Published: Mar 25, 2021
More than four in five Thais (82 per cent) have tried going cashless, on average succeeding at living for more than a week (8 days) without using cash, the Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study showed on Wednesday.
Published: Oct 15, 2019
As of October 9, as many as 10 million people had registered for the government’s Bt10-trillion “Eat, Shop, Spend” campaign since it was launched on September 23. Under the project, registrants are given a Bt1,000 coupon to spend. Though the project is seen as a populist policy, there are many sectors that will benefit from the campaign, with IT experts seeing this as a first step towards turning Thailand into a cashless society.
Published: Dec 06, 2018
THAI consumers say they are among the most ready in the world to embrace a cash-free future, whereas in Japan and other markets surveyed, consumers are taking more of a wait-and-see approach, even while recognising the appeal of select solutions.
Published: Sep 11, 2018
Line is fully integrating its digital payment options by revamping its chat app to support Thailand’s move towards a “cashless society”. The “More” tab in Line will be re-named “Wallet” and will include Rabbit Line Pay features and services.
Published: Aug 30, 2017
In response to the government's national e-payment strategic plan, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) says it helping to promote the rise of a cashless society in Thailand by developing smartphone-based payment system with QR code technology.