+10,919 Covid cases

+10,919 Covid cases

The daily fatality rate is up again, to 143 from the previous 106, but new infections are down.

13:35 55

Higher debt ceiling

The government has decided to raise the ceiling of the public debt-to-GDP ratio from 60% to 70% which will allow further borrowing to rehabilitate the economy battered by Covid-19.

04:00 42
Higher debt ceiling

Bangkok reopening

Welcoming tourists back to Bangkok hinges on three factors, including that 70% of its population are fully vaccinated, which could push the reopening near mid-November, according to the City Hall.

06:00 53
Bangkok reopening

THAI sells more planes

Cash-strapped Thai Airways International (THAI) is putting three aircraft along with a flight simulator up for sale, as a part of its financial rehabilitation plan and the ongoing push to modernise its ageing fleet, a source in the company said.

04:45 50
THAI sells more planes

Bang Sue shop space

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is gearing up to accept bids for commercial spaces at Bang Sue Grand Station, which is expected to become a major source of revenue for the agency.

05:00 5
Bang Sue shop space

Extra funds for Q4

The Finance Ministry will pump additional money into the economic system in the fourth quarter to further improve the flagging economy amid the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic.

05:54 1
Extra funds for Q4

Smart homes set to become mainstream

Home automation and energy management are expected to become the mainstream in the near future, buoyed by the rise of new advanced technologies and electric vehicles.

08:03 13
Smart homes set to become mainstream

Last updated: Sep 21, 2021 at 13:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,500,105
  • Recovered:1,352,838
  • Daily New Cases:10,919
  • Deaths:15,612
  • Rank:29
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An all-too-familiar sight

An all-too-familiar sight

While a repeat of the 2011 floods is unlikely, heavy rains pose a threat to rice cultivation and will not mitigate drought next year.

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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.7040
39.4870
GBP
45.3037
46.2253
HDK
4.2409
4.3326
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.9839
30.7315
USD
33.1747
33.5396
CNY
5.0950
5.2251
Source: Bank of thailand (21 Sep 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    25° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    26° /32°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    23° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /29°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    24° /33°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    25° /31°
SET
1,609.60
+6.54
SET50
963.79
+3.21
SET100
2,198.70
+8.60
sSET
1,024.03
+4.83
SETCLMV
1,037.10
+9.55
SETHD
1,110.73
+11.14
SETTHSI
1,007.38
+5.56
Source: settrade.com (21 Sep 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
29.78
GASOHOL 95
30.05
GASOHOL E20
28.54
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
22.89
DIESEL
29.89
NGV
15.80
Source : PTT (21 Sep 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,800.00
27,900.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,303.16
28,400.00
Source: GoldTraders (21 Sep 2021)

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