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Vietnam’s biggest taxi firms blame Uber, Grab for losing business

The traditional taxi companies describe the competition as 'harsh' and 'unfair'.

A ride down memory lane on Vietnam’s favorite bikes

Motorbikes were the transport of choice long before the streets became clogged with cars.

World’s largest container ship docks in southern Vietnam

The 'milestone' arrival is hoped to make Cai Mep Port better known worldwide.
February 21, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7

6 things Vietnamese do to swerve traffic fines

What tactic do you use when the traffic cops try and pull you over?
January 23, 2017 | 11:21 am GMT+7

This is what Hanoi’s first subway train may look like

French company Alstom has signed a $340 million contract to provide 10 modern train sets and build 12 stations.
January 18, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Scofflaws thwart Hanoi’s new 'rapid' transit system

Lacking clear barriers, cars and motorbikes jammed 'exclusive' bus lanes during a rush hour trial run of the $55 million rapid transit system.
December 29, 2016 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

New Hanoi bus system to offer free services for one month

Passengers can expect a rapid ride on new buses and exclusive bus lanes.
December 20, 2016 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Transport firms prepare for passenger surge over Tet

The Lunar New Year is a rare opportunity for migrant workers to visit their families back home.
December 15, 2016 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Disabled call for better service attitude on public transport

Vietnam is not an easy place to get about for people with disabilities.
November 25, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi fires transport inspector for attacking Vietnam Airlines employee

He was filmed grabbing the woman by the throat while his friend hit her on the head.
October 24, 2016 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's car sales jump 31 percent

Industry insiders had anticipated the sharp sales increases due to a drop in the country's automotive tariffs.
October 14, 2016 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Ride-hailing services drive out of control in Vietnam

The government has licensed the Grab service, but unregistered rivals like Uber are pulling away.
October 13, 2016 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Ride-hailing app Grab plans $1 bln push with long-term plans for Vietnam

The name says it all, and it's doing just that in the Southeast Asian market.
September 21, 2016 | 06:29 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City eyes public gold stashes to develop infrastructure

Will hoarders be tempted to swap their yellow metal for government bonds?
July 08, 2016 | 02:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to reopen north-south railway bridge after historic collapse

The railway bridge in the southern province of Dong Nai will resume operations on June 26 after its collapse in March this year, said Do Quang Van, brand director of Saigon ...
June 13, 2016 | 07:11 pm GMT+7