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Thailand News Fri 9 Dec 2016
Photo Release: New Year Gift to Children

Photo Release: New Year Gift to Children

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 20 hour 48 minutes ago

Mr. Chris De Silva (stand, 2nd left), General Manager of Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok together with Exceed Sports and Entertainment Co., Ltd. recently made a generous donation of 200 T Shirts and bags to Morakot Sanittangkun (stand, 3rd left), Director of Pathumwan District, as New Year Gifts to schools in the area.read more

Rates of Exchange of Commercial Banks in Bangkok Metropolis (2002-present)

Bank of Thailand -- 21 hour 42 minutes ago

Last Updated: 09 Dec 2016 18:00 09 DEC 2016 08 DEC 2016 07 DEC 2016 06 DEC 2016 02 DEC 2016 01 DEC 2016 1 REFERENCE RATE : US DOLLAR (USD) 35.6510 35.6170 35.6600 35.6190 35.6540 35.7010 2 USA : DOLLAR (USD) 3 BUYING SIGHT 35.4090 35.3562 35.4110 35.3675 35.3792 35.4429 4 BUYING TRANSFER 35.4946 35.4178 35.4968read more

BOT: Spot Rate and Swap Point

Bank of Thailand -- 21 hour 43 minutes ago

09 DEC 2016 08 DEC 2016 07 DEC 2016 BID OFFER BID OFFER BID OFFER Spot Rate : USD/THB 35.630 35.640 35.590 35.600 35.630 35.635 Swap point (in Satangs) Onshore 2/ 1 Month 0.600 1.000 0.500 1.000 0.750 1.000 3 Months 2.100 2.400 2.000 2.400 2.000 2.200 6 Months 3.200 3.400 3.000 3.500 3.000 3.500 Source: 1. Bank ofread more

BOT: Daily Exchange Rate

Daily Exchange Rates -- 21 hour 44 minutes ago

Weighted average Interbank Exchange Rate 35.651 Baht/US Dollar Average Counter Rates Quoted by Commercial Banks (Baht / 1 Unit of Foreign Currency) Country Currency Average Buying Rates Average Sight Bill Transfer Selling Rates UNITED STATES USD 35.4090 35.4946 35.8015 UNITED KINGDOM GBP 44.2996 44.4446 45.3079 EUROread more

BOT: BOT Deposit Facility Window

Bank of Thailand -- 22 hour 40 minutes ago

Transaction Type: Depo Transaction Term Amount Amount Rate Rate Weighted BID Date (Day) Submitted Accepted Submitted Accepted Avg.Rate Coverage (Mil.Baht) (Mil.Baht) (%) (%) (%) Ratio Min. Max. Min. Max. 9 Dec 16 1D 11,042 11,042 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00 8 Dec 16 1D 11,521 11,521 1.00000 1.00000read more

Education experts address the critical systems necessary to ensure student mastery of required skills

Education experts address the critical systems necessary to ensure student mastery of required skills

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 22 hour 58 minutes ago

Children must adhere to 21st Century values in order to thrive in ever changing new world Critical thinking and metacognition identified as key competencies Teaching pedagogy to shift focus towards process rather than outcome Digital advancements, demographical changes and globalisation are key factors influencing theread more

Photo Release: PTTEP awards winner prize of the science project competition to Khonkaenwittayayon School

Photo Release: PTTEP awards winner prize of the science project competition to Khonkaenwittayayon School

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 9 minutes ago

Somporn Vongvuthipornchai (right), President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), awarded the winner prize of the science project competition, which is part of the Education Days and Teachers' Day activity in the 10th edition of the International Petroleumread more

Photo Release: KBank people continue the Caring for Bangkok’s Green Lung project

Photo Release: KBank people continue the Caring for Bangkok’s Green Lung project

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 11 minutes ago

Recently, Ms. Kattiya Indaravijaya, President of KASIKORNBANK, led a team of KBank volunteers to join the "KBank Officers Caring for Bangkok's Green Lung 7" under the "Green at Heart: Follow Father's Footsteps" concept, at Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park and Botanical Garden, Bang Kachao Sub District, Phra Pradaengread more

ETIHAD AVIATION GROUP BOARD APPROVES JOINT VENTURE TO CREATE MAJOR EUROPEAN LEISURE AIRLINE GROUP

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 17 minutes ago

The Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) Board has approved plans to create a new European leisure airline group in a joint venture with TUI AG, with a fleet of around 60 aircraft, offering 15 million seats capacity per year, focused on point to point flying to connect key European tourist markets. The transaction is subjectread more

NEW YEAR GLITZ & GLAMOUR AT HOTEL MUSE BANGKOK

NEW YEAR GLITZ & GLAMOUR AT HOTEL MUSE BANGKOK

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 20 minutes ago

With its turn of the century grandeur enlivened with a whimsical contemporary twist, the boutique Hotel Muse Bangkok is a glamourous venue for your New Year celebrations. Chic black, white and silver decorations throughout the hotel will create a magical ambience for your end of year dining. NEW YEAR'S EVE 31stread more

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS with sparkle & panache AT HOTEL MUSE BANGKOK

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS with sparkle & panache AT HOTEL MUSE BANGKOK

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 28 minutes ago

This year, join family and friends for unforgettable Christmas celebrations at Hotel Muse Bangkok. With elegant black, white and silver themed decorations, gourmet cuisines, fine wines and an enchanting festive ambience, we'll add sparkle and panache to Christmas. Opera singers will also delight diners with Christmasread more

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi & Porsche Plan a Joint Venture for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi & Porsche Plan a Joint Venture for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL -- 23 hour 57 minutes ago

Joint Venture to deploy a high powered DC charging network for battery electric vehicles (BEV) covering long distance travel routes in Europe Power levels up to 350 kW significantly reduce charging time compared to available systems Build up of about 400 ultra fast charging sites planned in Europe Network is based onread more

Photo Release: KBank approves 1.8 billion Baht Loan for renewable energy investment

Photo Release: KBank approves 1.8 billion Baht Loan for renewable energy investment

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

Mr. Predee Daochai, President of KASIKORNBANK, signed an agreement with Mr. Viwat Kraipisitkul, Chairman of Sermsang Power Corporation, to provide financial support of 1.8 billion Baht for a renewable energy project involving Thailand's 40 megawatts power plant partly owned by the company, with a plan of overseasread more

BOT: Reserve Money and International Reserve Report

Bank of Thailand

International Reserve1/ (billions of baht) 6,260.60 6,265.90 6,305.90 (billions of US$) 175.6 175.7 177.2 Net Forward Position 22.7 22.8 21.6 (billions of US$) Net Claims on Government 102.7 80.4 15.1 (billions of baht) Net Claims on Financial Institutions 4546.4 4,582.00 4,587.40 (billions of baht) Reserve Moneyread more

BOT: Commercial Banks Deposit Rates

Bank of Thailand

Bank Saving Fixed 3 mths 6 mths 12 mths 24 mths Commercial Banks registered in Thailand Bangkok Bank 0.5000 0.6250 1.0000 1.2500 1.5000 1.7500 Krung Thai Bank 0.5000 0.9000 1.3500 1.4000 1.4500 Kasikornbank 0.5000 0.9000 1.1500 1.3000 1.4500 The Siam Commercial Bank 0.5000 0.9000 1.1500 1.4000 1.4500 Bank of Ayudhyaread more