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2 August 2017
UOB Mighty is the first mobile app in Thailand to enable contactless credit and debit card payments
21 July 2017
UOB attracts Asian enterprises organizing ‘Belt and Road Opportunities in Thailand’ forum
1 June 2017
UOB Painting of the Year 2017 continues to reach out to Thai artists
25 May 2017
UOB helps to attract more than US$600 million of investment into Myanmar in 24 months from its regional clients across Asia
19 May 2017
UOB’s FDI Advisory Unit facilitates more than $27 billion of business flows into Southeast Asia in 2016
5 May 2017
UOB (Thai) revamps the UOB Lady's Card to suit Thailand's financially independent working women
2 March 2017
UOB and Thammasat Business School launch tertiary education programme for small business bankers
27 January 2017
Spending on family and food given priority amid tighter Lunar New Year budgets this year: UOB Survey
26 January 2017
UOB offers red packets to join customers’ celebration of the Lunar New Year
14 December 2016
UOB: Affluent Thais travel with an eye on the baht
25 November 2016
IE Singapore-UOB collaborate to accelerate trade and internationalisation for Singapore companies
23 November 2016
UOB survey reveals that one in four Asian enterprises keen to expand into Vietnam
17 November 2016
UOB the first bank in Thailand to launch mobile application for small businesses
26 October 2016
“Awaiting Enlightenment 2” wins the UOB Thailand Painting of the Year Competition 2016
11 October 2016
UOB helps innovative Thai startups spread their wings in the region
1 August 2016
8 June 2016
UOB invites emerging and established artists to share their talent at Thailand’s seventh Painting of the Year competition
31 May 2016
UOB strengthens its position as a catalyst for Japanese investment into Southeast Asia
8 April 2016
China’s rising trade and investment with Southeast Asia fuel growth of UOB’s RMB deposits
22 March 2016
UOB-Temasek joint venture InnoVen Capital signs first financing agreements in support of Southeast Asian entrepreneurship
7 March 2016
UOB issues Asia’s first euro-denominated covered bonds Singapore
3 March 2016
UOB partners with OurCrowd to provide equity crowdfunding in Asia
25 February 2016
UOB (Thai) opens more Wealth Banking centres for Thailand’s ‘rising rich’
1 February 2016
The Year of the Monkey is off to a swinging start as Thai-Chinese are set spend more this Lunar New Year
26 November 2015
UOB (Thai) Opens Second Business Banking Centre to Support Increasing Cross-Border Trade in Thailand’s Northern Region
13 October 2015
“Strength in unity” wins top honours at the 2015 UOB Painting of the Year competition
11 October 2015
UOB sharpens focus on supporting the growth of financial institutions in Asia
7 October 2015
Companies expanding in Asia fuel UOB’s cash management growth
7 September 2015
UOB wins Best Foreign Retail Bank in Thailand from The Asian Banker
21 July 2015
UOB and Temasek joint venture to offer US$500 million in venture debt financing for Asian start-ups
21 July 2015
UOB meets the needs of Thai travellers with its new travel-focused credit card, PRIVI Miles
3 July 2015
UOB signs two new loan agreements focused on supporting the development of Myanmar’s automotive and tourism industries
30 June 2015
UOB to facilitate investments of US$300 million into Myanmar over the next 12 months
27 June 2015
UOB invites emerging and established artists to share their talent at Thailand’s 6th Painting of the Year competition
7 May 2015
UOB (Thai) and Amata sign a Memorandum of Understanding to boost intra-regional trade flows in Southeast Asia
6 May 2015
UOB is first foreign bank to offer an onshore loan in Myanmar
30 April, 2015
UOB to offer clients stronger network coverage with new Yangon branch
24 April, 2015
UOB (Thai) appoints Chanitr Charnchainarong as new independent director and chairman of the audit committee
22 April, 2015
UOB and Vietnam’s Foreign Investment Agency sign MOU to boost trade between Vietnam and Southeast Asia
20 April, 2015
UOB finances new power plant in Yangon
31 March, 2015
One in four Asian enterprises keen to be a part of Myanmar’s economic transformation
16 February 2015
UOB survey shows Thais are spending more this Lunar New Year as consumer confidence rises
December 12, 2014
UOB (Thai) sets up new Foreign Exchange advisory unit to support the overseas expansion of small businesses
November 11, 2014
UOB awarded the Most Admired ASEAN-centric Enterprise by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council
October 22, 2014
“White Lines” wins Thailand’s 5th UOB Painting of the Year Competition
September 16, 2014
UOB and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) renew landmark Memorandum of Understanding
September 15, 2014
UOB survey finds Asian enterprises focused on the region’s burgeoning middle class and lower-cost destinations in their expansion strategies
August 26, 2014
UOB receives strong vote of confidence from businesses in the 2014 Asiamoney Cash Management Poll
July 4, 2014
UOB invites Southeast Asian artists to share their artistic vision and creative talent in its annual Painting of the Year Competition
May 29, 2014
UOB (Thai) scores a double win in The Asset Triple A Awards 2013/2014
May 7, 2014
UOB Lady’s Card and TAT explore 5 new routes
February 24, 2014
UOB (Thai) signs a loan agreement with Yan Wal Yun Co. Ltd.
