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Wonder how much time Bangkokians spend in Traffic?

According to Inrix a transportation improvement company worldwide analyses showed that Bangkok has the worst traffic in Asia followed by Jakarta and Badung in Indonesia. Bangkokians spend 64.1 hours i...

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Bangkokians to decide the fate of BRT

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will let commuters decide whether the BRT service should be terminated or not. BRT has been running under an annual loss of 200 million baht since its opening and is planned to...

Police doubtful of 'Benz Racing' Akarakit's income to buy Lamborghini

Police doubtful of ‘Benz Racing’ Akarakit’s income to buy Lamborghini

Police has found that Mr. Akarakit also known as 'Benz Racing' is connected to the drug lord Xaysana Keopimpha's ring. The police investigation has found that Mr. Akarakit's income does not tally with...

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Teen killer files complaint with Police against teenagers who attacked him

50 year old engineer Suthep Pochanasomboon who has been in news for shooting a teen in Chonburi last week filed a complaint with police against teenagers who he claims attacked him first. According to...

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Trash plaguing in Gulf of Thailand

Almost 10 kilometers stretch of garbage is spotted in Gulf of Thailand by a fisherman Noppadon Thintaeb. The garbage since then has drifted towards Prachuap Khiri Khan. Four days earlier the garbage w...

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Election in Thailand to be held exactly one year from today “maybe”

The government has given tentative dates for elections to be held in 2015, 2016 and 2017 however, no exact dates were ever mentioned. The Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam told reporters that th...

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Visa on arrival for tourists halved for another six months

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has halved the visa on arrival fees for 21 countries for another 6 months to boost tourism after a sharp decrease in the Chinese tourist last September. The visa scheme...

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Bangkok’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service to stop running from April

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) was running under a loss of almost 200 million baht every year from the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The BRT carried only 25,000 passengers daily which...

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No hope to clean Bangkok rivers and canals

The Office of Attorney general (OAG) sent a letter to General Prayut Chan-o-cha office to investigate the operations led by five government departments that have failed to eliminate weed of Bangkok ri...

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Government plans to ease traffic jams in Bangkok

The national cabinet ministers (administration committee) has discussed options to ease traffic jams in Bangkok. The first on the list is to build car parks in 10 rail routes in Bangkok and surroundin...

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