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BMTA prepares buses for new school term

BANGKOK – Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has allocated 2,602 buses to run on weekdays once the school semester starts to make sure the...

Private city bus operators want government to waive their 400 million...

Seventy-five private bus operators providing bus service in Bangkok under the supervision of the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority have asked the government to waive...

Cabinet OKs production of electric cars in Thailand

The cabinet on Tuesday gave a green light for the production of Thailand’s first battery electric vehicles or electric cars. Prime Minister’s Office vice minister...

Prime Minister recommends hybrid buses as option for city bus services

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has recommended the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) to look into the advantages of electric and hybrid bus to...

Bus driver and conductor fined 1,000 baht each for expelling a...

A bus driver and a conductor of an associated bus company were fined 1,000 baht each and suspended from work for a week after...

City bus agency to be reformed and its bus routes restructured

The Land Transport Department will propose to the Transport Ministry a reform plan for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority under which the department will...

First hybrid bus to be put on test run for five...

The city’s bus operator, Bangkok Mass Transit Authority, have unveiled its first Japanese-made hybrid bus which will be put on trial run for five...

Thai Cabinet extends free train, bus services

BANGKOK, May 1 -- The Cabinet on Tuesday extended free third-class train and non-air conditioned bus services to the low-income Thai public for...

Bus fare to increase starting May 15

BANGKOK, 26 April 2012  - The Central Land Transport Control Commission has resolved to adjust public transport fares upward to match the rising...

Trasnport ministry to replace old buses with NGV buses

BANGKOK, 20 April 2012  - The Ministry of Transport is proposing plans to procure new NGV passenger buses in a bid to reduce...

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German shoots self, misses in failed Pattaya suicide

A German suffered a minor gunshot wound when his suicide attempt went awry. Jonas Wolfgang Dietrich, 82, was unconscious with a gunpowder burn on the...