Bitcoin use might face criminal charge in Vietnam

Bitcoin use might face criminal charge in Vietnam

The issue, supply and use of illegal means of payments including Bitcoin and other crypto currencies might face criminal charge according to Item 1, Article 26 of the Penal Code 2015, which has been amended and supplemented in 2017.
 
VAMC buys nearly VND21 trillion deep debts

VAMC buys nearly VND21 trillion deep debts

Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) purchased VND20,995 billion (US$924 million) of deep debts from credit institutions during the first nine months this year with the price of VND20,619 billion.
Vietnam’s market will have over 300,000 card readers installed at POSs to process around 200 million transactions per year.(Photo: cafef.vn)

Central bank issues plan to develop card payment

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a plan to develop card payment using card readers at points of sale (POS) and mobile points of sale (mPOS) from 2017 to 2020.
Sacombank and VAMC representatives sign the cooperation agreement

Sacombank sells VND2,580 billion deep debt to VAMC

Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank) has also signed contracts to sell three debts worth VND2,580 billion (US$114 billion) to Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC).