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Bangkok Bank electronic system crashes

Bangkok Bank’s (BBL) electronic system crashed on Wednesday due mainly a flurry of small-ticket transactions. The bank detected a failure across its electronic systems, ranging from automatic teller machines (ATMs) to internet and mobile banking. It was attempting to fix the problem and update uncompleted-transactions, said the bank’s executive vice- president Thaweelarp Rittapirom. Full story: […]Read More


Two arrested in ATM ‘incident’ in South Pattaya

Two 21 year old women were detained following an incident which occurred at a Bangkok Bank ATM located at the corner of Soi 16 on the Pratamnuk Road in South Pattaya, early on Friday morning. The initial call to Police suggested the women had vandalized the ATM and caused the front part of the machine […]Read More


Eight red-shirt leaders in Khon Kaen jailed and fined Bt29

The Court of Appeals on Thursday found eight red-shirt leaders guilty for torching a Bangkok Bank branch in Khon Kaen in connection with the political disturbances in 2010. The high court sentenced the eight to serve a jail term ranging from half a year to one year and six months and imposed a fine of […]Read More


Bangkok Bank denied its executive posting offensive language against monarchy

BANGKOK, 2 March 2012 (NNT) – The Bangkok Bank denied its executive had posted messages deemed offensive to the monarchy, claiming it was the work of a computer hacker. Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Chaiyarit Anuchitworawong said following a complaint by the Bank’s President Chartsiri Sophonpanich to the Department of Special Investigation that Mr. Chartsiri’s […]Read More


Bangkok Bank confident Thai economy will grow by 5% this

BANGKOK, 31 January 2011 (NNT) – Bangkok Bank is certain the Thai economy will expand by as much as 5% this year although the fluctuation of the world economy could still weigh down the forecast growth. Executive Vice President of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited Dr Kobsak Pootrakool said Thailand’s economic growth should continue if […]Read More


Bangkok Bank Expects 0% Growth in Q1 of 2012

Bangkok Bank has predicted that the first quarter of next year will see zero or even negative economic growth. The bank also advises the government to increase its role in stimulating the economy in the post-flood period. Bangkok Bank President Kosit Panpiemras said it may take the private sector three to six months to recover […]Read More


Man arrested for allegedly planting six bombs in Bangkok

Police arrested a 55-year-old man early Friday for allegedly planting six homemade bombs at three spots in Bangkok. The suspect, Jirawat Janphen, was paraded in front of reporters at the Metropolitan Police Bureau at 10 am without being allowed to answer reporters’ questions at all. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung was the only one who […]Read More