Bangkok Bank wins National Innovation Award for Media (Online) at Innovation Thailand Expo 2019
October 21, 2019
Bangkok Bank Senior Executive Vice President Virasak Sutanthavibul (left) received a National Innovation Award for Media (Online) at the Innovation Thailand Expo 2019 from Dr.Pan-arj Chairatana (right), Director of the National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) or NIA, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. The Bank was awarded for its outstanding content on www.facebook.com/bangkokbanksme and www.bangkokbanksme.com, especially for content regarding Business Disruption. The criteria for this award considered capabilities to distribute news and information regarding innovation through online media through three key engagement indicators Like, Share and Comment during a one year-period of June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019. Social listening and monitoring tools were used to collect and analyze data from shortlisted online media.
Bangkok Bank reports third quarter 2019 net profit of 9,438 million baht
October 18, 2019
Bangkok Bank won the Alpha Southeast Asia Best Trade Finance Bank in Thailand for the 13th consecutive year
October 11, 2019
Bangkok Bank Vice President of Shared Operation Vorachai Wattanaparadorn (center), Vice President of Office of President Supitcha Phitthayanont (right) and Bangkok Bank Singapore Branch Vice President for Operations Eric Tan Kiam Him (left) received the Best Trade Finance Bank in Thailand 2019 award from Alpha Southeast Asia magazine at the 13th Annual Best Financial Institution Awards 2019 ceremony. The Bank won this award for the 13th consecutive year due to its strength as a leading Thai bank providing export and import-related financial services for corporate and SME customers. The Bank’s international trade specialists provide advisory services through its international network comprising 31 branches in 14 economies. The Bank today has the largest market share of any Thai bank for trade products and services and provides outstanding trade solutions and innovations that meet the needs of customers and helps them mitigate risk and manage cash flow.
Bangkok Bank receives Payment Processing Award from J.P. Morgan
October 07, 2019
Bangkok Bank Senior Vice President and Securities Services Department Manager Nuttanok Vichitthanarurk (third from right) and Vice President, International Funds Transfer, Pannida Phairat (third from left) represented the Bank in receiving the J.P. Morgan Payment Processing 2019 Award, in the “SWIFT MT202” and “MT103” category with excellent Straight-Through Processing (STP) rates of 99.97% and 99.29%, respectively. Jason Clinton, high executive from J.P. Morgan, presented the prestigious award which recognized the Bank for providing international US dollar fund transfer services to beneficiaries in various countries around the world, that exceed international standards. This award is given to only 1% of nearly 5,000 leading financial institutions providing payment services with STP rates that meet internationally recognized SWIFT and J.P. Morgan standards.
Bangkok Bank joins KMUTT to launch the KMUTT Mod D Pass digital ID for students and staff using BeDigiPass technology
September 30, 2019
Bangkok Bank unveils Be 1st Smart Rabbit LINE Pay, joining hands with Rabbit LINE Pay for the younger generation
September 26, 2019
Bangkok Bank joins with stars to sell tickets for the 19th Walk Rally to raise funds for the Thai Red Cross Society's National Blood Center
September 25, 2019
Bangkok Bank Executive Chairman Deja Tulananda Director H.S.H. Prince Mongkolchaleam Yugala Director and Executive Vice President Dr. Thaweelap Rittapirom and executives welcomed Thai Red Cross Society's National Blood Center Director Commander Dr. Ubonwan Jarunreungrit stars and performers to sell tickets for the Thai Red Cross Society's National Blood Center's 19th Walk Rally. The bank has supported this activity for 18 consecutive years to raise funds for the Thai Red Cross Society’s National Blood Center. Tickets totaling 500,000 baht are available for purchase at Bangkok Bank's head office on Silom Road as well as nearby branches. All proceeds go to National Blood Center, Thai Red Cross Society, to help fund its operations.
Bangkok Bank and Nirvana launch “Live Beyond Limits” campaign offering a special flat interest rate for one year with a low monthly repayment of 1,000 baht per million baht borrowed
September 13, 2019
Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Kelvin Yoong Tao Foo and Nirvana Daii Executive Vice President of Low Rise Residence Group Nantachart Kliebphipat launched the “Live Beyond Limits” promotional campaign offering a special flat interest rate with a low monthly repayment of 1,000 baht per million baht borrowed for one year. This campaign is available to the Bank’s Home Loan customers interested in reserving or buying a house at one of eight Nirvana projects including Nirvana Beyond, Nirvana Define and Nirvana@Work. Prices range from 8 million to 60 million baht. The campaign runs from September 14-22, 2019.
Customers interested in the “Live Beyond Limits” campaign can request further information from Bualuang Phone, call 1333 or 0-2645-5555, and Nirvana Daii Call Center, call 1787.
Bangkok Bank helps customers affected by the floods
September 11, 2019
Bangkok Bank gives a scholarship to an MA student in Business Economics (English Program), Thammasat University
September 09, 2019
Bangkok Bank Chairman Piti Sithi-Amnuai (3rd from left), Senior Vice President, Human Resources Division Patima Chavalit (2nd from left) and Metropolitan Area Manager Region 9 Sirikun Chaiyasing (left) presented a scholarship to Annop Jaewisorn (3rd from right), a student who is in his second year in the Master of Arts in Business Economics (English Program), Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University. The scholarship presentation ceremony was joined by Professor Dr. Supawat Rungsuriyawiboon, Director, Graduate Program (center), and Wannah Vejbrahm, Graduate Program Coordinator (2nd from right). The graduate program was founded by Professor Dr. Puey Ungphakorn in 1969 to provide a high-quality, full-time program which is on par with international standards. This is the 13th year Bangkok Bank has supported students in this program.
