BoT will launch retail CBDC to secure financial services

THE Bank of Thailand (BoT) will launch the Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) by the second quarter next year to provide Thais with access to more convenient and secure financial services, NNT said today (April 4). BoT assistant governor Vachira Arromdee said the development of a Retail CBDC will support a technology-led future that

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Alert issued after entertainment Covid cluster emerges

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) today (April 4) warned those at high-risk of contracting coronavirus after visiting nine pubs and other entertainment venues from where a new Covid cluster has emerged to immediately contact the health officials, Siam Rath newspaper said. In his Facebook post,  Pol. Capt. Pongsakorn Kwanmuang, BMA’s spokesperson, said this cluster consists

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