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This comes after a female passenger filed a complaint against a Grab driver that allegedly sexually harassed her.
Grab has announced their plans to install in-car security cameras in the vehicles of their driver-partners to ensure the safety and security of passengers. The move follows a formal complaint filed against a Grab driver accused of sexually harassing a female passenger.The ...
 
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The Southeast Asian super app is expanding its business into the style, streaming, and cashless markets.
Despite its rocky past, from its troubles with the LTRFB to that problematic social media post (which it apologized for), Grab’s momentum can’t be stopped. It has already rolled out its projects in the F&B, hospitality, and delivery sectors, and now it's ...
 
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Netizens said the social media post was done in bad taste.
Grab Philippines has apologized for a social media post that made light of the controversy involving celebrities Gerald Anderson, Bea Alonzo and Julia Barretto.The post featured photos of six female celebrities, all of whom have been romantically linked to Anderson, along with ...
 
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The company also won’t penalize drivers who will join the TNVS transport holiday.
Grab says it will not impose penalties on its drivers who will join the first-ever “transport holiday” of Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS) on Monday, July 8. Instead, it will offer what it calls #TuloyPasada Reward to its drivers who choose to continue ...
 
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They also want LTFRB to allow hatchback cars to be driven as TNVS.
A group of transport network vehicle service (TNVS) drivers and operators has appealed to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to consider modifying certain points in the process of acquiring a permit to operate as a TNVS. In a press conference on ...
 
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The startup will rollout new services within the year.
JAKARTA—Grab is already Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app, but the Singapore-based startup is far from done. This year, the company is moving further away from merely being a transport service and is set to introduce new “tiles” designed to respond to its ...
 
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But drivers will also be penalized for excessive cancellations.
Grab must have listened to both its customers and drivers in its latest salvo of updates. The ride-sharing platform announced it would start charging passengers P50 once they cancel a ride five minutes after a driver is assigned to them. In addition, ...
 
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Before the year ends, Grab will be an undeniable force in the digital wallet space.
Last year, Grab was in hot water for its multi-million dollar merger with U.S.-based ride-sharing platform Uber. The move sparked numerous investigations from competition commissions in the region, an issue that is yet to be settled, at least in the Philippines.Amid all ...
 
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It's available for a limited time only.
It’s been three weeks since water stopped flowing regularly in some homes in the east zone of Metro Manila. Most of those affected can't help but curse and blame Manila Water, the main water supplier of the other half of the capital. Until today, ...
 
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Grab is still the country’s ride-hailing king.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has denied the application of Indonesian ride-hailing company Go-Jek to operate in the country citing foreign ownership issues with its local partner firm last month.On December 20, the LTFRB issued Resolution 96, which bared its ...
 
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In the meantime, GrabRewards users can book (almost) free jeepney and P2P rides.
If you’re a regular Grab user and it feels like it’s getting more and more difficult to book a ride, you’re not alone. On Friday, December 14, it seemed like social media was exploding with angry and frustrated commuters who said it ...
 
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Singapore’s NTUC Income starts selling insurance plan against price surge when it rains in the city-state
Commuters everywhere love the convenience offered by ride-sharing platforms but hate it when prices surge in response to spikes in demand or slumps in supply due to factors ranging from road accidents, rush hours or even bad weather. In response, a Singapore insurance ...
 
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This is why we can't have nice things.
With Uber's exit in the country on April 16, commuting in the Metro Manila just got even worse. The app, despite sometimes being a more expensive option, threw a lifeline to commuters in the hellhole that is the Metro Manila public transportation system.With Grab ...
 
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So many people have an opinion, but few people have a ride home.
On Monday, August 14, transport network company (TNC) Uber Philippines received an order from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to "completely stop operations" for one month.On Tuesday morning, August 15, Uber filed a motion for reconsideration. Uber users briefly rejoiced. ...
 
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Here's hoping that things run smoothly.
The most recent development to all this LTFRB-TNC hullabaloo? Grab Philippines is set to file a motion for reconsideration regarding the board's order to deactivate all unfranchised transport network vehicle drivers starting July 26.In Grab Philippines' latest statement, which was first procured ...
 
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Three years after the rival cab-hailing startups launched in the Philippines, it's time to check how they're doing.
In the battle for customers and affordability among ride-sharing startups in the Philippines, Grab, which hails from Kuala Lumpur, seems to be ahead of San Francisco's Uber. According to recent research by iPrice, a price comparison site, the cost of doing a five-kilometer ...
 
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Take it from a commuter, and an urban planner: Julia Nebrija's comprehensive proposal to overhaul the plague that is Manila traffic.
Every day, I wake up, look at my calendar, and my thought process goes like this: I could walk to EDSA, take the pedestrian overpass, and then get on a bus. But I’m so tired from biking yesterday. Uber? Shit, surge is 1.6x. ...
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