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Red tape holds Vietnam back in digital payments

E-wallet rules need relaxing to break dominance of cash

A shop keeper holds a 100,000 Vietnamese dong ($4.90) bank note at a mini-mart in Hanoi   © Reuters

Vietnam risks stumbling in its goal of becoming a cashless society as central bank regulations constrain the spread of digital transactions.

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