Re-testing required

Re-testing required

Authorities trying every means to contact 123 travellers from eight high-risk African countries, so they can be screened for the new Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus.

3 Dec 2021 19

'Game changer'

Laos opens a US$6 billion Chinese-built railway on Friday, with debt concerns balanced against hopes it could boost the reclusive nation's struggling economy.

3 Dec 2021 86
'Game changer'

Small decline

New Covid cases fall by 59 to 4,912 with deaths unchanged at 33. Vaccinations moving ahead steadily, with 63.6% of population now having received at least two jabs.

3 Dec 2021 1
Small decline

Uncertainties remain

The government will inject around one trillion baht into the economy next year to cushion against any volatility that may be caused by the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

3 Dec 2021 38
Uncertainties remain

Liveable city

The government should improve the social welfare of Bangkok residents and maximise the use of urban spaces to spur economic activities, says former transport minister Chadchart Sittipunt.

3 Dec 2021 38
Liveable city

Trends after Covid

Business leaders are optimistic about post-pandemic opportunities, with digital technology, online transactions and environmental concerns driving new trends.

2 Dec 2021
Trends after Covid

Beating Omicron

Governments should stop overreacting to Omicron, Air Asia CEO Tony Fernandes said at Bangkok Post’s International Forum 2021.

2 Dec 2021 75
Beating Omicron

Last updated: Dec 03, 2021 at 00:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,130,641
  • Recovered:2,037,000
  • New cases:+4,912
  • Deaths:20,878
  • Rank:24

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Johnson tips Stamp to seal World Grand Prix title

Singapore: Mixed martial arts fans have been chomping at the bit in anticipation of today's final of the ONE atomweight World Grand Prix Championship between Thailand's Stamp Fairtex and Ritu "The Indian Tigress" Phogat.

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

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.9300
38.6593
GBP
44.6268
45.5115
HDK
4.3127
4.3924
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.6063
30.3439
USD
33.7437
34.0754
CNY
5.2602
5.3879
Source: Bank of thailand (4 Dec 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    21° /28°
  • Phuket Sunny
    24° /32°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    23° /30°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    21° /29°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    20° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    19° /28°
SET
1,588.19
-3.65
SET50
943.76
-4.08
SET100
2,159.43
-8.57
sSET
1,043.84
+3.70
SETCLMV
1,007.25
-1.24
SETHD
1,111.19
-0.16
SETTHSI
994.42
-3.12
Source: settrade.com (4 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 (4 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 (3 Dec 2021)

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