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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.

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 ...

Vietnam to tighten tax control as it legalizes Grab, Uber after 2-year trial

'Tax agencies will keep track of fares so management can be more transparent.'
January 07, 2018 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Chinese contractor asks to further delay Hanoi's first sky train

Unresolved loan disbursement issues from the Chinese government continue to hold back construction.
December 10, 2017 | 10:24 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

Taxi drivers go on strike in Hanoi as incomes plunge due to Uber, Grab

The drivers say their pay has dropped by half while their boss thinks he might have to sell the struggling business.
November 28, 2017 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Hanoi scores poorly for urban mobility on global index

Outdated or non-existent public transport, traffic chaos and pollution are not the best ingredients for urban mobility.
October 30, 2017 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

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

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

Vietnam offers super cheap train tickets through Christmas holiday

Tickets of up to $4.40 will be available for travel on all routes until December 27.
September 23, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

No country for walking men

With some of the world's most cluttered sidewalks and reluctant pedestrians, getting around Saigon by foot can be a drag.
September 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon’s second metro line held up by seven-year delay

Under the new schedule, the city may have to wait another decade before the line is up and running.
September 13, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Vietnam adds cameras, brake valves following series of train derailments

Speedy drivers and poor infrastructure were blamed for a number of incidents last month.
September 09, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Toll station trouble prompts operator to request police probe in northern Vietnam

Drivers are paying with stacks of small change to cause traffic to back up in protest of high fees and a dangerous road.
September 07, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Taking on the world on two wheels

Swap four wheels for two and experience a new way of life.
August 31, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7