Dangerous talk

Dangerous talk

A woman who told PM Prayut he should “retire quickly” if he can't do more for her province says police visited her after video of the encounter went viral.

4 Dec 2021 15

+5,896 cases

Thailand logged 5,896 new Covid-19 cases and 37 new fatalities, up slightly from the previous day, with Bangkok and Prachin Buri seeing largest case increases.

4 Dec 2021 10
+5,896 cases

Ban lifted in Pattaya

The alcohol ban was lifted in Pattaya on Friday, a move hailed by tourism-related businesses that had complained they lost 60% of their income in what was already a lukewarm market.

4 Dec 2021 64
Ban lifted in Pattaya

'Reshaping' the economy

The government has come up with a raft of measures to attract foreign investment, including promoting foreign film productions, as part of efforts to reshape the country's economic landscape.

4 Dec 2021 56
'Reshaping' the economy

Currency thresholds

Vietnam and Taiwan again exceeded the US Treasury's thresholds for possible currency manipulation, while Thailand is still one of 12 countries on its "Monitoring List."

4 Dec 2021 11
Currency thresholds

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 43
Re-testing required

'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 136
'Game changer'

Last updated: Dec 04, 2021 at 05:20 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,136,537
  • Recovered:2,042,666
  • New cases:+5,896
  • Deaths:20,915
  • Rank:24

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Johnson tips Stamp to seal World Grand Prix title

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.

3 Dec 2021
  • 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 (5 Dec 2021)
  • Bangkok Sunny
    19° /30°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /32°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    22° /32°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    21° /31°
  • Chiang Mai Sunny
    15° /29°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    17° /29°
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 (5 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 (5 Dec 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,450.00
28,550.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,939.88
29,050.00
Source: GoldTraders (4 Dec 2021)

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