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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.

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.

Ministry opens investigation into Grab’s acquisition of Uber in Vietnam

Ministry opens investigation into Grab’s acquisition of Uber in Vietnam

The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to conduct a preliminary investigation into Grab’s purchase of Uber’s stakes in Vietnam, which is suspected to breach regulations on economic concentration under the country’s Law on Competition 2004.

Controversial moves on ride-hailing market

Controversial moves on ride-hailing market

After Uber sold its Southeast Asian operations to Grab, the ride-hailing market is seeing an interesting phenomenon: insiders want out, while outsiders want in.

ComfortDelgro Savico Taxi suspends operations due to Uber and Grab

ComfortDelgro Savico Taxi suspends operations due to Uber and Grab

ComfortDelgro Savico Taxi, a joint venture between Saigon General Services Corporation (Savico) and Singapore's ComfortDelgro, announced suspending its operations. The movement came after the operations of several traditional taxi firms were impacted by Uber and Grab.

Taxi associations request temporary policy to hamper Uber and Grab

Taxi associations request temporary policy to hamper Uber and Grab

While local authorities plan to build a new decree on business and conditions for transportation business by automobile, Vietnamese taxi associations request a temporary policy to tighten the operations of Uber and Grab to replace the existing Decision No.24/QD-BGTVT on the pilot schemes for ride-hailing services.

Go-Jek to set foot in Vietnam?

Go-Jek to set foot in Vietnam?

Motorcycle ride-hailing transportation provider Go-Jek from Indonesia has recruited experts to advise for its expansion in Vietnam to break the dominance of Uber and Grab, according to newswire TheLEADER.