Fewest cases since Jan 5

Fewest cases since Jan 5

Sunday Covid bulletin: Daily infections fell from 4,4888 to 3,649, the fewest since Jan 5; deaths drop from 38 to 24, the fewest since Feb 17.

08:00

Revised reporting

The Department of Disease Control has stopped reporting Covid-19 infections using rapid antigen test kits and plans to report only cases that require hospitalisation.

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Revised reporting

PPRP faces downgrade to 'medium' status

Last week's gubernatorial and council races are bad omens for Palang Pracharath, which faces a drubbing at the next national poll.

05:00 44
PPRP faces downgrade to 'medium' status

Minnows deny plot to kill budget bill

In the event the 2023 budget bill is voted down, the government will likely dissolve the House, which will inevitably result in the deliberation of the two draft laws required for a new general election being suspended.

06:45 6
Minnows deny plot to kill budget bill

Sacked workers declare win

More than 1,000 garment workers who were sacked after their lingerie factory closed down last year will receive a total of US$8.3 million (about 282 million baht) in compensation.

09:10 11
Sacked workers declare win

US urges dialogue on Myanmar

The United States has urged Asean to end the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar by entering dialogue with the military-ruled government and ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

06:00 16
US urges dialogue on Myanmar

Dhamma helps inmates accept fate

The Corrections Department has invited Phra Khru Phawana Viriyawat, the abbot of Wat Phutthaphot Hariphunchai in Lamphun, to teach dhamma to death-row inmates to help them accept their destiny.

07:03 15
Dhamma helps inmates accept fate

Last updated: May 29, 2022 at 12:20 hrs.
  • Daily New Cases:3,649
  • Deaths:29,975

China and Covid: The cost of infallibility

Even the pope claims to be infallible only on matters of faith and doctrine.

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Dhamma helps inmates accept fate

Dhamma helps inmates accept fate

The Corrections Department has invited Phra Khru Phawana Viriyawat, the abbot of Wat Phutthaphot Hariphunchai in Lamphun, to teach dhamma to death-row inmates to help them accept their destiny.

07:03

ROAD TO BANGKOK GOVERNOR 2022

Counting down to Sunday 22 May 2022.
Starting at 08.00 hours and concluding at 17.00 hrs.


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Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
36.3763
37.0908
GBP
42.7782
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HDK
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JPY
26.6096
27.2983
USD
34.0160
34.3396
CNY
4.9994
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Source: Bank of thailand (29 May 2022)
  • Bangkok Rainy
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  • Phuket Rainy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    19° /34°
SET
1,638.75
+5.02
SET50
987.08
+3.99
SET100
2,244.54
+7.76
sSET
1,098.71
+1.26
SETCLMV
1,028.76
+1.06
SETHD
1,183.12
+6.35
SETTHSI
1,033.15
+4.34
Source: settrade.com (29 May 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
51.26
GASOHOL 95
42.74
GASOHOL E20
43.85
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
31.94
NGV
43.58
Source : PTT (29 May 2022)
BUY ฿
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BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,900.00
30,000.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,364.92
30,500.00
Source: GoldTraders (28 May 2022)

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