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Video captures Saigon cabbie kicking foreigner for refusing to pay four times meter fee

The latest in a string of incidents involving taxi drivers trying to overcharge foreigners.

Fake taxi driver fined $500 for overcharging French passenger in Hanoi

He allegedly charged the passenger a total of over $93 for a 25km journey.

Ride-hailing firm Grab denies allegations of multi-million dollar tax evasion in Vietnam

Rival taxi companies that are losing out to Grab claim it is shifting money into overseas accounts to foil detection.
October 03, 2017 | 05:52 pm GMT+7

Major Vietnamese taxi firm loses 6,000 drivers, blaming Uber and Grab again

But tax authorities say the two ride-hailing firms are playing fair and are not offered preferential tax policies.
September 27, 2017 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Uber threatens to leave Quebec over new ride-sharing rules

'We are going to have to cease our operations in Quebec on October 14.'
September 27, 2017 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

Uber said it will contest the decision.
September 23, 2017 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Saigon slams the brakes on Uber, Grab expansion plans

There are now too many cabs for the city to handle, thanks to the two ride-hailing firms.
September 22, 2017 | 06:38 pm GMT+7

Hanoi official wants new paint job for taxis to 'modernize' city

It's unclear what colors have been proposed but the capital plans one for downtown and another for suburban taxis.
August 29, 2017 | 08:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese cabbie pays the price for ripping off South Korean tourist in Da Nang

The transport department stepped in for the first time after he allegedly charged the passenger $30 for a $2 journey.
August 07, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam's top taxi firm cries foul at Grab, Uber again after 8,000 drivers quit

Such finger-pointing has, however, received little empathy from the pulic, who seem happier with a more cost-effective, reliable service.
July 21, 2017 | 09:42 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

Taxi driver faces fine for driving with doors open to transport critical crash victim

‘I know it was dangerous, but it was urgent and I could not think of another way.’
May 17, 2017 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Syria's new taxi app seeks to improve residents' lives

Mobile app Mallah allows residents of Damascus and Aleppo to hire a ride via their mobile phones.
May 17, 2017 | 09:06 am GMT+7

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

The traditional taxi companies describe the competition as 'harsh' and 'unfair'.
April 20, 2017 | 04:50 pm 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