BOT says new rules must apply to all

A senior official at the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said on Monday the central bank would scrutinise the bad-loan situation at other banks and would not change the criteria of the probes.

Deputy BOT governor Tarisa Wattanagase said the reclassification of syndicated loans according to the BOT's new requirements would extend to all banks involved in extending credit lines.

"For example, if Bank A has set aside higher provisions on a loan to Company B, other banks that extend funding to Company B wil

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