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Banking apps the way forward

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Banking apps the way forward

Banking apps on cell phones are helping people in rural areas manage their finances, said Pham Xuan Hoe, deputy director general of the Banking Strategy Institute at the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) at the launching ceremony of the i3 programme held in Hanoi on November 14.

SBV Governor: non-cash payment booming

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SBV Governor: non-cash payment booming

The number of transactions using new modes of payment has seen strong surges this year, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Le Minh Hung reported to the National Assembly during the Question-and-Answer session on November 1.

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

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ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.

Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign

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Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign

Thai Deputy Prime Minister in charge of legal affairs Wissanu Krea-ngam has said political parties will be given 60 days to campaign for the general election scheduled for December 2018 after the junta partly lifted a ban on political activities.