Thailand

South Korea’s First Blockchain-Powered Remittance Service to Thailand and Philippines

This month Coinone Transfer, a payments business and a subsidiary of Coinone, introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance mobile app and web service called Cross — offering faster, lower cost payments to Thailand and the Philippines. Unlike other remittance options in South

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In Thailand you can Pay now with your Smartwatch “Garmin Pay”

Siam Commercial Bank has introduced the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution. This has been done in collaboration with CDG Group, sole distributor of Garmin products in Thailand and MasterCard and Visa. With a virtual SCB MasterCard or Visa credit card added to

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Thailand Accelerates Blockchain Adoption

Thailand has set out to become a major regional center for blockchain, thanks in large part to the government which has instigated several initiatives to facilitate the growth of the local blockchain ecosystem and implement the technology in areas such

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Finlab Opens Accelerator in Thailand to Teach SMEs How to Digitise Their Businesses

The Finlab announced the launch of its Smart Business Transformation Programme to help Thailand-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) transform their businesses via digital solutions. The programme is supported by United Overseas Bank Thailand (UOB Thai) and the Digital Economy

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Banking Services Coming to 7-Eleven Stores in South East Asia

7-Eleven outlets across Asia have begun offering banking services. In Thailand, a pilot program starting October 31 will enable 20 million customers of Government Savings Bank to deposit and withdraw funds at more than 10,000 convenient stores across the country.

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Accenture and Digital Ventures Launches Blockchain Solution Built on R3

Accenture and Digital Ventures a fintech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, have co-developed and launched a blockchain solution aimed at simplifying the way companies buy and sell goods, make and receive payments, and obtain financing. The solution is described as

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Singtel Wants to Let You Use Your E-Wallet to Pay Across Asia, Starting with Thailand

Singtel Group recently announced the launch VIA, a mobile payments alliance described as an initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders to enable consumers to use their local mobile wallet when travelling. Concurrent with the launch, they announced their partnership

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Thailand Strives to Become Top Fintech Hub with Government Help

In the past year, the fintech industry in Thailand has witnessed significant growth but the latest push from the government is set to position the country as one of the region’s top fintech hubs. The Thailand government is putting a

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GO-JEK Announces The Launch of Locally Founded Companies in Vietnam and Thailand

GO-JEK announces the launch of two locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand that will form the first wave of its international expansion. The companies will be run by local founding management teams, with GO-JEK providing knowledge and expertise as

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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