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VN banks handle $898.4 b through e-payments in Q1 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Việt Nam targeted that the ratio of cash transactions should be reduced to below 10 per cent lower than the national plan of non-cash payment market for the period 2016-20. — Photo baocongthuong.vn HÀ NỘI — Viet Nam’s interbank e-payment system handled 37 million transactions worth nearly VNĐ21 quadrillion (US$898.4 billion) in the first quarter of the year, up 23 per cent and 17.8 per cent respectively compared to 2018, according to the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV). Nghiêm Thanh Sơn, deputy head of SBV’s Payment Department,…

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Nội Bài Airport to expand to handle 100 million passengers by 2050 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Aircrafts of Vietnam Airlines await passengers at the Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội.  An expansion plan by the Civil Aviation Authority of Việt Nam (CAAV) aims to raise the annual capacity of the airport to between 20 and 25 million by 2020 and 50 million passengers after 2030. VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng HÀ NỘI — The annual capacity of Hà Nội’s Nội Bài International Airport will increase to 80-100 million passengers by 2050 as part of an expansion plan agreed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Việt…

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BNY Mellon introduces chatbot Selina to handle institutional clients’ trading queries

The use of chatbots has taken off in Hong Kong’s banking sector as big banks such as HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank and Hang Seng Bank have introduced artificial intelligence powered virtual assistants to provide 24-hour customer service at no extra labour cost. Not to be left behind, BNY Mellon, which focuses on institutional investors, has also introduced a chatbot called Selina. HSBC’s Amy and other soon-to-be released AI chatbots are about to change the way we bank BNY Mellon’s chatbot can check information on clients’ trading in Hong Kong and…

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