• Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:55
    Thai Industry's Moment of Opportunity
    The world is changing, and business in Thailand must understand the drivers of this change.
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:05
    Seven killed in Prachuap Khiri Khan truck-SUV crash
    A six-wheel truck collided with an SUV in Prachuap Khiri Khan on Monday morning, killing both drivers and five passengers.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:18
    Manhunt on for garage owner after two truck drivers gunned down
    Police have launched a manhunt for the owner of a truck garage in Nakhon Ratchasima after two truck drivers were killed reportedly out of jealousy over an extramarital affair.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:18
    Troops thwart attempt to smuggle 40 Myanmar workers in Ranong
    The army on Monday intercepted an attempt to smuggle 40 Myanmar workers from Ranong's border to Chumphon and arrested three truck drivers.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:40
    Tearful apology from remorseful trio
    THREE THAI men arrested for preying on tourists around Rattanakosin Island in Bangkok have made tearful confessions, apologised to the public for tarnishing Thailand's reputation and sworn they will never do it again.
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 18:45
    Yellow plates for all passenger-carrying motorcycle taxis by next February
    Motorcycle taxi drivers in the “sharing economy” will be able to more easily obtain proper licences to provide public transport services during a special application period July 1-August 31 offered by the Department of Land Transport (DLT).
  • Wed, 30 May 2018 15:21
    Public hearing on driving penalties
    The Royal Thai Police will hold a public hearing next month on plans to introduce a points system aimed at weeding out bad drivers.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Cambodians feel the bite of rising gas prices
    THE RETAIL price of petrol in Cambodia rose again on Tuesday, upsetting many who work in low-paying jobs, like tuk-tuk drivers and food vendors.
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 06:51
    Saudis step up arrests of women's rights advocates, campaigners say
    Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women's rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old ban on women drivers, campaigners said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 19:42
    Angry motorcycle taxi drivers in Grab protest
    BANGKOK MOTORCYCLE taxi drivers on Thursday morning held a protest in front of the Grab Thailand office, calling on the company to stop owners of motorcycles with white licence plates from providing rides via the Grab app, as ordered by the Internal Security Operations Command’s (Isoc) May 7 instruction to the firm.
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 15:42
    BMTA punishes rival Route 8 bus drivers after fist-fight
    The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) on Tuesday punished two drivers of the Bangkok Route 8 private-concession bus service for engaging in a fist-fight on Monday over whose bus would get the most passengers.
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    The win-win way to lasting taxi peace
    Maj-General Manas Chandee, deputy Bangkok director of the prime minister’s military unit, has ordered Grab to cease its ride-hailing services because its drivers are unlicensed, but this will leave riders with inferior taxi services.
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  • Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
    Should regular taxis be allowed to hike the fare? 
    I approve the suggestion for a Bt5 rise in the minimum taxi fare and a surcharge for traffic delays, as proposed by the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), which found that taxi drivers barely earn the minimum wage.
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  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    A place for Grab drivers to take a rest
    PETRONAS Dagangan Bhd (PDB) and e-hailing service provider Grab Malaysia have launched the Grab Driver Pit Stop, an area for Grab drivers to rest and refresh before continuing their journey.
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 05:00
    Call to impose heavy penalties on drivers blocking ambulances
    MOTORISTS FAILING to make way for ambulances may face harsher punishments in addition to social ostracism for “endangerment to others” as netizens join with the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and the police to get tough on offenders.
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