Singapore’s Parliament has proposed new laws for the regulation of third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber and GrabTaxi.
GrabTaxi, the taxi booking app that started in a small room in Malaysia in 2011, has come a long way. From barely having a ceiling fan and no internet except mobile, as co-founder and CEO Anthony Tan ...
GrabTaxi is opening a new research and development center in Singapore, the taxi booking app announced today. According to a press release, the occasion “represents the next phase of GrabTaxi’s strate...
2014 is the year where Southeast Asia proved itself to be a worthy challenger to Silicon Valley, and people are beginning to take notice of it.
The company will provide medical and accident coverage, as well as crisis support to taxi drivers who are active and have maintained the high service standards.
Line's entry into the on-demand taxi industry could be a big hit in Japan. But what does that mean for the rest of Asia?
The startup says it’s in detailed conversations with investors for a first round of funding and hopes to corner the market with service quality.
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Uber faces roadblocks at every turn in Asia.
The team now has a considerable war chest to accelerate GrabTaxi's rapid expansion in Southeast Asia.
Barely into Kaodim's first month, they’ve already met with a number of investors, and are now weighing their options.
“We understand the hyper local culture in places we operate,” Anthony Tan, CEO of GrabTaxi, explains to Tech in Asia. That’s why GrabTaxi wants to stay focused on Southeast Asia.
These regulations aren't solving the real problem: existing regulations that are curtailing taxi supply.
Amid opposition from taxi operators, Philippine transportation regulators are holding public consultations on how to regulate Uber operations in the country in the hope of finding a middle ground.
They will likely take effect in the second quarter of next year.
Doing a startup in Asia is hard. Not just because it's fragmented, but also because of the difficult political terrain.
Uber has now arrived in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. That makes two cities in Vietnam, that’s a pretty fast expansion in three months.