Chadchart Sittipunt

BANGKOK, March 28 - Measures have been mapped out to ease traffic congestion and prevent road accidents during the coming Songkran festival, caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt said today.

29 killed in Tak bus accident

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 14:13
TAK, March 25 -- At least 29 people were killed and 23 injured Monday as their chartered bus careered off a winding hillside road into a ravine in the northern province of Tak.
BANGKOK, March 11 - Caretaker Tourism Minister Somsak Pureesrisak said on Tuesday that he supports lifting of an emergency decree which has been enforced to handle with the anti-government demonstrations following a sharp drop in foreign arrivals.
BANGKOK, 6 Feb 2014,  Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt plans to enhance performance of the logistic sector with an aim of increasing the sector's annual income from 500 million baht to 1 billion baht. 
BANGKOK, Jan 28 - Authorities at Suvarnabhumi Airport are investigating after fertilizer components in a passenger suitcase ignited at a check in counter before being loaded onto the aircraft.
BANGKOK, 14 Jan 2014 Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt is calling on the Student and People Network for Thailand's Reform (NSPRT) protesters not to seize the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Limited (AEROTHAI). 
BANGKOK, Jan 11 – Bangkok people have been instructed to commute on public transport into the heart of the capital on Monday when anti-government protesters will seize the city to pressure the caretaker administration to step down.
BANGKOK, 10 January 2014 The Transport Minister has stated that Thailand will forego a great loss in opportunity if it does not follow through with the high-speed train project - also adding that current demonstrations have cost the tourism sector billions of baht. 
BANGKOK, Jan 9 - Caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt on Thursday reassured the public that the transport system in the Thai capital will not be paralysed when the anti-government demonstrators carry out their planned blockage of Bangkok’s major streets on Monday.
BANGKOK, 9 January 2013  The Constitution Court on Wednesday held its first hearing on whether the passing of the 2-trillion baht loan bill was constitutional. 
BANGKOK, 3 January 2014 The Transport Ministry has laid down contingency plans to deal with traffic chaos expected during the planned Bangkok shutdown by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) on January 13. 
BANGKOK, 2 Jan 2014 Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt has expressed his strong opposition to the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Theugsuban's plan to lay siege to Bangkok in order to demand the interim government to step down and to nullify the February 2nd...
BANGKOK, 13 December 2013 The Transport Ministry has tightened its measures in issuing licenses to operators of charter flights, in order to ensure safety and services as more and more applicants have been filed for the service. 

'Chadchart' ready to work as interim minister

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 13:17
BANGKOK, 10 Dec 2013, Acting Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt is ready to work as an interim minister until the next administration has been formed. 
BANGKOK, 29 Nov 2013, Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt affirms the agencies under his ministry are still working normally despite pressure from the ongoing demonstrations. 

Suvarnabhumi pushed as logistic hub of ASEAN

Saturday, 16 November 2013 12:02
BANGKOK, 15 November 2013 The Transport Ministry is keen on pushing Suvarnabhumi Airport to be ASEAN's product distribution center. 
BANGKOK, 29 Oct 2013, Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt on Monday instructed related officials to quickly assess the damage on land transportation, caused by the roadblock on Petchakasem road by the renewed rubber and oil palm demonstration. 
BANGKOK, 14 Oct 2014, The government has reaffirmed that the high speed train, part of its 2.2 trillion baht infrastructure development projects, will reach Nong Khai Province. 
BANGKOK, 14 October 2013 Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt had strongly rebuked the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s proposal to the government about not permitting cars of 7-10 years and above to enter Bangkok - even though the policy would allow their entry to the capital after incurring...
BANGKOK, 11 October 2013 Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt has revealed a train project linking Lao PDR, China and Thailand. 
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