mPOS mobile card payment leads payment channels in 2018 Business

mPOS mobile card payment leads payment channels in 2018

2018 was the year witnessing the outstanding development of the new payment method via mPOS device. There was 27,500 places accepting payment via mPOS, posting 99 percent year-on-year increase, according to the Vietnam Bank Card Association (VNBA).
Society

Can Tho to lift 3,000 poor families out of poverty

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to help over 3,000 households rise out of poverty in 2015, bringing the local poverty rate from 2.84 percent in 2014 to 1.84 percent this year, the lowest in the region.
International arrivals to Hanoi hit 3 million Travel

International arrivals to Hanoi hit 3 million

The number of international tourist arrivals to Hanoi reached 3 million in 2014, up 16 percent against the previous year and 200,000 people more than the yearly target, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Business

Vinalines clears debts with share swap

The State Bank of Vietnam has agreed to transfer some of the debt owed to Vietinbank by the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) into shares of member ports.
Rural electrification programme sparks success Society

Rural electrification programme sparks success

By the end of 2013, 15.8 million households in the country’s rural areas, equivalent to 96.7 percent of rural households, had access to power, signaling the success of the national rural electrification programme started in 1998.

The programme has played its part in developing the country and reducing poverty, said Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang at an online review conference on April 26.
Business

Deputy PM lauds chemical sector success

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has hailed the chemical sector for its strong performance and important role in national socio-economic development, with an annual contribution of 8-10 percent to the country’s total industrial production value.
Business

Retail sales value increases by 17 percent

The total value of retail sales of goods and services in Vietnam during the first nine months of this year reached 1,710 trillion VND (81.5 billion USD), a 17 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.