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Chee Soon Juan: “With the new 4G leaders taking over the government, our future doesn’t look bright”

In a video in which he is speaking in Malay, Dr Chee Soon Juan, secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) talked about the financial pressures faced by the people of Singapore. He said because of the current leadership, many people have had to turn...

Grab is unrolling “experience-led offerings” with gastronomic treats and a bubble tea subscription plan

SINGAPORE—In order to entice millennial customers to use its e-payment service GrabPay, ride-hailing firm Grab is incorporating experience-based offerings to their service, such as gourmet dining experiences from participating food and beverage outlets and a bubble tea subscription plan slated to start on October...

Grab to be hit with a fine of RM86 million for abusive practices

Malaysia's competition regulator Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has proposed a fine of more than RM86 million and a daily penalty of RM15,000 against Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab for abusive practices on its own drivers. The MyCC, according to a report by Reuters, said Grab abused...

Story of a Malaysian grand mother driving a Grab goes viral in Indonesia

A grandmother from Labuan has resorted to driving Grab to feed her family. Misnah (60) said she is driving a Grab taxi to feed her family. Her husband is suffering from cancer, while her eldest child has special needs and is suffering from a mental disorder. The story was first shared...

Malaysia starts anti-monopoly probe against Grab a year after Uber take over

Singapore-based ride-hailing service Grab is facing an anti-monopoly investigation in Malaysia, a year after it said it will cooperate with authorities on a probe. In July 2018, the authorities said it will conduct a detailed monopoly risk study in Malaysia but it appears the probe is now...

American professor sentenced to jail for spitting, kicking and hurling vulgarities at S’pore police

Singapore – American professor Jeffrey David Davis, 53, was sentenced to three months in jail after he threw vulgarities and racial insults at the Singapore police. On March 3, at around 6:30 pm, the Stanford-educated researcher and professor thought he was getting apprehended when...

Passenger who posted video of Grab driver who made racist remarks defends himself on social media

Singapore—A netizen named Kishore Shan posted a video on the crowdsourced Facebook page All Singapore Stuff of a Grab driver who had made a racist remark on July 26. Mr Kishore has already reported the driver, and Grab told online media outlet Stomp that...

Grab CEO Anthony Tan raises record sum of S$197,000 for Children’s Cancer Foundation, even shaves head in support

Singapore – Grab's CEO Anthony Tan shaved his head full of hair and raised S$197,010 in donations for cancer-stricken children. Hair for Hope is a signature outreach event by the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF) and it the only head-shaving initiative in Singapore. It aims to...

Grab driver who punched passenger gets 5 months jail-time

A Grab driver punched a man who refused to cancel his booking, causing the victim to lose two teeth. The passenger, Mr He Yong, 36, had another two teeth extracted as well as they were displaced. The driver, Muhammad Hidir Mohammad Alimon, 32, pleaded guilty on...

GrabFood rider delivers food and ‘grabs’ some shoes for himself too

A food delivery rider from GrabFood has allegedly been caught on camera stealing a pair of shoes. In a video that went viral on social media, the rider reportedly stole the shoes from the cousin of netizen Grace Lim. https://www.facebook.com/100009572561085/videos/2336679596661103/ CCTV footage uploaded by Grace yesterday (June...