ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services World

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.
VN-Index exceeds 990 points on August 27 Business

VN-Index exceeds 990 points on August 27

The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) gained 4.87 points to stay at 991.92 points on August 27, with 189.5 million shares valued at more than 4.47 trillion VND (192 million USD) traded.
VnFinance in France holds finance-banking workshop Business

VnFinance in France holds finance-banking workshop

The association of Vietnamese people working in finance in France (VnFinance) has recently held an international workshop, attracting a large number of Vietnamese and French experts who are interested in finance and banking.
Vietnam, RoK tighten financial cooperation Business

Vietnam, RoK tighten financial cooperation

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of financial innovation in Hanoi.
Vietnamese students receive AEON Scholarships Society

Vietnamese students receive AEON Scholarships

The AEON 1% Club Foundation, a member of Japanese retail and financial services corporation AEON, granted 60 scholarships to Vietnamese university students at a ceremony held in Hanoi on December 12.
APEC 2017: Finance ministers discuss cooperation priorities in 2017 Business

APEC 2017: Finance ministers discuss cooperation priorities in 2017

APEC finance ministers will focus on discussing four cooperation priorities in 2017, including long-term infrastructure investment, base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI), and inclusive finance, at their 24th meeting and related events in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, from October 19-21.
Banks urged to serve low earners Business

Banks urged to serve low earners

Vietnam has significant room to promote inclusive finance, given 70 percent of its population is living in rural areas and many are locked out of the conventional banking system due to low income, experts have said.
Vietnam promotes financial services in China Business

Vietnam promotes financial services in China

An event to promote Vietnam’s financial services was recently held in Nanning city in China’s southwestern province of Guangxi, gathering nearly 100 representatives from China, Vietnam and Thailand.
Banking Vietnam 2017 set for HCM City Business

Banking Vietnam 2017 set for HCM City

The 2017 Banking Vietnam Conference and Expo will take place from May 18 to 19 this year in HCM City focusing on digital technology, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.