E-hailing alternatives in Malaysia

Continuing The ASEAN Post’s series of articles on e-hailing, readers will recall that despite GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Grab) acquiring its competitor’s (Uber) Southeast Asia operations, it did not end up with a monopoly on the e-hailing business. 

28 February 2019

Grab ordered to compensate Vietnam taxi firm

A Vietnam court Friday ordered ride-hailing app Grab to pay a cab company more than US$200,000 for losses incurred due to competition – a judgement blasted by the firm as "a giant step backwards" for the country's tech community.

30 December 2018

Unicorns of ASEAN: Grab

Who would have thought a startup which first began as a taxi-booking app in Kuala Lumpur would end up beating ride-sharing giants Uber at its own game?

5 June 2018

The dangers of a Grab monopoly

Ever since Uber sold its Southeast Asia-based businesses to rival Grab, social media has been abuzz with complaints against Grab. Complaints against the ride-hailing company were mostly about how fare prices have gone up since the merger.

19 April 2018