Grab and Uber still in hot water for unfair competition

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

There is a debate over Grab’s disregard for the law, as well as the unfair competition posed by taxi services using technology, such as Uber and Grab.

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Hanoi mulls no-Uber, Grab streets

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Ridesharing apps are continuing their uphill battle against Vietnam’s regulations in Hanoi as authorities mull a proposal to ban Uber and Grab cars from entering certain streets.

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Vietnam says no to fare-splitting on Grab, Uber

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has demanded that Uber and Grab remove special features allowing passengers to share rides and split the costs with others.

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10,000 Vinasun cabbies seek permission for rally against Uber, Grab in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

More than 10,000 Vinasun employees have signed a petition seeking permission to stage a public protest against app-based ride-hailing services Grab and Uber, the Vietnamese taxi operator announced on Thursday.

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Uber says embattled CEO Kalanick stepping down

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

SAN FRANCISCO: Uber said on Wednesday (Jun 21) its embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick has agreed to step down from his job.

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Vietnam stops licensing new cars for app-based taxi services

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The pilot program allowing Grab and Uber as well as several local taxi and transportation companies to operate their app-based services in three Vietnamese localities has expanded so rapidly that the transport ministry has been forced to put the brakes on it.

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Police open fire to stop xe om vs. Grab Bike fight in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have had to open fire in the air to stop a fight between a group of xe om (motorbike taxi) drivers and their tech-based counterparts from getting more violent.

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Fowler surges clear as blimp crash rocks US Open

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

ERIN: Rickie Fowler scored a record-equalling seven-under-par 65 to grab the early lead in a low-scoring opening round at the US Open on Thursday (Jun 15) as a fiery airship crash stunned players and fans.

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Alley parking a thorny issue in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

While car owners argue that they should be allowed to park in alleys without no-parking signs, homeowners complain that their businesses and daily activities are being greatly affected.

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Hà Nội concocts scheme to take your motorbike

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hà Nội is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations of app-based ride hailing services.

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Driver hurt in grab, Uber, taxi price war

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Price competition between traditional taxis and ride hailing companies like Grab and Uber has become fierce, but it is mostly the drivers on both sides who are suffering the biggest losses.

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Ho Chi Minh City transport dept wants to block Uber

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have suggested banning Uber as the ride-hailing service is not included in the city’s pilot plan on electronic contracts for passenger transport.

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Vietnamese drivers experiencing the dark side of ride-shares

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Driving for Uber or Grab is not always bed of roses.

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Ride-hailing vs. taxi war escalates in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Conventional taxi operators in Vietnam’s big cities might believe that bus stations and airports are their final stronghold in the battle against tech-based rivals Grab and Uber. Unfortunately these old-school cab firms do not seem to realize something everyone else does: they’re wrong.

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Grab introduces GrabShare carpooling service to alleviate traffic congestion in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Grab launched Vietnam’s first on-demand carpooling service on May 9 to tackle traffic congestion in Vietnam.

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