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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(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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Vietnam stops licensing new cars for app-based taxi services

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(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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Expat cyclist ‘Everests’ for newborns in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

While most of Ho Chi Minh City was getting its beauty sleep last Sunday morning, expat teacher and cyclist Matthew Wright was setting his GPS and prepping his bike for an epic charity ride.

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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 1 week(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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Hà Nội concocts scheme to take your motorbike

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(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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Polish taxi drivers protest against Uber

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

WARSAW: Two thousand Polish taxi drivers on Monday (Jun 5) snarled traffic in the capital Warsaw by driving at a snail's pace to protest against competitors including the controversial ride-sharing app Uber.

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Driver hurt in grab, Uber, taxi price war

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(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 week(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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Ten cabbies chase stolen taxi in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A thief attempting to steal a Mai Linh taxi is in police custody after being chased by cabbies for hours through the southern province of Ben Tre early Thursday morning.

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Vietnamese drivers experiencing the dark side of ride-shares

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 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 1 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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SolarBK greening out logistics industry

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s first solar-powered green logistics centre, Tan Cang-Song Than ICD, is slated for completion in September 2017 and is expected to contribute to the sustainable development trend in the domestic logistics industry.

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Exploring attractions in Can Tho in a different perspective

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

For tourists who have already visited Can Tho City and taken a boat ride to Cai Rang Floating Market, the Lady Hau operated by Victoria Can Tho Resort is a new option for them to explore attractions along rivers in Can Tho City.

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Israeli tourists charged $22 for 3km ride in Da Lat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A taxi operator in Da Lat City in the Central Highlands’ Lam Dong Province has been fined and had its driver suspended from work for overcharging two foreign tourists earlier this week.

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Mai Linh and Vinasun trailing behind Grab and Uber

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

While Vinasun and Mai Linh are scrambling to compete against Grab and Uber, the two modern taxi hailing apps are speeding up with new strategies.

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