IIF wants to double
Infrastructure financing next year

IIF already agreed to a financing commitment of Rp 5 trillion
in late November, Sukatmo Padmosukarso, IIF president director,
said in a statement on Friday.

Uber partners with MoMo in payments

Ride-hailing platform Uber and Vietnamese FinTech MoMo have announced a strategic partnership that will allow Uber riders to pay for trips using MoMo’s mobile wallet, the most popular digital payment platform in the country. The tie-up makes getting a ride seamless for the millions of Vietnamese who don’t have credit or debit cards but want […]

Lazada the top choice for online shoppers

Lazada has become the top choice among online shoppers in Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam, according to the latest study by the Thailand-based iPrice, an e-commerce company. As e-commerce grows rapidly in Southeast Asia, iPrice spotted this trend and conducted a study of e-commerce markets in three big countries in the region: Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. They have […]

First Peer-to-Peer lending platform starts trial

The VAY MUON Joint Stock Company (JSC) launched a trial run of VayMuon.vn, the first online Peer-to-Peer lending platform in Vietnam, on December 5. Individuals seeking short-term, small loans can register online via their mobile phone. Ms. Dao Thi Trang, General Director of VAY MUON, told VET that applications are reviewed and disbursed within four working hours […]