Seventeen out of 45 commercial banks slashed the fees for interbank transfers of small sums worth less than VNĐ500,000 (US$22) following the move of the National Payment Corporation of Việt Nam (NAPAS) to cut switching fees with an aim to promote cashless payments.
Schools across the country have been closed for three weeks due to coronavirus (COVID-19), but teachers in remote mountainous areas in central Nghệ An Province have not taken any time off.
This school year will be extended to the end of June, a month later than previous years after delays children faced going back to class at the beginning of the year because of COVID-19.
Stories from old-fashioned books are becoming part of the modern world. This is because a pair of twins and their cousin have been putting them on YouTube videos. They call themselves 1977 Vlog.
With tightened management over pre-activated SIM cards, the number of mobile phone subscriptions was 125.8 million last year, a year-on-year decrease of 3.5 per cent.