Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Fintech, banking’s great disruptor. Or is it?
Fintech and banking are often touted as competitors or rivals and there is much speculation about the industry’s future in the same way that music downloads disrupted the record industry and Uber is disrupting established transport industries.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:00:34
SANSIRI Ride-sharing for residents
Sansiri has joined forces with Honda, Uber, ofo, Haupcar, SHARGE and EA Anywhere to launch Smart Move, Thailand’s first ride-sharing service platform, for its residential projects, the company’s chef technology officer Tawicha Trakulyingyong said.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Wheels turn on ride-hailing study
A STUDY into ride-sharing services has been handed to the Department of Land Transport (DLT) ahead of deliberations that could pave the way for US-based industry leader Uber to operate legally in Thailand.
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Inspired by Malala to do good
PICNICLY VIDEO HOSTS ‘LUKE’ AND ‘TAE’ PLEDGE TO INSPIRE THEIR AUDIENCE TO MAKE A BETTER WORLD
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Uber and telecommunications operator Ooredoo Myanmar Limited (OML) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday, announcing the start of a lasting strategic partnership, making mobility and connectivity accessible to more people in Yangon.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Appointee Bangkok Governor Aswin hints at run for elected term
BANGKOK GOVERNOR Aswin Kwanmuang yesterday hinted that he might contest a gubernatorial race after being appointed to the post.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Taxi services ‘to be safer’ under new reforms as passengers complain about manners and safety
TAXI REFORMS to be launched on Thursday are meant to ensure more convenient and safer rides for passengers and boost the competitiveness of taxis against the Uber service, which is currently illegal, the Land Transport Department (DLT) has announced.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:51:14
Flair and parties, the exuberant world of Ronaldinho
Rio de Janeiro - The man who once lobbed England's David Seaman from 40 yards, Ronaldinho has officially hung up his boots following a career of backheels, nutmegs, no-look passes, and Parisian party nights.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Why imprisoned Ahok remains the man to watch in Indonesian politics
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has become the Kim Kardashian of Indonesian politics. Nearly a year after his upset defeat in the capital’s gubernatorial election and his controversial blasphemy conviction, the former Jakarta governor has never been completely out of the spotlight.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:17:53
Watchdog cautious on nod for Uber's tie-up with ComfortDelGro
SINGAPORE - A tie up between Singapore's two largest ride providers will tilt the balance in favour of the two groups, eroding competition.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 15:23:54
Pay back taxes, Vietnam court tells Uber
HCM CITY - Uber Vietnam would have to pay taxes as people's court in HCM City dismissed a suit by the company against the city tax department.
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Uber faces Vietnam tax ultimatum
AUTHORITIES in Vietnam’s biggest city are cracking down on Uber’s alleged shady tax payments in the country and say they are determined to see results before the end of the year.
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:41:36
SoftBank seals deal for large Uber stake, trimming valuation
Uber and SoftBank announced a deal Thursday allowing the Japanese tech titan to take a large stake in the US ridesharing giant, making a hefty cut in the valuation of the biggest venture-backed startup.
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:53:12
Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service
Brussels - The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that is being closely watched around the world.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:32:04
Taxi or app? Uber faces big EU court decision
The EU's top court will decide Wednesday if ride-hailing app Uber is an ordinary taxi company and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.