Sunday November 18, 2018 07:05

CROSS Press Releases

Photo Release: CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN Stcoks—15 Nov 18

Tengku Dato' Sri Zafrul Aziz, Group CEO of CIMB Group (right), and Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple CEO (left) commemorating the strategic collaboration between CIMB Group and Ripple to power instant payments across ASEAN at the Singapore FinTech festival 2018

CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN Stcoks—15 Nov 18

Bangkok--15 Nov--CIMB Thai Bank
CIMB is one of the first banks to leverage blockchain technology to tap into region's USD120 billion remittance business

CIMB Group ("CIMB" or "the Group") and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple's network ("RippleNet"), which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members and allow CIMB to grow its cross border payments business.

Ripple's blockchain-based solution has been deployed to enhance Speedsend, CIMB's proprietary remittance product. This will expand CIMB's SpeedSend network and open new payment corridors to improve consumer access to cross-border remittances, both inbound into ASEAN and outbound to other countries. The solution is now live on Speedsend, enabling remittances via corridors such as Australia (in partnership with Instarem, also a member of RippleNet), USA, UK and Hong Kong.

"We are delighted to be part of RippleNet and look forward to a fruitful partnership with Ripple by leveraging each other's strengths and capabilities. This innovative blockchain solution will revolutionise international cross-border remittances, and is a testament to CIMB's ongoing efforts to enhance its digital banking proposition by providing speedy and

Empire State Building Annual #ESB Unwrapped# Celebration Spreads Holiday Cheer Throughout New York Lifestyle—15 Nov 18

The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the details of "ESB Unwrapped" – its annual gift to New Yorkers, tourists, and fans across the globe this holiday season. The celebration, which takes place throughout November and December, will

Global Thai Restaurant Group Mango Tree Pilots Brand Refresh In Manila Ahead of Worldwide Roll General—14 Nov 18

Refresh includes significant design changes to its flagship restaurant in the Philippines capital and new menu concept appealing to 'Purists' and 'Adventurers' as the company eyes accelerated growth across the region. Leading Asian restaurant operator,

SINGHA ESTATE AND JALBOOT ANNOUNCE MARINA COLLABORATION AT CROSSROADS THE LARGEST INTEGRATED Events—14 Nov 18

Singha Estate Public Company Limited, a premier property development and investment holding company, has announced a collaboration with Jalboot Holdings LLC to manage its luxury marina at CROSSROADS; the largest integrated destination in the

Photo Release: SCB and Mae Fah Luang University Make Headway for Cashless Society with Smart Stcoks—13 Nov 18

"The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)", the leader in digital lifestyle banking, continues to pave way for a cashless society at universities across Thailand. The partnership with Mae Fah Luang University continues its "Smart University" program. MFU App is

From Lemongrass to Cinnamon: Seasonal Ingredients Spark Culinary Inspirations at Hilton across General—12 Nov 18

Hilton has launched #EatDrinkHilton, a seasonal produce dining campaign across its 40 properties in South East Asia. As part of #EatDrinkHilton, a select seasonal produce is highlighted as the ingredient of the month, based on which Hilton's chefs across

Gap Inc. accelerates digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud IT—12 Nov 18

On Friday, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands, including Old Navy,

IKEA continues with its Let#s Play For Change campaign, inviting kids to join the Soft Toy Drawing General—08 Nov 18

IKEA, the home furnishing retailer from Sweden, is inviting young artists to turn their dreams into reality in the "Soft Toy Drawing Competition". 5 little designers will have their own drawing made into a real IKEA soft toy which will be sold across all

Stellar Support Added to BlockEx Exchange Network Stcoks—08 Nov 18

BlockEx, the digital asset exchange provider for institutional-grade financial markets, has announced that it now provides support for Stellar based digital assets across its trading exchange network. (Logo:

UNHCRs 8th Refugee Film Festival Shows Diversity Amongst Refugees Worldwide General—07 Nov 18

UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, presents its 8th Refugee Film Festival. The annual festival features award-winning, internationally renowned films, this year revealing the diverse experiences and identities of refugees across the world. Some of the

Blood donation activity General—07 Nov 18

Market village Hua Hin with the National Blood Service Red Cross Red Cross branches of Hua Hin Invites you to share good times with blood donation. Start time at 12.00 am. – 3.00 pm. on 12 November, 2018 in front of Market Village Hua Hin. www :

70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Series of events to shine a light on General—06 Nov 18

The UN Human Rights Office on Tuesday announced the start, in mid-November, of "a month of activation," involving events all across the world, leading up to the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the iconic Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Wonderfruit counts down to its fifth celebration,Unfolds a breadth of immersive experiences in its General—06 Nov 18

On 13-16 December 2018, Wonderfruit, Thailand's carbon-neutral four-day celebration of arts, music and ideas, is set to give creative inspiration for the zenith of sustainable and cross-cultural living. This year's Wonderers can expect to explore and be

Mozilla Announces Firefox Lite Rebranding and New Partnerships to Boost Ecosystem across IT—06 Nov 18

Mozilla, a pioneer and advocate for the open web, is happy to announce the rebranding of Firefox Rocket into Firefox Lite and the establishment of two new strategic partnerships in Asia: Cherry Mobile, the leading mobile and electronics brand in the

THAI Smile launched Smile for Life Campaign for the Second year Encouraging organs donation via Mr. Lifestyle—05 Nov 18

THAI Smile launched "Smile for Life" Campaign for the Second year Encouraging organs donation via "Mr. Somkiat" online advertising with seat allocation on every domestic flights for organ transportation. THAI Smile Airways together with Thai Red Cross

