Gojek adds US$1.2b to war chest, but CEOs warn of tough times ahead

JUST three weeks after talk surfaced of a potential merger between ride-hailing giants Grab and Gojek, Indonesia-based Gojek is again in the spotlight after raising an additional US$1.2 billion in...

Gojek to introduce 70-cent surcharge

Ride-hailing operator Gojek will be introducing a 70-cent surcharge on trips booked through its platform, which the company says will fund improvements to its service.

How ride will Grab-Gojek merger be?

THE ride-hailing sector is abuzz with merger talks between Grab and Gojek. Will it be a merger or a takeover? Who's the acquirer and who's the target?

More Singapore insurers enhancing coverage with free Covid-19 protection

FINANCIAL institutions in Singapore are beefing up efforts to support customers in the area of free insurance coverage amid the Covid-19 situation. This includes diagnosis benefits, hospitalisation...

$77m in aid for cabbies, private-hire drivers during outbreak

CABBIES and private-hire drivers will be able to tap a S$77 million package to tide them over the sharp drop in business caused by the coronavirus crisis.

$77m fund to help cabbies, private-hire drivers tide over crisis

Cabbies and private-hire drivers can tap a $77 million package to tide them over a sharp drop in business caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: $77 million package to help taxi, private-hire drivers

Some 40,000 drivers will be eligible for a $20 relief each day for three months from Friday.

Ride-hailing and taxi firms step up measures to guard against coronavirus

RIDE-HAILING and taxi companies in Singapore have stepped up their precautionary measures as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. The measures include temperature-taking, suspension of some...

Many report steep drop in their earnings

The coronavirus outbreak is beginning to affect the taxi and private-hire industry, which is already facing tough times because of a worsening oversupply situation.

120 Gojek drivers suspended for using modified app that helps them bypass verification

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - About 120 Gojek private-hire drivers will be suspended from today for allegedly cheating the company by using modified versions of the Gojek mobile application.

Grab's rewards revamp trades points for sustainability

GRAB'S rationalisation of its rewards programme is unsurprising with the launch of the GrabPay Card, but may also reflect the SoftBank-backed firm's efforts to key an eye on costs amid a push for...