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AMLO is verifying reports of four Thai banks’ alleged role

Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) is in the process of verifying a report, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), that four Thai banks have been involved in suspicious financial transactions, worth about 41.31 billion baht, over nearly two decades. Responding to the ICIJ report, AMLO Acting Secretary-General Pol Maj-Gen Preecha Charoensahayanont said today […]Read More


All banks in shopping malls, hypermarkets closed Saturday and Sunday

All state and privately owned bank branches and financial institutions located in shopping malls and hypermarkets, which usually operate seven days a week, are closed today and tomorrow to prevent people from flocking to there to claim government handouts. Registration for the 5,000 baht support payment for three months starts this evening. The decision to […]Read More


Auto Sales in Thailand to Fall in 2020

BANGKOK, Dec 5 (TNA) — Several negative factors, including tightening of lending control measures by the Bank of Thailand, are expected to hurt automobile industry in the kingdom in 2020, according to a forecast by Kasikorn Research Center (KSC). The KSC has estimated that auto sales in 2019 would shrink 2.5 per cent from the […]Read More


Magnetic ATM Cards To Be Invalid After Jan 15 Next

BANGKOK, Sept 18 (TNA) — The Bank of Thailand (BoT) urges users of magnetic ATM cards to replace them with chip cards because their old cards will be unusable after Jan 15 next year. BoT assistant governor Siritida Panomwon Na Ayudhya said the central bank and financial institutions were replacing magnetic cards with chip cards […]Read More


Former Bank Employee Arrested for Credit Card Fraud

BANGKOK, March 29 (TNA) – A former Thai bank employee was arrested for credit card fraud and identity theft for on line shopping worth over Bt8 million. The man, who had worked for several commercial banks, acquired credit card information from foreign hackers before stealing identities of cardholders to make online transactions, Crime Suppression Division […]Read More


Woman Barricades Herself in Bank in France, Threatens to Blow

On the morning of November 29th a woman barricaded herself inside the premises of the LCL bank in the south of France, threatening to blow up the financial institution, the newspaper Figaro reported. According to reports, security forces have been summoned to the scene of the incident in the commune of Ales, the Gard prefecture. […]Read More


Banking Coming Next Month to Every 7-Eleven

BANGKOK — Twenty-million bank customers will be able to make basic transactions at all 7-Eleven stores when a pilot banking program launches next month. Government Savings Bank customers will be the first able to deposit and withdraw funds at more than 13,000 convenience stores across country starting Oct. 31, the bank announced Tuesday. Full story: […]Read More