The e-Portal of the Government yesterday held an online discussion themed ‘Solutions to Increase Digital Payment in Rural, Remote Areas’. The discussion aims at seeking feasible measures to develop mobile money service, which is considered a ‘helping hand’ for banks to serve residents in rural and remote areas, contributing to the digital transformation in the economic field.
The meaningful switch in transaction habits of the Vietnamese to cashless payment after the Covid-19 outbreak last year has greatly contributed to digital transformation in the banking sector.
The Standing Economic Committee of the National Assembly yesterday held a meeting to review the draft amended Law on Anti-Money Laundering (AML).
Automobiles using expressways nationwide have had to pay tolls via the electronic non-stop toll collection system (ETC) since August 1, 2022. This is an inevitable trend, yet there are many problems arisen when the system is truly in operation.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) yesterday announced that after a throughout discussion between banks and mobile network carriers under the chair of MIC and Vietnam Banks Association, an agreement on SMS Banking service fee was reached.
As smart phones are becoming increasingly popular to the public, the growth of practical mobile apps is something to be expected. These useful software pieces can satisfy all demands of users in their daily life activities, and are changing many habits of citizens now.
The introduction of the Mobile Money service in Vietnam in the time when the 3G and 4G networks have become so popular in the country raises a question of its possible attractiveness, as people can easily use the Internet for their financial activities. However, it seems the service proves useful for those still owning a basic phone or living in remote areas.
The approval of the Prime Minister in Decision No.316/QD-TTG on March 9, 2021 to the pilot scheme for the use of telecoms accounts to pay for small-value goods and services (Mobile Money) has attracted much interest of both experts in the fields of banking, finance, telecoms as well as the general public.
The Government Office this morning held a press conference in Hanoi to announce the launch of public service No.725 on the National Public Service Portal. From now on, such essential public services as electronic copy certifying, non-compulsory insurance paying, health insurance re-subscribing, level-4 driving licence issuing and changing, and administrative fine paying related to road traffic can be done online.