• Fri, 08 Mar 2019 21:30
    Phuket police launch manhunt for cabbie over alleged murder
    The Phuket provincial court has issued an arrest warrant for taxi driver Paradorn Phuchaiyan, 49, for allegedly murdering a fellow taxi driver in Phuket’s Kathu district on Thursday, Patong precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Anothai Jindamanee said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
     Cabbies gain with go-ahead on Bt10-bn soft loan plan 
    STRUGGLING taxi drivers have been heartened by a government decision to press ahead with a Bt10-billion soft loan scheme that will help the drivers own their cabs.
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    NACC executive admits pulling gun on Bangkok cabbie
    THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has given a fact-finding committee 15 days to determine why its assistant secretary-general Piset Nakhaphan pulled a gun on a taxi driver at the Chaeng Watthana Government Complex in north Bangkok.
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:30
    Cabbie nabbed again for stealing from dozing passengers
    A Bangkok taxi driver was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stealing two luxury wristwatches worth Bt170,000 from his two passengers, who had dozed off, and then abandoning them at a bus stop on Borommaratchachonnani Road at 2am on August 10.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:15
    Pattaya cabbies demand higher minimum charge
    Major General Popanan Luengpanuwat, head of the National Council for Peace and Order in Chon Buri, called a meeting on Thursday in a bid to tackle the issue of Pattaya taxi drivers allegedly taking advantage of tourists.
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  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    Baulking cabbies? Just look at that traffic
    A fresh effort has begun to make sure no prospective passenger is turned away. Here’s why it won’t work
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:39
    Cabbie praised for returning Chinese tourist’s lost wallet
    A Bangkok taxi driver was praised on Monday for returning nearly Bt100,000 in cash to a Chinese tourist.
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  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:57
    Uber drivers' cars torched in S.Africa clash
    JOHANNESBURG - Three cars were torched in a Johannesburg business district on Thursday in the latest clash between drivers with ride-hailing service Uber and traditional cabbies.
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  • Thu, 18 May 2017 12:45
    Phone app could make every taxi ride ‘OK’
    A smartphone application called “Taxi OK” developed by two Thai universities promises to curb cheating and other crimes committed by taxi drivers and protect cabbies against assault and robbery.
  • Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:15
    Taxi driver sets good example by returning money
    A Bangkok cabbie was praised for his honesty yesterday after returning a wallet containing Bt35,000 to a passenger who dropped it in his taxi during Songkran.
  • Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:00
    Uber and out! Metered cabs are digging their own grave 
    If they want to stop Uber, representatives of the metered-taxi service in Thailand must get together with authorities to solve the long-standing problem of cabbies who only accept fares when it suits them.
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  • Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:04
    Honest Krabi cabbie returns wallet to Hungarian tourist
    A taxi driver in Krabi province on Wednesday returned a wallet containing Bt50,000 in cash to the Hungarian tourist who forgot it in his cab.
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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:19
    Windfall for honest Filipino cabbie
    A taxi driver who returned the belongings left by an Australian businessman last week was gifted with scholarships for his children and a job offer in an unnamed Australian firm.
  • Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:00
    Cabbie returns $20,000 to Australian
    A taxi driver returned US$20,000 (Bt529,000) to an Australian businessman who had left the cash in the taxi on Friday.
  • Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:58
    Cabbie returns $20,000 to Australian
    A taxi driver returned US$20,000 (Bt529,000) to an Australian businessman who had left the cash in the taxi on Friday.
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