ride-hailing

5 Kinds of Apps Southeast Asians Used the Most in 2019

About 90 percent of the total internet users in Southeast Asia used their cell phones to log on to the web

E-Commerce, Ridehailing led Southeast Asia's $100 billion Internet Economy in 2019

Online travel and digital payments are on the rise as well, a joint study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Co showed

How Grab is Becoming an Everyday, Everything App in Southeast Asia

A glimpse of the ride-hailing powerhouse's forays into various consumer services sectors

Dipen Pradhan

China's Didi Chuxing Steps up Expansion in Japan

The expansion will encourage local residents and visitors to experience Japan's taxi service in a new way

Nidhi Singh

How Japan's Largest Online Retailer Became Richer By $990 Million After Lyft's IPO

The biggest ride-hail service in the US, after Uber, priced its initial public offering at $72 per share, with a $24 billion valuation

Pooja Singh

Why Uber is Buying its Middle East Rival Careem for $3.1 Billion

The move has come after Uber recorded heavy losses last year ahead of its plans for an initial public offering

Komal Nathani

Grab Now Enters Southeast Asia's SME Lending and Micro-Insurance Space

The entry puts Grab Financial in a strong position in financial services, as the group seeks to bring more possibilities to micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses

Nidhi Singh

The Investment Spree In Ride-hailing Space Is Just Getting Started

Go-Jek's arch-rival Grab has set a new benchmark in scaling investments

Nidhi Singh

Indonesian Ride-hailing Giant Go-Jek Picks Up $100 Million Funding From Astra International

The strategic partnership will maximize Indonesia's potential to continue to be at the forefront of Southeast Asia's digital transformation

Nidhi Singh

Indonesia Toughens its Ride-hailing Laws with Standardized Rates

The ministry has decided to address woes of drivers with fixed rates in the ride-hailing industry

Komal Nathani