Thai Government Mulls Over 10,000-Baht Digital Wallet Stipend

The back of a 1000 Baht banknote, with the image of King Rama IX, H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej
The back of a 1000 Baht banknote, with the image of King Rama IX, H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej. Photo: Paul Sullivan / flickr.

BANGKOK (NNT) – The government’s policy for a 10,000-baht stipend through digital wallets is under active discussion, with three proposed eligibility criteria. Thailand’s ‘digital wallet’ [Read More…]

Thailand’s ‘digital wallet’ scheme not copy of 1999 Japanese model

Government Complex at Chaeng Wattana Road, Bangkok.
Government Complex at Chaeng Wattana Road, Bangkok. Photo: Abhisit Vejjajiva / Peerapat Wimolrungkarat (พีรพัฒน์ วิมลรังครัตน์).

Deputy Finance Minister Julapun Amornvivat has dismissed a suggestion that the Pheu Thai party’s digital wallet scheme is a copy of the Japanese model, introduced [Read More…]

Google Ordered to Remove Deceptive Wallet App Amid Scam Concerns

Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple cryptocurrency coins
Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple cryptocurrency coins. Image: WorldSpectrum / Pixabay.

Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn has directed Google to take immediate action in removing or blocking access to a misleading “digital wallet” application [Read More…]

Two thieves allegedly steal wallet and mobile phone from Indian ex-pat and business owner in Pattaya

Pattaya beach road
Pattaya Beach Road. Photo: Kimmam.

Two transgender thieves allegedly stole a wallet and mobile phone from an Indian man on Pattaya Beach Road. A 50-year-old Indian man who also is [Read More…]