SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019 World

SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019

To attract foreign investors to the Thai capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has arranged for four financial technology (fintech) companies in Thailand to display their products and services at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) 2019.
PM orders tighter control of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency Business

PM orders tighter control of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required the State Bank of Vietnam (SVB), financial institutions, and other organisations providing payment brokerage services to intensify inspections and promptly report suspicious cryptocurrency transactions.
Blockchain technology may open new era Business

Blockchain technology may open new era

Blockchain, a new technology to help explore the various forms of crypto-currencies, could open up new attractive environment for all businesses and investors, said Nguyen Duc Cuong, head of consultancy division at Vietstock – a local financial-business media.
Lam Dong to host first Vietnam Coffee Day Business

Lam Dong to host first Vietnam Coffee Day

The first Vietnam Coffee Day will take place in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 9-11, announced local authorities and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.
Experts worry over e-money’s red-hot growth Business

Experts worry over e-money’s red-hot growth

Experts voiced real concern over safety and legal status of e-money since Bitcoin, a form of cryptography-based e-money, is believed to potentially cause risks for users due to its highly volatile value.
Business

Vietnam's coffee exports drop off

Vietnam's coffee exports in April were equivalent to half of Brazil's total exports, confirming the wide gap between the world's two largest coffee exporters.
World

First Laos Coffee Festival opens

Representatives of 178 coffee agents and 69 domestic and foreign coffee companies have showcased their regional products at the Laos Coffee Festival in Pakse, Chanpassak province.
Global cocoa shortage looms Business

Global cocoa shortage looms

The escalating appetite for chocolate in Asia, especially China, has worsened the global cocoa shortage, potentially sending chocolate prices soaring in the near future.