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Big players compete for market share in VN delivery market

Speed and delivery quality will determine the growth of the e-commerce market in the time to come, according to the Vietnam E-commerce Association (Vecom).v

Grab fined for foreign loan violation

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has just fined ride-hailing firm Grab VND120 million (USD5,217) for breaking regulations on borrowing from foreign lenders.


Ministry gives green light to GrabTaxi in three provinces

The Ministry of Transport has given the green light to the implementation of GrabTaxi services in three provinces, including Thanh Hoa, An Giang and Dak Nong.


Confusion over proposal to install taxi sign on ride-hailing cars

Drivers and customers are confused about the proposal to require ride-hailing vehicles to put up ‘taxi signs’ on the top of their vehicles.


Grab cars must have roof signs: draft

Cars which provide passenger transportation services via ride-hailing platforms like Grab will have to have roof signs showing that they were “contract vehicles”.


Taxi firms risk misleading consumers

 Traditional taxi operators in Vietnam are being ­accused of unfair anti-competitive practices against ride-hailing firm Grab, as they attempt to compete against the latter’s expansion in the country.


Go-Viet running out of gas?

To get ahead in the competition with Grab, Go-Viet needs a strategy other than “burning money” to increase its market share, especially as they are running on a tighter budget than Grab.


Battle of ride-hailing apps in Vietnam

After Grab bought up Uber’s ride-sharing business, some new businesses have appeared in the ride-hailing app market and are operating vibrantly, promising cutthroat competition in the future.


Food delivery market: veterans retreat, rookies move ahead

VietNamNet Bridge - GrabFood, Go-Food and Now are in a battle in the food delivery market. The food delivery market has been remapped since the beginning of 2019. 

Online food ordering market in Vietnam heats up

In the fierce competition in the online food ordering market, worth $33 million as estimated by Euromonitor, players need to have good technology but also many delivery people to win.

Competition for customers intensifies with more services now offered online

Thuy Tien, 26, an office worker who lives on the third floor of an apartment building on Tran Dang Ninh street in Hanoi, chooses to take the stairs every day instead of the lift.

2018 an eventful year for $500 million ride-hailing market

VietNamNet Bridge - Warned of the stiff competition, more investors nevertheless joined the e-hailing market after the departure of Uber last year.

Vietnam’s $33 billion digital economy attracting big players

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s digital economy is promising, with value expected to reach $33 billion by 2025, according to the e-Conomy SEA 2018 Report released by Google and Temasek.

New war between Vietnamese and foreign e-hailing apps breaks out

The void created by Uber after leaving the e-hailing market has been quickly filled with newcomers, both foreign and domestic, including the latest, a 100 percent Vietnamese app called BE.

The battle in the food delivery market still hot

VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts believe that food is now the most cutthroat segment in O2O (online to offline) business with big players such as GrabFood, Now and Lala.

Time to attract shoppers via apps

VietNamNet Bridge - Mobile e-commerce proves is a spacious battlefield for apps, but the land for winners is small.

Payment fintechs hunted by big tycoons

VietNamNet Bridge - Many M&A deals have been reported recently which target fintechs operating in the field of payment services. Big investors are behind the deals.

Competition in ride hailing market enters new period

VietNamNet Bridge - After the departure of Uber, the battle in the ride hailing market has heated up with the participation of many newcomers.

‘Super-app’ race heats up in Vietnam

After a period of attracting users with industry, tech apps, from ride-hailing to chatting, continue to develop into ‘super-apps’ which can be used for many purposes.

Transport ministry’s tentative regulation may cost firms trillions of VND

The Ministry of Transport has submitted to the government a draft decree on taxi transport management, under which taxi firms will have to replace vehicle tracking devices (black boxes).