Hunts for African visitors

Hunts for African visitors

The Immigration Bureau and the Ministry of Public Health are tracking about 783 African travellers who have entered Thailand since Nov 15.

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LGBTQ+ groups call for more help

LGBTQ+ groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have struggled during the Covid-19 pandemic and are in dire need of financial and other support.

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LGBTQ+ groups call for more help

Apec meet boosts 'BCG economy'

The first Apec informal Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) has reinforced Thailand's concept of a "bio-circular-green" (BCG) economy to strengthen environmentally, socially and economically sustainable growth after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Apec meet boosts 'BCG economy'

HIV/Aids policies 'make inroads'

About 94.6% of HIV-infected patients are receiving free anti-retroviral drugs under the universal healthcare coverage scheme, 77% of whom have no trace of the virus in their blood, the National Health Security Office (NHSO) said on Wednesday on World Aids Day.

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HIV/Aids policies 'make inroads'

New city-friendly routes

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has unveiled its new suburban railway routes to be used once Bang Sue Grand Station becomes Bangkok's rail system hub replacing the 105-year-old Hua Lamphong station on Dec 23.

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New city-friendly routes

Hope for outbound recovery

While international trips have rebounded across the globe, the pace of recovery in Asia Pacific is still lagging as regional travel regulations differ and most countries adopt a cautious approach towards reopening.

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Hope for outbound recovery

Not the best

Bangkok has moved up strongly as a favourite of expat residents, but pollution and lack of work opportunities mean it placed fourth among Southeast Asian cities, with Kuala Lumpur their top choice.

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Not the best

Last updated: Dec 02, 2021 at 07:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,120,758
  • Recovered:2,025,754
  • New cases:+4,886
  • Deaths:20,812
  • Rank:24

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Not the best

Not the best

Bangkok has moved up strongly as a favourite of expat residents, but pollution and lack of work opportunities mean it placed fourth among Southeast Asian cities, with Kuala Lumpur their top choice.

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

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.7848
38.5563
GBP
44.3999
45.3074
HDK
4.2785
4.3675
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.3638
30.1005
USD
33.5300
33.8768
CNY
5.2289
5.3720
Source: Bank of thailand (2 Dec 2021)
  • Bangkok Sunny
    22° /30°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /32°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    22° /30°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    22° /29°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    20° /28°
SET
1,590.81
+22.12
SET50
947.82
+12.74
SET100
2,168.44
+29.19
sSET
1,041.37
+25.38
SETCLMV
1,006.79
+15.51
SETHD
1,110.99
+20.45
SETTHSI
998.40
+14.37
Source: settrade.com (2 Dec 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
29.68
GASOHOL 95
29.95
GASOHOL E20
28.44
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
22.99
DIESEL
27.84
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (2 Dec 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,350.00
28,450.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,833.76
28,950.00
Source: GoldTraders (1 Dec 2021)

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About 17,000 fireworks light up the sky during the Pattaya Fireworks Festival 2021 on Friday and Saturday. The annual event is held to promote tourism in both the resort city. Photos | Nutthawat Wicheanbut

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