Local commercial banks cut interbank transfer fees Business

Local commercial banks cut interbank transfer fees

Seventeen out of 45 commercial banks slashed the fees for interbank transfers of small sums worth less than 500,000 VND (21.5 USD) following the move of the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (NAPAS) to cut switching fees with an aim to promote cashless payments.
Universities make, distribute hand sanitisers to students, staff Society

Universities make, distribute hand sanitisers to students, staff

Lecturers and students at many universities in Ho Chi Minh City and elsewhere are making hand sanitisers, which are much in demand, and giving them for free to staff and students amid the public health emergency caused by the new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Vietnam’s aquatic product exports decline in January Business

Vietnam’s aquatic product exports decline in January

Vietnam’s total aquatic product export value in January fell by 12.5 percent year-on-year to 644 million USD due to the impacts of the novel coronavirus epidemic, according to the Vietnam Association and Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam declares novel coronavirus epidemic Health

Vietnam declares novel coronavirus epidemic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 1 signed Decision No.173.QD-TTg, declaring the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) an epidemic in Vietnam.