Visitors sought

Visitors sought

The government has put out a call for 307 people who arrived recently by air from southern Africa to report urgently for Covid-19 testing.

18:08 9

Not the best

Bangkok has moved up strongly as a favourite of expat residents, but pollution and lack of work opportunities mean it placed fourth among Southeast Asian cities, with Kuala Lumpur their top choice.

17:53 6
Not the best

Get a jab

People who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 are being urged to register for inoculation, as the latest "variant of concern" spreads from country to country.

15:22 32
Get a jab

+4,886 Covid cases

The number of new patients being registered is up, as is the daily coronavirus-related death toll, from last reported 37 to 43.

13:33
+4,886 Covid cases

Omicron options

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will make a decision about whether Thailand will be forced back into another lockdown if the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is detected in the country.

04:00 137
Omicron options

Substandard face masks

Only a fifth of 60 face mask brands available on the market passed Thai Industrial Standard quality tests, according to the Thailand Consumer Council (TCC).

04:50 91
Substandard face masks

Calls to speed up link to Laos-China line

The government is being advised to speed up the development of a rail network linking Thailand's rail system with the Laos-China Railway, which connects Kunming in China's Yunnan province with Vientiane -- the capital of Laos.

05:16 63
Calls to speed up link to Laos-China line

Last updated: Dec 01, 2021 at 18:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,120,758
  • Recovered:2,025,754
  • New cases:+4,886
  • Deaths:20,812
  • Rank:24

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Not the best

Bangkok has moved up strongly as a favourite of expat residents, but pollution and lack of work opportunities mean it placed fourth among Southeast Asian cities, with Kuala Lumpur their top choice.

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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.6887
38.4459
GBP
44.4469
45.3400
HDK
4.2793
4.3645
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.3280
30.0668
USD
33.5226
33.8569
CNY
5.2196
5.3611
Source: Bank of thailand (1 Dec 2021)
  • Bangkok Sunny
    23° /27°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    24° /31°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    23° /30°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    22° /28°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    18° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    22° /25°
SET
1,586.68
+17.99
SET50
945.62
+10.54
SET100
2,163.91
+24.66
sSET
1,035.87
+19.88
SETCLMV
1,002.78
+11.50
SETHD
1,106.76
+16.22
SETTHSI
996.00
+11.97
Source: settrade.com (1 Dec 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
30.18
GASOHOL 95
30.45
GASOHOL E20
28.94
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.29
DIESEL
28.24
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (1 Dec 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,350.00
28,450.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,833.76
28,950.00
Source: GoldTraders (1 Dec 2021)

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