Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:24
Rohingya sent back to Myanmar camps hungry and in debt
Fleeing Rohingya Muslims sold ration books to help pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers in order to flee squalid Myanmar camps by boat, only to be stopped at sea and forced back destitute, the refugees told AFP on Friday.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
Panpayak fights to improve his family’s future
After making a name for himself in Lumpini and Rajadamnern, Muay Thai star Panpayak “The Angel Warrior” Jitmuangnon finally makes his long-awaited debut on the ONE Super Series stage when he takes on Portuguese striker Rui Botelho at One: Destiny of Champions in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00
Rattapoom gets suspended jail term in e-Money licence case
Singer-actor Rattapoom “Film” Toekongsap, as president of Payall Group, was given a two-year suspended jail term and fined Bt50,000 on Thursday for his role in operating e-Money services without a proper licence.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
Online vendors may soon have to pay taxes
THE REVENUE Department will be able to cast a wider net over online vendors and other businesses that have been evading taxes once the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) approves amendments to the Revenue Code.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00
Vehicle tax renewals to be suspended for non-payers of police traffic fines as agencies link systems
Starting in the first quarter of next year, police-issued traffic tickets will be linked to the Land Transport Department’s system, resulting in a suspension of vehicle-tax renewal for those failing to pay traffic fines, deputy department chief Kamol Buranapong said on Monday.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:57
SCB introduces Garmin Pay contactless solution for the health-savvy
Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), MasterCard and Visa have introduced Garmin Pay contactless payments on the Garmin Smartwatch, with hot promotions for the health-conscious generatio, SCB said at release on Monday.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:48
Visa outlines payments security roadmap for Thailand
Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, on Monday launched its “Future of Security Roadmap for Thailand”, outlining a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the country over the next three years.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:31
Visa applications move to the Web
Chinese will soon become the first nationality able to apply and pay online for Thai visas, Chairi Archjananum, director-general of the Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Free Internet and other pre-election goodies roll out for Christmas
IN A BID to garner popularity ahead of the election scheduled for February, the government has finalised plans to give more than 11 million low-income people free Internet SIM cards and other state subsidies that will together cost taxpayers billions of baht.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
Visa aims for security PAY-OFF
New security standards needed to enable safer e-commerce, says credit care firm’s risk chief for Asia
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
GSB sees strong loan, deposit growth
Government Savings Bank, or GSB, is confident that this year’s new loans will have up to 6 per cent growth, given the bank success in approving new loans worth Bt107 billion in the first 10 months of the year, the bank’s president and CEO Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said yesterday.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:29
Royals pay tribute to Thai Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha
Staff, volunteers, fans and players joined with British Royalty at King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, on Wednesday to remember Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
Purchase with a smile – or palm print
MAKING an e-payment via their smile or palm are new ways to enable customers to pay for goods and products, or other fee charges in the digital era.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
Fake merchandise, apps lure Singles Day shoppers
Despite efforts to curb sales of counterfeit goods during China’s massive “Singles Day” online annual sales event, shoppers could still find plenty of merchandise that mimicked well-known brands – at a fraction of the price they would pay for the real thing.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:13
Woman arrested after four Thai job seekers held by gang in Japan
A Bangkok woman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly deceiving four Thai men to pay her Bt80,000 each on the promise of getting jobs in Japan, only to be detained by a gang in that country.