Ruling sought

Ruling sought

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

16:35 6

Inferno court hearing

The owner of Mountain B pub taken to Pattaya Provincial Court, facing arraignment over the fire at the pub that has claimed 19 lives and left many other patrons grievously burned.

12:15 16
Inferno court hearing

Southern attacks

Insurgents launch coordinated bomb and arson strikes on convenience stores and petrol stations in three southern border provinces, causing considerable property damage.

14:05 26
Southern attacks

B48bn welfare boost

At least 48 billion baht will be spent to subsidise the next round of the state welfare card project for low-income earners.

04:00 26
B48bn welfare boost

Khao San checks

Bangkok administrators are boosting safety inspections at Khao San Road night entertainment venues in a bid to increase tourist safety.

04:49 18
Khao San checks

Cannabis situation

It has been over two months since Thailand legalised the cultivation and sale of cannabis for medical purposes. Still, there are growing concerns.

05:27 53
Cannabis situation

Minister to mull noodle price hike

The commerce minister ordered the Internal Trade Department to consider the request of makers of the five largest instant noodle brands to allow them to raise their prices.

06:24 24
Minister to mull noodle price hike

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Practising mindfulness

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16 Aug 2022 3
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.34047
36.49721
GBP
41.95133
43.52713
HDK
4.39982
4.60062
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
0.25736
0.26868
USD
34.98516
35.73113
CNY
4.88287
5.37758
  • Bangkok Rainy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    19° /34°
SET
1,640.50
+10.55
SET50
991.42
+4.74
SET100
2,242.68
+12.70
sSET
1,055.27
+6.92
SETCLMV
1,027.65
+7.84
SETHD
1,183.32
+5.72
SETTHSI
1,034.99
+5.88
Source: settrade.com (17 Aug 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
43.96
GASOHOL 95
35.44
GASOHOL E20
36.55
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
36.28
Source : PTT (17 Aug 2022)
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 (17 Aug 2022)


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