Singapore regulates taxi apps, GrabTaxi and Uber respond
Singapore’s Third Party Taxi Booking Service Provider Act has been in effect since Sept 1, bringing legislative oversight into the grey area which startups like GrabTaxi and Uber currently operate in, while the Government is also looking into ride-sharing services.
GrabCar in breast cancer awareness drive
GrabTaxi said that its GrabCar service has launched the regional #GrabitBeatit campaign to promote breast health awareness.
Burnt by Jakarta authorities, Uber moves to legalise itself
Having seen cars operated by its drivers seized by Jakarta’s transport authority, ride-sharing startup Uber Technologies Inc is taking steps to legalise its operations in Indonesia, while saying that it has been having difficulty trying to engage with said authority.
Diburu terus oleh Pemda Jakarta, Uber akhirnya proses menjadi legal
Semakin seringnya kendaraan mereka ditangkapi oleh Dinas Perhubungan (Dishub) Jakarta, pemilik Uber taksi,  Uber Technologies Inc akhirnya memutuskan untuk memproses keabsahan operasional mereka di Indonesia.  Namun usaha mereka sering terkendala oleh kesulitan melakukan negosiasi dengan pihak Dishub.
Week in Review: Exciting news in the Asean tech ecosystem
Just two weeks into its coverage of Indonesia, Karamjit Singh sees much to be excited about. At the same time, he welcomes a new sponsor and speaker to DNA’s What’s Next conference.
Jakarta bentuk Satgas khusus untuk awasi Uber … dan GrabCar
Sebanyak 30 mobil terjaring razia dalam 3 bulan terakhir, para pengemudi resah Pemerintah tekankan adanya entitas legal; pengamat menilai ada kesalahpahaman
Jakarta task force keeping an eye on Uber … and GrabCar
Jakarta  has become the latest city to act against ride-sharing services such as those offered by US-based Uber Technologies and Singapore-based GrabTaxi, and has formed a special task force to keep an eye on them.
China’s sovereign wealth fund backs GrabTaxi in US$350mil round
GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd announced its largest ever funding – over US$350 million, from US technology investment firm Coatue Management LLC, China’s sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC), and Didi Kuaidi, a rival service also funded by CIC.
Bread & Kaya: Uber and GrabCar services legal in Malaysia?
If you’re wondering whether Uber and GrabCar services are legal in Malaysia, there is no express prohibition under the law to have software to connect users for rides on private cars, writes lawyer Foong Cheng Leong.
Sponsored Post: Welcome relief for Klang Valley residents
With its 31% price cut, GrabCar (Economy) has become one of the most affordable services of its kind, while delivering on its three key pillars of safety, speed and certainty.
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