Bangkok Bank joins “Money Expo Rayong 2019” to offer financial experiences in a digital age to suit all customer lifestyles
September 06, 2019
Bangkok Bank and Central offer triple privileges
August 28, 2019
Bangkok Bank Vice President Credit Card Marketing Voranuch Siratharanont and Piyawan Leelasompop, Executive Vice-President Marketing, Central Department Store have launched a new promotion offering Bangkok Bank credit cardholders triple privileges in the “Central | Zen Midnight Sale” campaign at all branches of Central and Zen. The first privilege is an On Top discount of 15% when redeeming The1 point equal to the spending amount. The second privilege is an On Top discount of 18% or a discount of 180 baht when shopping and redeeming points for every 1,000 baht/sales slip and 1,000 points. The third privilege is cash back up to 6%, or up to 4 air tickets for a Bangkok-Japan round trip, total value of 72,000 baht. Customers can enjoy these privileges from today until September 1, 2019. The Bank’s conditions apply.
Bangkok Bank showcases great deals from Be1st Smart TPN UnionPay Card
August 26, 2019
Bangkok Bank packs great privileges on shopping-dining-commuting-movies for deal lovers in one Be1st Smart TPN UnionPay card.
Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Shoke Na Ranong revealed the latest Be1st Smart TPN UnionPay card privileges to better serve modern lifestyles especially to suit customers who enjoy good deals and making the most of their spending. Marketing campaigns are run throughout the year in the four most popular spending categories which are:
Bangkok Bank approved that an interim dividend be paid at the rate of 2.00 baht per ordinary share
August 23, 2019
Bangkok Bank congratulates entrepreneurs for completing AEC Business Leader Program Class 4
August 20, 2019
Bangkok Bank President Chartsiri Sophonpanich presided over the closing ceremony of the AEC Business Leader Program Class 4, where he congratulated all 38 participants. As part of its mission to be a “Trusted Friend” of Thai business owners, the Bank organizes the AEC Business Leader Program to empower entrepreneurs and help them expand their businesses across ASEAN. The closing ceremony, which was held recently at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, was joined by Office of Commercial Affairs Minister Counsellor, Royal Thai Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Jirawuth Suwanna-Arj; Bangkok Bank Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Commercial Banking Virasak Sutanthavibul; Senior Executive Vice President, Head of International Banking Group Chaiyarit Anuchitworawong; and Executive Vice President, Head of Metropolitan Commercial Banking Kanoksak Mokkamakkul.
Bangkok Bank highlighted its commitment to good governance and social and environmental responsibility at the Bangkok Sustainable Banking Forum 2019
August 19, 2019
Bangkok Bank Chairman Piti Sithi Amnuai (5th from right) and President Chartsiri Sophonpanich (3rd from left), together with the Bank’s directors Admiral Prachet Siridej (4th from right) Gasinee Witoonchart (3th from right) Arun Chirachavala (2 nd from left) and top executives, welcomed Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob (5th from left) and Deputy Governor for Financial Institutions Stability Ranadol Numnonda (4th from left), who visited Bangkok Bank’s booth at the Bangkok Sustainable Banking Forum 2019. Held at the Bank of Thailand, the Forum saw Bangkok Bank showcasing its work in economic, social and environmental sustainability. Bangkok Bank also signed an MOU to form the Sustainable Banking Guidelines – Responsible Lending. This is in line with the Bank’s policy to ensure all operations align to good governance and social and environmental responsibility.
Bangkok Bank presents offerings to 16 senior monks to mark the beginning of Buddhist Lent 2019
August 15, 2019
Bangkok Bank Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Deja Tulananda, Director H.S.H. Prince Mongkolchaleam Yugala, Director and Executive Vice President Dr. Thaweelap Rittapirom, and Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary Apichart Ramyarupa , as well as other Bank executives and employees presented offerings to Somdet Phra Ariyawongsakatayan Somdej Phra Sangharaj Sakol Maha Sangha Parinayok and directors of the Sangha Supreme Council for a total of 16 senior Buddhist monks from 12 temples to mark the beginning of Buddhist Lent. The Bank also offered blessings to four senior monks who were promoted to the rank of Somdet Phrarachakhana: Somdet Phra Mahathirajarn from Wat Yannawa, Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong from Wat Sommanat Ratchaworawihan, Somdet Phra Maha Weerawong from Wat Rajabophit Sathitmahasimaram and Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamongkol Muni from Wat Traimit Withayaram. This is an annual tradition by the Bank to preserve Thai religious activities and culture.
Bangkok Bank lowers MOR and MRR by 0.25% to reduce financial costs for SMEs and increase their competitiveness
August 14, 2019
Bangkok Bank offers Bangkok Bank cardholders up to 25% off the “Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019” application fee
August 07, 2019
Bangkok Bank Director and Executive Vice President Dr. Thaweelap Rittapirom (2nd from left) and Executive Vice President Pochanee Kongkalai (2nd from right), the main organizers of Bangkok Bank CycleFest for the past three consecutive years, announced a 25% discount off the application fee for the event for Bangkok Bank Infinite and Bangkok Bank Platinum Leader cardholders. Holders of other Bangkok Bank credit cards or Be1st debit cards can enjoy a 20% discount from today until November 20, 2019 (or until discounts have been fully redeemed). Celebrity cyclists such as Yoe-Yossawadee Hassadeevichit, Nutt-Devahastin Na Ayudhya and Golf-Surampha Yokchotisakul will join the race. All proceeds from the “Family Ride” category will be donated to the Siriraj Foundation. Bangkok Bank invites professional and amateur cyclists and their family members to register for Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019, which will be held from Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Siam Country Club in Pattaya.
Bangkok Bank-British Embassy sign an MOU to provide Bangkok Bank Visa Infinite cardholders with a privileged service when applying for a UK visa
July 30, 2019