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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...

Grab driver ruins a family’s vacation, runs off with stolen passports and money

Singapore - A Grab driver ran off with the passports, luggage, and possessions of a Malaysian family, costing them thousands of dollars and weeks of unnecessary stress. A Malaysian family went on holiday in Singapore last January 2019. They were scheduled to return to New...

Grab’s ambitious expansion; eyes Singapore banking license

From car pooling, to food delivery, to loans provision, Grab appears to be leading an expansion spree as it now eyes the banking sector of Singapore. Grab, one of the most daring among Southeast Asian start-ups, is exploring a move into Singapore banking. It is...

Grab driver gets 3 months jail for refusing to return S$30,000 wrongly transferred to his account

Singapore — One Grab driver is learning that crime does not pay. Wong Siew Wai is going to jail for refusing to pay back over S$30,000 that was erroneously transferred to his account last year. When asked to reverse the transaction, Wong Siew Wai...

Netizen thanks Grab driver for kind gesture to help him break fast for Ramadan

On most days, one can feel overwhelmed by the negativity on social media. However, the toxicity of the online world is sometimes balanced out by real life acts of kindness. Facebook user Jujul Euphoric shared a heartwarming experience that brightened up the days of several...

Fake apps and GPS spoofing used by fraudulent Grab drivers to cheat passengers and fellow drivers

Back in the heyday of old-school taxis, dishonest drivers cheated their customers through faulty meter wirings. Nowadays, Grab's ride-sharing platform is facing a new wave of sophisticated fraudsters. Grab conducted a media briefing last Friday (May 17) to spread awareness regarding new ways in which...