Focus on diesel

Focus on diesel

The cabinet extends and increases the cut in excise tax on standard diesel for another two months, but no respite for other fuels.

17 May 2022 6

Covid cases, deaths plummet

Tuesday Covid bulletin: New cases fall for the fifth day to 3,893 - the lowest since Jan 4th, before the Omicron wave began; deaths drop from 54 to 38, the fewest since early March.

17 May 2022
Covid cases, deaths plummet

Fresh start

The government is planning to import fertilisers from Saudi Arabia to ensure an adequate supply during the peak planting season, amid shortages.

17 May 2022 30
Fresh start

From sports star to coach

Thai-American Trecia Roberts is hard at work training a new generation of runners.

17 May 2022 1
From sports star to coach

Public split on pension payout

While some believe Social Security Act changes will help relieve economic hardship, others say it creates an unnecessary financial burden.

17 May 2022 10
Public split on pension payout

Succour for the homeless

With Bangkok's governor election just around the corner, most candidates have highlighted several issues in their campaigns. Yet one topic remains mostly unaddressed -- the homeless.

17 May 2022 29
Succour for the homeless

TAT eager to increase domestic tourism market in H1

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to spur 80 million domestic trips in the first half this year as the downward trend in new Covid infections helps rebuild local travel sentiment.

17 May 2022 24
TAT eager to increase domestic tourism market in H1

Last updated: May 17, 2022 at 17:20 hrs.
  • Daily New Cases:3,893
  • Deaths:29,553

China and Covid: The cost of infallibility

Even the pope claims to be infallible only on matters of faith and doctrine.


RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISIS
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.8136
36.5524
GBP
42.3619
43.2154
HDK
4.3734
4.4569
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
26.4669
27.1691
USD
34.4805
34.8093
CNY
5.0473
5.1831
Source: Bank of thailand (17 May 2022)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Cloudy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    19° /34°
SET
1,614.49
+30.11
SET50
970.51
+17.45
SET100
2,206.61
+41.56
sSET
1,064.31
+26.19
SETCLMV
1,009.58
+25.08
SETHD
1,160.73
+18.49
SETTHSI
1,016.91
+20.47
Source: settrade.com (17 May 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
49.36
GASOHOL 95
40.84
GASOHOL E20
41.95
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
31.94
NGV
41.68
Source : PTT (17 May 2022)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,800.00
29,900.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,258.80
30,400.00
Source: GoldTraders (17 May 2022)

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