March 18, 2020 | 07:00
The prolonged legal battle between Vinasun and Grab came to an end last week when the Supreme People’s Procuracy in Ho Chi Minh City ruled that the ride-hailing firm has to pay a hefty fine in compensation to the taxi operator.
March 11, 2020 | 17:01
The recent move to uphold the first instance judgment of the Vinasun and Grab case has sparked concerns that it sets a bad precedent for disruptive firms.
March 11, 2020 | 10:14
On March 10, the Supreme People's Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City issued the verdict to the prolonged debate between Vinasun and Grab Vietnam.
March 10, 2020 | 17:28
After a heated debate at the appellate court, Vinasun is still asking Grab to pay VND36 billion ($1.57 million) in compensation for its damages.
February 26, 2020 | 09:00
Despite previous reservations by ride-hailing firms such as Grab and Go-Viet, normal business operations are expected following the Ministry of Transport’s decision to halt its pilot scheme for such services from April.
July 15, 2019 | 11:51
The Ministry of Finance makes a careful study of tax laws to collect taxes from electronic contract-based vehicles to avoid evasion and ensure a level playing field for ride-hailing and traditional taxi firms.
June 07, 2019 | 15:46
Grab has paid VND441 billion ($19.17 million) in taxes to the Vietnamese state budget in 2018, more than three times as much as traditional taxi firm Vinasun.
May 03, 2019 | 12:08
Thanks to winning the lawsuit against Grab, Vinasun expects to reach VND77.1 billion ($3.35 million) in 2019 profit, eight-times as much as in the past years.
March 12, 2019 | 20:19
While the court has not reached a conclusion on its lawsuit against Grab, Vinasun reported falling profit and staff in 2018.
February 22, 2019 | 14:00
Neither Vinasun nor Grab are satisfied with the Ho Chi Minh City court’s decision in their lawsuit for damages, scheduling an appeals case for March, prolonging the dispute that highlights the sparks thrown by high-tech firms shouldering aside their predecessors. Van Oanh reports.
December 29, 2018 | 11:01
The HCM City court on Friday ordered ride-hailing firm Grab to pay VND4.8 billion (US$210,300) worth of compensation to local taxi firm Vinasun.
November 07, 2018 | 14:00
The ongoing court case between Vinasun and Grab has generated diverging opinion on the tussle between traditional businesses and technology firms in the age of Industry 4.0.
October 29, 2018 | 10:04
Controversy continues to linger over the lawsuit between Grab and Vinasun, with some experts strongly objecting to the prosecution’s latest proposal that the ride-hailing app firm pay compensation to the taxi operator.
October 22, 2018 | 14:58
Fierce debate broke out during last week’s hearing between Vinasun and Grab as the Vietnamese taxi operator accused the Singaporean ride-hailing app firm of anti-competitive business practices that have resulted in lost earnings.
July 25, 2018 | 10:45
Vietnam Sun Corporation (Vinasun) has reported the third consecutive quarter of loss in its passenger transport business due to competition from ride-hailing services.