Leaders and staff members of Baemin and Shinhan Bank at the launching ceremony of the co-branded credit card in HCM City on Tuesday. — Photo Courtesy Baemin Online food delivery application Baemin Vietnam on Tuesday announced a partnership with Shinhan Bank to launch a co-branded credit card named "Gourmet Member" with a credit limit of VND100 million (US$4,000). Cardholders will also receive attractive Baemin gift packages valued at up to VND6.9 million ($277). "With our customer-centric culture, we have been constantly making efforts to build meaningful partnerships, leveraging modern financial technology to give users more choices in payment and personal financial management. The co-branded credit card “Gourmet Member” with Shinhan is just the start of BAEMIN's long road of levitating user experience,” said Jinwoo Song, general director of BAEMIN Vietnam. With the Gourmet Member welcome package, cardholders will get 30 BAEMIN discount coupons valued at VND30,000 each. The … [Read more...] about Baemin partners with Shinhan Bank to issue co-branded credit card
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Techcombank is partnering with Adobe to launch innovative offerings for Vietnamese consumers, tapping into market growth in alignment with Viet Nam’s national digital transformation strategy for 2025. — Photo courtesy of the bank Adobe and Techcombank on Thursday announced a multimillion-dollar, multi-year partnership that will power Techcombank’s digital transformation, making it the first bank in Viet Nam to launch an end-to-end customer experience technology platform. Techcombank is partnering with Adobe to launch innovative offerings for Vietnamese consumers, tapping into market growth in alignment with Viet Nam’s national digital transformation strategy for 2025. Using Adobe Experience Cloud, Techcombank will be able to deliver hyper-personalised banking experiences in real-time across offline and digital touchpoints. This marks a significant milestone for the banking industry in Viet Nam and Southeast Asia, as consumers become increasingly digital-first. “Today’s … [Read more...] about Techcombank and Adobe enter partnership
Timo ties up with Amazon Web Services to scale its business. — Photo Courtesy Amazon Web Services Vietmamese digital bank Timo has recently launched its cloud native core banking platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS), a move that will help Timo scale its business and acquire 5 million new customers over the next three years. With AWS capabilities of computing, data analytics, and machine learning, Timo will help customers enjoy easily accessible digital banking services such as payments and savings solutions. Currently, Timo’s customers in Viet Nam use their mobile devices to make over 2 million monthly financial transactions, including transferring, managing, and saving money. With AWS, Timo can offer personalised financial services to customers while meeting their individual financial needs in a secure and compliant manner. To prepare staff to use the latest cloud technology, Timo worked with AWS to train 60 of Timo’s cloud team and information technology members in … [Read more...] about Timo announces co-operation with AWS
The second session of the Vietnam M&A Forum 2022 Dr. Nguyen Cong Ai, senior partner of KPMG Vietnam, moderated the forum's second discussion session. Keynote speakers included CEO of SABECO Bennett Neo , CFO of Loc Troi Group Le Thanh Hao Nhien, country head of Cushman & Wakefield Vietnam Trang Bui, founder and CEO of ASART Deal Advisory Binh Le Vandekerckove, CEO of Hobbit Investment William Do, head of Business Development Unit at Gamuda Land (HCMC) Khanh Nguyen, and general manager of Residential at Frasers Property Vietnam Truong An Duong. According to Dr. Ai, a recent study conducted by KPMG Vietnam revealed that M&A deals in the country encountered a downturn in 2022, resetting to pre-pandemic levels after a surge in 2021. The first 10 months of the year have logged in $5.7 billion in total, representing a decline of 47.4 per cent as compared to the whole of 2021 and 12 per cent compared to 2020. The number of deals has also significantly declined from the … [Read more...] about “New Value Creation” session at Vietnam M&A Forum 2022
Both my husband and I are from Nghe An, and we relocated to Dong Nai to settle. Our parents and other family members remain in Nghe An. My husband is 36 years old, and I am 32. We have two children, one in second grade and one in first grade next year. My husband has a 24-hour on/24-hour off or 48-hour on/48-hour off schedule as a driver. He takes care of all the housework on his days off. His pay is VND15 million per month. Before I directly took care of patients, and my monthly income was VND8 million. However, I got infected three times during Covid and my health got worse. I was assigned to do administrative tasks. Lacking computer skills, my work became slow and inefficient. I frankly told my boss the problem and he told me to gain more computer skills to keep up with the workload. I work in the dispatch department, and although some days are incredibly hectic and I don't have time for lunch, other days I have a lot of spare time. I also have a part-time job selling bus, … [Read more...] about Should I quit my stable job?
Experts and company executives at the ‘Hacking growth in the digital economy’ forum in HCM City on Friday. — Photo Courtesy TV Hub Companies making the digital transformation are better at coping with crisis and recovering from it, a forum titled ‘Hacking growth in the digital economy’ heard in HCM City on Friday. Therefore, investment in it is worthwhile and helps companies achieve a breakthrough in development, attendees said. Organised by TV Hub and VTV Digital, the forum attracted 1,000 experts, association members, SME owners, startups and investors, who shared their experiences in making the digital transformation and the lessons learnt. A survey found only 15 per cent of businesses opting for digital transformation while 99 per cent of SMEs cannot afford it and consider it something meant only for big companies. Nguyen Xuan Phu, chairman of Sunhouse, said digital transformation could not be done alone: “[It] should be an eco-system with the participation of State … [Read more...] about Digital transformation helps companies achieve breakthrough development: seminar
The article "Hanoi pays attention to role of counselling in schools" published on Hanoitimes has become inspiring source for some students to share their view about mental health issue at school. Below are three letters from students of St Paul American School Hanoi to Hanoitimes: Dear Editor, I am writing to express my opinion on the article, "Hanoi pays attention to role of counselling in schools", published on December 6, 2016. First of all, I would like you to encourage you to write more articles about mental health like this engaging article. I agree with the statement “It is necessary to have a place to help students deal with psychological problems, and there are so many social problems entering the school”. This is true at my school as well. For me, as a student, I usually get stressed due to a lot of social problems and homework. In other words, there are many factors that worsen students’ mental health but most people's attention is solely focused on physical … [Read more...] about Hanoi students raise voice on mental health issue at school