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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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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Three drivers handed civil fines in GrabBike vs. xe om fight in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Three people involved in a brawl between multiple xe om (motorbike taxi) drivers and their GrabBike rivals in Ho Chi Minh City last week have been fined for causing public disorder, police said on Monday.

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Vietnam police suspend wrong-way taxi driver’s license for two months

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Police in the north-central Vietnamese province of Thanh Hoa have slapped a two-month suspension on the taxi-driver who drove his vehicle in the wrong direction on National Highway 1A.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 20

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

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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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Wrong-way cabbie swings stick at ‘obstructer’ in central Vietnam

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A Vietnamese taxi driver has been caught on camera swinging a stick at another commuter despite having traveled in the wrong direction on a highway in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa.

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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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Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

SAN FRANCISCO: Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick announced on Tuesday (Jun 13) he would take an indefinite leave of absence as the embattled ridesharing giant unveiled steps to reform a corporate culture marred by a series of embarrassing revelations.

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Polish taxi drivers protest against Uber

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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(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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