Virus hits spikers

Virus hits spikers

Hard-training Thai volleyball team forced to withdraw from an international tournament in Italy later this month after players and staff test positive for Covid-19.

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Vote delayed

Vote by creditors on Thai Airways' debt restructuring plan delayed by a week, says carrier’s legal adviser.

12 May 2021 30
Vote delayed

+34 Covid deaths

If you have been in close contact with an infected person for more than five minutes go for a test right away, health authorities warn - as the daily total of coronavirus-related deaths hits a new high.

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+34 Covid deaths

Jabs in city

Health authorities now aim to get around 70% of the capital's residents, or about 5 million people, vaccinated against Covid-19 in two months.

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Jabs in city

Biggest threat

Health experts have expressed concern over the coronavirus variant first identified in India being carried into Thailand unchecked by illegal migrants.

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Biggest threat

Ministry preps kids

Education Minister Treenuch Thienthong says her staff have prepared a host of activities for students ahead of the first semester of this academic year on June 1.

12 May 2021 22
Ministry preps kids

THAI rehab plan

If Thai Airways International were to go under on decision day, creditors would only be paid 12.9% of what is owed to them, a source at the airline warned.

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THAI rehab plan

Last updated: May 12, 2021 at 11:23 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:88,907
  • Recovered:59,043
  • Daily New Cases:1,983
  • Deaths:486
  • Rank:98
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Leave nothing to chance

Leave nothing to chance

Ploykanok Thubthong, 17, was worried about walking past a house on her way home because an old man living there was a serial public masturbator who targeted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, Chonthicha Wirat, 17, stopped going to a mall after an uncomfortable experience of being stared at by a male stranger.

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  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.4680
38.2373
GBP
43.6191
44.5109
HDK
3.9778
4.0617
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.3196
29.0629
USD
31.0322
31.3748
CNY
4.7891
4.9244
Source: Bank of thailand (13 May 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    28° /35°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    26° /35°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    23° /35°
  • Pattaya Sunny
    28° /33°
  • Chiang Mai Cloudy
    26° /37°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    25° /37°
SET
1,571.85
-7.08
SET50
952.55
-4.42
SET100
2,163.29
-8.67
sSET
934.60
-6.56
SETCLMV
1,013.45
-6.80
SETHD
1,107.62
-16.78
SETTHSI
988.83
-0.61
Source: settrade.com (13 May 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
27.48
GASOHOL 95
27.75
GASOHOL E20
26.24
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
21.79
DIESEL
27.59
NGV
13.49
Source : PTT (13 May 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
26,950.00
27,050.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
26,469.36
27,550.00
Source: GoldTraders (12 May 2021)

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Leave nothing to chance

Leave nothing to chance

Ploykanok Thubthong, 17, was worried about walking past a house on her way home because an old man living there was a serial public masturbator who targeted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, Chonthicha Wirat, 17, stopped going to a mall after an uncomfortable experience of being stared at by a male stranger.

12 May 2021 3
Joy amid hardship

Joy amid hardship

Rusty tin shacks sprawl under high-rises and billboards. Rubbish scatters and floats down the foul-smelling river. Last year, fire broke out near a local mosque. With the third wave of the coronavirus outbreak, the Klong Toey neighbourhood is hanging by a thread.

10 May 2021 1

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