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Vietnam slams brakes on GrabTaxi plan to expand operations

The ride-hailing firm said the GrabTaxi should be allowed to operate nationwide.

Grabbing Grab’s share a tough ask in Vietnam

Local ride-hailing firms lack deep pockets needed to out-incentivize market leader Grab.

How Vietnam's railway loses momentum from past glory

The transport sector has received little attention after significant development a century ago.
June 08, 2018 | 07:45 am GMT+7

High air freight costs hinder Vietnamese fruit exports

The shipping fee per kilogram of fruit can be three times higher than the price at farmer’s garden.
May 05, 2018 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs to reduce logistics costs to compete: PM

Heightened costs stem from reliance on land-based transport and inefficient delivery systems.
April 17, 2018 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's ex-Uber drivers shun Grab in favor of local competitors

'I would rather quit being a driver and find another job than work for Grab.'
April 15, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam opens investigation into Grab’s acquisition of Uber

Grab is suspected of breaching Vietnam's antitrust laws.
April 14, 2018 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Potholes lie ahead for China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Vietnam

Vietnam is cautious about the initiative’s implications, given the lingering distrust between the two countries.
April 12, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Hanoi's long-delayed sky train set for test run in September, again

The railway is set to launch after the three to six month testing phase, putting the project another year behind schedule.
March 31, 2018 | 07:25 am GMT+7

Grab unlikely to attain monopoly in Vietnam after buying out Uber: official

The government has sworn to protect the rights of all parties involved, especially the Vietnamese people, the official said.
March 30, 2018 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Grab dismisses Vietnam’s plan to treat it like taxi company as 'major setback'

The popular ride-hailing app said new regulations considered by the Ministry of Transport would have 'grave consequences.'
March 10, 2018 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

HCMC secures $5 billion from Canadian fund for Mekong Delta rail link

The 200kph train journey will cut travel time from HCMC to Can Tho to just 40 minutes if the project gets the green light.
March 08, 2018 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Rail link planned between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia's casino kingdom

The 250km route will be part of a larger network that also connects Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China.
February 08, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s top taxi firm fears bankruptcy in the era of Grab, Uber

Mai Linh has asked for its debts to be frozen for the next 20 years to fight off the threat of imminent insolvency.
January 17, 2018 | 09:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi bans Uber, Grab cars from 'no taxi' roads

Traditional taxi firms have for long been complaining about Uber, Grab cars being allowed on roads off-limits to their drivers.
January 11, 2018 | 09:29 am GMT+7
 
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