Chaos at Suvarnabhumi Airport due to passenger check-in system failure

Immigration passport control at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok
Immigration passport control at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok. Photo: Wolf-Dieter.

Long queues formed at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday morning after the biometric blacklist system used by the Immigration Bureau broke down. AOT to extend automated [Read More…]

Suvarnabhumi adds more hotel counters amid reports of chaos

Arrivals level at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok
Arrivals level at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Photo: David McKelvey / flickr.

Suvarnabhumi airport has added more hotel counters for inbound passengers after reports of chaos in the passenger arrival area. Airport general manager Kittipong Kittikachorn said [Read More…]

Heavy downpours bring Bangkok traffic to standstill, more rain on the way

Bangkok skyline and skytrain on sunset
Bangkok skyline, traffic jam and the Skytrain on sunset. Photo: Diliff.

A summer thunderstorm yesterday brought heavy downpours to Bangkok, causing traffic chaos, it said. A ridge of intense high pressure from China has extended to [Read More…]

Bangkok Merchants Fear Repeat of Unrest After Bail of Red-shirt Leaders

Thailand News Breaking News
Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

Although the government is confident that its move to grant bail to seven red-shirt leaders will alleviate the political tension, merchants fear that it will [Read More…]