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Digital economy necessitates regulation

Digital economy necessitates regulation

Fresh problems emerging from the digital economy, such as conflicts of interests between conventional businesses and digital-based businesses—Uber and Grab are the case in point—necessitates the regulatory institution.

Grab officially launches GrabFood in Hanoi

Grab officially launches GrabFood in Hanoi

The launch of the GrabFood on-demand food delivery service not only marks an important milestone in Grab’s journey towards becoming the leading everyday superapp that offers Vietnamese and Southeast Asian consumers the most essential daily services, but also reaffirms its commitment for long-term investment in Vietnam market as a technology company.

Deputy PM: Vietnam supports cashless payments

Deputy PM: Vietnam supports cashless payments

The Vietnamese Government will continue to support and solidify legal regulations on cashless payment systems, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Anthony Tan, CEO and co-founder of Grab – a ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia which has been popular in Vietnam over the past five years.

Competition heats up for app-based ride-hailing market

Competition heats up for app-based ride-hailing market

Just when the app-based ride-hailing market in HCMC was trying to cool down following the recent significant debut of the giant Go-Jek, locally named Go-Viet, another local firm, Go-ixe, has announced plans to join the ride-hailing race, promising to offer quality services at competitive prices, reported the local media.

Uber BV completely pays off tax arrears

Uber BV completely pays off tax arrears

The Netherlands-based Uber BV Company has completed its remaining tax arrears payment of VND53 billion (US$2.26 million), immediately after the firm withdrew its petition against the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tax department.

Vietnam advised to make full use of sharing economy

Vietnam advised to make full use of sharing economy

Vietnam is in a favourable position to take advantage of development opportunities brought by the sharing economy, Chargé d’Affaires at the Australian Embassy in Vietnam Rebecca Bryant stated at a conference on this kind of economy in Hanoi on July 12.

MoT rejects Grab expansion request

MoT rejects Grab expansion request

The Ministry of Transport has ordered GrabTaxi Vietnam Co Ltd to halt a planned expansion; the company will only be permitted to grow within the five localities in their pilot programme.

Grabbing Grab’s share a tough ask in Vietnam

Grabbing Grab’s share a tough ask in Vietnam

After Uber Technologies Inc sold its ride and food-delivery businesses in Southeast Asia to bigger regional rival Grab last March, Vietnamese firms have tried to chip away at Grab’s dominance.