Visa has recently announced a commitment to support 10 million small businesses across Asia Pacific, including Vietnam, in an effort to get local communities back to business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, recently published the Consumer Payment Attitudes 2019 study, showing a marked drop in cash usage in Vietnam as consumers embrace new ways to pay.
A new study commissioned by Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has found Vietnamese consumers are using less cash in favour of digital payment methods including new payment technologies such as contactless cards and mobile payments, as well as mobile e-commerce payments.
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.
A new study commissioned by Visa has found that a strong majority of cardholders in Vietnam are interested in using biometric authentication such as fingerprints or facial recognition to complete transactions, rather than PIN numbers or passwords—with many having already used these technologies to make payments.
Fintech companies could hold the key to driving last mile adoption of digital payments and unlocking Southeast Asia’s vast cash displacement opportunity, according to Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments.
The Immigration Department under the Public Security Ministry confirmed that a British citizen named Christopher John Trinnaman born on January 21, 1978, had entered Vietnam on April 9 this year and departed on May 3.
Visa hassles continue to hold back Vietnam tourism, blunting its competitive edge against neighboring nations, experts say.
Vietnam has surpassed the U.S. to take sole possession of fifth place among countries sending students to Canada.
Vietnamese consumers are carrying less cash as they use credit and debit cards more frequently, a new study says.
Vietnamese consumers are embracing digital payments as a faster and more convenient way to pay, with consumers using their credit and debit cards more often for in-store and online purchases, digital payment methods provider Visa said recently.
The Embassy of Japan in Hanoi has announced that students who want to study in Japan must include a high school graduation certificate in their visa application starting from March 1.
With a modern interface, many new and useful features that are more user-friendly than the old version, Vietnam Airlines’ new application promises an enhanced customer experience.
The exemption of fees for visa on arrival is expected to draw more Chinese tourists to Thailand during the Lunar New Year festive season.
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’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).
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.
VISA, the leader in digital payments, on September 19 announced that it has experienced strong electronic spending growth in Vietnam, with the number of transactions on its network increasing by 45% compared with the previous year and payment volume up nearly 37% (from June 30, 2017, to June 30, 2018).
Vietnam's budget carrier Vietjet has announced it will sell millions of promotional tickets with a departure period fixed for Lunar New Year 2019.
Illegal Vietnamese workers have to return to Vietnam first and if they wish to re-enter Thailand, they must apply for work permits, said a local official.