Ride-hailing service providers such as Grab will likely be listed as e-charter transport operators, heard attendees at a meeting to discuss a draft Government decree replacing Decree 86 on the transport business and its conditions on April 8, reported the local media.
After Grab bought up Uber’s ride-sharing business, some new businesses have appeared in the ride-hailing app market and are operating vibrantly, promising cutthroat competition in the future.
Vietnamese ride-hailing firm FastGo is set to launch Singapore operations in April as part of its regional expansion plans.
The scenarios for digital economy development are expected to help the government recognize risks and opportunities for better policy-making methods for the future.
In the fierce competition in the online food ordering market, worth $33 million as estimated by Euromonitor, players need to have good technology but also many delivery people to win.
Vietnamese authorities are set to further investigate the merger between Grab and Uber last year for possible violation of antitrust regulations.
Vietnamese ride-hailing company FastGo plans to enter the U.S. and Brazil this year as it seeks to quickly expand overseas.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has set up a council to scrutinise alleged violations of competition regulations in ride-hailing services firm Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s business in Vietnam.
2019 will be a busy year for ministries looking to cut business prerequisites, and firms should contribute to making the process more efficient, said Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Grab should pay Vinasun VND4.8 billion (US$208,000) for damage it has caused the top taxi firm, a court ruled on December 28.
Grab’s surprise offer to buy a US$2.78-million stake in top taxi company Vinasun has failed, with the latter asking to end negotiations.
Seventeen traditional taxi operators have forged a new partnership to use the same technology platform in order to win back customers from foreign ride-hailing services providers, including Grab.
Australia’s SEEK Group and Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneur Fund have invested in GetLinks, a platform and ecosystem that connects tech talents with opportunities across Asia.
Vietnamese technology Be Group Corporation on December 13 launched its riding-hailing platform, with BeBike and BeCar services.
Ride-hailing firm Grab has asserted that it did not breach Vietnam’s competition laws, contesting authorities’ definitions and interpretations.
The investigation into Grab's acquisition of Uber in Southeast Asia, including the Vietnamese market, ended on November 18, said the Department of Competition and Consumer Protection (DCCP) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court has adjourned trial proceedings brought against ride-hailing service Grab by Vinasun taxi company, which has accused Grab of unfair business practices and demanded compensation of VND41.2 billion (US$1.75 million) for losses it has suffered.
Launching the GrabFood service in Danang just one month after its latest expansion to Hanoi was GrabFood’s next stop on the journey to bring more local merchant-partners online and satisfy food cravings.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Economic Court has once again adjourned the suit filed by taxi operator Vinasun against ride-hailing service Grab, which accuses it of unfair business practices and demands compensation.
Aber, the second Vietnamese ride-hailing service, launched its Hanoi operations on October 19, four months after making its Ho Chi Minh City debut.