Logistics SME Courex bucks tradition to embrace technology and innovation to make the last-mile more efficient, and is learning a lot from startups, writes Benjamin Cher.
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.
In conjunction with the launch of its Mi Note, Xiaomi has announced that Uber riders in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will be the first to able to order its new flagship smartphone through an exclusive pre-launch flash sale via the Uber app on July 27.
To ensure sustainable business growth as the global economy is transformed by technology innovation and changing consumer behaviours, organisations will have to embrace a diverse mix of talent and be open to new ways of collaborating, writes Christina Andersson of Hyper Island Singapore.
San Francisco-based startup Uber has praised the Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) for its new guidelines which would pave the way for the legal use of ride-sharing smartphone applications.
Spurred by complaints from taxi drivers and companies, Malaysian authorities are going to start cracking down on Uber drivers without permits. The Malaysian public is up in arms, saying that the Government is protecting at best an inefficient industry, at worst a dishonest one. A. Asohan believes the issue is greyer and murkier than that.
The existence of many ride-sharing and carpooling companies did not prevent new kid on the block Tripda from setting up a presence in Malaysia as well as other markets around the world.
Easy Taxi has launched its ‘Premium’ service in Singapore, with additional cars – six- and seven- seater limousines from partner companies – that it said would boost the supply of vehicles for hire, especially during peak hours and weekends.
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
20 to 30 members of Malaysian team told they would be laid off Company withdraws from India, Hong Kong and Indonesia; regional executive leaves