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Urban transport

Go-Jek readies to enter Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...
After Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines put Grab on competition watchlist

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Just days after the Competition Commission of Singapore suspected that Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has infringed the country’s Competition Act by purchasing...
Uber retreats from Southeast Asian market, sells to Grab

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Uber on March 26 sold its entire Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the...
Metro Manila subway one step closer to reality

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...
Phuket in talks with Siemens, Bombardier over $1-billion airport rail link

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Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the island's international airport,...
Grab launches service in Cambodia, challenging Uber

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab on December 19 launched its services in Cambodia, making it the eighth country in Southeast Asia the company is now...
Singapore taxi firm buys majority of local Uber unit

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Singapore’s largest taxi company ComfortDelGro Corp. said it bought 51 per cent of Uber Technologies’ Singapore car rental unit for $218 million and will...
Indonesia sets safety standards for ride-hailing services

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The Indonesian government has set up regulations for all online ride-hailing operators and will require them to provide insurance for both drivers and passengers,...
Indonesia’s Go-Jek set for expansion drive in Southeast Asia

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Indonesia’s popular ride-hailing company Go-Jek, the country's first billion-dollar startup, is looking to expand to at least four countries in Southeast Asia, Bloomberg News...
Chinese firm to build Phnom Penh airport skytrain

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China Sky Railway Group, a privately owned Chinese company that builds light rail trains, has announced plans to operate a rail link spanning over...
Uber gets go ahead in the Philippines after paying nearly $10 million in penalties

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The Philippine traffic regulator lifted a one-month suspension on ride-sharing firm Uber on August 29 after the company paid almost $10 million in a...
Uber Philippines slapped with hefty fine

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The Philippine transport regulator said on August 25 that a one-month suspension ordered earlier this month on ride-sharing service Uber in the Philippines would...
Uber picks a quarrel with Philippine transport regulator

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Ride sharing company Uber on August 15 refused to suspend its services in the Philippines after it was ordered to shut down for a...
Singapore mulls flying taxis to improve urban mobility

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The Singapore Ministry of Transport has been busy in the past to hold talks with a number of innovative companies over starting test runs...
Iconic Philippine Jeepney becomes endangered species

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Filipinos are increasingly worried  that a planned phase-out of older Jeepneys could disrupt public transport and bring excessive financial burdens for operators. As per the...
Singapore to launch self-driving taxis next year

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Singaporeans and visitors will probably miss the customary chat with the cab driver when taking a taxi to get along in the city state...
Thailand suspends Uber and Grab motorbike service

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The Thai government ordered a suspension of the recently launched app-powered motorbike services by Uber and Grab because they "caused conflict" with those registered...
Uber launches motorbike-on-demand service in Bangkok, a global first

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With the the support of the Thai Traffic Police, online taxi service company Uber launched a new on-demand service for a motorbike taxis in...