Tag Archives: Vietnam

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group Announce New R&D Program for Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 26, 2018

OSLO, Nov. 26, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the company is joining with MK Group to launch an R&D program for biometric smart cards for banking and other applications. The program will integrate NEXT’s large-area fingerprint sensors into MK Group’s next generation smart card products. Vietnam-based MK Group… Read More »

Seamless Vietnam 2018

By | November 7, 2018

Held on 7-8 November 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City, Seamless Vietnam 2018 highlights the future of commerce. The largest FREE conference and exhibition in Vietnam, featuring over 110 FREE conference sessions, 40+ exhibitors and over 1,500 attendees. It is a large-scale exhibition featuring the latest technologies and a free to attend conference with over four dedicated theatres… Read More »

Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank to Launch OCB-JCB Credit and Debit Card in Vietnam

By | August 27, 2018

Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo, Aug 27, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OCB), a commercial joint stock bank in Vietnam, and JCB International Co. Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), today announced the launch of OCB-JCB Credit and Debit Card in Vietnam. The holders of OCB-JCB Card can… Read More »

IDEMIA WISE platform delivers contactless payments as confirmed by proof of concept

By | July 27, 2018

Over the 3 month proof-of-concept with the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (“NAPAS”), IDEMIA and NAPAS together found that under laboratory conditions, the kernel was proven to produce an open platform that was compatible with various form factors, applets and NAPAS chip card specifications. IDEMIA’s WISE HCE (Host Card Emulation) SDK Mobile Payment Engine designed to bring about HCE mobile payments was… Read More »

Vietnamese banks urged to smarten up magnetic stripe cards amidst information theft

By | May 25, 2018

Card replacement costs about $1 each and there are about 70 million local cards.  Vietnam is urging for a bank card upgrade from magnetic stripe to chip in order to prevent information theft.  Authorities need to rush the completion of a chip card system, said Nguyen Kim Anh, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam in a… Read More »

Secutech Vietnam to accommodate show expansion

By | May 14, 2018

The premium sourcing and networking platform is set to fully occupy the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City. The 11th edition will take place from 16 – 18 August 2018 as strong growth in Vietnam’s economy continues to raise demand for safety and security products.  The 2018 edition is expected to surpass the attendance figures of… Read More »

VietinBank announces its new role as the sole Diners Club card issuer in Vietnam with support from Compass Plus

By | January 22, 2018

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), a leading commercial bank in Vietnam, has signed a partnership agreement to become the sole issuer of Diners Club cards in Vietnam. The bank will issue Diners Club cards as both standard and contactless cards, catering for the rapid growth and popularity of contactless terminals in the country.… Read More »

Nam A Bank and JCB cooperate to develop international card services

By | January 16, 2018

Ho Chi Minh City, Jan 16, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – Nam A Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Nam A Bank) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI) , the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB) signed a cooperation contract to license the issuance of JCB Cards and acquisition of JCB merchants in Vietnam. The ceremony was attended by representative… Read More »

The first Issuing of JCB Ultimate Credit Card in Vietnam

By | December 25, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo, Dec 25, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Sacombank, one of the largest commercial banks in Vietnam and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”), today announced the launch of Sacombank JCB Ultimate Credit Card in Vietnam. This is the highest line of JCB for individual customers in… Read More »

The first Common point related Card to be issued in Vietnam

By | December 20, 2017

Hanoi and Tokyo, Dec 20, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), a major telecommunication group in Vietnam; Vietinbank, one of the largest state-owned banks in Vietnam and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”), today announced the launch of the Vietinbank-VNPT-JCB Co-branded card (Vpoint Card) in Vietnam. The… Read More »

Vietnam – Hanoi to introduce interoperable smart cards for public transport

By | September 7, 2017

A Record of Discussions (R/D) for the “Supporting the Development of an Interoperable Smart Card System for Public Transportation in Hanoi” Technical Cooperation Project was signed on August 31. The project will be carried out for two years from early 2018, aimed at improving the technical and management capacity of counterpart agencies under the Hanoi People’s Committee (HPC).… Read More »

Vietnam – Saigon Co.op, VietinBank sign far-reaching deal

By | August 11, 2017

  HCM CITY — The Saigon Union of Trading Co-operatives (Saigon Co.op) and VietinBank have signed an agreement to leverage their respective strengths to benefit tens of millions of customers. VietinBank will offer Saigon Co.op modern banking services, financing for its projects, working capital, cash flow management, collection, payroll and card payment services, and others. At the signing event… Read More »

New Eximbank – JCB Platinum Credit Card placed on the market

By | June 27, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo, June 27, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Vietnam Export Import Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Eximbank) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, have launched the Eximbank – JCB Platinum Credit Card, a perfect Platinum card with premium services and unique benefits for those who like… Read More »