No early election

No early election

Prime Minister Prayut has no plan to reshuffle the cabinet or call snap elections following the ouster of renegade MPs from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party.

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Weathering the storm

Academics believe the prime minister still has an ace up his sleeve and will deal with pressure for political changes and steer the government forward.

05:00
Weathering the storm

Pork find spurs more cold storage checks

Livestock authorities on Thursday inspected a facility in Songkhla's Chana district, following the discovery of more than 200 tonnes of unverified pork in a refrigerated warehouse.

06:00
Pork find spurs more cold storage checks

Helping travel sentiment

Tourism operators want the government to reduce the cost of RT-PCR tests as all inbound travellers now must take two tests and book a hotel on the fifth day.

04:00
Helping travel sentiment

Phuket wary of travel call involving sealed route

Authorities in Phuket on Thursday gave a lukewarm response to an idea that Covid-infected tourists with no symptoms could be allowed to travel via a sealed route.

04:24
Phuket wary of travel call involving sealed route

The best returns last year

Oil mutual funds posted the highest average return of 65.9% in 2021, spurred by the rise in oil prices based on low supply and higher demand.

05:43
The best returns last year

Apec session to focus on carbon credits, tax

The carbon tax and carbon credit markets will be major topics of discussion at the finance ministers' meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Thailand this year.

04:52
Apec session to focus on carbon credits, tax

Last updated: Jan 21, 2022 at 08:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:2,353,062
  • Recovered:2,248,341
  • Daily New Cases:8,129
  • Deaths:21,990
  • Rank:26
editor’s pick
Defeating the odds

Defeating the odds

Thai-American director Pailin Wedel has raised the bar for local cinema with the Emmy success of Hope Frozen.

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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.0026
37.7502
GBP
44.4257
45.2992
HDK
4.1858
4.2711
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.4543
29.1914
USD
32.7609
33.0887
CNY
5.1223
5.2647
Source: Bank of thailand (21 Jan 2022)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    19° /34°
SET
1,656.96
-1.28
SET50
990.44
+1.28
SET100
2,258.06
+0.65
sSET
1,159.78
-6.62
SETCLMV
1,015.07
-2.69
SETHD
1,184.43
+3.33
SETTHSI
1,045.73
+0.55
Source: settrade.com (21 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 (21 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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