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On Twitter, people express their appreciation for the app-enabled transportation service
The Malaysia Competition Commission proposes fining Grab almost 87 million ringgit ($21 million) for preventing its drivers from providing advertising services for the company's competitors
(UPDATED) Grab denies this allegation, showing a check for around P166,000, which it issued and was received by the victim's uncle
'It is the responsibility of the government that allows the purchases or selling of [motorcycles] to make sure that every single citizen knows how to ride it, institutionally,' says Angkas spokesperson George Royeca
San Francisco-based Uber is cutting about 265 people from its engineering group and another 170 or so jobs from its product team
Didi Chuxing has been slammed by critics and China's transport ministry over safety lapses after the incident in the eastern city of Wenzhou in August 2018, barely 3 months after a similar death
The ride-hailing platform invests at least $20 million to work on safety for its users
Ride-hailing firm Grab is making a fresh investment in Vietnam for new services and expansion of existing offerings
(UPDATED) 'We take full responsibility for the misstep,' says Angkas as it apologizes to the public for the tweet
Grab's Indonesian investment will focus on building a next-generation electric vehicle transport network and rolling out e-healthcare services
(UPDATED) After receiving backlash online, Grab Philippines says they will reach out to the female celebrities to extend their apologies
'Passenger booking requests were served well through efforts by TNVS drivers all over Metro Manila,' says Grab Philippines
Some ride-hailing drivers will go offline on July 8, in protest of the franchise requirements of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
Angkas aims to fully retrain the remaining 15,000 bikers by end of June to finally start the 6-month pilot implementation
Grab Philippines president Brian Cu appeals to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to 'find ways to quickly increase the number of drivers'
The deactivation of unaccredited Grab drivers will push through on Monday, June 10, but the company says those affected can still vie for 10,000 new slots
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says drivers who failed to get accredited 'should have already been deactivated by Grab' months ago
Filipinos can expect longer booking time and price surges, as Grab is set to deactivate some 8,000 drivers for failure to comply with LTFRB requirements
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Grab Philippines says it is 'mindful that cancellations are frustrating for everyone.' Here's how it plans to discourage both drivers and passengers from canceling rides.
Sony has its own ride-hailing app in Japan
The filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission contains no specific pricing or timing for the market debut for Uber, which according to media reports is expected to raise some $10 billion
'Careem and Uber are joining forces. We have reached an agreement in which Uber will acquire Careem for $3.1 billion,' a joint statement reads.
(UPDATED) Lyft's launch is the first of what is expected to be a wave of IPOs from venture-backed startups worth more than $1 billion, known in Silicon Valley as 'unicorns'
(3rd UPDATE) The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board reiterates that Go-Jek's local subsidiary does not meet the 60% Filipino ownership requirement
We didn't ask for it – but we got it anyway
The fresh investment from the Vision Fund of Softbank Group brings the total financing secured by Singapore-headquartered Grab over the past year to more than $4.5 billion
Grab says the simulator would enhance the PNP Highway Patrol Group's road safety and security skills
With the day of hearts just around the corner, passengers can book 'GrabBaes', get free rides, surprise deliveries, or redeem freebies
Transeek app will be available for Android smartphone users this year
Grab co-founder Anthony Tan says the Central deal brings together Thailand's 'local retail champion' with the 'local technology champion'
Among the new features include saving places, rewards points for being canceled on by drivers, and many others
(3rd UPDATE) PCC Commissioner Johannes Bernabe explains the failure to submit the needed data 'prevented the PCC and the 3rd party body' from monitoring the pricing commitments
Indonesian ride-hailing giant Go-Jek refuses to disclose the amount it has invested in Coins.ph, but says it is a 'substantial' acquisition of shares
(UPDATED) The pre-accreditation committee of the LTFRB says Go-Jek's local subsidiary Velox Technology Philippines violates the foreign ownership rule in public utility
The Department of Transportation hits Angkas for continuing 'to brazenly defy the order of the Supreme Court' to temporarily stop its operations
Angkas is hosting a free thanksgiving concert on December 22, featuring many local artists
The move, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, comes a day after Lyft launched the process to take the company public with a stock offering
There are now 8 companies accredited this year, and 9 overall in the Philippine ride-hailing industry
Here’s how you can ensure a smoother ride the next time you book
The PCC is penalizing Grab for supposedly failing to keep its pre-Uber acquisition prices and quality of service, among other alleged violations of interim rules
(UPDATED) Philippine Competition Commission slaps Grab with a fine of P12 million and Uber with P4 million for causing 'undue difficulties' to the review of their deal
(UPDATED) Philippine Competition Commission chief Arsenio Balisacan says Smith & Williamson 'will serve as our eyes and ears on the ground'
The multibillion-dollar firm plans to introduce ride-hailing services for sedans, SUVs, AUVs, and taxis in 3 Philippine cities as part of its $500-million overseas expansion drive
Almost 6 months have passed but the new firms have yet to make a dent in the ride-hailing market
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore says the merger significantly reduced market competition and led to higher fares
The new surge pricing cap is effective Friday, September 21
Government regulators slam a court order allowing the motorcycle ride-hailing company to resume operations while its case is pending
(3rd UPDATE) The motorcycle ride-hailing firm gets a preliminary injunction from the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court
Grab Philippines, among other ride-hailing companies, can once again charge P2 per minute of travel, 15 days after the publication of Memorandum Circular 2018-019 on September 5