Preface Chapter I: Vietnam's Viewpoints and Policies on Human Rights Chapter II: Vietnam's Achievements in the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights I. Civil and Political Rights 1. Rights to Vote and Stand for Election, and to Participate in the Administration of the State and Management of the Society 2. Freedoms of Speech and the Press, and the Right to Information 3. Freedom of Association and Assembly 4. Freedom of Religion and Belief 5. Ensuring Equal Rights among Ethnic Groups 6. Ensuring the Rights to Life, Physical Inviolability and Dignity 7. Freedom of Movement and Residence II. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1. Rights to Economic Development and Improvement of the Material Life 2. Social Rights 3. Right to Healthcare III. Rights of Women, Children, Family, Elderly and Disabled People. 1. Women's Rights and Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 2. The Rights of the Child 3. Rights of Disabled People and Agent … [Read more...] about The book “Achievements in Protecting and Promoting Human Rights in Vietnam”
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Last year saw a dramatic rise in the development of Vietnam's card market, with local and foreign banks leading the charge. The automated teller machines (ATMs) network is growing and more retailers are catching on by accepting card payments. But when will plastic money really take off in Vietnam? For Vietnamese consumers, it has certainly been difficult to kick the old habits to pay for everything in cash and switch to credit cards or ATM cards. But Le Van Be, general director of the Military Bank, has his own way to convince members of the bank's management board to launch the card service. "If we look back a few years, when mobile phones were first introduced to Vietnam, many said it was not the right time. Look what's happened since then. I think one day in the near future, Vietnamese people will flash their cash cards around like fashion accessories, in the same way they flash their mobile phones around today," he said.Last October, the Military Bank decided to join the card … [Read more...] about When cash is king, can plastic reign?
HSBC has launched on July 14th a mobile platform for its global credit card privileges programme, enabling cardholders to access HSBC's Home&Away Privilege Programme anytime, anywhere on their iPhone and other compatible Apple devices. Through the "Offers Near Me" feature on the Home&Away mobile platform, HSBC credit cardholders can identify all nearby merchant discounts at once via their mobile devices. The feature's new, innovative free online restaurant booking service means that cardholders can make reservations quickly and efficiently while on the move, and at a time that suits them. Cardholders can also scroll through the best deals in town by the desired country, card type, merchant category and name to enjoy a hassle-free day out. With this convenient mobile and website platform, HSBC credit card is truly the one card for home and away. "The world's local bank connects its customers to a comprehensive suite of fabulous credit card privileges which spans across … [Read more...] about HSBC’S new mobile platform access to home&away lifestyle credit card privileges
Citibank N.A. Vietnam Friday announced the launch of the Citibank PremierMiles Credit Card targeted at elite and affluent consumers in the country, where the American bank has been present since 1993. "We think the card market here is just beginning. We see real opportunities to come in," Brett Krause, managing director, Citi country officer for Vietnam, said at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. The Citibank PremierMiles Credit Card leverages Citibank's partnerships with major airlines in the region to offer best in class features and benefits to customers in Vietnam, he added. Customers earn 1 Premier Mile for every VND20,000 (US$1) of spend and cash advances on the card, 1000 Bonus PremierMiles upon renewal and 5000 Bonus PremierMiles for spend over VND500 million (US$25,000) in one year. Premier Miles can be redeemed for free flight awards on most airlines flying out of Vietnam, including Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways (and Asia Miles … [Read more...] about Citibank Vietnam launches travel credit card
VietNamNet Bridge - Commercial banks are rushing to issue cards to individual clients, considering this the effective tool to approach clients. Besides ATM cards, commercial banks are now trying to develop payment credit cards. This kind of card is considered the most user-friendly wallet with which people can make payment whenever they want, even when they travel abroad. The Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) has issued Visa Platinum card with EMV standards. This is a card with an electronic chip - a microprocessor like a multi-functional miniature computer capable of storing encoded information with high security level. Being considered as the bank with the biggest number of issued international credit cards and with many different card services, Vietcombank said it would continue to focus on card issuance. Not only domestic banks are rushing to issue credit cards, foreign banks have also been paying a special attention to developing credit card services. Citibank Vietnam has … [Read more...] about Banks rushing to issue credit cards