For the first time ever, cardholders will enjoy the highest rewards points earning on Lazada purchases with 10X points in line with the card’s theme, “Play it Up”. Shopping with Lazada is now more rewarding with 30% weekend discount, 2X monthly free shipping for card holders and further savings by using points earned to offset purchases at Lazada. What’s more, cardholders earn 25,000 bonus points every month by using this card for all retail purchases with minimum retail spend of VND 10 million per statement month. Tapping into the growth potential of e-commerce spending in the region, Citi and Lazada are targeting over 500,000 sign-ups of the new card across the region over the next few years. The launch of the Lazada Citi card is a natural extension to Citi and Lazada’s regional partnership which dates back to 2016. Speaking at the launch of the Lazada Citi credit card, Citi Country Officer for Vietnam, cum Consumer Business Manager Natasha Ansell … [Read more...] about Citi and Lazada Launch Vietnam’s First E-Commerce Credit Card Partnership
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Vietnamese foreign minister called on relevant sides to enhance trust and to not militarise but exercise restraint in the East Sea. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Bình Minh led the Vietnamese delegation at the East Asia Summit held on August 2 as part of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh on August 2 suggested participating countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS) enhance their maritime cooperation and connectivity. Addressing the 9th EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Minh shared other ministers’ views on the important role and position of the EAS in the regional architecture, especially given the complex and unforeseeable developments in the region. The official expressed his backing for efforts to intensify the role of the EAS Chair – Thailand, which also holds the Chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations … [Read more...] about Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in East Asia, restraint on East Sea
The world is experiencing the fourth industrial revolution (industry 4.0), which is described in the National Digital Transformation Plan as a huge technological revolution. The fourth industrial revolution is quite different from the previous ones in terms of space, scale, width and depth as it is based on a digital revolution and involves numerous technologies. This may lead to historically unprecedented changes in socio-economic development models and the socio-political systems of countries as well as in trade, investment, and the economic activities of businesses. According to experts, to win the game “Industry 4.0” countries must conduct a digital transformation. In Vietnam, the entire digital revolution is led by the Government. In other words, the Government is responsible for crafting policies, strategies and orientations for the development of digital transformation and digital economy. Photo: qdnd.vn In fact, the Prime Minister has assigned the … [Read more...] about Part I: Why Vietnam needs to carry out digital transformation
The average working day for bank worker Pham Hong Nhung in Hanoi normally starts at 7am and ends at around 8pm. Illustrative image -- File photo “My bank opens at 8am but I have to arrive earlier to prepare the cash. When the branch closes, my colleagues and I have to deal with paperwork, so we work up to 12 hours per day.” As well as working five and a half days per week, she sometimes has to attend events on Saturday evening or even on Sunday. “I am exhausted, to be honest. Both my health and looks are going downhill. I can't take proper care of my family as well. My son is only one and is not at nursery school yet, so I have to hire a nanny. My son might be even closer to her than me,” the 28-year-old says. Nhung revealed that bank clerks and other positions at the bank are also busy and overtime is seen as a routine for them. “Sometimes I even have to go to the office on weekends and national holidays,” says 30-year-old Hoang Lan Phuong, … [Read more...] about More overtime, less happiness?
Pham Thi My Hanh, a member of the board of directors at PNJ, said it took more than two years to meet all of Walt Disney’s conditions and finalize the contract. Hanh said, “While there are many counterfeits in the market, PNJ’s investment in image copyright represents a strong voice in respecting and complying with international intellectual property... Collaboration with Disney… enhances PNJ’s brand name domestically and internationally.” Photo: VOH Akshat Srivastava, regional lead, the Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia, said, “We work with best-in-class local brands, like PNJ, to bring Disney stories and characters to life through locally relevant and appealing products for our fans.” “Today we are happy to announce the two-year collaboration with PNJ, to create a series of beautiful jewellery collections inspired by beloved stories and characters from Mickey & Friends, Disney Princess and Frozen.” At … [Read more...] about Jewellery maker PNJ signs deal with Walt Disney to use its images