TikTok tale twist

TikTok tale twist

A Chinese tourist's TikTok video shows a travel agent's knife attack, but the agent says it was self-defence.

19:30

Supercar search

Police seize vehicles, continue the search for a rare Lamborghini owned by the fugitive alleged owner of online gambling network macau888 - one of only 50 of the vehicles in the world, worth about B40 million.

18:37
Supercar search

Quake kills 1,400

Powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Syria, killing at least 1,400 people and levelling buildings while people were still in their sleep.

11:45 3
Quake kills 1,400

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 27
Seasonal threat

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 8
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 18
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 75
Bangkok is still sinking, and fast!

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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
35.7883
36.5391
GBP
39.9889
40.8257
HDK
4.2321
4.3137
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
25.0560
25.7819
USD
33.3613
33.6869
CNY
4.8736
5.0145
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
1,682.11
-6.25
SET50
998.63
-5.59
SET100
2,254.50
-11.92
sSET
1,125.38
+3.96
SETCLMV
1,008.04
-2.82
SETHD
1,193.65
-8.85
SETTHSI
1,064.43
-5.39
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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Hot spots to ring in New Year

Hot spots to ring in New Year

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