Seasonal threat

Seasonal threat

Covid-19 is becoming seasonal and annual vaccination should suffice for vulnerable people, while mRNA vaccine produces more complications than earlier vaccines, according to a prominent virologist.

13:36 11

Tours arrive

The first of 13 scheduled flights bringing Chinese tour groups to Thailand on Monday arrives at Don Mueang airport in Bangkok.

11:09 7
Tours arrive

Customs clarifies inspection policy

Customs officials will not conduct personal inspections of arriving foreign tourists at airports, even if they are carrying or wearing multi-million-baht personal items.

04:40 15
Customs clarifies inspection policy

Bangkok is still sinking, and fast!

Getting Bangkok ready for the consequences of climate change is crucial for saving this megacity from being submerged under rising sea levels, climate experts say.

06:01 68
Bangkok is still sinking, and fast!

Baht hits high-value products

High-value industrial products with few imported raw materials are expected to be the hardest hit as baht strengthens.

05:45 3
Baht hits high-value products

Push to clean up pavements

Authorities have been working on making the city's sidewalks more pedestrian-friendly as it was one of the Bangkok governor's 216 pledges.

04:30 23
Push to clean up pavements

Full operations

Chinese travel agencies resume outbound group tours to 20 countries including Thailand, following the relaxation of rules governing personal foreign travel.

05:32 35
Full operations

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Celebrating a hero

Celebrating a hero

An exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of Prof Silpa Bhirasri's arrival in Siam with rare displays.

04:30
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.5807
36.3312
GBP
39.9005
40.7472
HDK
4.1697
4.2526
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
25.3194
26.0546
USD
32.8535
33.1822
CNY
4.8321
4.9718
Source: Bank of thailand (6 Feb 2023)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    19° /34°
SET
1,685.17
-3.19
SET50
1,000.96
-3.26
SET100
2,259.81
-6.61
sSET
1,125.00
+3.58
SETCLMV
1,010.71
-0.15
SETHD
1,197.29
-5.21
SETTHSI
1,066.51
-3.31
Source: settrade.com (6 Feb 2023)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
43.46
GASOHOL 95
33.74
GASOHOL E20
35.65
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
35.38
Source : PTT (6 Feb 2023)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,700.00
29,800.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,167.84
30,300.00
Source: GoldTraders (6 Feb 2023)

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At last, it's time to say goodbye to 2022 and those living in Bangkok are blessed with many choices of venue to spend the remaining hours having fun before counting down to 2023 together.

30 Dec 2022 5