- Toronto police have identified the woman who died in a hospital weeks after she was set on fire on a Toronto bus last month as 28-year-old Nyima Dolma.
- Dolma was onboard a bus at Kipling Station on June 17 when Tenzin Norbu, 33, allegedly poured a flammable liquid substance on her and set her ablaze.
- She sustained life-threatening injuries and later died in the hospital on July 5.
- The suspect was arrested nearby after the incident and initially charged with attempted murder. His charge has since been upgraded to first-degree murder.
Toronto police have identified the woman who died in a hospital weeks after she was set on fire on a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) bus last month.
Nyima Dolma, 28, was onboard a TTC bus at Kipling Station at about 12:25 a.m. on June 17 when Tenzin Norbu, 33, allegedly poured a flammable liquid substance on her and set her ablaze.
A video of an elderly Indian woman crying and demanding justice after she was kicked out of a bus for smelling like fish has sparked online backlash after going viral.
The fish vendor: Selvam, the 65-year-old fish vendor from Kanyakumari’s Vaniyakudi village, boarded a government bus on the way home on Dec. 6; however, the bus conductor forced her to deboard because of her fish odor, reported The Indian Express.
An Asian American bus driver in San Francisco was physically assaulted by three male passengers after he asked them to wear face masks in compliance with the city’s requirements.
The unidentified driver, 42, was operating a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) bus in the South of Market district on July 22 when the passengers boarded without masks.
A blind woman commuting with her young daughter and a guide dog in Singapore nearly missed their bus as another passenger became irritated at the sight of the canine and attempted to prevent them from boarding.
The incident occurred at a bus stop outside Lucky Plaza, a shopping center along the city’s Orchard Road, on the morning of June 19.
A bus in China fell off a bridge after a passenger who missed her stop engaged in a physical altercation with the driver.
All of the 15 people onboard are presumed dead after the bus plunged into Yangtze River on Sunday morning, Associated Press reports.
A Chinese bus driver in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province, uses his bus route as a matchmaking agency, and a quite successful one at that.
Yun Xi, also known affectionately as “Yue Lao on wheels” which is the deity of marriage, has been matchmaking on his bus since 2008.
A bus driver in Sydney, Australia was suspended after Asian passengers accused him of racism when he refused to make a stop and demanded they speak English.
The incident occurred on the 343 bus operating in Zetland on July 29, news.com.au noted.
A former Australian Navy sailor slammed a pair of teenage girls who went on a racist tirade against an Asian man aboard a Melbourne train.
Sean Fitzsimons, a former member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), filmed the incident on a Melbourne tram last week.
An elderly Asian man with a walker was caught on video verbally harassing an elderly woman of color on a New York City bus on Sunday for not giving up her seat.
Footage of the incident, posted online by Facebook user Chelsea Soriano, shows the elderly man berating the woman with racial insults. Both individuals seen in the video have not been identified.
A heartbroken Chinese woman attempting to jump off a bridge in northern China was given a new lease on life after a female bus driver convinced her to change her mind.
The potential suicide was averted by Zeng Hanxi who was driving along a route in Wuhan on Sunday afternoon when she saw the woman climbing up the railings of a bridge over Yangtze river.
While going on strike is an effective means of getting a message across, there are times when it causes tremendous inconvenience to the general public.
With the commuters’ concerns in mind, a transport group seeking to ensure their job security in Okayama, Japan, recently went on an unusual strike where they continue to operate and even gave rides for free.
A pervert was arrested last month in Yibin, southwestern China’s Sichuan Province after passengers prevented him from escaping when he tried to molest a schoolgirl on a crowded bus.
In the surveillance footage from inside the bus, the unidentified schoolgirl can be heard shouting, “you pervert!”