Leaders lay stepping stones for financial inclusion

Leaders lay stepping stones for financial inclusion

Vietnamese authorities are sticking to their target of moving towards a digitally-led economy by increasing cashless payments for public services, in which the non-cash payment value would be 25 times higher than GDP.
Viettel ready to provide Mobile Money service to all customers

Viettel ready to provide Mobile Money service to all customers

In line with the PM's approval of the two-year trial, Viettel is ready to roll out the new service for its customers.
Prime Minister approves Mobile Money pilot programme for two years

Prime Minister approves Mobile Money pilot programme for two years

The PM has approved the pilot of Mobile Money, allowing the use of mobile phone accounts to pay for small-value goods and services from March 9, 2021.
Banks launch domestic credit chip cards

Banks launch domestic credit chip cards

The National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (Napas) and seven domestic banks recently launched domestic credit chip cards with unified standards to promote cashless payments and tackle black credit.
Banks to introduce domestic credit chip cards to promote cashless payments

Banks to introduce domestic credit chip cards to promote cashless payments

The National Payment Corporation of Viet Nam (Napas) last week said it would work with seven banks to introduce domestic credit chip cards with unified standards to limit cash payments and tackle black credit.
Vietnam leading the regional pack in embracing a cashless society

Vietnam leading the regional pack in embracing a cashless society

The Vietnamese government is looking to take the country towards relying less on cash when making purchases. Dang Tuyet Dung, Visa country manager for Vietnam and Laos, talked to VIR’s Hoang Anh about the potential future of a cashless society for the country.
Cashless payments beginning to gain traction across the country

Cashless payments beginning to gain traction across the country

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.
Vietnam soon implementing mobile money

Vietnam soon implementing mobile money

The mobile money pilot programme will soon be launched, signalling the dawn of Vietnam's cashless future.
Cashless payments record strong growth

Cashless payments record strong growth

The number of non-cash payments in Vietnam has steeply risen so far this year.
Local cybercrime threats on the rise

Local cybercrime threats on the rise

Though the quick advancement of fintech has helped cashless payments increase in Vietnam, it has also created a fertile land for cyber-criminals to exploit.
Cashless payments an irreversible trend:SBV

Cashless payments an irreversible trend:SBV

An entrenched cash using habit and safety concerns are the main reasons for people not to switch to non-cash payments, a workshop heard in HCM City on Tuesday.