A map showing various bridges and other transport projects on the Thai-Laotian border.

6th Thailand-Laos Friendship Bridge Planned

Thailand and Laos are discussing the idea of building a sixth Friendship Bridge over the Mekong River to connect the two countries. Speaking Friday in...

With 600 Illegal Rail Crossings, Thailand Unable to Steam Tide of...

Politics, massive costs make closing, adding safety signals to every level crossing an impossible goal
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Bang Sue Grand Station’s Opening Pushed Back to July

Bangkok’s next-generation central train station won’t open in January as planned, with Thailand’s state railway pushing back launch of the Bang Sue Grand Station...
Sanfoco International Co locomotive SRT THailand

SRT to Spend ฿6.5 Billion for 50 New Locomotives

The State Railway of Thailand will spend 6.5 billion baht to buy 50 locomotives to replace its ancient trains. SRT Gov. Nirut Maneephan on Monday...
Bangkok Electric Buses Being Developed for BMTA Thailand Vehicles

MEA Inspects First Batch of Bangkok Electric Buses

Metropolitan Electricity Authority officials on Saturday took at look at the first electric buses being built for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority. Manat Aroonvatanaporn, the...
Thai AirAsia jets last took off from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in September 2012. The airline will return there Aug. 1.

AirAsia to Return to Suvarnabhumi After 8 Year Absence

Thai AirAsia will restart domestic flights from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport in August to snap up budget travelers abandoned by NokScoot and Thai International...
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Gold Line 96% Done, to Start in Dec.

The Gold Line Bangkok monorail is expected to start running in December, connecting landmarks and government offices along the Chao Phraya River. The 1.7-kilometer line...

Yala’s Betong Airport to Open by Year-End

Yala’s Betong Airport is set to open by year-end as part of the government’s southern-provinces development strategy. Government spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek said the new airport...
Pink Yellow Line Bangkok Monorail Transit Train Cars Arrive Laem Chabang Port

Pink, Yellow Line Monorail Cars Arrive in Thailand

The first two monorail trains slated to run on Pink and Yellow lines in greater Bangkok arrived at Laem Chabang Port, even though the...
Electric Boat EGAT Bangkok Thailand

EGAT Launches Electric Motorbike Taxis, Boats

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand has launched prototype electric motorbike taxis and boats to support electric vehicle use in public transportation, aiming to...
Overloaded bikes and no helmets are leading causes of death among Thai motorcyclists.

Can Cute Videos Make Thais Wear Motorcycle Helmets?

New contest offers students 100,000 for best helmet-use promo clip

No Shutdown Planned for Thai Smile Airways

Thai Airways International confirmed Friday it will not disband its wholly owned Thai Smile Airways, which remains competitive. Acting THAI President Chansin Treenuchagron said there...
Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok Thailand Terminal

New Suvarnabhumi Terminal 90% Done, 3rd Runway Underway

The new terminal extension at Suvarnabhumi International Airport is now 90 percent complete and will be ready for operation in 2022, nsport Minister Saksayam...
Artist rendering of the new Phnom Penh international airport.

China Cements Grip on New Phnom Penh Airport as State-Owned Firm...

A Chinese state-owned company will build the runway and airfield for Cambodia’s new international airport in Phnom Penh, whose entire US$1.5 billion price tag...
Gojek claims to have 50,000 registered drivers in Thailand.

Unified Thai Gojeck App Launches With ฿2,500 in Free Vouchers

Kilometers behind rivals Grab and Foodpanda, Indonesia's Gojek on on Thursday launched its unified ride hailing and food-delivery app for Thailand, replacing the failed...
Wat Pho Temple Reclining Buddha Bangkok Thailand

Thailand Temples, Bus Lines Using Coronavirus as Cover for Anti-Foreign Racism

Even as the U.S., Europe and Australia reckon with institutional racism and treatment of minorities, Thailand is using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse...
Saen Saeb Canal Bangkok Electric Boat Test Run Thailand

Electric Boat Tested for Bangkok Saen Saeb Canal Service

The Marine Department called the first test run of an electric boat for the Saen Saeb Canal a success, saying it will improve passenger...
THailand highway infrastructure northeast issan

Thailand to Speed Issan Road, Rail, Air Projects

The government is pinning hopes for economic revival in the Northeast on transportation infrastructure, expediting programs to build roads, rail lines and airports. Such infrastructure...
Bangkok Electric Ferry Boat

Electric Ferry Service for Bangkok Canal Delayed Until December

The launch of electric-boat service on Bangkok’s Phadung Krung Kasem Canal now will start in December, a month later than originally announced. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration...
A view of Bangkok's Sukhumvit MRT subway station.

5 Years Late, BTS-MRT Common Ticketing Slips Again Until October… Maybe

Five years late, a joint ticketing system for Bangkok’s Skytrain and MRT won’t debut until at least October, a delay blamed on the coronavirus...
Thai Airways flight simulator Thailand Bangkok

Bankrupt THAI to Open Simulators, Run Sky Tours for Spare Change

Bankrupt Thai Airways International will try to earn some money by opening its flight simulators to the public and “flight to nowhere” sky tours. THAI...
Seven people were hurt when a rotting bus shelter outside Central World collapsed Friday.

A Tale of Two Bus Shelters

No one thinks much about lowly bus stops until they let the rain leak in or collapse on you
Transport Co Bus Thailand Bangkok

Transport Co. Backs Off Anti-Foreigner Policy, Wat Pho Doubles Down

Transport Co. buses are now open to foreigners but Wat Pho doubled-down on its anti-foreigner policy.
Thai Airways Thailand Airline Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Airplane

Wanna Buy a Airliner? Thai Airways Has 34 to Sell at...

Thai Airways International announced Friday it is selling 34 planes including Boeing 747 and 777-300 aircraft and will receive bids until Nov. 13. The airline...