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RippleNet helps UK firm to expand footprint across Latin America and Africa

Crypto Economy 16 Sep 2021
The main aim behind the partnership between the two entities through Siam Commercial Bank was to enable faster payments to Thailand. We're excited to partner with GME Remittance to accelerate and scale payments from South Korea into Thailand, building on the RippleNet momentum in APAC where transactions are growing 130% year-over-year.
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Thai bank cuts Thailand's 2021 GDP growth forecast to 0.7 pct

China.dot.org 15 Sep 2021
15 (Xinhua) -- The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), one of Thailand's biggest commercial banks, on Wednesday cut its 2021 growth forecast for the Thai economy to 0.7 percent due to the worse-than-expected COVID-19 impact on consumption and tourism ... Thailand's private spending has been ...
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The Counterterror War That America Is Winning

The Atlantic 15 Sep 2021
Al-Qaeda spent close to half a million dollars in the years prior to the 9/11 attacks, much of which went to American bank accounts to purchase flight training and supplies ... The PATRIOT Act forced through new banking laws , laying out a host of financial-transparency requirements ... Banks had become tools of national security.
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Malaysia, Thailand setting up system of Qualified ASEAN Banks

China.dot.org 14 Sep 2021
14 (Xinhua) -- Banking institutions from Thailand and Malaysia have been invited to indicate their interest to be a Qualified ASEAN Bank (QAB) in Malaysia and Thailand, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) on Tuesday ... to a wider range of banking products.
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Xinhua world economic news summary at 1100 GMT, Sept. 14

China.dot.org 14 Sep 2021
(UN-Chief-Afghanistan). - - - - ... (Kenya-Weather-Accidents). - - - - ... KUALA LUMPUR -- Banking institutions from Thailand and Malaysia have been invited to indicate their interest to be a Qualified ASEAN Bank (QAB) in Malaysia and Thailand, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) on Tuesday ... (Malaysia-Thailand-ASEAN Bank) Enditem .
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PayNow to link with India's UPI for instant, low-cost fund transfers

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
This arrangement, which started in February, allows consumers here to transfer funds from their bank accounts to mobile wallets, and between such e-wallets ... In April, MAS and the Bank of Thailand announced that PayNow has been linked to Thailand's PromptPay, in a world first for cross-border fast payments.
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PayNow and India's UPI link up for instant fund transfers

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
This arrangement, which started in February, allows consumers here to transfer funds from their bank accounts to mobile wallets, and between such e-wallets ... In April, MAS and the Bank of Thailand announced the linking of PayNow to Thailand's PromptPay, in a world first for cross-border fast payments.
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WHO provides support around the world to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control through vaccines and other critical measures

Reliefweb 14 Sep 2021
WHO Thailand recently donated a mobile digital chest x-ray machine worth US$115,000 to support the diagnosis of tuberculosis and COVID-19 among migrant workers ... Portugal, Republic of Korea, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States.
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Assessing the gold purchasing programme: what should we expect?

B & FT Online 13 Sep 2021
On June 17, 2021, the Bank of Ghana launched a historic domestic gold purchasing programme to augment the country’s foreign exchange reserves ... In March this year, the Central Bank of Hungary purchased 63tonnes of gold, while Thailand purchased about 90 tonnes between April and May ... WGC projects 21% of global central banks to purchase gold this year.
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Horschel wins at Wentworth; Toms takes playoff in St. Louis

TSN Canada 13 Sep 2021
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Billy Horschel felt aggrieved this week at the manner in which he missed out on a U.S. Ryder Cup team. So he took down a bunch of leading Europeans by himself ... Horschel finished at 19-under 269 ... ST ... Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul won the VP Bank Swiss Ladies for her second Ladies European Tour victory of the season ... .. ...
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Premier urges enhancement of cooperation in Mekong region

China Daily 10 Sep 2021
The meeting, chaired by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, also brought together leaders from Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and the Asian Development Bank.
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Easing virus woes lift Asia FX view; baht bears at 6-month low: Reuters poll

Reuters 09 Sep 2021
The baht is not out of woods yet, however, analysts at DBS Bank said while highlighting Thailand's flip to a current account deficit since last year and potential policy normalisation from the Fed. "Thailand's need for external financing is coming at a potentially challenging period.
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Easing virus woes lift Asia FX view; baht bears at 6-month low – Reuters poll

Metro USA 09 Sep 2021
The baht is not out of woods yet, however, analysts at DBS Bank said while highlighting Thailand’s flip to a current account deficit since last year and potential policy normalisation from the Fed. “Thailand’s need for external financing is coming at a potentially challenging period.
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Pena: They were here first!

Sun Star 09 Sep 2021
THERE was a time when snakes kept popping up in our compound. They even crawl inside apartments and dormitories ... It was the natural habitat of snakes ... In Thailand for instance, snakes show up in their airport and even in homes ... Bangkok, Thailand was founded on the banks of the Chao Phraya, a lush marshland providing fertile breeding grounds for snakes.
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