Virgin Hyperloop Unveils Passenger Experience Vision

Groundbreaking design shows end-to-end passenger experience for the 21st century Virgin Hyperloop Portal Virgin Hyperloop Pod LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just months after their first passenger testing, Virgin Hyperloop today unveiled its vision for the future hyperloop experience. The newly-released concept video takes the viewer step-by-step through a hyperloop journey, from arriving at the portal to […]

Can legal troubles save Thanathorn from political ones?

Sometimes, ones explode their way out of a dark tunnel, whether they like it or not, or even intend it or not. Whatever Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is thinking about being charged under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the legal situation may actually help him, like when the political tides turned when he lost his MP status and when his Future Forward Party was […]

 Stakes high for Thailand’s opposition as censure debate targets govt 

The opposition is unlikely to upend the government in next month’s censure debate, as has been the case previously. But its performance will show if opposition MPs are indeed serious about scrutinising the powers-that-be and if they are up to the task of protecting taxpayers’ interests. The opposition bloc’s performance during last year’s no-confidence debate […]

Charter Court strips Democrat Thepthai Senpong of parliamentary status

The former democrat MP for Thailand’s Nakhon Si Thammarat province, Thepthai Senpong, was retroactively stripped of his parliamentary status, effective from September 16th last year, by the Constitutional Court on Wednesday. The ruling, which was read by Judge Banchongsak Wongprat, stripped the outspoken politician of his status in accordance with Sections 101 (6), 98 (4) and […]

Thailand Cracks Down on Suspected Migrant-Worker Trafficking Rings

Police in Thailand announced Wednesday that they had arrested 78 people this month – mostly Thais – who were suspected of smuggling in more than 260 migrant workers from Myanmar and other neighboring countries. The crackdown on suspected traffickers of migrant workers came on orders from Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha last month, amid a wave […]