Through UberMedic, it would make available its wide network of drivers to authorities to facilitate transportation for frontline healthcare providers to and from their homes as well to healthcare and medical facilities.
Infusion of new funds from Microsoft would help the Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company battle bigger rival Uber.
Online travel and digital payments are on the rise as well, a joint study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Co showed
Ridehailing companies, most of which are loss-making, are looking beyond just passenger mobility to boost their profit margins. And consumers are lapping it up.
About 90 percent of the total internet users in Southeast Asia used their cell phones to log on to the web
The expansion will encourage local residents and visitors to experience Japan's taxi service in a new way
The biggest ride-hail service in the US, after Uber, priced its initial public offering at $72 per share, with a $24 billion valuation
The move has come after Uber recorded heavy losses last year ahead of its plans for an initial public offering
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The entry puts Grab Financial in a strong position in financial services, as the group seeks to bring more possibilities to micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses
Go-Jek's arch-rival Grab has set a new benchmark in scaling investments
The strategic partnership will maximize Indonesia's potential to continue to be at the forefront of Southeast Asia's digital transformation