Startups, tech giants face tax test as Indonesia reins in e-commerce

[JAKARTA] Traditional members of Indonesia's Baduy tribe shun footwear and live in woven bamboo houses without electricity, harvesting honey from natural beehives and weaving intricate traditional...

Grab faces $28m fine in Malaysia over ad curbs

KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's competition regulator yesterday proposed a fine of more than RM86 million (S$28 million) on ride-hailing firm Grab for violating competition law by imposing restrictive...

Ride-hail firms get bulk of South-east Asian Internet funding

Ride-hailing firms have taken home the lion's share of investor money for South-east Asia's Internet economy, amid competition in recent years to become the region's first "super app".

Singaporean's motorcycle taxi app challenging Grab in Manila

[MANILA] A former Singaporean banker's motorcycle taxi app is emerging as a key rival to Grab - and a test case for Manila's resolve in unclogging the world's most congested streets.

Grab makes police report on false advertisements linked to CEO Anthony Tan

SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing firm Grab has made a police report about false advertisements and articles linked to its co-founder and chief executive Anthony Tan.

New ride-hailing players boost Singapore drivers' earnings, cut fares: NUS study

HEALTHY competition in Singapore’s ride-hailing market has been beneficial to both drivers and riders over the past year, according to research findings by the National University of Singapore (NUS)...

Fall in ride-hailing fares in past year, study shows

It has been cheaper to book a ride on Grab over the past year, with competition in the ride-hailing sector heating up, according to a study released today.

Grab unaware of breaching M'sia competition laws with Uber buy

RIDE-HAILING unicorn Grab on Thursday said it has fully cooperated with the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC), and is unaware of breaching any Malaysian competition laws since its acquisition...

Grab says it has cooperated fully with KL watchdog

Singapore-based Grab Holdings said yesterday that it has "fully cooperated" with the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) in its request for information and is not aware of any breach of...

Grab says Uber acquisition not in breach of competition laws as Malaysia watchdog steps up probe

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based Grab Holdings on Thursday (Sept 26) said that it has "fully cooperated" with the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) in their request for information, and is not...