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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.

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services

Vietnam's Ministry of Transport has instructed localities to stop licensing new ride-hailing services in a bid to control app-based taxis, which are putting pressure on traffic infrastructure and other transport companies.

Grab company asked to pay tax for partnered drivers in Vietnam

Grab company asked to pay tax for partnered drivers in Vietnam

The Vietnamese legal entity of Singapore’s Grab ride-hailing mobile app, formerly GrabTaxi, is responsible for paying taxes on behalf of its partnered drivers, according to a guideline issued on November 10 by Vietnam’s taxation authority.

Uber and GrabTaxi to be recognised

Uber and GrabTaxi to be recognised

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has suggested that Uber and Grab taxis should have signs on their cars to differentiate them from conventional taxis.

Draft decree proposes roof signs for Uber, GrabTaxi

Draft decree proposes roof signs for Uber, GrabTaxi

Cars offering taxi services on technology platforms like GrabTaxi and Uber must put signs reading “TAXI E” [E for "electronic"] on their roofs, the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam has proposed.

GrabCar officially launched in HCM City

GrabCar officially launched in HCM City

Southeast Asian taxi hailing app Grab officially launched its GrabCar service in HCM City last week after receiving approval from the Government.

Vietnam asks Uber to set up local company

The Ministry of Transport has blocked an attempt from US company Uber to legalize its ride-hailing service in Vietnam, saying the company needs to set up a branch in the country first.

Grabtaxi continues expansion in Vietnam

Grabtaxi continues expansion in Vietnam

Malaysia-based taxi-booking mobile app company Grabtaxi continued its expansion plan in Vietnam with the launch of its trial service in Da Nang City on June 3, after its success in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety

WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety

GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia's largest taxi-booking mobile phone app, is cooperating with the World Bank to provide local governments in Southeast Asia with innovative, open-source data technology to transform public transport for 620 million residents in the region, including Vietnam.