72% of fintech firms expect partnership with banks

72% of fintech firms expect partnership with banks

NDO - "72% of fintech firms choose to cooperate with commercial banks in providing products and services instead of direct competition", said Le Anh Dung from the Payments Department under the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV). (Jun 12, 2018 18:09:37)


Livestock production projected to be hit by several FTAs

  Jun 11, 2018 14:07:13
NDO - Vietnam’s livestock production industry is expected to suffer from several free trade agreements (FTAs), in which import tariffs for husbandry products are to be truncated after the agreements take effect. 

Banks and fintech race

  Jun 11, 2018 11:53:10
NDO - The banking sector and commercial banks in particular should innovate to adapt to the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and the wave of fintech companies if they wish to maintain the role as a trusted and comprehensive financial service provider. 

Thanh Ha litchi festival opens in Hai Duong

  Jun 10, 2018 18:55:03
NDO/VNA – The first-ever Thanh Ha litchi festival opened in the northern province of Hai Duong on June 10 to promote the local specialty fruit. 

Swedish ambassador highly values quality of Thanh Ha litchi

  Jun 10, 2018 18:37:40
NDO/VNA – Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg and his wife visited Thanh Ha district, the northern province of Hai Duong on June 9 on the occasion of the first-ever Thanh Ha “thieu” litchi festival 2018. 

Fast growth – a condition for sustainable development: Deputy PM

  Jun 10, 2018 18:31:13
NDO/VNA – Fast growth is a condition for sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a symposium in Hanoi on June 10. 

Viettel opens its 10th international mobile network in Myanmar

  Jun 09, 2018 18:00:36
NDO – The Vietnamese military run telecom Viettel Corporation officially launched its 10th international mobile network in Myanmar, under the brand name of Mytel, on June 9.  

Vietnam enjoys surplus worth nearly US$45 billion with G7 countries

  Jun 09, 2018 16:58:52
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of up to US$44.95 billion in its import and export activities with the G7 group in 2017.  

PM expects new wave of Canadian investment into Vietnam

  Jun 09, 2018 11:08:24
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his belief that in the favourable business environment created from the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), there will be a new wave of investment flowing from Canada and Québec into Vietnam.  

Lam Dong, Netherlands cooperate to develop new vegetable varieties

  Jun 09, 2018 10:33:33
NDO – Dutch plant breeding company Rijk Zwaan and Lam Dong provincial agriculture sector reached an agreement on June 8 to promote the research and development of new vegetable varieties in Da Lat city.  

Vietnamese businesses attend largest agricultural fair in Argentina

  Jun 08, 2018 18:02:37
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese businesses have joined their Argentine and foreign peers at AgroActiva – the largest agricultural fair in Argentina, in Santa Fe province, around 400km from Buenos Aires.  

Facilitating Bac Giang to consume farm produce

  Jun 08, 2018 17:44:06
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the ministries and stakeholders concerned to actively join together with Bac Giang province to boost the consumption of the province's agricultural products, particularly fresh lychees. 

Ho Chi Minh City ranks first in FDI attraction in five months

  Jun 08, 2018 17:38:16
NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City was the most attractive destination in FDI attraction in the first five months of this year, with US$2.39 billion, or 24.2% of the total investment in the period, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  

Fitch: Vietnam’s economy on positive growth momentum

  Jun 08, 2018 17:21:57
NDO – Vietnam’s economy is on a more positive growth momentum than last year, with a sharp increase in foreign investment, focusing mainly on export industries and electronics, as well as increased foreign exchange reserves and strictly controlled foreign debts.  

Opportunities to balance trade with Thailand

  Jun 08, 2018 16:52:48
NDO – An array of Vietnamese agricultural products have been successfully exported to Thailand through the supermarket system, contributing to gradually balancing the trade between Vietnam and the Thai market.