Update news ATM cards
Vietnamese banks will only be allowed to issue chip cards from March 31, 2021, according to a State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) draft circular.
Online shoppers still prefer using cash on delivery (COD) instead of ewallets, credit cards or ATM cards to pay for their purchases.
VietNamNet Bridge - The loading and unloading of bulk commodities which can cause environmental pollution, such as cement, clinker and woodchips, have resumed on the Ha Long Bay despite the ban in 2012.
VietNamNet Bridge - The majority of Vietnamese are fond of foreign-made products, causing obstacles for Vietnamese household goods manufacturers.
VietNamNet Bridge - Road building projects that would pass through natural reserves have been proposed, while many resorts have been built in national parks.
The Bach Khoa Anti-virus Center (BKAV), the leading internet security group, has warned that hundreds of important systems in Vietnam are at risk of having clients’ information stolen through vulnerability Drown on websites using https protocol.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese rich are spending enormous amounts of money for super cars.
VietNamNet Bridge - Having to work 10 hours a day and bearing pressure, a preschool teacher can earn some VND3 million a month.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam witnessed a trade surplus of $865 million in the first two months of the year. However, it was foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) which deserved the credit.
Many securities companies are wavering between lifting the room ceiling for foreign investors to 100 percent and staying Vietnamese-owned as they fear they will no longer receive preferences if they are foreign-owned.
VietNamNet Bridge - Only foreign-invested automobile manufacturers can benefit from the current investment incentives, while Vietnamese automobile cannot grow, experts say.
The Vietnam Macadamia Association has been officially set up under a decision by the Ministry of Interior Affairs. LienVietPost Bank and Him Lam JSC were two major businesses lobbying for the association.