New clusters

New clusters

Bangkok's Bang Kae district again the centre of a Covid-19 scare, with 160 infections found and testing continuing.

6 May 2021 39

+18 Covid deaths

A majority of the latest Covid-19 related deaths attributed to close contact with infected relatives, with victims aged from 45 to 100 years.

6 May 2021 86
+18 Covid deaths

B225bn relief plan

The government will hand out B7,000 each for 4 million people with high purchasing power and launch a new phase of its co-payment scheme as part of a new relief package worth B225bn.

6 May 2021 66
B225bn relief plan

Not here yet

FDA dismissed ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's claim that the Pfizer vaccine was already in Thailand for emergency and exclusive use among a certain group of people.

6 May 2021 133
Not here yet

Push for megaproject

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has urged agencies to expedite the southern land bridge megaproject, which will connect the Gulf of Thailand with the Andaman Sea.

6 May 2021 58
Push for megaproject

GDP forecast

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) slashed Thailand's economic growth forecast for 2021 on Wednesday for the second time this year to 1-2%.

6 May 2021 24
GDP forecast

Hotel sector's demand

The hotel sector is urging the government to extend domestic stimulus programmes to cover the high season in the final quarter, after those projects were interrupted by the third outbreak.

6 May 2021 26
Hotel sector's demand

Last updated: May 06, 2021 at 12:29 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:76,811
  • Recovered:46,795
  • Daily New Cases:1,911
  • Deaths:336
  • Rank:98
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Filmmaker's dream

Filmmaker's dream

Retro buildings, exotic natural locales draw movie location scouts to Thailand, including producers of The Serpent.

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

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.0512
37.8246
GBP
42.9162
43.8147
HDK
3.9726
4.0622
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.1633
28.9208
USD
31.0172
31.3631
CNY
4.7500
4.8942
Source: Bank of thailand (7 May 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    27° /38°
  • Phuket Sunny
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    25° /36°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    24° /33°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    28° /37°
SET
1,571.91
+22.69
SET50
945.55
+15.92
SET100
2,151.46
+34.01
sSET
946.52
+14.20
SETCLMV
1,010.21
+10.84
SETHD
1,127.91
+8.54
SETTHSI
974.32
+16.63
Source: settrade.com (7 May 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
26.98
GASOHOL 95
27.25
GASOHOL E20
25.74
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
21.49
DIESEL
27.09
NGV
13.49
Source : PTT (7 May 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
26,400.00
26,500.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
25,923.60
27,000.00
Source: GoldTraders (6 May 2021)

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Pfizer jab not here yet, says FDA

Pfizer jab not here yet, says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has dismissed a claim made online by ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in which he said the Pfizer vaccine was already in Thailand for use among a certain group of people.

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