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Bus driver fined for using phone on expressway

A Vietnamese bus driver was fined VND700,000 ($30) on Wednesday after a video caught him using a cellphone while driving on an expressway near Hanoi.

Bonus key as ride-hailing firms balance customer, driver, company benefits

Bonus has become a pressure point in Vietnam’s competitive ride-hailing market as firms try to retain customers and drivers. 

Asia ride-hailing giant trains drivers to fight human trafficking

Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing firm Grab said it is to train its millions of drivers to spot victims of human trafficking in one of the world’s worst hit regions.
March 12, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

​Vietnam ride-hailing app FastGo eyes US, Brazil expansion

Vietnamese ride-hailing company FastGo plans to enter the U.S. and Brazil this year as it seeks to quickly expand overseas.
January 24, 2019 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Near downtown Hanoi, residents take their bikes for a walk

During rush hour traffic, Hanoians have begun walking with their motorbikes on pavements to save time.
November 07, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Aber ride-hailing service hits the road in Hanoi

Aber, the second Vietnamese ride-hailing service, launched its Hanoi operations Friday, four months after making its HCMC debut.
October 20, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

New entrant perks up competition in Vietnam’s ride-sharing market

Go-Viet’s attractive perks for drivers are motivating many to shift from Grab, and the market leader is responding.
August 15, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnamese truck driver caught high on meth

His vehicle was tottering on a national highway.
January 20, 2018 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

6 in every 1,000 Vietnamese drivers are on the phone: survey

The habit can increase the risk of collision by up to 20 times, but that doesn't seem to bother many reckless drivers.
January 17, 2018 | 01:49 pm GMT+7

Grab, Uber drivers protest in Hanoi after ride-hailing firms jack up commission

Drivers worry that the new commision could cost them their vehicles, which they had bought using borrowed money. 
January 15, 2018 | 05:51 pm GMT+7

The driver taking the rap for Vietnam’s toll station protest

In this conflict, someone must be to blame, and if it's not the officials who approved the station then it must be the drivers.
December 05, 2017 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Video catches man driving truck with foot while talking on phone in Saigon

The driver said he needed to stretch his legs, but that didn't stop him from being slapped with a $360 fine.
December 01, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Vietnamese motorbike taxis disguising themselves as Grab, Uber drivers to con clients

The tricksters are working in gangs and beat anyone who steps on their turf, according to one xe om driver.
October 19, 2017 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

Grab driver beaten up as turf war with motorbike taxis continues in Saigon

Traditional xe om drivers repeatedly harp on about being put out of business by ride-hailing services.
September 27, 2017 | 11:16 am 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
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