Grab scores coup on Super App rivals with KBank tie-up in Thailand

THE heat is on again for Super Apps in South-east Asia. This time, the fight lies in the race to develop the region's e-wallet of choice.

ComfortDelGro plunges on contrarian 'sell' report

PUNTERS hightailed out of ComfortDelGro on Thursday after Deutsche Bank analysts blew the war horn, flagging an impending incentive war for private-hire car drivers as soon as Go-Jek launches its...

Grab partners Thailand's KBank to launch e-wallet, gets $68.6m investment from bank

SINGAPORE - Grab on Thursday (Nov 8) announced a partnership with Thailand's Kasikornbank (KBank) to launch mobile payment application GrabPay by KBank.

Grab gets another investment from Hyundai of $343m

SEOUL (REUTERS) - Hyundai Motor Co has raised its stakes in growing South-east Asian markets with a US$250 million investment in Singapore's Grab, its second in the ride-hailing firm, as it chases...

Grab seizes big deals ahead of Go-Jek's arrival

GRAB is putting the pedal to the metal to become South-east Asia's prodigious Super App, unveiling two partnerships with two leading global companies in just one week.

Unhappy Grab drivers hope for Go-Jek lifeline

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - After months of eager anticipation by private-hire car drivers here, Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek has started a portal for them to pre-register to join its...

Grab's new driver reward system raises questions

Ride-hailing firm Grab rolled out a new reward programme on Monday (Oct 29) that guarantees up to a five-figure monthly income, but questions have already been raised about how sustainable the...

Grab ups super app stakes with Mastercard move

GRAB'S partnership with Mastercard marks a milestone in South-east Asia's cashless revolution - and the latest step in Grab's vision to become the region's leading fintech player and super app,...

Grab inks deal with Mastercard to offer prepaid cards

Singapore-based Grab has partnered Mastercard to issue prepaid cards tailored to South-east Asian consumers, extending the use of Grab's digital wallet and helping its unbanked users transact...

Lion City Rentals still open as it plans fresh start

Seven months after its parent company announced its departure from Singapore, Uber-owned car leasing firm Lion City Rentals is attempting to start anew.