Moves taken to promote cashless payment in Vietnam

Moves taken to promote cashless payment in Vietnam

To encourage Vietnamese consumers and businesses to apply digital payment, Visa, a world-leading e-payment technology company, has expanded activities in response to the annual Cashless Day in Vietnam (June 16).


Lately, some banks have charge SMS Banking according to their rate from VND11,000-77,000 per month, depending on the message quantity.

SMS Banking service fee agreed at VND11,000 per month nationwide

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. 

Smart phones now have useful apps to aid people in their daily activities. (Photo: SGGP)

Mobile apps bringing great convenience to Vietnamese

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.

Vietnam encounters challenges launching Mobile Money service nationwide

Vietnam encounters challenges launching Mobile Money service nationwide

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.

Viettel has successfully launched its pilot scheme for Mobile Money. (Photo: SGGP)

Mobile Money in Vietnam witnesses promising future

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 press conference about the announcement of public service No.725. (Photo: SGGP)

Public service No.725 on National Portal announced

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.