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Bank of Thailand Bans Banks From Cryptocurrency Activities

The Thai central bank has prohibited financial institutions in the country from five key cryptocurrency activities, including banning customers from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Banks Banned...

Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use – Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month

Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries will meet and discuss the regulatory framework for digital currencies and initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalized...

Thailand’s Regulators Allow Bitcoin Futures Trading

Investors in Thailand can now trade bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The country’s financial authorities say that these instruments should be offered in Thailand and one company is already...

Thailand’s Year of Bitcoin Ends with Central Bank Education Push

This week the Kingdom of Thailand announced its major regulators would team up in order to better educate its people about the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, openly worrying it might be a Ponzi scheme. This comes after...