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Indonesia stock exchange keen to see local listing of the country's unicorns

July 25, 2020 10:16 PM

JAKARTA - Indonesia, which has the highest number of unicorns in South-east Asia, is keen to have these start-ups listed on the country's stock exchange, and hopes to see millennials come in as investors of the companies whose apps they use daily, a top bourse official has said.

Uber is coming to Tokyo after 6 years in Japan

July 03, 2020 4:31 PM

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - After six years in Japan, Uber Technologies Inc is finally coming to Tokyo.

Philippine senator wants S'porean CEO of bike ride-sharing firm kicked out of the country

January 23, 2020 2:35 PM

MANILA - A senator and close ally of President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced the Singaporean chief executive of a motorcycle ride-sharing firm and wants her declared "persona non grata" - or unwelcomed - in the Philippines.

As China seeks to spark night economy, on-demand chauffeurs for drunk drivers see surge

January 20, 2020 1:37 PM

BEIJING (REUTERS) - It was freezing and the streets were slick as substitute driver Liu Pengfei bade farewell to his mother, wife and son before riding into Beijing on his tiny scooter.

Bike-hailing in Malaysia sparks safety issues

January 11, 2020 5:00 AM

Although the hot weather and potholes in the streets can make riding a motorcycle stressful, they did not deter Mr Nur Arifin Mahmud from applying to become a motorcycle e-hailing driver.

Malaysia's motorcycle hailing firm Dego Ride starts operations today, to expand coverage

January 01, 2020 3:24 PM

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The operations of Malaysia's homegrown motorcycle hailing company Dego Ride went live on New Year's Day (Jan 1) with over 700 approved riders, and is set to expand its operations.

10 must-reads for today

April 20, 2019 5:00 AM

Global carmakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future - hyper-connected, autonomous, and shared - and China may become the concept's laboratory.

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