Omicron factor

Omicron factor

The planned replacement of RT-PCR tests for foreign arrivals with antigen testing for Covid-19 may be shelved, amid concern over a new coronavirus variant.

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Africa restrictions

People entering Thailand from countries in Africa not subject to a ban will have to quarantine for 14 days and be tested repeatedly for Covid-19, amid worldwide concern over the Omicron variant of the virus.

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Africa restrictions

New cases < 5000

Thailand on Monday announced 27 more Covid fatalities and 4,753 new Covid-19 cases during the previous 24 hours - the first time since June new infections have dipped below 5,000.

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New cases < 5000

Alcohol sales tipped to ease

Authorities are considering extending hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages from 9pm to 11pm or midnight in preparation of the upcoming holiday season.

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Alcohol sales tipped to ease

Fake-dollar gangs

The Police Cyber Taskforce has joined forces with its US counterparts to crack down on a major fake-dollar gang network, with huge seizures of offset printing machines.

06:14 31
Fake-dollar gangs

Chairing Apec in a changed era

Thailand must shepherd grouping through a more inclusive, environmentally aware time.

05:30 2
Chairing Apec in a changed era

State mulls cut in import tax on EVs

The Finance Ministry may consider lowering the import duty on electric vehicles (EVs) as part of the measures to promote the use of EVs.

06:13 18
State mulls cut in import tax on EVs

Last updated: Nov 29, 2021 at 14:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,111,566
  • Recovered:2,013,021
  • New cases:+4,753
  • Deaths:20,732
  • Rank:24

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Pandemic progress

Mahidol University launches trial on effectiveness of antiviral drug treatments in defeating Covid.

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

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.2411
38.0037
GBP
44.1711
45.0648
HDK
4.2592
4.3500
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.8611
29.5921
USD
33.3598
33.7017
CNY
5.1817
5.3226
Source: Bank of thailand (29 Nov 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    24° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    23° /33°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    23° /29°
  • Pattaya Sunny
    24° /30°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    19° /31°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    22° /31°
SET
1,600.24
-10.37
SET50
955.14
-6.79
SET100
2,185.83
-13.83
sSET
1,036.16
-8.18
SETCLMV
1,015.58
-7.56
SETHD
1,118.83
-1.66
SETTHSI
1,005.92
-5.87
Source: settrade.com (29 Nov 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 (29 Nov 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,600.00
28,700.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,091.48
29,200.00
Source: GoldTraders (29 Nov 2021)

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About 17,000 fireworks light up the sky during the Pattaya Fireworks Festival 2021 on Friday and Saturday. The annual event is held to promote tourism in both the resort city. Photos | Nutthawat Wicheanbut

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