The partnership between Razer and Visa will make it easier for fintech companies to access the global Visa payments network The partnership will see Razer’s financial technology arm, Razer Fintech, join Visa’s fintech fast-track programme, which is designed to make it easier for fintechs to access the global Visa payments network. Here, Razer Fintech and Visa will develop a virtual Visa prepaid solution to be embedded in the Razer Pay e-wallet, that will allow up to 60 million Razer users to make payments wherever Visa is accepted at 54 million merchant locations worldwide. “We are pleased to partner with such a forward-looking and innovative company that understands the value and importance of expanding access to digital payments,” said Chris Clark, regional president, Asia-Pacific, Visa. “This announcement reaffirms Visa’s commitment to the fast-growing and digitally savvy Southeast Asia region. Together, Visa and Razer Fintech have the … [Read more...] about Razer and Visa join forces to transform payments in Southeast Asia
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A Toyoda Gosei airbag factory in Hải Phòng. The company is planning an additional 1.8 billion yen (US$16.8 million) to build a new airbag factory in Thái Bình Province. — Photo vconjsc.com HÀ NỘI — Japanese auto parts maker Toyoda Gosei Co has announced it would invest an additional 1.8 billion yen (US$16.8 million) to build a new airbag factory in Thái Bình Province to increase production capacity in Việt Nam to meet rising global demand. The project is expected to start construction in May 2020. When being put into operation in October 2021, the new factory will help increase total airbag production in Việt Nam to 25 million units, 1.5 times higher than 2018. The new factory is expected to employ 700 employees in the province during the opening and increase to 2,000 employees by the end of 2023. In the short term, Toyoda Gosei will increase capacity of … [Read more...] about Toyoda Gosei Co plans $16.8m investment in new airbag factory in VN
First series of cover songs distributed and cover singer auditions heldTOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 14 November 2019 - Sony Music Labels Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Manabu Tsujino) announces the launch of "WACAVA Project", a global animation song covers project lead by in-house music label SACRA MUSIC. This project is a new challenge designed to familiarize Japanese songs to the international music market. ＊"WACAVA" is an acronym for "World Anisong Cover Association by Various Artists". The music market has formally entered the era of streaming where we no longer feel the distance between countries. It's no longer unusual for Japanese songs to be heard among audiences around the world. The WACAVA project aims to further familiarize audiences outside of Japan with Japanese songs through the concept of creating localized cover versions performed in the respective non-Japanese languages. The project will … [Read more...] about SACRA MUSIC Commences Global Animation Song Cover Project “WACAVA Project”!
Michael Piro, COO of Indochina Capital How do you see the real estate market in Vietnam shaping up as of late? Overall, the market is in fairly good health, considering it has had a relatively strong run. We have seen most sectors grow, especially with strong demand in the apartment market. Apart from that, we have seen the hospitality and retail segments maintain their relatively good performance over the last few quarters. The market is in much better shape compared to 10-12 years ago, when times were difficult for developers. Now, we see more stable growth in the market based on a fundamentally strong economy, growing foreign direct investment (FDI), inflation that is seemingly under control, and a relatively stable currency. Vietnam is one of the fastest-rising economies in the whole world, and many foreigners have either already picked up on that fact or have begun to. The market is full of potential and I am really interested in finding out where it can go. What have … [Read more...] about Excitement rises in Vietnam’s real estate
Dang Tuyet Dung, Visa country manager for Vietnam and Laos The State Bank of Vietnam’s (SBV) has set forth the target of reducing cash payments in the total payment mix on to below 10 per cent by the end of 2020, then to 8 per cent by 2025. What has Visa been doing to support Vietnam in realising the target? With the network in more than 200 nations and territories, together with support from financial institutes like banks, financial companies, enterprises and fintech companies, our mission is to connect the world with secured, efficient and innovative payment solutions to all individuals, organisations and the economy. In Vietnam, with 14 years of operation, Visa prioritises the work with the Vietnamese government as well as the SBV on building and improving Vietnam’s payment infrastructure as a strategic mission. Visa often pioneers bringing in state-of-the art technologies on e-payment and digital technology into the … [Read more...] about Visa and the non-cash future