Lockdown 'unlikely'

Lockdown 'unlikely'

Another Covid-19 lockdown is unlikely despite the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted.

04:00 12

PM firm over protest group's treatment

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insists that the police had no choice but to disperse a group of protesters outside Government House on Monday night.

05:00 15
PM firm over protest group's treatment

Union slams plan to shut old station

The State Railway Workers' Union of Thailand is mounting fierce resistance against the Transport Ministry's plan to shut down Hua Lamphong station.

06:07 4
Union slams plan to shut old station

Harmful levels

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's pollution centre reported a rise in the concentration of fine particulate matter measuring 2.5 microns (PM2.5).

04:13
Harmful levels

Call for a careful tourist reopening

The country's reopening needs to continue with a more cautious approach amid concerns over the new Omicron variant, says the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT).

05:20 9
Call for a careful tourist reopening

Concern on digital assets

The Bank of Thailand is concerned about the use of digital assets to pay for goods and services because of their price volatility.

06:11 1
Concern on digital assets

Crypto investors oppose price controls

The crypto community disagrees with the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) proposed adoption of price ceiling and floor rules to curb price volatility.

08:03 4
Crypto investors oppose price controls

Last updated: Dec 08, 2021 at 10:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,152,384
  • Recovered:2,067,149
  • New cases:+3,618
  • Deaths:21,033
  • Rank:24

Gone Viral

A Study on the Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19 related "fake news" in Thailand

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

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.7903
38.5257
GBP
44.4542
45.3333
HDK
4.2946
4.3787
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.4293
30.1387
USD
33.6480
33.9825
CNY
5.2439
5.3790
Source: Bank of thailand (8 Dec 2021)
  • Bangkok Sunny
    21° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /33°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    21° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    22° /31°
  • Chiang Mai Sunny
    16° /29°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    16° /31°
SET
1,619.60
+10.32
SET50
965.11
+7.15
SET100
2,207.70
+16.21
sSET
1,063.83
+6.41
SETCLMV
1,021.58
+4.93
SETHD
1,131.18
+7.64
SETTHSI
1,016.01
+7.01
Source: settrade.com (8 Dec 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
29.68
GASOHOL 95
29.95
GASOHOL E20
28.44
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
22.99
DIESEL
27.84
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (8 Dec 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,300.00
28,400.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,788.28
28,900.00
Source: GoldTraders (8 Dec 2021)

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Their Majesties lay foundation stone

Their Majesties the King and Queen lay the foundation stone for a statue of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great at a new public park in Dusit district of Bangkok under construction in honour of the late king on Sunday. (Photos by Arnun Cholmahatrakool)

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