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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.

Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hanoi is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations on app-based ride hailing services.

Driver hurt in grab, Uber, taxi price war

Driver hurt in grab, Uber, taxi price war

Price competition between traditional taxis and ride hailing companies like Grab and Uber has become fierce, but it is mostly the drivers on both sides who are suffering the biggest losses.

US firms upbeat over Vietnam prospects

US firms upbeat over Vietnam prospects

In the context of the new US administration finding ways to encourage American firms to return to the US, many will continue with their plans to invest in Vietnam, where they see sunny days ahead in the local investment and business climate.

Drivers experiencing the dark side of ride-shares

Drivers experiencing the dark side of ride-shares

Vietnamese drivers who once eagerly jumped behind the wheel to work with Grab or Uber might have won the battle against traditional taxis, but the fight amongst themselves is just heating up.

Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has announced that State management towards Uber solely aims to ensure that the transportation company’s operations in Vietnam comply with regulations.

Danang continues to ban Grab and Uber

Danang continues to ban Grab and Uber

Danang, the most popular tourist destination in Vietnam, is waiting for guidance from the Ministry of Transportation on its request to pilot plan to apply technology in contracted passenger transport businesses.

Danang considers blocking Uber, Grab

Danang considers blocking Uber, Grab

Authorities in Danang are looking at a proposal to block access to car hailing mobile applications Uber and Grab due to traffic concerns.