QR payments help small vendors Business

QR payments help small vendors

Despite having no small cash in his pocket, Hoang Duong can still pay for his cup of tea to a vendor in Quan Thanh street, Hanoi, by scanning a QR code from his smartphone even though the cost is only 3,000 VND (0.13 USD).
ShopeePay leads Indonesia’s e-wallet market World

ShopeePay leads Indonesia’s e-wallet market

Despite being a new player in Indonesia’s digital payment field, ShopeePay, the e-wallet arm of online marketplace Shopee, has become a market leader amid the e-commerce boom during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Short video market grows fast amid pandemic Business

Short video market grows fast amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic in the last half of 2020 saw Vietnamese people download and use more phone applications than in 2019, according to the Mobile Application 2021 report from Appota Group.
Start-ups attracting foreign investors Videos

Start-ups attracting foreign investors

Start-ups globally have been in a critical condition recently, as COVID-19 has forced many private equity firms to cut their investment. Many Vietnamese start-ups have, however, shown their resilience by successfully attracting foreign investors.
MoMo closes Series D financing round Business

MoMo closes Series D financing round

MoMo, Vietnam’s biggest e-wallet firm, has finished its Series D financing round from leading global investors, announced the firm in Hanoi on January 13.
Digital banks help promote cashless payment Business

Digital banks help promote cashless payment

Currently, the OCB OMNI system deals with about 50,000 transactions a day, including money transfer, receipt payment, and mobile service payment, three times higher than the figure recorded at late 2019.