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Urban transport

Go-jek’s Ride-hailing Service Launched As “get” In Thailand

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek officially launched its operations in Thailand on February 27 as part of its expansion into Southeast Asia. Under the brand...
Construction To Start For Metro Manila’s First Subway Stations

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A consortium of Japanese and Filipino firms has bagged the contract to design and build the first three stations of the Metro Manila subway...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

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China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Thailand’s Central Group To Invest $200 Million In Ride-hailing Service Grab

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Bangkok-based family conglomerate Central Group, which is active in retail, real estate, hospitality and restaurants and operates Thailand’s biggest shopping mall, plans to invest...
Go-Jek denied entry to the Philippines

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Indonesia’s Go-Jek suffered a setback to its expansion plans on January 9 after the transport regulator in the Philippines rejected its application to launch...
On-demand bus trial starts in Singapore

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Singapore is launching a six-month trial of an on-demand public bus service on December 1, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what...
Singapore’s first flying taxis to take off in 2019

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Singapore is set to begin test flights with flying taxis in the second half of 2019, the German company behind the technology said in...
Filipino entrepreneur builds passenger drone for traffic-plagued cities (video)

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A Philippine inventor has constructed a large drone suitable for passenger transport and found a partner for mass production in Australia. Former dancer and camera...
Inspired by Singapore, Hanoi considers congestion charge for motorists

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The Hanoi Department of Transport is considering collecting tolls for private vehicles traveling into the inner-city areas which often face traffic jams. Vu Van...
Grab to stoke up ride-hailing competition in Indonesia with $250m investment

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...
Indonesia’s Go-Jek launches first service abroad in Vietnam

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Indonesia's fast-growing ride-hailing service Go-Jek launched its first International operations in Vietnam, with the brand Go-Viet now available on Google Play Store and Apple...
Traffic-choked Jakarta to launch MRT operations by next March

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Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system is on track to start operations in March next year, giving around 170,000 commuters a day...
Go-Jek reveals new brands for Thailand and Vietnam

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek revealed the names and branding for the separate units it is establishing in Thailand and Vietnam, two countries which are...
Singapore sees inflation in ride-hailing apps

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The launch of two new ride-hailing apps brings the current number of such companies in the small city state of Singapore to five. The...
Go-Jek confirms expansion to Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore

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Indonesia's homegrown ride-hailing app Go-Jek on May 24 confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its services in four other Southeast Asian countries as...
Bangkok motorbike taxi drivers protest ride hailing startups

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Hundreds of motorbike drivers staged a street protest on May 17 in downtown Bangkok in front of the office of GoBike, a Thai motorbike...
Grab and Go-Jek feel the heat from disgruntled motorbike drivers

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Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for ride-hailing start-ups Grab and Go-Jek on April 23 called for an end to low online fares...
New Phnom Penh airport rail link opens

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Cambodia’s capital has propelled itself in a new era of infrastructure by opening the first railway connection between Phnom Penh International Airport and downtown. The...