Cabbie hit by plunge in income pushes for pay-as-you-use rental

SINGAPORE - Cabbie Peter Quek used to make 150 trips a week before the pandemic struck.

S'pore cabbies, private-hire drivers find the going tough even with easing of Covid-19 restrictions

Demand for rides weak with little nightlife, many working from home and no tourists.

Grab to add platform fee after Singapore competition watchdog drops restrictions

WITH the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) releasing its two-year hold over Grab, the ride-hailing operator is now free to adjust its prices according to market forces. This...

Singtel's digital bank bid is also a push for reinvention

SINGTEL sees its digital bank bid as a timely push for reinvention by the heavyweight telco in Singapore and the region.

GrabPay users file police reports over unauthorised payments to Qoo10 and Razer

THE police are investigating reports on unauthorised transactions, each involving hundreds of dollars, that were made via GrabPay to e-commerce marketplace Qoo10 and Razer Gold, the virtual gaming...

Grab backs LinkAja in latest twist to e-wallet war against Gojek

THE fierce e-wallet war between Grab and Gojek in Indonesia has gone up a notch, with Grab gaining a stake in an Indonesian e-wallet backed by state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

Grab launches tech centre in Indonesia, its second headquarters

GRAB has launched a tech centre in Indonesia to serve as an innovation hub to build tech solutions for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in South-east Asia, the firm announced on...

Grab leads Series B round of up to US$100m into Indonesian e-wallet LinkAja

GRAB is leading a Series B round of up to US$100 million in commitments into Indonesia's state-backed e-wallet LinkAja, the companies announced in a statement on Tuesday.

Four ride-hailing firms bag operating licences from LTA

SINGAPORE'S Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded ride-hail service operator licences to Grab, Gojek, TADA and ComfortDelGro under the Point-to-Point (P2P) Passenger Transport Industry Act...

Marriott, Grab to tie up on food delivery, payments, loyalty programmes

MARRIOTT International and Grab are teaming up to integrate their services for consumers in South-east Asia across food delivery, payment and loyalty programmes among other things, both firms...

Consolidation in Indonesia's e-wallet war could reshape Grab-Gojek dynamics

IN RECENT years, Indonesian consumers have been greeted by storefronts adorned with a colourful array of posters screaming about steep e-wallet cashback offers. Unlike Singapore, where such offers...