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Vietnam’s top taxi firm wheels out motorbike service in the race against Uber, Grab

For months, Mai Linh has been blaming the foreign ride-hailing firms for falling revenue.

From Saigon to Paris: A Vietnamese backpacker's motorbike adventure

He reached the French capital by crossing through 23 countries in just 150 days.

Vietnamese man choked to death by raincoat caught in motorbike wheel

He appears to have lost control of the bike in heavy rain and crashed on a quiet road where there was no-one to help him.
July 17, 2017 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Hanoi withdraws proposal to recall old motorbikes by 2018

Public criticism has forced the capital to revise the plan to send old motorbikes to the scrap yard.
July 01, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans to send old motorbikes to the scrap yard from early 2018

Standards will need to be set to give the city legal grounds to start taking people's motorbikes off the street.
June 22, 2017 | 10:48 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

Vietnam remains kingdom of motorbikes as sales rev up in 2016

Although there is much talk of a saturated motorbike market in Vietnam, the motorbike is here to stay.
January 13, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to launch first bus rapid transit system this month

This is among several public transport projects aiming to help the city reduce the use of personal vehicles and traffic jams.
December 14, 2016 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Hanoi motorbike ban unfeasible: traffic safety official

The ban would be impossible due mainly to undeveloped and insufficient public transport.
October 08, 2016 | 07:08 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans parking restrictions to ease congestion

Private vehicles may be allowed to park only on one side of the road, depending on whether it's an odd or even day.
September 30, 2016 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Hanoi hits speed bump on road to motorbike-free city

The buzz of motorbike engines could fade from the city by 2025.
September 21, 2016 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Choking streets force Hanoi to mull ban on more vehicles from city center

The only problem is the city's pulic transport system is sadly lacking.
September 20, 2016 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam kick-starts plans for motorbike emissions tests

This proposal has been debated for a decade but strong public opposition has thwarted its implementation.
September 08, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Honda rakes in $3 billion in motorbike-dominated Vietnam

The motorbike market, however, has reached a saturation point.
August 10, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Here is why overtaking a truck 'blind' is never a good idea in Vietnam

Amateur footage captures the luckiest careless people on earth.
August 08, 2016 | 10:23 am GMT+7