AirAsia Unveils Cross-Regional Connection Khon Kaen-Pattaya (U-Tapao) Flying 4 Times/Week Visit the Lifestyle—05 Nov 18

AirAsia will fly cross-regional connection "Khon Kaen - Pattaya (U-Tapao)" 4 times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday) starting 21 December 2018 with a special debut fare starting at only THB 433 one way. Book the promotional fare today to 18

Collinson appoints Todd Handcock to lead the company#s Asia Pacific Lifestyle—05 Nov 18

Global customer benefits and loyalty leader, Collinson, has appointed Todd Handcock as President, Asia Pacific. Todd will be responsible for delivering the company's strategy across the Asia Pacific region and for identifying and pursuing opportunities

AFF SUZUKI CUP 2018 SCORES UNIONPAY AS OFFICIAL PAYMENT BRAND Stcoks—02 Nov 18

Partnering with Southeast Asia's most-watched football tournament for the first time, UnionPay aims to ride on the tournament's popularity to connect football fans through digital payments across Southeast Asia AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 has scored global

Southeast Asian lawmakers urge regional governments to bring journalists killers to General—02 Nov 18

Southeast Asian lawmakers urge regional governments to bring journalists' killers to justiceJAKARTA, 2 November 2018 – Southeast Asian governments must end a growing assault on press freedom across the region and hold to account those responsible

DSM establishes HQ in Bangkok while spreading its wellness solutions across the Events—02 Nov 18

Destination Spa Management Ltd. (DSM), a Hong Kong-registered global wellness management company, has established Bangkok as its headquarters at Column Tower in the heart of the vibrant Sukhumvit area. "For years we have operated behind the scenes of the

โรงแรมดุสิตธานี กรุงเทพฯ จัดงานปิดตำนาน และส่งท้ายปีเก่าต้อนรับปีใหม่ ภายใต้ชื่องาน ทั่วไป—01 Nov 18

ร่วมฉลองวันส่งท้ายปีเก่าต้อนรับปีใหม่ที่โรงแรมดุสิตธานี กรุงเทพฯ ปีพิเศษที่ทางโรงแรมถือโอกาสเฉลิมฉลองครบรอบ 49 ปีของการให้บริการ โดยจัดงานยิ่งใหญ่ ภายใต้ชื่องาน "เวลาและการเดินทาง" หรือ "Journey Across Time"

Dusit Thani Bangkok proudly presents Journey Across Time, a special New Years Eve gala General—01 Nov 18

The iconic Dusit Thani Bangkok is set to celebrate 49 years of distinguished service, and mark its final year in its current form, with a very special New Year's Eve Gala Dinner – "Journey Across Time." With the hotel set to be redeveloped as part

Savor a Variety of Delicious Creation from #Ginger at Hilton Pattaya throughout General—01 Nov 18

In November, Hilton Pattaya presents a variety of delicious creation made from 'Ginger', the local ingredient of the month. From wine and cookies to tea, dishes, gravies and soups, 'Ginger' is a culinary ingredient widely used in food and beverage across

กองทุนกำลังใจในพระดำริพระเจ้าหลานเธอ พระองค์เจ้าพัชรกิติยาภา จัดกิจกรรมวิ่งเทรล Run for better life ทั่วไป—31 Oct 18

เมื่อเวลา 13.00น. วันนี้ (31ต.ค.) ที่ศูนย์การค้า MBK CENTER กองทุนกำลังใจในพระดำริพระเจ้าหลานเธอ พระองค์เจ้าพัชรกิติยาภา โดย นางกรรณิการ์ แสงทอง กรรมการกองทุนกำลังใจฯ ร่วมกับนายธงชัย จันทร์ฉลอง ผู้อำนวยการส่วนพัฒนาผู้ต้องขังเรือนจำกลางเชียงราย, นายอำนาจ

AEON and Forth Corporation Launch Instant Point Redemption via Boonterm Vending Machines Stcoks—31 Oct 18

AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited, a leading retail financial services provider, and Forth Vending Co., Ltd. the subsidiary of Forth Corporation, Thailand's first 2-in-1 Vending Machine & Top-Up provider with a network across the

Photo Release: Money Presentation to Friends In Need (of PA) Volunteers Foundation, Thai Red General—31 Oct 18

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, led by Mr. Patrick Both, General Manager (centre), together with Nannadda Supakdhanasombat, Director of Marketing Communications and Public Relations (right), presented a donation of THB 500,000 to Professor Dr. TongThong

KTC members experience freshness firsthand before anyone else at Ohkajhu across the Stcoks—31 Oct 18

"KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, by Mr. Suwat Tepprechasakul, Vice President - Credit Card Business, jointly with "Ohkajhu," Chiang Mai's renowned salad restaurant outstanding for its fresh and organic salad farm cultivated with love for

AirAsia Invites All to a Snowy Winter Season Fly Direct Chiang Mai-Hangzhou and New Route Chiang Lifestyle—30 Oct 18

AirAsia invites all to fly direct from Chiang Mai to destinations across China this winter season with flights from Chiang Mai to Hangzhou, Nanchang and newly added Beijing, all starting at only 1,990 THB per trip. Book the promotional fare 30 October

Mango Tree Appoints FB Expert Alison Vickers As It Expands Across UK Lifestyle—30 Oct 18

Leading Asian restaurant operator, Mango Tree Worldwide, is planning to significantly increase its footprint in the UK and Europe following a new partnership with Alison Vickers, the renowned international F&B consultant. Ms Vickers, who spent more