Check out the news brief of the banking industry on November 11th, 2020.
+ The VietinBank iPay Mobile application has won the "Best Mobile Banking Technology Implementation" award in Asia given by The Asian Banker. VietinBank
is the only Vietnamese bank to be honored in this award category of The Asian Banker magazine, along with many major banks and organizations in the Asia-Pacific region.
+ Saigon – Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB)
- Saigon Branch has recently held the Launching Ceremony of State Budget Collection Project and bilateral electronic payment between the State Treasury and SHB in the city. After a period of pilot implementation, the State Budget has assessed and agreed that the coordination of state budget collection and bilateral electronic payment with SHB can be expanded across the State Treasury system. This includes the State Treasury of the City/ Province, District where SHB branches are located.
+ Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB)
and Bao Son Group have signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement to bring customers the best products, services, and experiences based on the potentials and advantages of both sides. Accordingly, MSB will consult and provide Bao Son Group and other members of the group with financial solutions, including payment accounts, centralized account management, term deposits, M-payrolls, and personal financial services for employees.
has launched an all-in-one account service combo based on the operation scales for companies from SMEs to large enterprises. This combo includes eBasic, eMSME, eSME, eUSME, eLCORP with many benefits and incentives, helping to optimize the cash flow and supporting enterprises' business operations. Accordingly, the eBasic combo meets enterprises' basic needs. The fees of managing accounts, e-banking, payment cards, transaction notifications through SMS, and online tax payment will be free.
+ Sacombank is the first bank to pilot contactless POS at SFC petrol station No. 4 (167 Dien Bien Phu, Ward 15, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City). It provides consumers with a new modern and safe petrol payment method. Especially, from now to the end of December 31st, customers when paying for petrol using Sacombank Visa Contactless card will be given a lovely key chain. Sacombank will continue to deploy these POS machines at 16 remaining SFC petrol stations in Ho Chi Minh City soon.
+ From October 2020, Customer Care and Service Department 247 VPBank
(Channel 247) officially launches home delivery service for three popular types of documents: renewal of vehicle passport, balance account confirmation, and loan information confirmation. Specifically, upon receiving customers' demands via hotline 1900545415/ 024 39288880 or the email ch[email protected]
about the renewal of passport for cars which are collateral; confirmation of account balance, loan information, debt repayment schedule, and contract scan, Channel 247 VPBank will directly support settlement and express delivery of results to customers' houses.
and National Payment Corporation of Vietnam
(NAPAS) have recently launched Vietbank NAPAS prepaid card. This is a domestic chip card line issued by Vietbank, with contactless payment features in multi-application traffic. It follows the basic standard of domestic chip cards of the State Bank. At the same time, Vietbank plays the role of a payment bank, deploying the transaction flow following NAPAS regulations, and investing in a system of card acceptance equipment suitable for the respective traffic type.
+ On November 2nd - 30th, 2020, BIDV Insurance Corporation (BIC)
launces the "Receive incentives, Live healthily every day" for customers purchasing health insurance through the BIC Online app. Accordingly, customers who download the BIC Online app for free on iOS or Android app stores and order comprehensive health insurance BIC Tam An will receive a 25% discount on the premium.
Translated by VietnamCredit