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Loopholes to close

Loopholes to close

Tourism minister vows to plug loopholes in Thailand Elite Card to prevent dodgy Chinese business operators from using the privilege cards to enter the country.

20:12
Appeal court orders tobacco tax-dodging fine cut

Appeal court orders tobacco tax-dodging fine cut

The Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered a reduction to a 130-million-baht fine imposed on the tobacco giant Philip Morris for evading tax on cigarettes imported from Indonesia.

17:38

US squeeze on Huawei worries China

China is "seriously concerned" about a report that the United States has stopped approving licences for US companies to export items to the tech giant Huawei, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.

15:51 8
US squeeze on Huawei worries China

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.1975
35.9285
GBP
40.0981
40.9393
HKD
4.1457
4.2246
JPY
24.8520
25.5550
USD
32.6217
32.9524
CNY
4.7905
4.9263
Source: Bank of thailand (1 Feb 2023)

SET

SET
1,671.46
-9.76
SET50
992.95
-9.77
SET100
2,240.18
-17.81
sSET
1,109.69
+0.18
SETCLMV
1,007.75
-5.97
SETHD
1,197.52
-7.86
SETTHSI
1,057.90
-9.50
Source: settrade.com (1 Feb 2023)
LATEST
31 Jan 2023

Minister vows to plug Elite Card loopholes

Tourism minister vows to plug loopholes in Thailand Elite Card to prevent dodgy Chinese business operators from using the privilege cards to enter the country.

31 Jan 2023 1
Loopholes to close
31 Jan 2023

Appeal court orders tobacco tax-dodging fine cut

The Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered a reduction to a 130-million-baht fine imposed on the tobacco giant Philip Morris for evading tax on cigarettes imported from Indonesia.

31 Jan 2023
Appeal court orders tobacco tax-dodging fine cut
31 Jan 2023

Cabinet approves higher minimum wages for skilled workers

The cabinet approves increased minimum wages, ranging from 465 to 700 baht a day, for skilled workers in 17 occupations in three sectors.

31 Jan 2023 3
Payrise for some
31 Jan 2023

2022 rice exports beat target

Thailand exported 7.69 million tonnes of rice in 2022, up 22.1% from a year earlier, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

31 Jan 2023 1
2022 rice exports beat target
31 Jan 2023

US squeeze on Huawei worries China

China is "seriously concerned" about a report that the United States has stopped approving licences for US companies to export items to the tech giant Huawei, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.

31 Jan 2023 8
US squeeze on Huawei worries China
31 Jan 2023

BoT: Tourism keeps economy on upward path

The economy continued to recover in December, boosted by increased tourism and domestic consumption, while exports were affected by the slowing economies of trading partners, the Bank of Thailand said on Tuesday.

31 Jan 2023 5
BoT: Tourism keeps economy on upward path
31 Jan 2023

Adani shares tumble again amid fraud claims

MUMBAI: Investors dumped more Adani shares on Tuesday, deepening the carnage at India's biggest conglomerate which has already lost around $70 billion in value after allegations of "brazen" corporate fraud.

31 Jan 2023
Adani shares tumble again amid fraud claims
31 Jan 2023

Tourist arrivals on Koh Samui top 200,000 in January

SURAT THANI: More than 200,000 tourists visited Koh Samui in January, giving a welcome boost to the tourist island's economy.

31 Jan 2023 1
Tourist arrivals on Koh Samui top 200,000 in January
31 Jan 2023

Fuel consumption up 13.5% last year

Domestic fuel consumption rose 13.5% year-on-year last year on the country's reopening and improving Covid-19 situation, the Department of Energy Business reported.

31 Jan 2023 3
Fuel consumption up 13.5% last year
31 Jan 2023

Factory output worse than forecast

Thailand's factory output in December dropped more than expected, as a global slowdown hit demand for Thai exports, the Ministry of Industry said on Tuesday.

31 Jan 2023 4
Factory output worse than forecast

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.1975
35.9285
GBP
40.0981
40.9393
HKD
4.1457
4.2246
JPY
24.8520
25.5550
USD
32.6217
32.9524
CNY
4.7905
4.9263
Source: Bank of thailand (1 Feb 2023)

SET

SET
1,671.46
-9.76
SET50
992.95
-9.77
SET100
2,240.18
-17.81
sSET
1,109.69
+0.18
SETCLMV
1,007.75
-5.97
SETHD
1,197.52
-7.86
SETTHSI
1,057.90
-9.50
Source: settrade.com (1 Feb 2023)