Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:43
Grab names first chief technology officer for transport
Ride-hailing service Grab has appointed Mark Porter as chief technology officer for transport, overseeing the company’s technology infrastructure and teams dedicated to its private car hires, taxi-hailing, motorbike taxis, carpooling and multimodal services.
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.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:21
NACC executive proclaims innocence in gun incident
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.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 09:47
Does Malaysia have the best taxi service in the world?
My colleague took a ride in a Silver Bird taxi in Jakarta, Indonesia. Long after she disembarked, she realised her luggage was left in the boot! Two hours later it was returned to her with everything intact; the driver even apologised to her.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:22
Urgent : Woman, probably Thai, dashes out of taxi, runs towards police car to seek help in Malaysia
PETALING JAYA: A highly distressed woman, who was believed to be in a traumatic state, ran out of a taxi to a passing police car in search for help.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
‘Netflix of transport’ due in Singapore
TRANSPORT giant ComfortDelGro Corp is partnering with Finland’s MaaS Global to launch a new service which aims to bring together all means of transport – taxi, bus, train, car rental and even bicycles.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:51
Tuk-tuk driver faces charges followingviolent incident at Chiang Mai airport
A tuk-tuk driver who led a blockade of a Grab taxi at Chiang Mai International Airport on Monday has no public-transport driving licence and will face several charges following the incident, which was exposed by a foreign visitor, police said on Tuesday.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 18:16
Drunk Phuket Tuk Tuk driver charged after running red lights
A drunk Tuk Tuk taxi driver has been charged after running through red lights in Patong.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:51
Grab adds 2,000 drivers to GrabBike (Win) fleet
Grab Thailand added more than 2,000 more motorcycle-taxi drivers to its GrabBike (Win) fleet as driver-partners between May and August.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:07
Police seek public’s help to find Bangkok taxi driver after fatal hit-and-run
Police on Wednesday called on anyone with information about a fatal hit and run incident involving a Bangkok taxi to come forward.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
New day dawns for sun-powered tuk-tuks
Hi-tech, cheap – and quiet. Thailand may have blazed the trail with its fleet of solar-powered tuk-tuks, but West Africa is catching up. The Ivorian resort of Jacqueville is betting on sun-powered three-wheelers as it looks to replace traditional but noisy and dirty bush taxis.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:43
Man arrested for alleged attempted rape of nine-year-old girl at Bangkok temple
Police have arrested a motorcycle taximan for allegedly luring a nine-year-old girl into a Bangkok temple's toilet on Wednesday in an attempt to rape her.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:33
Bangkok motorcyclist arrested with otter
A Bangkok taxi motorcyclist was arrested on Thursday morning while he was allegedly delivering a protected baby otter to a buyer.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:24
Taxi driver extends middle finger in meter dispute
A passenger took a photo of a taxi driver extending his middle finger at Central World after he refused to use his meter and ejected the passenger.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 12:29
Taxi drivers to descend on Transport Ministry demanding fare hike
About 100 taxi drivers are planning to mass at the Transport Ministry next month to demand an increase in the fare structure and a ban on Grab and other foreign ride-hailing services.