'Demands unacceptable'

'Demands unacceptable'

Palang Pracharath looks to greater unity after showing Thamanat Propow and his faction the door after he insisted on a major revamp of the ruling party.

16:55

Controls eased

The number of Covid-19 control orange zones will be reduced from next Monday, and drinking hours extended at approved eateries, as the Covid-19 situation improves, a senior health official says.

15:03 5
Controls eased

Test & Go revived

Thailand will resume the 'Test & Go' quarantine waiver for vaccinated arrivals from Feb 1 in response to slowing coronavirus infections, the government says.

13:58 27
Test & Go revived

+8,129 Covid

Daily figures for new infections are up slightly, as is the number of coronavirus-related deaths, but the government remains confident the health system can handle it.

15:45
+8,129 Covid

Thamanat out

Executive members of Palang Pracharath agreed to oust secretary-general Thamanat and his faction on grounds of causing rifts in the party.

19 Jan 2022 121
Thamanat out

Chicken added to price control list

The Commerce Ministry is putting chickens and chicken meat on the state price control list and rolling out more stringent measures for chicken raisers and slaughterhouses.

05:38 13
Chicken added to price control list

Test & Go again

The Test & Go programme will be reintroduced soon while entry rules under the scheme will be tweaked to allow close monitoring of overseas arrivals' health.

05:00 120
Test & Go again

Last updated: Jan 20, 2022 at 16:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:2,353,062
  • Recovered:2,248,341
  • Daily New Cases:8,129
  • Deaths:21,990
  • Rank:26
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.2159
37.9678
GBP
44.6972
45.5876
HDK
4.2185
4.3059
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.6075
29.3404
USD
33.0267
33.3568
CNY
5.1588
5.3039
Source: Bank of thailand (20 Jan 2022)
  • Bangkok Sunny
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Sunny
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    19° /34°
SET
1,660.20
+1.96
SET50
992.50
+3.34
SET100
2,262.75
+5.34
sSET
1,164.16
-2.24
SETCLMV
1,016.34
-1.42
SETHD
1,185.62
+4.52
SETTHSI
1,047.56
+2.38
Source: settrade.com (20 Jan 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
32.88
GASOHOL 95
33.15
GASOHOL E20
31.64
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
24.94
DIESEL
29.94
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (20 Jan 2022)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,550.00
28,650.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,030.84
29,150.00
Source: GoldTraders (20 Jan 2022)

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