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Banks urge Visa, Mastercard to reduce fees

Banks urge Visa, Mastercard to reduce fees

The Vietnam Banks Association has urged international card organisations to reduce several types of fees on Vietnamese banks in the context that the COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected their card businesses.

Banks poised to disinfect notes to prevent further COVID-19 spread

Banks poised to disinfect notes to prevent further COVID-19 spread

VOV.VN - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) have requested that banks move to disinfect bills whilst also encouraging people to use contactless forms of payment in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among the wider community.

CNN’s videos help Hanoi lure more international visitors

CNN’s videos help Hanoi lure more international visitors

The publicity campaign on Hanoi conducted by the US Cable News Network (CNN) under an MoU with the city has helped attract international holiday-makers to the Vietnamese capital, according to Hanoi’s Department of Tourism.

Central bank issues roadmap for ATM card upgrades

Central bank issues roadmap for ATM card upgrades

Under a new regulation, commercial banks will have to switch 30 percent of their current magnetic strip ATM cards – more than 25 million in total – to chip cards by the end of this year to enhance safety and service quality.

Vietnam to have first domestic chip cards in Q1 2019

Vietnam to have first domestic chip cards in Q1 2019

Vietnam’s first domestic chip cards will be launched in the first quarter of 2019 to enhance safety and service quality of the country’s bank card operations, according to the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (NAPAS).

Vietjet opens new route between Nha Trang and Danang

Vietjet opens new route between Nha Trang and Danang

Vietnam's budget carrier Vietjet has recently welcomed its first passengers for its new route connecting Nha Trang to Danang, to meet the travel demands of local residents and tourists, as well as contributing to promoting trade in the two coastal cities.

Hanoi ranks in top 10 fastest growing tourism cities

Hanoi ranks in top 10 fastest growing tourism cities

The 2017 Global Destinations Cities Index produced by credit card company Mastercard said foreign arrivals in the city grew at 16.4 percent between 2009 and 2016, the fastest after Osaka, Chengdu, Colombo, Abu Dhabi, Jakarta and Tokyo.

Social networks drive enterprises and state agencies crazy

Social networks drive enterprises and state agencies crazy

By playing their own rules, international social networks like Facebook or Youtube not only make it difficult for Vietnamese state agencies to dispense their tasks of administrative management, but they also cause Vietnamese enterprises endless misery with fake or misleading content.