Loopholes to close

Loopholes to close

Tourism minister vows to plug loopholes in Thailand Elite Card to prevent dodgy Chinese business operators from using the privilege cards to enter the country.

31 Jan 2023 1

Pheu Thai lobbied

Political activists on Tuesday pressed the Pheu Thai Party to pledge that if it wins the coming election, it would repeal the law on royal defamation.

31 Jan 2023
Pheu Thai lobbied

First deductions

A total of 11,548 motorists lost points in the first three weeks of the new driving licence demerits system, with Chai Nat province having the most offenders.

31 Jan 2023 7
First deductions

'Apologies'

The national police chief apologises over the alleged extortion of a visiting Taiwanese actress by Bangkok police, saying most police are decent people dedicated to serving the public.

31 Jan 2023 44
'Apologies'

Payrise for some

The cabinet approves increased minimum wages, ranging from 465 to 700 baht a day, for skilled workers in 17 occupations in three sectors.

31 Jan 2023 3
Payrise for some

Early dissolution unlikely

The House of Representatives is unlikely to be dissolved before the Election Commission finishes redrawing electoral boundaries for the 400 constituency MPs nationwide.

31 Jan 2023 20
Early dissolution unlikely

Uttama, Sontirat back in fold

Former Palang Pracharath Party leader Uttama Savanayana and former secretary-general Sontirat Sontijirawong made their return to the ruling party.

31 Jan 2023 8
Uttama, Sontirat back in fold

  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.1975
35.9285
GBP
40.0981
40.9393
HDK
4.1457
4.2246
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
24.8520
25.5550
USD
32.6217
32.9524
CNY
4.7905
4.9263
Source: Bank of thailand (1 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
1,671.46
-9.76
SET50
992.95
-9.77
SET100
2,240.18
-17.81
sSET
1,109.69
+0.18
SETCLMV
1,007.75
-5.97
SETHD
1,197.52
-7.86
SETTHSI
1,057.90
-9.50
Source: settrade.com (1 Feb 2023)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
44.06
GASOHOL 95
34.34
GASOHOL E20
36.25
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
35.98
Source : PTT (1 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 (1 Feb 2023)

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