'Swab hubs' for tourists

'Swab hubs' for tourists

Bangkok is set to reopen to fully vaccinated international visitors next month with "swab hubs" being set up to test tourists upon their arrival in the capital.

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'Should not be represented'

Asean foreign ministers arranged to exclude the military leadership of Myanmar from the regional group's summit meeting in favour of a non-political representative, an Asean source said.

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'Should not be represented'

G'day

Hollywood star Russell Crowe is in Thailand to make a movie, and his tweeted pictures and messages about Thais, the food and scenery have brought pride to the nation, prime minister declares.

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G'day

+10,486 Covid cases

Daily deaths and new cases are down overall, but in the far South the virus is spreading rapidly, with areas of Chiang Mai also of concern.

15 Oct 2021 21
+10,486 Covid cases

B600m extravaganza

The Tourism and Sports Ministry expects to use a budget of 500-600 million baht to host twin concerts in Bangkok and Phuket after it was confirmed that two prominent artists -- 'Lisa' and Andrea Bocelli -- will perform to celebrate the country's reopening.

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B600m extravaganza

'Ready' for reopening

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday urged the public, businesses and government to cooperate in preparing for the country's reopening to fully vaccinated tourists next month.

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'Ready' for reopening

Declining unity may hit growth

The Bank of Thailand believes the country's differences of opinion could have an effect on future Thai economic growth as people's trust in one another declined over a 10-year period.

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Declining unity may hit growth

Last updated: Oct 16, 2021 at 09:00 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,772,838
  • Recovered:1,636,461
  • Daily New Cases:10,648
  • Deaths:18,205
  • Rank:24
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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.1726
38.9166
GBP
45.0184
45.8991
HDK
4.2285
4.3164
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.8298
29.5524
USD
33.0652
33.3946
CNY
5.1000
5.2438
Source: Bank of thailand (16 Oct 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    26° /32°
  • Phuket Rainy
    25° /33°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    23° /33°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    26° /31°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    23° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    24° /32°
SET
1,638.34
-2.63
SET50
987.44
+0.16
SET100
2,245.90
-0.89
sSET
1,024.80
-4.32
SETCLMV
1,043.07
-3.68
SETHD
1,125.73
+1.59
SETTHSI
1,036.05
-0.38
Source: settrade.com (16 Oct 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
30.88
GASOHOL 95
31.15
GASOHOL E20
29.64
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.44
DIESEL
28.89
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (16 Oct 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,950.00
28,050.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,439.60
28,550.00
Source: GoldTraders (16 Oct 2021)


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