuses Later, BTS Still Not Accessible

BANGKOK — The BTS Skytrain remains inaccessible to commuters with disabilities three years after the courts ordered City Hall to install elevators, and a class-action suit remains in administrative limbo one year after it was filed.

Roger Ailes, Media Guru and Political Strategist, 77

NEW YORK — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two...
A file photo of a nearly empty BTS carriage.

Public Transport, Food Delivery Adjust Service Hours For Curfew

BANGKOK — Public transport services, as well as food delivery services, announced their new service hours in the wake of an overnight curfew set to begin tonight.

4 More BTS Green Line Stations to Open on June 3

BANGKOK — Four more BTS stations extending towards the northern suburbs of Bangkok are expected to open in June.
Thai Airways executives Monday apologize at a news briefing regarding the delay earlier this month of flight TG971, which was held up by a dispute over seating pilots in first class.

1st-Class Drama: Thai Airways Sides With Passengers Over Pilots

BANGKOK — Thai Airways on Monday released its findings about a much-debated episode in which a flight from Zurich was delayed hours by a dispute over first-class seats for two traveling pilots.

China Smog ‘Red Alert’ Closes Plants, Stops Cars

BEIJING — Chinese cities are limiting the number of cars on roads and have temporarily shut down factories to cut down pollution during a national "red alert" for smog.
Pope Francis’ popemobile for his Thailand visit.

Popemobile for Thailand’s Papal Visit Unveiled (Photos)

BANGKOK — A locally produced Nissan will serve as a vehicle for the head of the Catholic Church when he visits the faithful in Thailand later this month.

GrabCar Driver Charged With Assaulting Girl

CHIANG MAI — A GrabCar driver was arrested in Chiang Mai province Friday for harassing a teen female passenger. Jaran Naetawan, 26, admitted he hugged...

Don Mueang U-Turn Bridge Closed to See What Happens

BANGKOK — Access to Don Mueang Airport will be impacted this week as a U-turn bridge leading into the airport is closed to determine...

Avoid Ratchawithi Road While it Gets Ugly Cabling Makeover

BANGKOK — Starting Friday, Ratchawithi Road will be partially closed as authorities begin moving its infamous tangle of overhead cables underground. A few days after...

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