New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.
The ongoing conflict between taxi companies and ride-sharing apps in Indonesia boiled over yesterday (March 22) as thousands of taxi drivers took to the streets in Jakarta to stage a protest that escalated into violence in some areas.
Uber and Grab have got a reprieve in Indonesia, with the Ministry of Communications and Information deciding not to impose a ban on their operations despite a formal request from the Ministry of Transportation.
Kominfo akan memfasilitasi Grab dan Uber untuk memenuhi ketentuan Dishub Grab dan Uber diharuskan mendirikan koperasi untuk menaungi pengemudi
Indonesia continues to be a battleground between ride-sharing startups and conventional taxi companies, with the country’s Transportation Ministry now demanding such apps be blocked.
As Grab gears up to face competition from Uber and Indonesia’s Blue Bird, Karamjit Singh ponders whether there is to Grab’s success than just addressing local market needs.
Uber has launched a pilot bike service in Bangkok, where rival Grab has already been running a similar service, confident it can fend off the competition with its ‘cultural edge.’
Blue Bird first launched a booking app in 2011, but only saw it as yet another platform – that has changed with the rising competition.
Looking beyond its business model, funding, new brand and its market traction, at its core, Grab is a digital disruptor, writes Karamjit Singh.
Ryde is set to expand and raise more funds, while outlining what has been hampering the carpooling movement in Singapore.