Dam opened

Dam opened

The Royal Irrigation Department will increase the discharge rate from the Chao Phraya Dam to make room for the increasing volume of runoff from the North.

18:03 2

Longer stays

Special Tourist Visa long-stay programme to be extended until Sept 30 next year to attract wealthy foreigners.

18:01 16
Longer stays

Covid cases < 10,000

Thailand logged 9,489 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first time new cases dropped below 10,000 in more than two months, but fatalities rose over Sunday's figures.

08:00 123
Covid cases < 10,000

Storm toll

Dianmu left six people dead in its wake, with two others missing, and caused flooding in 30 provinces.

12:35 13
Storm toll

Flood ready

Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani warned to brace for possible flooding after the Royal Irrigation Department increases the discharge rate at the Chao Phraya Dam.

06:00 61
Flood ready

Sex work debate

The recent arrest of a 19-year-old known as "Nong Kainao" and her boyfriend for producing and broadcasting sexually-explicit content on the OnlyFans social media platform has sparked a wave of fear and resentment among fellow content creators.

05:00 77
Sex work debate

Call for concrete reopening plan

Business operators in soon-to-be-reopened provinces have urged the government to impose a clear and decisive plan to attract tourists back during the upcoming high season.

07:06 54
Call for concrete reopening plan

Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 at 20:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,581,415
  • Recovered:1,448,206
  • Daily New Cases:9,489
  • Deaths:16,498
  • Rank:28
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Overcoming the odds

Overcoming the odds

Paralympic triple gold medallist Pongsakorn Paeyo made his family and country proud in Tokyo but has failed to receive the recognition he deserves back at home.

04:00
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EUR
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GBP
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HDK
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JPY
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USD
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SET50
972.95
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SET100
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-5.28
sSET
1,005.98
+3.93
SETCLMV
1,047.82
-0.68
SETHD
1,131.20
-5.68
SETTHSI
1,020.37
-2.84
Source: settrade.com (28 Sep 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
30.48
GASOHOL 95
30.75
GASOHOL E20
29.24
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.24
DIESEL
30.69
NGV
15.80
Source : PTT (28 Sep 2021)
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27,257.68
28,350.00
Source: GoldTraders (28 Sep 2021)


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