Tag: ride-hailing

Digital economy in SEA now worth S$138 billion, with 65% of the region’s startup...

An annual report on Southeast Asia (SEA) by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company announced that the region's digital economy is now worth a...

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...

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...

Man posts Grab rate, triple that of Ryde, finds netizens have similar experiences

Netizen Jake K. Thein took to Facebook to post side by side screenshots of bookings with Grab and Ryde, with Grab’s fees more than...

Ryde faced with 2,000 phantom bookings from 300 fake accounts, IP addresses linked to...

Yesterday, ride-sharing and ride-hailing platform Ryde released a statement on its Facebook page about 300 fake accounts and 2000 “phantom” RydeX (private-hire) trip bookings...

Grab: What are you going to do about the welfare of your drivers?

It has been a while, with Grab coasting through majority market share (read: veiled-monopoly) in the ride-hailing industry. Other ride-hailing firms in local markets such...

Grab & Uber: Things to get worse before they get better?

Obbana Rajah The main gripes people have with Grab are in relation to its exorbitant prices, the outrageous waiting times, its drivers who refuse to...

Grab disappoints yet again, Joji Philip Thomas Tweets

Obbana Rajah It looks like Grab is continuing on its streak of underperforming. Joji Philip Thomas, founder and editor-in-chief of local media company Dealstreetasia tweeted about...

GrabShare Singapore sees 2 million rides in 2 months

Grab, one of the ride-hailing platforms in Southeast Asia, yesterday launched GrabShare in the region, hoping it will match the success rate it achieved...
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