Visa extension

Visa extension

The country's main Covid-19 task force has approved longer visas for foreign visitors to the country from Oct 1 until March 31 next year.

04:00 22

Booze plan flaws

Doctors warn against a plan to extend the operating hours of pubs to 4am, citing the potential for more road accidents and the risk of further Covid-19 infections.

07:02 21
Booze plan flaws

Tenure review

The petition calling for a definitive ruling on when Gen Prayut's premiership should end is expected to be forwarded to the charter court for a review on Monday.

05:00 9
Tenure review

Apec to cooperate to boost tourism

Tourism ministers from across Asia-Pacific have expressed concerns over the damaging effects of Covid-19 on the economy and travel industry, but failed to reach a consensus on all issues due to certain sensitivities.

07:00 1
Apec to cooperate to boost tourism

Latest co-payment phase gains positive response

Phase 5 of the co-payment scheme, which opened for the first day of registration on Friday, saw an overwhelming response from the public.

04:05 4
Latest co-payment phase gains positive response

Steel prices drop amid demand dip

Global steel prices, which soared as a result of the Russia-Ukraine war, have declined following lower demand for steel in China.

06:11 3
Steel prices drop amid demand dip

Covid downgrade

The government will declare Covid-19 endemic in October, and from November responsibility for dealing with it will devolve to provincial disease committees, a spokesman says.

19 Aug 2022 48
Covid downgrade

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Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.28098
36.44827
GBP
41.47676
43.05222
HDK
4.42892
4.62995
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
0.25584
0.26716
USD
35.23516
35.98113
CNY
4.89391
5.38845
  • Bangkok Rainy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Rainy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Rainy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Cloudy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Cloudy
    19° /34°
SET
1,625.92
-10.15
SET50
983.35
-5.65
SET100
2,225.27
-11.89
sSET
1,052.14
-4.34
SETCLMV
1,015.56
-6.29
SETHD
1,174.05
-5.05
SETTHSI
1,027.51
-5.78
Source: settrade.com (20 Aug 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
44.56
GASOHOL 95
36.04
GASOHOL E20
37.15
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
DIESEL
34.94
NGV
36.88
Source : PTT (20 Aug 2022)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,600.00
29,700.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
29,061.72
30,200.00
Source: GoldTraders (20 Aug 2022)


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