Where's my bank?

I opened an account at the UOB Bank, Samkong branch, a few years ago because it was the nearest bank to my home. When I went to get some money last week, I was surprised to see that the entire bank was gone, lock, stock and barrel – ATM machine too. My experience with Thai banks is that if you want to get anything done, such as closing an account, you have to go to the branch where the account was opened. How can I close my account now? What happened to my bank and my account? Who can I contact? Why...

  • Asked on Friday, June 4, 2004 | 10:59 AM
    Doughboy, Samkong.

Your bank branch has been closed, but the bank did send out letters to all customers in advance of the closing. It also posted a big sign in front of the bank two or three months before it closed. The sign was in Thai language only, so maybe that’s why you didn’t know about it. I would like to apologize about that. If you would like to make any transactions or take other action on your account please visit our branch at 60 Rassada Rd, Phuket City, near the entrance to Phuket Shopping Center.

  • Answered on Friday, June 4, 2004 | 10:59 AM
    Manit Pipatanapiwong, Manager, UOB Radanasin Bank, Phuket Branch.
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