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Two arrested at Bangkok’s Victory Monument for trying to display

Two anti-establishment protesters were arrested by Thai police, on Saturday afternoon, after they and their colleagues defied police orders to disperse and to refrain from putting up a banner calling for the repeal of the country’s lèse-majesté law (Section 112 of the Criminal Code). The protesters gathered at the Victory Monument at about noon, with […]Read More

Bangkok

One woman killed and another injured in shooting at Bangkok

Shoppers, at a mall near the Victory Monument in downtown Bangkok, were sent running for cover when a gunman opened fire this afternoon (Tuesday), killing one woman and wounding another. The suspect subsequently fled the scene. Pol Col Krisana Pattanacharoen, deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police, said they have checked CCTV images from the […]Read More

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Commuter van operators want to return to Victory Monument

Operators of commuter vans have petitioned the government seeking for permission to return to the Victory Monument after suffering enormous loss from operation. The petition was sent by their representative, the Inter Provincial Commuter Van Business Operation Association’s secretary Ms Siripis Jetanadee to the government’s working committee on commuter van reorganization. Full story: thaipbs.or.th Thai […]Read More

Bangkok

Passenger van operators want to return to Victory Monument

Operators of inter-provincial passenger van service have petitioned Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha asking for their vehicles to be relocated back to the Victory Monument, claiming that both the operators and passengers have been affected by the change of the parking site. In a petition to the prime minister, Mr Boonsong Srisakul, acting president of the […]Read More

Bangkok

Traffic around Victory Monument lighter since relocation of passenger vans

BANGKOK, 17th November 2016 (NNT) – Traffic conditions around Bangkok’s Victory Monument have eased since authorities relocated the passenger van pickup points to other areas. Director General of the Land Transport Department Sanit Promwong said on Wednesday that the authorities’ initiative to bring order to the passenger van business, aimed at operators transporting commuters to […]Read More

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All vans to be removed from Victory Monument in October

BANGKOK, 25 July 2016 (NNT) – Authorities have confirmed that the operation to relocate passenger vans from the Victory Monument will be conducted on a trial basis in September before it takes full effect on October 25. Deputy Commander of the Second Cavalry Division King’s Guard Col Suwit Ketsri, in his capacity as chairman of […]Read More

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Passenger van queues to be moved from Victory Monument

The Transport Ministry plans to end the queues of interprovincial passenger vans at the Victory Monument and move them to Bangkok’s bus terminals in October. Daroon Saengchai, deputy permanent secretary for transport, said on Friday that 4,205 inter-provincial vans operating under concessions from the Transport Co would move back to the state enterprise’s Bangkok bus […]Read More