February 13, 2014
UOB (Thai)’s celebration of the Lunar New Year signifies deep bonds with the Thai-Chinese Community
January 29, 2014
Lunar New Year traditions reinforce the respect and goodwill Thais feel for family and work colleagues
December 17, 2013
UOB (Thai) signs a loan agreement with The Centrio
December 3, 2013
PVB hosts seminar, “The Turning Point, Bull or Bear: The Exclusive Equity Fund Overview”
November 19, 2013
UOB (Thai) launches “His & Her Wallet,” a practical advice on how men and women manage money differently
November 6, 2013
“Hope on the Ruins No. 3” wins Thailand’s fourth UOB Painting of the Year Competition
October 17, 2013
Gardening Workshop for UOB Privilege Banking customers
October 1, 2013
UOB (Thai) and the Excise Department offers online tax payment
September 20, 2013
UOB to Raise Thai Artists’ Profile to the ASEAN Arena through its 4th UOB Painting of the Year 2013 Competition
September 17, 2013
UOB (Thai) announces its UOB Lady’s Makeover winner
September 14, 2013
UOB Lady’s Card joins forces with TAT to launch the UOB Lady Journey Go Green
July 29, 2013
UOB (Thai) partnering with customers to seize the opportunities of an economically integrated ASEAN
June 28, 2013
UOB (Thai) provides THB 880 million loan for The Lofts Ekkamai, the latest project by Raimon Land
May 16, 2013
UOB Thai appoints Mr. Lim Keng Teck as Country Head of Channels
May 13, 2013
UOB (Thai) provides 75 million USD Loan to EGCO
May 7, 2013
UOB (Thai) holds its 21st Ordinary General Meeting
April 4, 2013
UOB launches Biz 3D programme for small businesses in Thailand
March 7, 2013
UOB to double its Thailand cross-border loans ahead of AEC
February 28, 2013
Investment Knowledge is Power for UOB (Thai) Customers
February 13, 2013
PTTEP and UOB (Thai) partner-up for smarter business management
February 1, 2013
UOB brings a 17-century-old tradition into 2013 with its laser-cut lunar new year red packets
January 16, 2013
UOB welcomes SMU study mission supporting the newly-launched U0B-SMU Enterprise Institute for SMEs
January 11, 2013
UOB (Thai) appoints Ms. Patchanee Vongsilpawattana as Country Head of Transaction Banking
January 9, 2013
UOB (Thai) launched a new savings campaign for kids offering higher-than-normal deposit interest rates and special gifts for Children’s Day
December 12, 2012
UOB (Thai) hosted “Privilege Golf Day 2012”
November 19, 2012
UOB (Thai) Welcomes Their New CEO
October 10, 2012
UOB (Thai) Celebrates its New Location Opening
September 19, 2012
UOB Offers Cashback for Mobile Phone Users Via its CyberBanking
September 4, 2012
UOB (Thai) Hosts “UOB Open House”
July 18, 2012
EXAT to further enhance payment efficiencies with United Overseas Bank
May 03, 2012
UOB (Thai) Provides Transaction Banking Services for Niyom Phanich Co., Ltd.
April 26, 2012
UOB (Thai) holds OGM No.20
April 12, 2012
UOB (Thai) awarded Best Financial Institutions Bank in Thailand, 2012
January 30, 2012
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graced Sam Yaek Branch

Corporate Social Responsibility

1 August 2017  
More than 2,000 UOB employees and families keep the good going in raising more than 1.1 million baht for underprivileged students
1 August 2016  
UOB employees and customers across Asia raise more than 28 million baht for children’s charities at the annual UOB Heartbeat
2 December 2015  
UOB Heartbeat for Cancer Patients
1 October 2015
UOB (Thai) launches an art appreciation programme for children with visual impairment
8 June 2015
UOB employees and customers from across Asia raise more than 32 million baht for charities at annual UOB Heartbeat Run/Walk
2 February 2015
UOB gives back to the community with a new Love and Care campaign
16 July 2014
UOB (Thai) annual charity funds underprivileged cancer patients
June 3, 2013
UOB employees from across the region run together for a cause $660,000 raised for local children’s charities in the region
June 3, 2013
UOB organised its annual UOB Heartbeat Run/Walk for charity in 5 countries with total amount raised more than THB 16 million
November 28, 2012
UOB (Thai)’s Seventh Anniversary
November 19, 2012
UOB (Thai) Supports the Annual Royal Kathin Ceremony 2012
October 16, 2012
UOB (Thai) Sponsors UOB Painting 2012 Award Winner to Participate in China’s Islamic Contemporary Arts and Culture Conference
June 20, 2012
“Faith in Modern Thailand” Wins 3rd UOB (Thai) Painting Of The Year
May 30, 2012
UOB Group organised a painting workshop for Thai youth talents
May 17, 2012
UOB Group organized UOB Heartbeat Run/ Walk Nationwide to Raise Funds for Children
March 30, 2012
UOB (Thai) donated a raising fund to bring smiles to the children in the 4th UOB Library Program
March 26, 2012
UOB (Thai) donated a financial support from fund raising to help flood victims through Ministry of Finance