Category: Bangkok News

BMTA to introduce refurbished buses

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has introduced four newly refurbished buses to the system, while the Ministry of Transport will urge the Cabinet to approve an overhaul of Bangkok’s bus system, a project worth 4.3 billion Baht. The newly refurbished buses were a collaboration between the King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Lat Krabang and…

BMA rolls out envinronmentally friendly boat prototypes

Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra has overseen a test run of environmentally friendly boat prototypes, before officially deploying them in Khlong Phasi Charoen next month. M.R. Sukhumbhand and members of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials attended the experiment and inspected the 8-kilometer waterway connecting Saphan Taksin pier in Phasi Charoen district and the pier…

Bangrak District Office prepares for mass marriage registration this Valentine’s Day

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is gearing up for a mass marriage registration for the upcoming Valentine’s Day. Bangrak District Office, which is operated by the BMA, will launch a campaign to promote a marriage registration as a way to ensure legal responsibilities of both parties. Bangrak District Office is a popular place for couples…

Door-to-door campaign launched in Bangkok to tackle dengue fever outbreak

The Department of Disease Control has launched a door-to-door campaign to curb the dengue fever outbreak in Bangkok. Department Director-General Amnuay Gajeena, along with Kannayao District Director Udomporn Pattanakowit and several Thai celebrities have visited homes on Ramintra 69 to raise awareness regarding disease prevention. Kannayao district reportedly has the lowest dengue fever infection rate…

UNAIDS organizes Bangkok 10 km International Run

UNAIDS has collaborated with private enterprises to organize the Bangkok 10 km International Run, which was attended by a large number of both Thai and foreign runners. This event commenced during the early hours of October 25, 2015, with support from UNAIDS and private organizations to allow interested runners to participate in the mini marathon…