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Mor Chit redevelopment to resume after 2-decade delay

The Treasury Department will ask the cabinet to approve a 26-billion-baht contract for the redevelopment of the old 63-rai Mor Chit bus terminal compound by Bangkok Terminal Co. The project was originally contracted out 22 years ago, and delayed by legal challenges. Full story: Bangkok Post WICHIT CHANTANUSORNSIRI BANGKOK POSTRead More

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Vans migrate to new Bangkok terminal

All public vans at Bangkok’s northern bus terminal will be transferred to a new terminal nearby from Aug 1, Transport Co, Ltd president Jirasak Yaovatsakul said Monday. The new 30-rai complex is located directly across from the original Mor Chit terminal on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road and under the Si Rat expressway. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More

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Gang arrested after 150kg of ‘ice’ seized in Bangkok as

Police and drug suppression officers recently seized 150 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice” smuggled from Chiang Rai to Bangkok and arrested nine gang suspects, a senior official said on Monday. The latest arrest brings to 12,019kg the amount of ice seized in the country from the beginning of this year, said Sirinya Sitthichai, secretary-general […]Read More

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Songkran festival exodus begins at bus terminal

Bangkok’s northern bus terminal was packed with tens of thousands of Songkran revellers today (Apr 9) as they began leaving the capital for homes prior to the long 5-day Songkran festival beginning April 12-16. Among the Songkran revellers include the early tide of migrant workers streaming out of Bangkok for homes in Myanmar, Laos and […]Read More

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Morchit land is expected to be developed into a commercial

The Treasury Department is expected to propose to the Finance Ministry this week its plan to develop the 63-rai Crown Property land at Morchit bus terminal into a commercial complex and communication hub estimated to cost about 26 billion baht. The department chief, Mr Chakkrit Parapanthakul, said that once the mega project, to be developed […]Read More

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Three teens wanted for Bangkok bus terminal shootings

Bang Sue station police are seeking warrants from the Criminal Court to arrest three youths who they said were engaged in the shooting at Mor Chit bus terminal on January 1 that left six dead and five injured. The wanted youths were sought by the police after video footage gathered from the bus terminal and […]Read More

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Outbound Bangkok trains, bus terminals crowded by Songkran exodus

BANGKOK, April 11 – Train stations and bus terminals in Bangkok are crowded with passengers beginning to flow out of the capital to celebrate the Thai traditional new year, or Songkran long holidays, and homecoming trips. Revellers started arriving at Hua Lamphong Railway Station early morning to catch trains to their hometowns. The northeastern route […]Read More