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Ripple Integration Brings Instant Payments to Thailand

Digital money transfer service, Azimo, has partnered with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the oldest bank in Thailand, to launch an instant cross-border payments service from Europe to Thailand through Ripple’s global payments network, RippleNet.According to an announcement on April 9, the solution aims to solve the challenges of expensive and

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Thailand Integrates Blockchain to E-Visa System for Higher Security

Thailand, one of the most-visited countries in the world, will soon apply blockchain to its Electronic Visa On Arrival (eVOA).Thailand’s new blockchain-powered eVOA system intends to speed up and protect the digital visa application process and will soon be available for five million visitors from 20 countries.eVOA operator partners

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Thailand Introduces Blockchain-Based Tax Refunds for Oil Exporters

The Excise Department in Thailand is poised to introduce a new way of refunding overpaid taxes to oil exporters by using blockchain technology.On Nov. 25, director-general Patchara Anuntasilpa told the Bangkok Post that the Thailand Excise Department will change its current tax refund practice by introducing a blockchain-based tax

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Suspected Swedish Crypto Scammer Handed Over to US Authorities from Thailand

A Sweden citizen has been extradited to the United Stated from Thailand to trial for charges of securities fraud, money laundering and wire fraud that involved digital currencies such as Bitcoin(BTC)trade.Brian A. Benczkowski, assistant attorney general of Criminal Divisions of Justice Department in United States, David L. Anderson, attorney in

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Thailand: BX Bitcoin Exchange Shutdown Attributed to Stringent Regulations

More updates have emerged regarding the closure of one of Thailand’s largest Bitcoin exchanges, reports the Bangkok Post. Sources say the move was due to the platform not being keen on complying with some of the more stringent anti-money laundering (AML) provisions set forth by regulators. Providing Customer Information As previously reported

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