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Saigon cab firm takes on Uber with unexpected weapon: grapefruit

There's no need to be bitter when you can sell grapefruit to passengers.

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.

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

Hanoi plans to put taxi-style roof signs on Uber, Grab cars

Officials in the city are tightening rules on transport services.
February 13, 2017 | 05:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's transport authorities reject Uber’s business license application, again

The company is running illegally in an alleged attempt to avoid paying tax.
February 12, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Uber CEO quits Trump's business advisory group

The CEO came under increasing pressure to leave the council after Trump issued an executive order temporarily barring people from seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the ...
February 03, 2017 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Lunar New Year surge pricing enrages GrabBike users

Treble fares and heavy traffic add up to the Tet holiday stress in Vietnam.
January 23, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese startup wants motorbike taxis to fight back Uber, Grab

Its founder believes that foreign ride-hailing services help many locals, but also threaten so many others.
January 16, 2017 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Uber hikes fares in Hanoi by 50 percent

The move could cost the ride-hailing company its competitive edge in Vietnam.
November 14, 2016 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

Uber faces Vietnam's scrutiny for 'Saigon has fallen' ad campaign

The choice of words has been questioned by Vietnamese officials.
October 05, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Severe flooding drowns out Ho Chi Minh City taxi drivers

When it rains heavily, money is not enough to make taxi drivers risk the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
September 30, 2016 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday.
September 23, 2016 | 09:08 am GMT+7

For the first time, Uber pays tax in Vietnam

The popular service promises to adhere to regulations after the finance ministry announced tax rates in an unmistakably tough move to tackle evasion.
September 16, 2016 | 11:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam gets tough on Uber in alleged tax evasion case

It's official: Uber has been ordered to adhere to new rules that require it to declare and pay taxes in Vietnam.
September 12, 2016 | 05:32 pm GMT+7