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Visa to support 10 million SMEs in Asia Pacific

Visa to support 10 million SMEs in Asia Pacific

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.

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.

Vietnamese consumers interested in biometric authentication payments: Visa

Vietnamese consumers interested in biometric authentication payments: Visa

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.

More Vietnamese consumers embracing digital payments: Visa

More Vietnamese consumers embracing digital payments: Visa

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.

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.

VISA sees strong increase in transactions in Vietnam

VISA sees strong increase in transactions in Vietnam

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).