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  • Business

    No link between phishing and Shopee transfer scam

    E-commerce platform Shopee has stopped Internet bank transfers as a payment method for purchases, as it wants to improve the user experience. The company says the move is unrelated to the case of a buyer’s account being allegedly hacked. In an email to The Thaiger, Shopee said… “The phasing out of manual bank transfers as a payment method on Shopee…

  • Thailand

    Shopee stops all bank payments after hackers steal from customer in Thailand

    E-commerce platform Shopee announced a permanent end to purchases made by bank payment starting today onwards. The decision comes after a customer in Thailand was hacked via Shopee and lost tens of thousands of baht from a bank account linked to the app. The hackers allegedly used the Shopee app to get into bank accounts and transfer money without even…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Flash flooding to hit every region of Thailand

      Tropical Storm Noru is forecast to hit Thailand two days later than expected on Thursday. The typhoon will cause rainfall all over Thailand but is expected to impact Mukdahan and Amnat Charoen provinces in northeast Thailand directly. According to Thailand’s Meteorological Department, the typhoon will bring heavy rain and flooding similar to the Dianmu storm that hit Thailand last year. After brewing…

  • Thailand

    Shopee Thailand to lay off about 10% of employees

    Shopee started a major restructuring charge and it includes plans to lay off more employees of Shopee Thailand. About 10% of jobs will be cut, and it is expected to affect about 100 employees. The Singaporean multinational technology company, a subsidiary of Sea Limited, has restructured its business in many countries this year to make the company more self-sufficient, they…

  • Thailand

    Labour Minister confirms 300 jobs axed by Shopee Thailand

    The Labour Minister, Suchart Chomklin, confirmed yesterday’s report on the Shopee redundancies was accurate. He says 300 jobs are being axed, but insisted the Labour Ministry would help ensure sacked workers are looked after in accordance to employment legislation. The Singaporean company Sea announced during a town hall meeting yesterday of the planned layoff for one of its core businesses,…

  • Economy

    Shopee fires 50% of its Thai staff

    E-commerce platform Shopee today announced 50% of its Thai staff are being fired alongside employees from Indonesia and Vietnam. The company, under the Singaporean tech group Sea, did not give a reason for the mass redundancies. DealStreetAsia reported that Shopee has informed all staff on the redundancy hit list to pack up their stuff and wait for an official termination…

  • Thailand

    Lazada, Shopee go head to head in attracting more online shoppers

    The Internet shopping websites of Lazada and Shopee are going head to head as they are competing for more online shoppers. The economic downturn has prompted more efforts to attract new shoppers just as the festive sales season is right around the bend. Thanida Suiwatana, chief business officer of Lazada Thailand, says the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred a new trend…