• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:21
    Savers must allow banks to send information to tax officials: Finance Minister
    Bank customers are required to consent to banks forwarding their savings-account information to the Revenue Department, as the Finance Ministry tries to eliminate tax evasion, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said on Friday.
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  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:13
    KBank launches cross-border inward remittance service
    Kasikornbank (KBank) is ready to kick off its inward remittance service from around the world to transfer funds to recipients’ accounts in over 21 banks using PromptPay on a real-time basis for the first time, Silawat Santivisat, KBank’s senior executive vice president, said.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Investors park money in banks as they await
    COMMERCIAL banks are noting that the shift of funds into current and savings accounts (CASA) reflects investors’ lack of confidence in spending or investment, particularly in the stock market.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Fraud challenges regional banks 
    ALMOST three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    BOT restricts approval of hire-purchase loans
    Commercial banks have been more prudent in their approval of hire-purchases loans after a warning from the Bank of Thailand (BOT), CIMB Thai's senior executive vice president Adisorn Sermchaiwong said recently.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:46
    Four Asean central banks agree to pursue local-currency settlements
    Governors of the central banks of four Southeast Asian nations signed letters of intent on Friday outlining a framework for local-currency settlements.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean payment connectivity a major step towards cutting transaction costs
    MIGRANT WORKERS, tourists and small and big businesses will be able to cut the cost of their financial transactions in Asean after regulators, bankers and non-bank operators decided to integrate and upgrade their financial services across the region.
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    MOU SIGNING Thai, Lao central banks enhance cooperation
    The Bank of Thailand and the Bank of Laos PDR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the areas of financial innovation and payments systems in Chiang Rai yesterday after the meeting of the 5th Asean Finance Ministers’ and Central Governors’ Meeting and related meetings in Chiang Rai yesterday. 
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:58
    Thai and Indonesian central banks sign digital payments deal
    Veerathai Santiprabhob, governor of the Bank of Thailand (right), and Perry Warjiyo, governor of Bank Indonesia, have signed a deal on payment systems and financial innovation on Thursday in Chiang Rai.
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  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    ATMs filled to the brim to keep the fun afloat during Songkran
    BANKS have stocked up on cash to ensure revellers and businesses don’t run out during the Songkran festival.
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:09
    Thailand’s Three Day Royal Charity Event The King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race Kicks Off in Bangkok
    The spirit and energy of boat racing returned to Bangkok on Thursday with the arrival of the inaugural King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race & River Festival which is taking place at the banks of Chao Phraya River near Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort.
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:10
    KBank unveils face recognition technology for deposit account opening
    KBank has introduced face recognition technology to verify the identity of customers who open deposit accounts at branches. To enhance customer verification, KBank is in the process of linking their identity data across all banks and its digital platform, starting with deposit account opening.
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 20:35
    A well-known singer and actress of the 1990s, Trerak Rakkandee, has launched her own company – Tri Trerak Co Ltd – for manufacturing and distributing ‘ME’ jigsaw soaps targeting premium customers both in Thailand and abroad.
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  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand Post branches out  into banking 
    Thailand Post has joined hands with 10 banks to provide money deposit services via its 1,200 branches and counter services nationwide. 
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    All bets off in wild election ride 
    Political loyalty is up for grabs on a campaign trail littered with Vote banks and cash top-ups   
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