July 27, 2007 - Vietnam
VPBank – The Vietnam Bank for Private Enterprises – has become the first EMV chip card issuer in Vietnam. It has introduced its own-branded Platinum EMV MasterCard credit and debit cards for customers throughout the country where it is expanding its network and aims to have 100 branches and transaction offices by the end of 2007.
April 3, 2007 - Hanoi
PayNet Network was officially launched with the presence of representatives coming from the State Bank of Vietnam, Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group, Ministry of Trade, Bbanks and Financial Institutions, Telecom Companies, Technology companies and press agencies.
February 19, 2007
Increasing trade with China has prompted a new initiative by Halyk Bank which will see the Kazakhstan bank issuing China Union Pay (CUP) cards to its customers. This has become possible thanks to OpenWay’s innovative WAY4 software which is used in Halyk Bank’s processing centre.
February 1, 2007
OpenWay, through its WAY4 payment processing software, has facilitated Kazkommertsbank’s connection to the latest-generation American Express GNS (Global Network Services). This will lead to considerable improvements in the quality of POS and ATM acquiring for American Express (Amex) cards in the bank’s homeland of Kazakhstan.