Parties urged to shun populism

Parties urged to shun populism

The prime minister warned against populist policies being rolled out by political parties to attract voters, saying their election pledges could inflict financial burdens.

04:01 2

PM2.5 makes an unwelcome return

Outdoor exercise poses more of a risk as dust levels rise.

05:15
PM2.5 makes an unwelcome return

Banks strike back at cybercriminals

The local banking industry is developing the technological infrastructure to prevent cybercrime in the hard-hit financial sector.

04:34
Banks strike back at cybercriminals

Markets meant to limit climate change

Attempts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions are not restricted to environmental and technological approaches, as economic instruments are meant to support campaigns against global warming.

04:40
Markets meant to limit climate change

editor’s pick
Love is all over town, and beyond!

Love is all over town, and beyond!

Regardless of being single or “taken” (alien abductions included), the season of love is for everyone. Guru by Bangkok Post has compiled a list of celebrations in the city and beyond for St Valentine’s Day. Take your pick!

19:44
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.7296
36.4796
GBP
40.0951
40.9410
HDK
4.2465
4.3290
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
25.0855
25.8122
USD
33.4786
33.8010
CNY
4.8914
5.0328
Source: Bank of thailand (8 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
1,680.49
-1.62
SET50
998.25
-0.38
SET100
2,252.48
-2.02
sSET
1,126.30
+0.92
SETCLMV
1,008.43
+0.39
SETHD
1,191.42
-2.23
SETTHSI
1,064.00
-0.43
Source: settrade.com (8 Feb 2023)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
43.16
GASOHOL 95
33.44
GASOHOL E20
35.35
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
35.08
Source : PTT (8 Feb 2023)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,750.00
29,850.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,213.32
30,350.00
Source: GoldTraders (7 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.

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