RIDE-HAILING APPS

Gojek cuts 430 jobs, axes some services to cope with virus fallout

Indonesian start-up Gojek is axing 430 workers - mostly in Indonesia - and removing some services to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Grab limiting commission rebates, rolling out schemes to help drivers

In a sign of the challenges facing ride-hailing firms, Grab will be limiting its sought-after performance-based commission rebate to 18,000 drivers, and dropping a series of schemes including...

Grab limits performance-based commission rebates to 18,000 drivers and cuts other schemes

SINGAPORE - In a sign of the challenges facing ride-hailing firms, Grab will be limiting its sought after performance-based commission rebate to 18,000 drivers, and dropping a series of schemes...

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.

Philippine senator wants S'porean CEO of motorbike ride-sharing firm kicked out of the country

MANILA - A senator and close ally of President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced the Singaporean chief executive of a motorcycle ride-sharing firm and wants her declared "persona non grata" - or...

Gojek aims to diversify into financial services in Singapore

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Gojek is aiming to diversify into financial services and other offerings in Singapore, one year after it started business here.

97% of cash advances repaid in a timely manner: Grab

Most of the payments disbursed under Grab's cash advance programme have been returned in a timely manner, the company said yesterday.

Gojek, Grab waging a price war on everyday groceries in Indonesia

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's national dish of nasi goreng, or fried rice, has become a lot cheaper these days as the nation's two big ride-hailing apps wage a price war on everyday groceries.

Action taken against unauthorised middlemen: Gojek

Ride-hailing firm Gojek says it has taken steps to tackle the problem of fraudulent rides being offered through its platform and will continue to strengthen its fraud prevention mechanism.

Working in the gig economy: Short-term gain, long-term pain?

The appeal of jobs in the food-delivery and ride-hailing industries lies in a variety of factors, including their almost non-existent barrier to entry. But are these jobs sustainable in the long...

Gojek unveils driver rewards programme after hitting 10m trips in first 6 months

SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing start-up Gojek has launched a new driver rewards programme and announced that it has serviced 10 million trips in its first six months of operations in Singapore.