Uber launch brings taxi drivers competition

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Viet Nam News asked readers their comments on Uber taxi, which launched recently in Ha Noi and HCM City. With this smart-phone application, passengers can select a car, pickup location and the route is tracked via GPS. The fare is often lower than normal taxi companies.

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Vietnam's budget carrier launches cargo unit

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Vietnam's budget carrier launches cargo unit

Private carrier VietJet Air recently launched an affiliate company, VietjetAir Cargo, that hopes to cash in on Vietnam’s growing air freight market.

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Cheaper petrol lowers Da Nang taxi fares

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Cheaper petrol lowers Da Nang taxi fares

Six taxi firms in the central city will cut their fares this week, Chairman of the city's taxi association Vo Thanh Nhan has told Viet Nam News.

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Dream of space taxis to tourism deflated by two accidents

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Dream of space taxis to tourism deflated by two accidents

Private spaceflight, an industry built on the dream of taking adventurers and scientists aloft, suffered a setback after two accidents in four days highlighted the perils of rocket power.

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'Iconic' London taxis clog up city centre in protest

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

'Iconic' London taxis clog up city centre in protest

Hordes of traditional London taxi drivers clogged up the city centre on Wednesday (Sep 24) to protest against a boom in unlicensed minicabs and rickshaws prowling the streets.

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Vietnam tells state firms to list early to boost liquidity

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Vietnam tells state firms to list early to boost liquidity

The Vietnamese government has urged state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to list on a stock market soon after they become public firms, a move analysts say is aimed at increasing liquidity and drawing more foreign investment.

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OceanBank to install POS system in Mai Linh taxis

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OceanBank) and the Mai Linh Taxi Group signed a co-operation contract under which OceanBank will install its POS system, which accepts international cards and domestic debit cards, on the group's taxis.

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Tighter control over taxis in Hanoi

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Tighter control over taxis in Hanoi

The city of Hanoi will ban taxis from other cities and provinces from operating within its borders.

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Ha Noi to allow only city-licensed taxis

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Ha Noi to allow only city-licensed taxis

In a move to reduce traffic chaos and unhealthy competition among taxi drivers, vehicles licensed outside the capital will be banned from operating in the city, the municipal People's Committee has said.

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Hanoi to kick out unlicensed taxis

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Hanoi to kick out unlicensed taxis

Hanoi authorities will ban taxis licensed outside Hanoi from operating in the city in an effort to reduce traffic congestion and unhealthy competition among taxi drivers.

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Transport department asks taxi firms to submit reports

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Transport department asks taxi firms to submit reports

Taxi firms which have failed to apply for the extension of their badges' validity and failed to submit their business reports, would have their licences revoked by the end of July.

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HCM City taxis now have invoice printers

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City taxis now have invoice printers

VietNamNet Bridge – All taxis in HCM City will eventually have printers that will issue receipts to passengers, according to city authorities.

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Hanoi grapples with purulence of false taxis

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Hanoi grapples with purulence of false taxis

Authorities in Hanoi are trying to deal with thousands of taxis operating in the city, whose licenses are from other provinces.

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French commuters hit by train strike, taxi protest

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French commuters hit by train strike, taxi protest

French commuters on Wednesday faced travel chaos with a major train strike against proposed reforms to contain the rail sector's soaring debt and a protest by Parisian taxi drivers over rival car services.

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France hit by national train strike

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

French commuters faced traffic chaos on Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.

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