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Vietnam works to close loopholes in e-commerce

Business

Vietnam works to close loopholes in e-commerce

Vietnam’s fast-growing e-commerce sector has posed a great challenge for the Government as many retailers are using loopholes in management regulations to trade counterfeit goods and cheat consumers, thus creating economic losses and shattering shoppers’ confidence in genuine e-commerce activities.

Trial of ex-leaders of Vietsovpetro begins

Society

Trial of ex-leaders of Vietsovpetro begins

The Hanoi People’s Court opened a trial on March 21 for two ex-leaders of the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro on the charge of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets.”

Blockchain to change finance sector

Sci-Tech

Blockchain to change finance sector

As blockchain disrupts the banking and finance industry, experts urged caution was needed in its application together with a proper legal framework to limit risks and ensure development is on the right track.

Thai banks to apply facial recognition technology

World

Thai banks to apply facial recognition technology

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) is finishing the testing of facial recognition software for the electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) technology in the regulatory sandbox, paving the way for banks to offer passbook account opening through mobile banking apps in the second quarter of 2019.

Purchasing power higher during Tet

Business

Purchasing power higher during Tet

Purchasing power during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday increased by 10-12 percent from last year and 15-20 percent in comparison with previous months, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).