KResearch holds press conference on Thailand’s 4Q18 economic outlook

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–Sep. 28, 2018 At KBank Phahon Yothin Building, Dr. Charl Kengchon, KResearch Managing Director, along with other executives recently held a press conference on Thailand’s economic outlook for 4Q18. KResearch has revised upward its growth forecast for the Thai economy in 2018 to 4.6 percent on the back of better economic performance during […]

Bit One Hong Kong : “Made in Japan” Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Now Coming!

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 07, 2018 BitOne Trade HK, which is a cryptocurrency trading platform operated via Bit One Hong Kong Limited, an affiliated company of Bit One Group Co.,Ltd., a Japanese listed company (TOKYO: 2338), (Director:Kimura Junichi, Location:Flat A, 25/F, Block 3, Golden Dragon Industrial Centre, 182-190 Tai Lin Pai Road, Kwai Fon Kowloon, Hong Kong), […]

WeWork Announces $500 Million Series B Investment in WeWork China Led by Trustbridge Temasek SoftBank and Hony Capital

NEW YORK & TOKYO & SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 26, 2018 WeWork Companies (“WeWork”) today announced a $500 million Series B investment in WeWork China led by Trustbridge Partners (“Trustbridge”), Temasek, the SoftBank Group (“SoftBank”), the SoftBank Vision Fund (“Vision Fund”) and Hony Capital. This funding will accelerate WeWork’s growth in China, allowing the company to serve […]

TNS and INET Partnership Revolutionizes Thanachart Bank’s Merchant POS Service

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 24, 2018 Thanachart Bank in Thailand is strengthening the point-of-sale (POS) services it provides to its merchants and their 30,000 terminals, thanks to a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) and INET. TNS, in partnership with INET, will upgrade Thanachart Bank’s merchant offerings with the TNS managed dial service, Secure Internet […]

Ant Financial to Share Full Suite of AI Capabilities with Asset Management Companies

27 asset management companies have set up a Caifuhao wealth management corporate account on the Ant Fortune platform, increasing operational efficiency by 70% and reducing costs by 50% Additional AI-enabled benefits include a 10-fold increase in daily visitors and a three-fold increase in the amount invested by returning customers HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 20, 2018 Ant […]

KBank joins hands with BEA to promote Thai – Hong Kong trade and investment

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–12 Jun. 2018 KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Bank of East Asia (BEA) to enhance collaboration in trade and investment to strengthen the business sectors of Thailand and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong). Mr. Banthoon Lamsam, Chairman of the Board of KBank, said Hong Kong serves […]

KBank and Horganice offer an integrated apartment solution and special financial facility, and aim to extend 500 million Baht of loans

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–June 5, 2018 KASIKORNBANK (KBank) partners with Horganice to offer smart solutions to assist apartment businesses. Comprehensive business management will be enhanced by this option, including anywhere-anytime bill collection and payment acceptance, along with data management and communication with tenants, which will add more agility and convenience to both the landlords and tenants. […]

BRIC INVEST Offers Aimedis – AIM ICO: Leveraging Blockchain and AI for a Sound eHealth Investment

With the ICO, Aimedis aims to finance the global roll out of its blockchain- and AI-based eHealth platform, offering investors a unique chance to tap into the revolution of the way patients interact with doctors. AMSTERDAM & PRAGUE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 01, 2018 Dutch eHealth-provider Aimedis, creator of a blockchain and AI-based platform that allows patients and […]

Moody’s Analytics Earns Accreditation by Malaysia’s Finance Accreditation Agency

KUALA LUMPUR–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 22, 2018 Moody’s Analytics, a leading financial intelligence and learning solutions provider, is pleased to announce that its certification program in corporate and commercial credit (“Certificate in Commercial Credit,” or “CICC”) has been accredited by Malaysia’s Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). The FAA accreditation signifies that the Moody’s Analytics CICC program has met the rigorous […]

KBank wins seven awards for most popular financial products

Bangkok–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–21 May 2018 At the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Mr. Surat Leelataviwat (left), KBank Executive Vice President, Ms. Nisanat Ouvuthipong (center), KBank First Senior Vice President and Mr. Suradech Kietthanakorn, KAsset Managing Director, recently represented KBank in receiving seven awards for the most popular financial products in consumers’ hearts, namely mobile banking, internet banking, credit card, debit card, […]

OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance as Asia Expansion Continues

Partnership with Leading Thailand Bank to Strengthen Local Innovation Ecosystem JERUSALEM & BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 09, 2018 OurCrowd, a global leader in equity crowdfunding, today announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited (“BBL”), one of Thailand and Southeast Asia’s premier commercial banks. OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation […]