Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab Business

Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court has adjourned trial proceedings brought against ride-hailing service Grab by Vinasun taxi company, which has accused Grab of unfair business practices and demanded compensation of 41.2 billion VND (1.75 million USD) for losses it has suffered.
Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again Business

Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Economic Court has once again adjourned the suit filed by taxi operator Vinasun against ride-hailing service Grab, which accuses it of unfair business practices and demands compensation.
Technology helps brands stand out: experts Business

Technology helps brands stand out: experts

The use of 4.0 technologies and digital marketing provides a competitive edge as well as brand differentiation for companies, experts said at a conference held recently in Ho Chi Minh City.
Deputy PM: Vietnam supports cashless payments Politics

Deputy PM: Vietnam supports cashless payments

The Vietnamese Government will continue to support and solidify legal regulations on cashless payment systems, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Anthony Tan, CEO and co-founder of Grab – a ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia which has been popular in Vietnam over the past five years.
Grab, Uber fined nearly 10 million USD in Singapore World

Grab, Uber fined nearly 10 million USD in Singapore

Singaporean authorities have fined Grab and Uber total 13 million SGD (9.5 million USD) for violating its competition law during their merging, pushing taxi fares up and restricting opportunities of rivals.
Startups should be more entrepreneurial: executives Business

Startups should be more entrepreneurial: executives

The spirit of entrepreneurship is key to the development of startup businesses in Southeast Asia and for Vietnamese startups in particular, according to Dinh Thi Quynh Van, General Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Vietnam.
ASEAN, RoK boost startup in ICT World

ASEAN, RoK boost startup in ICT

The ASEAN-Korea Startup Week opened on September 13 in Seongnam city, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Gyeonggi province.
ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President ASEAN

ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President

President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende has highlighted ASEAN’s recent technological achievements in an interview given to Vietnam News on the occasion of the WEF on ASEAN 2018 taking place in Hanoi on September 11-13.
Uber BV completely pays off tax arrears Business

Uber BV completely pays off tax arrears

The Netherlands-based Uber BV Company has completed its remaining tax arrears payment of 53 billion VND (2.26 million USD), immediately after the firm withdrew its petition against the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tax department.
Experts discuss draft decree on auto transportation business Business

Experts discuss draft decree on auto transportation business

State management bodies need to consider the market in terms of the development of new technologies and business methods, rather than using administrative procedures to intervene in the operation of auto transport businesses, said Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung.