Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:33
Incheon peace festival participants hope for breakthrough in talks
Peace advocate group Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) on Tuesday held a peace festival coincidently with the third summit between South Korea President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:43
Crypto exchanges can discern worthwhile coins, blockchain projects: Upbit CEO
With hundreds of new cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects being released daily, it’s difficult for investors to discern which digital coins are worth backing or are potential scams with no value.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:40
Further witness statements sought in probe into alleged Bt800m bitcoin investment scam
Police will this week summon witnesses to provide additional information for the investigation into an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam, while key suspect Parinya Jaravijit has sent a letter through his lawyer requesting postponement of the date for him to hear the charge of colluding in fraud, the deputy chief of the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) said on Tuesday.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:30
Australia mints its most valuable coin ever
Australia has minted a gold coin encrusted with rare pink diamonds worth Aus$2.48 million (US$1.8 million) to meet growing demand for high-end collectables from the ultra-rich.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:34
Emporium to host ‘Art Dialogue’
Bangkok retail mall the Emporium is hosting an “Art Dialogue” to coincide with the Bangkok Art Biennale from September 6 to October 3. Fashion, beauty and lifestyle will be explored through four activities.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:25
Booking.com now boarding NYC Fashion Week yacht
Travel website Booking.com is offering its visitors chance to spend a night aboard the Fashion Yacht at Chelsea Piers in New York City in a deal with clothing brand alice + olivia that coincides with New York Fashion Week.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
Actor ‘Boom’ hears charges of colluding in bitcoin fraud, but maintains innocence
ACTOR JIRATPISIT “Boom” Jaravijit and his sibling, Thanasit Jaravijit, yesterday acknowledged charges of colluding in fraud. The charges were filed by the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) as part of their investigation into an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
Startup to act as link for banking, cryptocurrencies
BRIDGEX Network, a two-year-old startup, is opening up new opportunities that will change the traditional world of banking, lending, cross-border money transfer and payment using cryptocurrencies.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
A revisionist look at WWI
Re: “The turn of a coin in the Great War”, Opinion, August 8.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Bitcoin scam suspect claims he is victim too
Prasit Srisuwan, a major stock investor and suspect in the Bt800-million bitcoin scam, has denied any wrongdoing, and instead claimed to be one of the victims.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:00
Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:00
Police summon 8 bitcoin scam suspects
The police Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has issued summonses for eight more people, as part of the investigation into the alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam in which a Finnish bitcoin-owner was lured into transferring the cryptocurrency for bogus investment in Thai stocks and other assets.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Actor’s family put under police microscope in high-profile money-laundering probe
THE PARENTS of actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit, a suspect in a fraud and money-laundering case, may be joining their famous son in hot water over a Bt800 million bitcoin scam, as police consider applying for their arrest warrants over money-laundering charges.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:18
Jiratpisit’s older sister Suphitcha surrenders to hear conspiracy charges
Suphitcha Jaravijit, the elder sister of actor and fraud suspect Jiratpisit Jaravijit, surrendered to police early on Wednesday morning to fight accusations of allegedly conspiring with others in a crime.