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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.

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 ...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Kalanick's decision 'was a surprise to everyone', a second Uber spokesman said.
June 21, 2017 | 03:47 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

Rape victim sues Uber for digging into medical records

The lawsuit calls for a jury to decide whether Uber violated the woman's privacy and defamed her, and then award appropriate damages.
June 16, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence

The pioneering company has been facing pressure to rein in a no-holds-barred management style led by Kalanick and to reform its workplace culture.
June 14, 2017 | 11:42 pm GMT+7

Uber fires engineer at center of trade secret suit

The star engineer was accused of stealing technology from Alphabet's self-driving car unit.
May 31, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Over 20,000 Vietnamese work as Uber motorbike drivers

The ride hailing company releases business data for the first time, one year after launching its motorbike service in Vietnam.
May 29, 2017 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Uber driver charged with raping California woman in car

'Nobody should go through what this rider reported to police.'
April 27, 2017 | 11:46 am 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

Uber halts driverless car program after crash in US

The company suspends its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the technology crashed in Arizona.
March 27, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Saigon cab firm takes on Uber with unexpected weapon: grapefruit

There's no need to be bitter when you can sell grapefruit to passengers.
March 17, 2017 | 08:47 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