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Uber plans to raise fares in Saigon to 'support' drivers

The company says the current fares are still too low, despite a hike last year.

Saigon airport reins in GrabBike, UberMOTO

Illegal parking and driving on the wrong side of the street near Tan Son Nhat Airport have caught the attention of ...

Vietnamese Grab driver nabbed for stealing from Australian passenger

Police managed to retrieve and return the items, including AUD2,350 in cash.
August 05, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam's top taxi firm cries foul at Grab, Uber again after 8,000 drivers quit

Such finger-pointing has, however, received little empathy from the pulic, who seem happier with a more cost-effective, reliable service.
July 21, 2017 | 09:42 pm GMT+7

Top Vietnam taxi firm says Uber, Grab driving it out of business

App-based transport services have eaten into the profits of traditional cabs.
July 02, 2017 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans new carpooling services from Uber, Grab

The authorities say sharing a car with a stranger comes with risks that passengers should not ignore.
June 28, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Grab or xe om? The clashing paths of Vietnamese drivers

Drivers hit back as ride-hailing services like Grab have expanded into their turf.
June 26, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon cab firm lodges formal complaint after losing out to Uber, Grab

The plight of traditional taxis has received little sympathy from members of the public, who say they are fed up with unreliable services.
June 22, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

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

Drivers operating under the radar for companies such as Uber and Grab are flooding the country's mega-cities.
June 16, 2017 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

Turf war between Grab crew and motorbike taxis gets violent in Saigon

Gun shots, reportedly from the police, were heard during a fight in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday night.
June 16, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Ride-hailing firm Grab says likely to raise funds in near future

In five years, Grab's network has grown from 40 drivers in one country to over 930,000 across 55 cities in seven countries including Vietnam.
June 06, 2017 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

Uber's ride hailing service is finally legal in Vietnam

The ride-hailing firm has now secured approval from local authorities after two previous rejections.
April 11, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's finance ministry rejects taxi association's call to slash VAT

Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab are allegedly eating into the profits of taxi firms.
March 15, 2017 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Da Nang considers blocking Uber, Grab

The biggest city in central Vietnam is concerned that the ride hailing services will add to congestion.
March 05, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Unfair competition with Uber, Grab prompts Vietnamese taxi firms' revenues to dip

The growing popularity of app-based transport services like Uber and Grab has eroded profits of traditional cabs. 
February 24, 2017 | 03:18 pm GMT+7