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
Bangkok Bank wins “Website of the Year-Thailand” and “Thailand Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year” at the Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2019
July 25, 2019
Bangkok Bank Executive Vice Presidents Ian Guy Gillard (middle) and Prasanee Ouiyamaphan (left) and Vice President for Shared Operation Vorachai Wattanaparadorn (right) received the “Website of the Year” and “Thailand Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year” awards on behalf of the Bank at the Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2019 ceremony at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. The “Website of the Year-Thailand” award reflected the Bank’s development of www.bangkokbank.com into a contemporarily designed, simple to use website under the concept of “Speed, Simplicity and Personalization” with the aim of providing customers with greater convenience and enhanced user experience. The Bank won “Trade Finance Bank of the Year” award for the fifth consecutive year, reflecting its ability to respond to the needs of entrepreneurs in the digital age. In addition, the Bank piloted a Letter of Credit (L/C) transaction between Thailand and Indonesia on R3’s CORDA Platform using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), or Enterprise Blockchain. This new digital L/C service helps save time and reduces paperwork by more than half.
Asian Banking & Finance Award 2019 is an international award for organizations with outstanding innovations that have delivered business growth in line with rapid changes in technology and consumer behavior. The award’s panel of judges comprises banking and financial services specialists from world-class consulting organizations.
Bangkok Bank showcases financial innovations and expert insights at Bangkok FinTech Fair 2019
July 18, 2019
Bangkok Bank reports second quarter 2019 net profit of 9,347 million baht
July 18, 2019
Bangkok Bank joins Thailand Industry Expo 2019 – focusing on modern financial innovations for business and supporting Thailand’s industries to success
July 17, 2019
Bangkok Bank receives Money & Banking Award 2019 win in Bank of the Year and Best Booth Design Awards in Money Expo
July 11, 2019
Bangkok Bank President Chartsiri Sophonpanich led a team of management and employees to receive Money & Banking Awards 2019 in “Bank of the Year 2019”, this is the 11 th win in 13 years, beginning in 2007, additionally Bangkok Bank received the Best Booth Design Award in Money Expo 2019 in the large space category which was presented by Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak and Mr.Santi Wiriyarangsarit, Chair of the event. The Bank’s net profit in 2018 was the third-highest among Thai banks at Baht 35.3 billion, representing the highest net profit of 18.51 baht per share. In addition to its high profitability, Bangkok Bank was recognized for its prudent and steady approach in allocating reserves for doubtful accounts. Its total loan loss reserves in 2018 amounted to 147.5 billion baht, or 7.08% of total loans, which was also the highest amount among Thai banks. According to the Bank for International Standards, Bangkok Bank has a total capital adequacy ratio of 17.96%, comprising Tier-1 capital of 16.43% and Tier-2 capital of 1.53%. The Bank’s business has been guided by the philosophy of aspiring to be a trusted partner and reliable close friend. This emphasizes the value Bangkok Bank places on partnership, and developing long-term, trusted partnerships with its customers, sustaining relationships over decades and across generations. The Bank stays close to all its customers to anticipate their needs and provide them with appropriate advice and support, so they can adapt to changing circumstances.
Bangkok Bank joins Techsauce Global Summit 2019
June 19, 2019
Bangkok Bank receives three awards at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2019 – The Best Trade Finance Bank in Thailand, The Best Payment Bank in Thailand and The Best Custody Bank in Thailand
June 17, 2019
Bangkok Bank Senior Vice President and Trade Finance Center Manager Kajohnsak Manaviriyakul (left), Senior Vice President and Securities Services Department Manager Mrs. Nuttanok Vichitthanarurk (middle) and Vice President and Global Payment Services Department Manager Pongbhoka Buddhi-baedya (right) represented the Bank to receive three awards at The Asian Banker Transaction Awards 2019 organized by The Asian Banker – a leading financial magazine in Asia. The three awards were The Best Trade Finance Bank in Thailand (for the eighth time), The Best Payment Bank in Thailand (for four consecutive years), and The Best Custody Bank in Thailand (for five consecutive years). This emphasizes the Bank’s status as one of the leading banks in Southeast Asia.
Bangkok Bank receives three awards at The Corporate Treasurer Awards 2018 – The Best Bank in Thailand, The Best Cash Management House and The Best FX House
June 11, 2019
Bangkok Bank Singapore Branch Vice President for Operations Eric Tan (left) and Vice President for Credit & Marketing Stephen Lee (right) represented the Bank to receive three awards at The Corporate Treasurer Awards 2018 organized in Singapore by Corporate Treasurer – a leading financial magazine in Asia Pacific under Haymarket Financial Media Group. The three awards were The Best Bank in Thailand, The Best Cash Management House, and The Best FX House. This emphasizes the Bank’s status as one of the leading banks in Southeast Asia that continuously develops its products and services to meet the needs of customers.
