Indicted again

Indicted again

Anti-graft body files suit against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and others for alleged corrupt use of B240m budget to publicise infrastructure projects in 2013.

28 Jan 2022 10

+8,450 Covid cases

The daily coronavirus-related death toll is slowly rising again as is the number of new cases, with new clusters at schools in 11 provinces.

28 Jan 2022
+8,450 Covid cases

Purge tests PM's resolve

Gen Prayut has some hard decisions to make following the purge of 21 MPs from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party, and his options are limited.

28 Jan 2022 38
Purge tests PM's resolve

Stricter traffic rules expected

A draft amendment seeking to increase fines for traffic offences is expected to pass the Senate at the end of this month and come into force in July, says the House committee on transport.

28 Jan 2022 86
Stricter traffic rules expected

Reassuring policyholders

The Office of the Insurance Commission says Southeast Insurance has not been approved for liquidation, stressing that all coverage for policyholders is still in place.

28 Jan 2022 4
Reassuring policyholders

5 laureates receive prizes after delay

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn represented His Majesty the King to confer the 2020 and 2021 Prince Mahidol Award at Chakri Throne Hall in the Grand Palace to five laureates in the fields of medicine and public health.

28 Jan 2022
5 laureates receive prizes after delay

Saudi labour deal to take shape 'in 2 months'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants the new labour cooperation deal between Thailand and Saudi Arabia to be implemented within two months, says government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana.

28 Jan 2022 18
Saudi labour deal to take shape 'in 2 months'

Last updated: Jan 28, 2022 at 00:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:2,415,472
  • Recovered:2,309,648
  • Daily New Cases:8,450
  • Deaths:22,129
  • Rank:30
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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
36.7119
37.4650
GBP
44.1433
45.0279
HDK
4.2279
4.3185
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.4706
29.2104
USD
33.1067
33.4418
CNY
5.1637
5.3096
Source: Bank of thailand (28 Jan 2022)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    22° /32°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    22° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    24° /34°
  • Chiang Mai Cloudy
    17° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    19° /34°
SET
1,639.51
+5.34
SET50
990.46
+2.10
SET100
2,251.24
+5.04
sSET
1,127.51
+11.95
SETCLMV
1,003.24
+4.50
SETHD
1,193.87
+2.83
SETTHSI
1,045.93
+3.03
Source: settrade.com (29 Jan 2022)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
33.78
GASOHOL 95
34.05
GASOHOL E20
32.84
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
26.14
DIESEL
29.94
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (29 Jan 2022)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,300.00
28,400.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,788.28
28,900.00
Source: GoldTraders (28 Jan 2022)

Bangkok Post would like to extend its commendations and congratulations to all the honourable candidates in the awards. Please explore the backgrounds and stories behind the winners and their socio-economic impacts.


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