Uber and Grab will be legal services in Malaysia but that’s just the easy part. What about Airbnb, wonders Karamjit Singh.
Singaporean consumers no doubt are rejoicing at the entry of a new mobile player, and while Ensogo goes in search of profitability, DNA gives you two bites of that story for you to taste.
The Indonesian Government has tweaked its ‘local component’ regulations, but detractors say this only punishes those companies which had proactively moved to comply, while creating loopholes that can be abused by the rest.
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has come up with a new ministerial decree that defines ride-sharing services as transportation providers, requiring them to comply with the public transportation licensing regime within six months or be declared illegal.
As Malaysia moves toward becoming a digital economy, there are two main challenges that may stymie the nation’s aspiration: The regulatory burden and a low awareness of cybersecurity.
Singapore is creating two new statutory bodies that will oversee IT-related issues in the country, by merging the IDA and MDA.
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.
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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.
Indonesia has a trade deficit of US$1.9 billion, and its Government is trying to tighten the outflow with a new regulation could adversely affect the nation's vibrant smartphone market.