Bangkok Bank will suspend some services during system maintenance to upgrade services
June 07, 2019
Bangkok Bank will conduct system maintenance to upgrade its services. The Bank apologizes to customers for any inconvenience this may cause.
During the system maintenance, some services will be temporarily unavailable as indicated below:
Bangkok Bank receives two prestigious awards at the Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2019 – Chartsiri Sophonpanich was honored with the Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement for Thailand and the Bank was awarded the Best Managed Bank in Thailand
May 30, 2019
Bangkok Bank takes Bualuang Exclusive customers to visit its London branch in UK
May 22, 2019
Bangkok Bank London branch manager Peeriyathep Homhuan and Senior Vice President Consumer Banking Voraporn Vidhayasirinun welcomed Bualuang Exclusive customers who visited Bangkok Bank’s London branch in the UK – the only branch of a Thai commercial bank in UK and Europe. The branch visit was part of a trip to the UK arranged by the bank for its customers. This trip emphasizes Bangkok Bank’s leadership status with an extensive international branch network of 32 branches in 15 major economies and more than 1,000 correspondent banks worldwide, covering Thailand’s major trade markets and global financial hubs.
Bangkok Bank invites customers to experience Digital Solution that meets customer lifestyle’s needs
May 16, 2019
Bangkok Bank invites customers to experience digital solutions in the My Tempo, My Style zone of Bangkok Bank’s booth at Money Expo 2019. Customers can add @Bangkok Bank Event on Line to get an e-Coupon to redeem a glass of bubble milk tea or Premium Milk at Brown Café, a famous Taiwanese bubble tea café from Chiang Mai, for only one baht a glass (limited to 1 glass/customer for the entire event) when paying via BeSure QR / Be Merchant using Bualuang mBanking application, Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay linked with Bangkok Bank credit card. Customers can also join a raffle by making an e-Donation via ‘Jai Boon BeSure QR’ on Bualuang mBanking by scanning a QR code to donate 19 baht or more. This will give customers one entry into the QR raffle draw and the chance to win prizes such as luggage, folding umbrellas and tote bags (limited to 119 privileges/day).
Customers are invited to take part in digital experiences at Bangkok Bank’s booth at Money Expo 2019 from May 16-19, 2019 at Challenger Hall 2-3, Impact, Muang Thong Thani.
Bangkok Bank welcomes Israeli startups to exchange ideas and form a collaboration
May 15, 2019
Bangkok Bank Senior Executive Vice President Ruchanee Nopmuang (4th from left, front row), together with top executives and Innovation Department Manager Dr. Pao Sriprasertsuk (5th from left, front row) welcomed startups from Israel, a country with world-class technology, led by Mr. Dagan Alony, Economic Consul of the Embassy of Israel to Thailand, and Mr. Otni Oron, Manager of Fintech Sector of Israel Export Institute, on the occasion of their visit to present their work and technological solutions that can be used to further develop the Bank’s products and services. They also exchanged ideas in terms of business and technology while forming a collaboration with the Bank. So far, the Bank has recognized the importance of using financial technology and innovation to develop Thailand’s innovation ecosystem. At the same time, the Bank aims to work with these efficient startups in order to use their technologies and innovations to further develop the Bank’s financial services to achieve growth and productivity which will enable the Bank to keep up with fast-changing consumer behaviors in the digital age.
Bangkok Bank joins Sukishi Intergroup to offer two special promotions! Come 2 Pay 1 buffet and 15% cash back
May 10, 2019
Bangkok Bank Vice President of Credit Card Marketing Department Voranuch Siratharanont together with Somruthai Plodplong, Marketing Manager of Sukishi Intergroup Co., Ltd., launched two promotional campaigns (#specialpromotion) for Bangkok Bank Be1st debit card and credit card holders. The first campaign offers a 15% discount at Sukishi Korean Charcoal Grill when paying with a Bangkok Bank Be1st debit card or credit card. The second campaign offers a ‘Come 2 Pay 1’ all-you-can-eat shabu buffet at Sukishi Buffet and Sukishi Korean Charcoal Grill when redeeming 2,000 Bualuang Thank You Reward points. In addition, customers will receive 15% cash back when they pay by redeeming reward points equivalent to their actual spending. These two promotional campaigns for Bangkok Bank Be1st debit card and credit card holders are available from now until June 30, 2019. The Bank’s terms and conditions apply.
Bangkok Bank Board of Directors, management and employees hold ceremonies to celebrate the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation B.E. 2562
May 08, 2019