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Tourism operators exasperated by scandals involving Thai police including VVIP escort services for sale and alleged extortion of a Taiwanese actress, though police deny the latter.

05:09 56

Time's up for MPs, no deal for Thaksin

Parties may propose a bill seeking to grant amnesty to convicts in politically related cases, but talks on the matter can only take place after the formation of a new parliament.

05:07 25
Time's up for MPs, no deal for Thaksin

Tourist behind 'escort' clip has left

The Chinese tourist who posted a video clip showing three Thai police officers offering her a shortcut through immigration and a police escort to her hotel in Pattaya has already left the country.

06:00 24
Tourist behind 'escort' clip has left

MPC expected to hike policy rate further

Economists forecast the Bank of Thailand's terminal policy rate will be in the range of 1.75% to 2.5% for this cycle of rate hikes.

07:33
MPC expected to hike policy rate further

Thai-EU trade talks set to start by March

Thailand and the EU have agreed upon the joint political will to pursue free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations, with the long-awaited talks scheduled to kick off in the first quarter of this year.

08:13 2
Thai-EU trade talks set to start by March

Google sees major shift in Thai searches

Internet giant Google has identified Thailand's three main consumer trends, based on their web searches in 2022.

04:11 2
Google sees major shift in Thai searches

Prayut sees debate as PR opportunity

PM Prayut is expected to use a general debate to showcase the government's achievements.

06:08 17
Prayut sees debate as PR opportunity

  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.3003
36.0540
GBP
40.1267
40.9736
HDK
4.1362
4.2189
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
24.9357
25.6721
USD
32.5341
32.8627
CNY
4.7556
4.9060
Source: Bank of thailand (27 Jan 2023)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    19° /34°
SET
1,681.39
+10.05
SET50
1,003.43
+5.74
SET100
2,259.48
+14.66
sSET
1,105.01
+8.62
SETCLMV
1,014.42
+8.72
SETHD
1,207.30
+9.78
SETTHSI
1,068.02
+6.41
Source: settrade.com (27 Jan 2023)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
44.06
GASOHOL 95
34.74
GASOHOL E20
36.65
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
36.38
Source : PTT (27 Jan 2023)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,850.00
29,950.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,319.44
30,450.00
Source: GoldTraders (27 Jan 2023)

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Tourist behind 'escort' clip has left

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