B225bn relief plan

B225bn relief plan

The government will hand out B7,000 each for 4 million people with high purchasing power and launch a new phase of its co-payment scheme as part of a new relief package worth B225bn.

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Not here yet

FDA dismissed ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's claim that the Pfizer vaccine was already in Thailand for emergency and exclusive use among a certain group of people.

04:00 43
Not here yet

Push for megaproject

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has urged agencies to expedite the southern land bridge megaproject, which will connect the Gulf of Thailand with the Andaman Sea.

04:33 19
Push for megaproject

GDP forecast

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) slashed Thailand's economic growth forecast for 2021 on Wednesday for the second time this year to 1-2%.

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GDP forecast

Hotel sector's demand

The hotel sector is urging the government to extend domestic stimulus programmes to cover the high season in the final quarter, after those projects were interrupted by the third outbreak.

05:52 7
Hotel sector's demand

Chiang Mai sandbox

The Chiang Mai sandbox model will go ahead as planned on Oct 1 and target tourists from Asia as operators expect to receive a windfall from the Phuket sandbox.

04:55 14
Chiang Mai sandbox

Investor confidence drops

The SET Index fell by 33.91 points, or 2.1% to close on Wednesday at 1,549.22 points, dragged lower by US tech share and local share selloffs as local concerns also grow over the government's debt moratorium.

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Investor confidence drops

Last updated: May 05, 2021 at 14:21 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:74,900
  • Recovered:44,360
  • Daily New Cases:2,112
  • Deaths:318
  • Rank:98
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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.0815
37.8612
GBP
42.9129
43.8152
HDK
3.9728
4.0607
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.1671
28.9288
USD
31.0177
31.3553
CNY
4.7455
4.8965
Source: Bank of thailand (6 May 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    29° /36°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /34°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    24° /35°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    28° /33°
  • Chiang Mai Sunny
    25° /36°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    28° /38°
SET
1,549.22
-33.91
SET50
929.63
-26.34
SET100
2,117.45
-56.07
sSET
932.32
-0.40
SETCLMV
999.37
-20.62
SETHD
1,119.37
-22.96
SETTHSI
957.69
-26.41
Source: settrade.com (6 May 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
26.98
GASOHOL 95
27.25
GASOHOL E20
25.74
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
21.49
DIESEL
27.09
NGV
13.49
Source : PTT (6 May 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
26,100.00
26,200.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
25,635.56
26,700.00
Source: GoldTraders (5 May 2021)

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Pfizer jab not here yet, says FDA

Pfizer jab not here yet, says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has dismissed a claim made online by ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in which he said the Pfizer vaccine was already in Thailand for use among a certain group of people.

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