Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Philippines plans tax amnesty in next April
THE Philippine government is planning to implement the much-awaited tax amnesty in April next year to coincide with the deadline of filing of income tax returns, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
Withholding tax to dampen ICO fund-raising
MOST of the firms that have expressed an interest in raising funds through an initial coin offering (ICO) say they are concerned about the withholding tax of 15 per cent that will be levied on the profits, the chief of an ICO portal said yesterday as she warned of the dampening effect on the cryptocurrency sector in Thailand.
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:16
Thai Fintech Association, ICORA offer crypto-assets training course
The Thai Fintech Association, together with ICORA Co Ltd, is offering a Crypto Asset Revolution (CAR) course, which will provide participants with a complete understanding and knowledge about investing in crypto assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00
SEC moves towards finalisation of trading rules on digital assets
AMID THE global boom in fund raising through initial coin offering (ICO), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has held a public hearing for drafted notifications and criteria under the emergency decree on digital asset businesses as a means to govern offering of digital tokens and digital asset businesses.
Tue, 15 May 2018 12:49
Gaza deaths spark widespread condemnation of Israel
Israel faced widespread condemnation on Monday after its forces killed at least 55 Palestinians in Gaza during protests coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Tue, 15 May 2018 07:57
Israeli forces kill 55 in Gaza clashes as US opens Jerusalem embassy
Israeli forces killed 55 Palestinians on the Gaza border in the conflict's bloodiest day in years on Monday as clashes and protests coincided with the deeply controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Mon, 14 May 2018 14:11
MRTA issues road chaos warning as construction coincides with school return
The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has issued a warning to motorists to expect heavy traffic congestion at four construction areas as secondary students return back to school this week.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:35
New York investigates cryptocurrency trading exchanges
New York state authorities on Tuesday said they have launched a probe into platforms that trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, including potential fraud and conflicts of interest.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
PM reveals new safety zone in South amid hunt for IS-linked suspects
A SAFETY zone will be set up in the southernmost Narathiwat border province by the end of this month, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday, coinciding with a media report that Malaysian authorities were hunting for a Thai national from that province who reportedly tried to create an Islamic State cell in Thailand.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:15
Alleged British bitcoin fraudster extradited to US
US authorities have extradited a British citizen from Morocco to face charges of allegedly defrauding investors of more than $36 million, US prosecutors said Friday.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00
Virtual currency: Other firms stake their claims
JAPAN’S TROUBLED virtual currency exchange operator Coincheck Inc has decided to seek a fresh start under the umbrella of online brokerage Monex Group Inc.
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 10:23
Man robs Bt11,000 from Family Mart cash counter
A knife-wielding man tried to force two female staff in a Family Mart shop in Chon Buri province to undress before making off with coins worth Bt11,000 early on Saturday.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 17:23
Nationwide rush for royal coins
People queued up at various locations across the country on Friday to get the first batch of King Rama X-reign coins.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:20
Japan's hacked crypto exchange Coincheck bought out
Japanese online broker Monex Group said Friday it would buy virtual currency exchange Coincheck, which was hit by a massive hack that saw thieves steal hundreds of millions of dollars in virtual currency.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 10:04
Hollywood's first blockchain movie: an end to piracy?
A few years behind Wall Street, Hollywood is turning to the technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin to distribute movies in a development hailed as the beginning of the end for piracy.