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Vietnam dives into the deep to generate more cash from precious cave kingdom
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Vietnam dives into the deep to generate more cash from precious cave kingdom

En Vnexpress - The internet community is still abuzz over a government to build a cable-car into the cave kingdom.

Mobile payment helps develop non-cash economy
Tech

Mobile payment helps develop non-cash economy

The Vietnam Electronic Payment Forum 2017 (VEPF) themed "Mobile Payment - a factor to promote the non-cash economy"...

Take a trip to Vietnam's Maldives, with cash to spare
Travel

Take a trip to Vietnam's Maldives, with cash to spare

En Vnexpress - Hop on a boat and cruise out to these island paradises if you want to get away from it all.

Vietnam finally considers allowing foreigners to put cash in banks
Business

Vietnam finally considers allowing foreigners to put cash in banks

En nexpress - The idea is aimed at preventing speculation and keeping money in the country.

Cash flow strong this year: analysts
Business

Cash flow strong this year: analysts

Vietnamnet - The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission’s decision to take disciplinary actions against Dinh La Thang will not have any negative impact on the stock market, analysts say.

Popularity of cash-prize games and horse races surges in VN
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Popularity of cash-prize games and horse races surges in VN

Vietnamnet - Vietlott and traditional lotteries, casinos, and dog and horse races are causing social problems, some people contend, but experts believe they are a normal part of the market economy.

Cash payment declines by 2 percent in six years
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Cash payment declines by 2 percent in six years

Vietnamnet - Cash as a mode of payment has declined in the country by 2 percent in the past six years, from 14.02 percent in 2010 to the current 12 percent.

Vietnamese banks race to cash in on surging remittances before Lunar New Year
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Vietnamese banks race to cash in on surging remittances before Lunar New Year

En nexpress - Many banks see remittances as an attractive business because they generate steady fees and require little capital.

Aid watchdog says UK cash transfer schemes effective in tackling poverty
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Aid watchdog says UK cash transfer schemes effective in tackling poverty

Yahoo News By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cash transfer programs funded by the British government are cost-effective ways to alleviate global poverty, an aid watchdog said on

Who says money doesn't grow on trees? Vietnamese farmers cash in on dried persimmons
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Who says money doesn't grow on trees? Vietnamese farmers cash in on dried persimmons

En Vnexpress - How do farmers in the Central Highlands make their dried persimmons worth the price tag of $44 a kilogram?

A boost for non-cash transaction development
Business

A boost for non-cash transaction development

Vietnamnet - The PM has recently ratified a project on non-cash transaction development in Viet Nam in the 2016-2020 period with a view to keeping cash transaction rate under 10%.

Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer Drives And Dishes On Automation, Car Subscriptions, And Cash
Tech

Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer Drives And Dishes On Automation, Car Subscriptions, And Cash

The ride-hailing company's long-term plan is to convince people to give up car ownership in favor of Lyft subscriptions.

Vietnam urges retailers to ditch cash for plastic
Business

Vietnam urges retailers to ditch cash for plastic

With online sales booming in the country of 93 million, it's time for shoppers to embrace e-commerce.

Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China
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Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China

Yahoo News HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said Thursday it has sold 35 elephants to China to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation, amid criticism from animal

Statue export ban hits at Pyongyang's soft power, hard cash
World

Statue export ban hits at Pyongyang's soft power, hard cash

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With somewhere around 4,000 artists and staff, the Mansudae Art Studio, a huge complex of nondescript concrete buildings on a sprawling, walled-off campus with armed

Hot cash flow in the real estate market in 2017
Business

Hot cash flow in the real estate market in 2017

A report of the State Bank’s HCMC Branch showed that 22 percent of overseas remittances goes to the real estate sector, 72 percent to production and business and the remaining to other fields.

Three dead in Venezuela cash unrest
Politics

Three dead in Venezuela cash unrest

At least three people were killed in Venezuela in violence that erupted when the government tried to remove old banknotes from circulation before new ones arrived, officials said Monday. A man, a

Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos
World

Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela became a country mostly without cash on Friday, sparking scattered protests and looting around the country as people fumed at having their already limited

Venezuela cash crisis sparks looting, protests
World

Venezuela cash crisis sparks looting, protests

Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police Friday as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people stranded without cash -- the latest shortage in a spiraling

Venezuelans back and forth to bank in cash chaos
World

Venezuelans back and forth to bank in cash chaos

Not long ago, Yajaira Perez was queuing to withdraw cash from the bank, fearing bills would run short. Venezuela's food, medicine and currency crisis is now a cash crisis, too, with the government

2 men who gave cash to Brussels terror suspect sentenced
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2 men who gave cash to Brussels terror suspect sentenced

LONDON (AP) — Two men who provided cash to a key suspect in the deadly Paris and Brussels bombings have received prison sentences in England.

Overseas casinos clean up despite China's cash curbs
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Overseas casinos clean up despite China's cash curbs

By Farah Master SAIPAN (Reuters) - For evidence of the odds stacked against China's battle to stop the flight of cash battering its currency and draining its reserves, look no further than the tiny

India holds interest rates steady despite cash chaos
Politics

India holds interest rates steady despite cash chaos

India's central bank left interest rates unchanged at 6.25 percent Wednesday, defying expectations of a cut following the government's shock move to withdraw high-denomination banknotes from

Stashed Cash: Rare Ming Dynasty Banknote Found Inside Chinese Sculpture
Science

Stashed Cash: Rare Ming Dynasty Banknote Found Inside Chinese Sculpture

Art experts in Australia have found a rare paper banknote from the Ming Dynasty of Imperial China hidden inside an antique wooden sculpture that was being prepared for auction. The Chinese characters

Corruption and illegal cash deals hamper efforts to tackle rape in Cambodia
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Corruption and illegal cash deals hamper efforts to tackle rape in Cambodia

By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conviction rate for rape cases in Cambodia is "disturbingly low", as corrupt officials mediate illegal settlements and pocket kickbacks,