Posts Tagged: transportation

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Uber rides into Bangkok as it transforms into the Starbucks of transportation in Asia

Yesterday Uber officially launched in Bangkok, following its soft launch in the capital at the end of February. The rollout marks Uber’s 1...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Avoid Bangkok’s traffic by taking to the river with this helpful new app

Bangkok is the world’s number one tourist destination with almost 16 million tourists flooding into the city each year. There are a handfu...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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Uber and Tripid hit speed bumps as the Philippine government cracks down on transportation apps

Transportation tech startups Uberand Tripid are facing regulatory issues in the Philippines. Interaksyon recently reported the nationa...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Uber cars are now secretly driving around Manila

Uber is expanding in Asia at astonishing speed. This year alone it had made its way into seven cities in China, Japan, India and Taiwan. Tod...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 6:26 pm
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Pasahero app drives passengers’ worries away, promotes safe commuting in the Philippines

In the Philippines, it’s a common habit for people who ride taxis or other public transportation to send an SMS to a family member contain...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Sick of bad taxis in Thailand? Report them using these 2 apps

If you live in Bangkok, one of life’s most annoying problems is getting around. People in the city rely heavily on taxis. Catching a cab c...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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5 cool apps to help you find your way in Philippines

A few months back, Tech in Asia enumerated some of the real-time traffic apps in the Philippines. Following this, we might see more apps t...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Chinese Segway Clone Nets $2 Million Investment

Is it the second coming of the Segway? The American dual-wheeled transportation device hailed as a revolution ultimately wasn’t, but t...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Go-jek Solves Your Motorcycle Taxi Needs in Jakarta

If you have visited Jakarta, chances are you are familiar with the term ‘ojek.’ These are the taxi motorcycles you see on the si...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 9:10 pm
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IbiboGroup acquires bus-tracking Indian startup YourBus to strengthen position in India’s online travel industry

India’s ibiboGroup has acquired bus tracking and analytics startup YourBus for an undisclosed amount, according to a statement by ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Finally, Uber launches in Bangkok

The long anticipation and speculation has come to an end. Uber is finally available in Bangkok. This is just a soft launch for now, with lim...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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Uber embarks on a hiring blitz in Asia as it extends its reach across the continent

Uber, the startup that’s disrupting urban transportation as we know it, announced today it will begin a hiring blitz across Asia. The ...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Automated train ticketing system arriving at the Philippines

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications is starting a project that will speed up ticketing in the three tra...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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These high-tech tuk-tuks are going places Uber won’t touch

What you are looking at are probably some of the most high-tech tuk-tuks in the world. Don’t be deceived by the mundane appearance of ...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 8:43 pm
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With Tripid’s new mobile app, carpooling in the Philippines can now be cashless

In last year’s Startup Arena, Philippine ride-sharing startup Tripid stated that it wanted to solve an endemic problem in Southeast As...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Philippine startup Pinoy Travel helps travellers book their bus tickets online

Only months after taxi e-hailing apps landed in the Philippines, now comes Pinoy Travel, an online provincial bus booking service. A few ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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GoMyWay: How an iPhone App Plans to Save You Money on Taxi Fares

Taking taxis can be a pain, but one location-based smartphone app is hoping that it can help Singaporeans make that experience a little more...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Now Some Beijingers Can Swipe Phones to Board Subways, Buses, Etc.

For some Beijingers, the blue yikatong public transit cards — which you can use to get on subways, public buses, and even pay the occa...

  • November 4, 2011
  • at 11:13 am
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