Winners both

Winners both

Oscar winner Russell Crowe meets up with Michelin Star winner Jay Fai, but is keeping mum about what dishes he sampled at her famed Bangkok restaurant.

13:19 39

+9,727 Covid cases

New cases up slightly, but daily coronavirus-related deaths down from 79 to 73.

14:30 12
+9,727 Covid cases

Perks for foreigners

The Public Health Ministry is expanding the health insurance ceiling, covering Covid-19 treatment, to at least US$100,000 (3 million baht) for non-immigrant visa O-A applicants.

04:33 135
Perks for foreigners

'What about us?'

As the country prepares to open in time for the tourist high season from November to March, budget hotels and other businesses reliant on backpackers and those travelling cheap fear being left out with the new focus on premium tourists.

10:44 44
'What about us?'

Under pressure

Foreign investors have been heavily speculating on the baht as Thailand's twin deficits this year have pressured the local currency to weaken.

06:22 33
Under pressure

Focus on economy

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he was confident of meeting all the challenges on his plate and was unfazed by any rumours of political conflict.

06:11 25
Focus on economy

'Safe and free'

Prominent Malaysian transgender entrepreneur accused of insulting Islam and then arrested by authorities after fleeing to Thailand says she's "safe, happy and free" in Australia.

20 Oct 2021 109
'Safe and free'

Last updated: Oct 21, 2021 at 16:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,821,579
  • Recovered:1,699,934
  • Daily New Cases:9,727
  • Deaths:18,559
  • Rank:24
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Remembering the Dvaravatis

Remembering the Dvaravatis

Phra Pathom Chedi National Museum is once again welcoming guests interested in learning about the country's rich cultural heritage.

05:00
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.5092
39.2967
GBP
45.6860
46.6055
HDK
4.2548
4.3425
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.8378
29.5834
USD
33.2513
33.5927
CNY
5.1662
5.3136
Source: Bank of thailand (21 Oct 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    26° /33°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    26° /35°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    23° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    26° /33°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    25° /33°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    23° /33°
SET
1,642.34
+4.79
SET50
988.18
+2.32
SET100
2,250.21
+5.49
sSET
1,030.59
+6.91
SETCLMV
1,046.96
+4.44
SETHD
1,130.14
+7.27
SETTHSI
1,037.37
+3.15
Source: settrade.com (21 Oct 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
31.28
GASOHOL 95
31.55
GASOHOL E20
30.04
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.84
DIESEL
29.29
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (21 Oct 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,100.00
28,200.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,591.20
28,700.00
Source: GoldTraders (21 Oct 2021)


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