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Vimo e-wallet connects cross-border payment with Wechat Pay
Tech

Vimo e-wallet connects cross-border payment with Wechat Pay

Vimo e-wallet announced it has become the first payment intermediary allowing Chinese travelers to use Wechat Pay in Vietnamese dong at shops accepting Vimo.

Due to mistrust of sellers, 3% VN shoppers pay online
Tech

Due to mistrust of sellers, 3% VN shoppers pay online

In the country's e-commerce industry, online payments account for only 3 to 4 per cent, while cash on delivery (COD) is...

Samsung Pay launches in Viet Nam
Tech

Samsung Pay launches in Viet Nam

Samsung on Wednesday launched its mobile payment service Samsung Pay in Việt Nam in partnership with the National Payment Corporation of Viet Nam.

GrabBike drivers slam on the brakes in Hanoi to strike against pay cut
Business

GrabBike drivers slam on the brakes in Hanoi to strike against pay cut

Some drivers are trying to stall the ride-hailing app by making false bookings.

Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax
Business

Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax

En nexpress - Tax collectors have reached out to more than 13,400 businesses, following a similar move by their peers in Ho Chi Minh City.

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?
World

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?

Yahoo News By floating a simple suggestion, President Trump has single-handedly improved the prospects for his border wall: If Mexico won’t pay for it, maybe the wall can pay for itself. In a

Australian warship to pay five-day visit to central Vietnam
Politics

Australian warship to pay five-day visit to central Vietnam

The port call is expected to bolster military ties and cooperative relations.

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax
Health

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

Baomoi - It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

Tourists to pay new port fees in Quang Ninh province
Travel

Tourists to pay new port fees in Quang Ninh province

EN VietNamNet - Tourists passing through Tuan Chau international port in northern Quang Ninh Province will be charged VNĐ40,000 (US$1.8) for a two-way ticket and VNĐ20,000 ($0.9) for a one-way

Draft dictates foreigners pay into social insurance
Business

Draft dictates foreigners pay into social insurance

Vietnamnet - All foreign employees in Vietnam with work permits, practice certificates, or practice licences issued by local authorised agencies will be subject to compulsory social insurance

31 percent of firms pay as bribery for customs procedure: survey
Business

31 percent of firms pay as bribery for customs procedure: survey

Vietnamnet - The ratio of businesses having to pay “under table” fees when doing customs procedure was 31 percent, according to a survey on administrative reform last year by the Vietnam Chamber of

Banks pay shares instead of dividends, raising controversy
Business

Banks pay shares instead of dividends, raising controversy

Vietnamnet - Many banks have said they will pay dividends in shares instead of cash, causing concern among investors.

High demanding foreigners pay attention to real estate projects in Vietnam
Business

High demanding foreigners pay attention to real estate projects in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Real estate analytics show a marked rise in foreign-ownership of high-end properties in Vietnam.

Foreign firms pay more heed to environment protection
Business

Foreign firms pay more heed to environment protection

Vietnamnet - Foreign investors in Vietnam show an increased level of knowledge and responsibility in respect of environment protection, according to a high-profile survey.

Better way to pay
Business

Better way to pay

Vietnamnet - Cards are slowly but surely making a dent in the preference for cash in Vietnam.

Jobs for panhandlers? Portland may pay them to clean city parks
World

Jobs for panhandlers? Portland may pay them to clean city parks

Yahoo News Homelessness has become a dramatically more serious problem in Portland, Me., over the past few years. Since 2011, the city's homeless population has increased by 72 percent, reaching

Iceland aims to become the first country in the world to mandate equal pay
World

Iceland aims to become the first country in the world to mandate equal pay

Yahoo News As women around the world marked International Women’s Day on Wednesday with marches, speeches, and protests, Iceland is determined to channel that spirit into concrete gains. The island

Trump budget borrows from Coast Guard, TSA, to pay for wall
World

Trump budget borrows from Coast Guard, TSA, to pay for wall

Yahoo News Draft documents of the White House budget request indicate that President Trump intends to follow through on his campaign vows to build a wall on the border of the United States and

Local banks plagued by bad debts, continue to pay low dividends
Business

Local banks plagued by bad debts, continue to pay low dividends

Vietnamnet - Tran Thien Nguyen, who owns shares in a joint stock bank based in HCM City, hopes this year it will pay higher dividends than in previous years.

Online hotel booking sites must pay taxes
Business

Online hotel booking sites must pay taxes

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Finance has confirmed the tax obligation of overseas-based online hotel booking service providers with Vietnam-sourced income.

Big banks pay high volume of deposit interest in 2016
Business

Big banks pay high volume of deposit interest in 2016

Vietnamnet - More than VND100 trillion was paid by the eight biggest commercial banks to depositors in 2016.

Finance Ministry tells online hotel booking services to pay tax
Business

Finance Ministry tells online hotel booking services to pay tax

Vietnamnet - Agoda, Traveloka, Booking and Expedia have to pay VAT (value added tax) and CIT (corporate income tax), which is 5 percent of total revenue, for profits from doing business in Vietnam,

Midnight specials pay off for Celtic match-winner
World

Midnight specials pay off for Celtic match-winner

Yahoo News Belgian defender Dedryck Boyata scored the only goal in Celtic's 1-0 win over Aberdeen and then revealed late night training sessions had helped him force his way back into the team.

Iranians pay tribute to firemen lost in tower blaze
World

Iranians pay tribute to firemen lost in tower blaze

Yahoo News Tens of thousands of Iranians poured on to the streets of Tehran on Monday for the funeral of 16 firefighters killed when the city's oldest high-rise collapsed after a blaze. Black flags

German, French leaders pay tribute to extremist attack dead
World

German, French leaders pay tribute to extremist attack dead

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have paid tribute to the victims of a truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin a month ago.