Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Thailand studies blockchain for apps in trade finance

Two feasibility studies on blockchain technology have been launched by Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce. Read more: www.ccn.com

Thailand eyes digital ID system based on face recognition

Thailand’s cabinet has reportedly drafted a bill proposing an e-KYC digital ID system based on facial recognition.

Bangkok Bank invites FinTechs to its second accelerator program

Bangkok Bank is inviting FinTech companies from around the world to join the second cohort of its accelerator program. Read more: fintech.global

Thailand embarks on central bank digital currency

The Bank of Thailand outlined its roadmap for developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) with 'Project Inthanon' in a prototype expected before Q1 2019 Read more: www.ccn.com

Thailand Bitcoin fraud case ropes in bank staff

The investigation into the Thailand bitcoin fraud case involving a Finnish national who lost 5,564 bitcoins to Thai fraudsters has now widened its reach Read more: www.ccn.com

Korean crypto giant Bithumb eyes Japan and Thailand for expansion

Bithumb is awaiting the approval of Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Read more: www.ccn.com

Thailand is planning a ‘bond coin’

A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country. Read more: coindesk.com

Thailand’s securities firms plan to launch a cryptocurrency exchange

The association of securities firms in Thailand is reportedly planning to jointly launch a new cryptocurrency exchange amid growing investor interest. Read more: ccn.com

Thai Bank pilots cross-border transaction using blockchain

Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya successfully piloted a cross-border transaction using its own blockchain interledger, it announced Tuesday. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Thai SEC consultant ‘hopes’ authorities reconsider tax

Thai SEC tech consultant admits the necessity of reconsidering the country’s digital asset tax framework introduced in late March. Read more: cointelegraph.com