• Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:28
    Police shoot knifeman in Hong Kong subway station
    Hong Kong police shot and critically injured a man who they said threatened officers with a knife during a stop-and-search operation in a busy subway station on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 06:58
    You look familiar: humans recognise 5,000 faces, study says
    From family and friends to strangers on the subway and public figures on 24-hour news cycles, humans recognise an astonishing 5,000 faces, scientists said Wednesday in the first study of its kind.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    Bangkok finally gets some motion
    Relief – in the form of long-awaited and badly needed extensions to the Skytrain and subway systems – is on the way at last
    opinion
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:00
    Bangkok traffic nightmare
    Bangkok motorists who already struggle with the city’s chocked roads face even more congestion and frustration.
    national
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 08:52
    Japan executes sarin attack cult members: media
    Japan on Thursday executed six more members of the cult behind the deadly 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway, local media said, weeks after the group's leader was hanged.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:04
    Six more Japan sarin attack cult members executed: local media
    Six more members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult that carried out a deadly 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo's subway were executed Friday along with their "guru", Japanese local media reported.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:34
    Japan sarin attack cult leader executed: local media
    Shoko Asahara, the leader of the Aum Shinrikyo cult that carried out a deadly sarin attack on Tokyo's subway in 1995, was executed on Friday, local media reported.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    Beijing subway embraces biometric system
    The Beijing subway system plans to introduce bio-recognition technology at stations this year to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, a senior manager said last week.
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:06
    Holders of the ‘poor man's debit card’ can ride subway from next month
    Holders of state welfare smartcards will be allowed to use them to pay for subway fares starting late next month.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Japan approves 51-bn peso loan for Philippine subway
    THE ROLLOUT of the country’s first subway system moved a step closer as the Japanese government extended a 104.5-billion yen or 51.3-billion peso loan to finance the initial phase of the flagship infrastructure project.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:15
    Service linking MRT with Purple Line resumes after short outage
    The service linking the subway's Bang Sue district and Tao Poon station on the Purple Line electric train resumed at 9 am after it broke down at 8:12 am, the Bangkok Expressway and Metro Plc (MRT) announced.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:05
    Bangkok soon to be a megacity
    Industry experts revealed at the recent Thailand Tourism Forum that Bangkok is on the cusp of emerging as the world’s next “megacity”. Within five years, the rapid expansion of Bangkok’s subway system will succeed in opening up unprecedented spaces and with it huge opportunities for the travel and tourism industry.
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:00
    'Terror' bomber strikes NY subway, three hurt
    New York - A man carrying a pipe bomb strapped to his body detonated it in a crowded New York subway passageway during the morning rush hour Monday, seriously injuring himself but only lightly injuring three others.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:09
    Exploring Seoul’s hidden underground world
    Late dictator’s secret hideout, abandoned subway station and air-raid bunker unveiled to the public
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:36
    MRT Metro trials removing seating to ease overcrowding
    MRT Metro has removed seating from the middle of all the carriages in one of its subway trains in an effort to alleviate overcrowding during rush-hour periods.
    Breaking News
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