ride-hailing

Grab plans S$0.30 platform fee but timing draws flak; CCCS seeks feedback

GRAB has applied to Singapore's competition watchdog to impose a platform fee - a move that will put it in line with other ride-hailing firms around the world, which are already charging fees of S...

Gojek names new Vietnam GM; unifies regional branding

INDONESIAN ride-hailing player Gojek has appointed Duc Phung, the chief operating officer of its Vietnamese business, as the new general manager (GM) for the market, the company announced on Friday.

Gojek cuts 9% of staff, shuts non-core verticals amid Covid-19 pressures

INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is laying off 430 employees, representing 9 per cent of its regional headcount, while shutting down non-core verticals.

Gojek cuts 9% of staff; shutters GoLife and physical F&B verticals

INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is laying off 430 employees, representing 9 per cent of its regional headcount, and shutting down non-core verticals as it faces financial pressure amid the...

Grab set to announce layoffs: sources

[SINGAPORE] South-east Asian ride-hailing and payments firm Grab is set to announce layoffs on Tuesday, sources told Reuters.

Recovery uncertain but Gojek plans to stay the course in Singapore

GOJEK'S ride-hailing business has been recovering gradually since the circuit breaker slump, but the jury is still out on when it will be business as usual again, Gojek Singapore's general manager...

Facebook invests in Gojek in WhatsApp push

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook is investing in Gojek, Indonesia's ride-hailing and food delivery giant, as part of the social media company's effort to expand into emerging markets and find partners for...

MVLLABS raises extended Series A round led by Shinhan Bank

SINGAPORE-BASED startup MVLLABS, the company behind ride-hailing service TADA, on Thursday said it has raised an undisclosed sum in its Series A extension round led by South Korea’s Shinhan Bank.

Uber's closure of Asia-Pacific HQ in Singapore to impact 120 staff

ABOUT 120 roles in Uber's Singapore operations will be affected by the ride-hailing firm's decision to move its Asia-Pacific headquarters out of Singapore in the next 12 months. The Asia-Pacific...

Gojek gives drivers up to 100% rebate in commission during circuit-breaker

GOJEK is offering its drivers up to 100 per cent in rebate for commission fees, following the enhanced social-distancing measures by the Singapore authorities that landed a further blow to the...

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...