vietnamese tourists itching to travel overseas

Vietnamese tourists itching to travel overseas

According to the latest report by GrabAds, 80 per cent of those surveyed in Vietnam plan to travel overseas and 77 per cent of those planning trips expect to travel at least twice over the next 12 months.
insights from the road grabs immersive approach to product development

Insights from the road: Grab's immersive approach to product development

Immersion has been a pivotal strategy for Grab’s executives, as part of a prominent ride-hailing company, to get closer to the road and walk in the shoes of their driver and merchant partners. Philipp Kandal, Grab's chief product officer, spoke to VIR's Linh Le about his overall product vision and strategic initiatives for Grab, and shared his experiential insights gained from manoeuvring through the intricacies of the Vietnamese market.
gsm expands e taxi service with motorbike deployment

GSM expands e-taxi service with motorbike deployment

VinFast has launched an e-bike ride-hailing service, hot on the heels of Gojek and Grab also setting up similar offerings.
vietnamese banks prove attractive to foreign investors

Vietnamese banks prove attractive to foreign investors

A number of Vietnamese banks are grabbing interest of foreign investors who are major banks or financial groups.
grab vietnam ceo reveals sustainability plans

Grab Vietnam CEO reveals sustainability plans

In an interview with VIR, CEO of Grab Vietnam Alejandro Osorio shares Grab's strategic plans on adoption of electric vehicles, ongoing pilot programmes for sustainable transport, and the group's commitment to carbon neutrality.
vovinam fighter grabs silver at sea games 32

Vovinam fighter grabs silver at SEA Games 32

Vovinam (Vietnamese traditional martial arts) fighter Huynh Khac Nguyen on May 8 pocketed the silver medal in the men's ying-yang sword form event at the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted in Cambodia.
vietnam female footballers grab 3 0 win over malaysia at sea games

Vietnam female footballers grab 3-0 win over Malaysia at SEA Games

Vietnam defeated Malaysia 3-0 in their first Group A match of the 32nd SEA Games women’s football in Cambodia on May 3.
vietnam targets two gold medals in tennis at sea games 32

Vietnam targets two gold medals in tennis at SEA Games 32

Vietnam aims to grab one or two gold medals at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 32) in Cambodia, according to Nguyen Kim Cuong, who is in charge of tennis at the Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA).
grab vietnam unveils the grabunlimited membership package

Grab Vietnam unveils the GrabUnlimited membership package

Grab Vietnam has launched the GrabUnlimited membership package in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to ease customers' concerns amidst rising costs.
fintech enterprises deploying innovative e wallet initiatives to capture fair share

Fintech enterprises deploying innovative e-wallet initiatives to capture fair share

A wide variety of innovative payment systems are expected to assist Vietnam in moving closer to its objective of achieving financial inclusion and a cashless society in the not-too-distant future. However, there will be fierce competition.
super rich grab half of all new wealth in past decade oxfam

Super-rich grab half of all new wealth in past decade: Oxfam

The richest 1 per cent has nearly doubled as much wealth as the rest of the world put together over the past two years.
grab integrates zalopay into its super app platform

Grab integrates ZaloPay into its super app platform

Grab has teamed up with Vietnamese e-wallet ZaloPay to expand the selection of payment options on its super app platform.
tungsten battery lets businesses grab billion dollar market share

Tungsten battery lets businesses grab billion-dollar market share

The tungsten-based battery is a breakthrough solution in the use and storage of clean energy, aiding in reducing emissions and creating a greener and cleaner world. It is also helping Masan High-Tech Materials (MHT) and Nyobolt gain a billion-dollar market share in the global battery market.
sea games 31 vietnam grabs gold medal in blitz chess

SEA Games 31: Vietnam grabs gold medal in blitz chess

Vietnam's Chinese chess team on May 15 secured an absolute victory in the team's blitz chess event, bringing home another gold medal at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31).
sea games 31 singapores gymnasts put end to seven year medal drought

SEA Games 31: Singapore’s gymnasts put end to seven-year medal drought

The men’s gymnastics team of Singapore on May 13 grabbed its first medal since the 2015 SEA Games on home soil.