Scan and pay for purchases in Thailand with Singtel Dash

More than 1.6 million merchants in Thailand will accept Singtel Dash. VIDEO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

BANGKOK - Customers of Singtel's e-wallet Dash on a shopping spree in Thailand can now scan and pay for their purchases with their smartphones under a new mobile payment network launched on Tuesday (Oct 2).

The move is the first step in a wider initiative called VIA, spearheaded by Singtel, that aims to do away with the hassle for travellers of having to carry enough cash and "exchange money".

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