Rewards also await vaccinated Grab users
No way to get to and from a vaccination site? Taking a Grab ride might be a more viable option soon. We aren't just saying this because opting to forego trains, buses, and jeepneys lessens the risk of you catching COVID-
Definitely not a good look
Well, this definitely isn't a good look for the underground motorbike ride-hailing industry.In a Facebook post, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief Bong Nebrija shared that agency enforcers recently apprehended a habal-habal rider along EDSA. A distressed
Always be sure to check the helmet a rider hands you
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) continues its crusade against illegal habal-habal riders. In a Facebook post yesterday, agency traffic chief Bong Nebrija lambasted the underground motorcycle ride-hailing industry anew, saying its existence undermined the efforts of legitimate services like
What would you do if he delivered your order?
Have a gripe you want to share regarding your Grab order? Perhaps a late delivery, subpar food, or messy packaging? If you live in Singapore, one day you might just get the opportunity to bring your concern straight to the top of
From unicorn tails to bulletproof vests
Smartphones and gadgets? Sure, people leave these inside ride-hailing vehicles and taxis all the time. The same goes for wallets, sunglasses, earphones, and other easy-to-misplace personal belongings.Sometimes, there are total head-scratchers, though. You wouldn't imagine someone
Every jab counts
Is the COVID-19 pandemic nearing its end? No, but at least we can find some solace in the fact people are beginning to get vaccinated (albeit at a less than stellar rate here in the Philippines). The jab is the best
Could the future of ride-hailing in PH be electric, too?
As automotive manufacturers start going electric, it's almost inevitable for businesses under the industry to go down the same route. Ride-hailing giant Gojek, for example, is already preparing to enter a new fully-electric era.The Indonesian company has revealed
That’s quite a payday
Lyft probably isn't familiar to some of you on account of its absence in the Philippine market. But alongside Grab and Uber, it's a pretty widely known ride-hailing service, despite only being available in the US.The company was
Are you down with this?
At the rate Amazon is expanding, it's only a matter of time before people wake up to find that Jeff Bezos has become the world's overlord-maybe even with a giant, veiny head and telepathic powers a la South Park.
Something to think about
Bus drivers, tricycle riders, transportation network vehicle service personnel from Grab and Angkas-these people come into contact with dozens, in some cases hundreds, of passengers a day. Their work has been vital to keeping the economy afloat during the pandemic, and
The two industry giants in Southeast Asia might be joining businesses soon
Some big news for the region: Grab and Gojek, two Southeast Asian ride-hailing giants, are reportedly closing in on a merger. According to Bloomberg, the two companies have made "substantial progress in working out a deal to combine their businesses."But
For Metro Manila, Cebu and Pampanga
Grab, which resumed operations under general community quarantine (GCQ) on August 19, has just announced it is extending the operating hours of its ride-hailing services.GrabCar and GrabTaxi, which could only accept passengers until 10pm upon resuming trips during GCQ, will
You can book again starting tomorrow
Well, for better or for worse, Metro Manila is once again shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). President Rodrigo Duterte announced the move late last night during a press conference, and along with it, the resumption of public transportation in a
In case you’re not the walking type
Tokyo is easily one of the world's most pedestrian-friendly cities for tourists. With almost every worthwhile destination easily accessible by a quick train ride and short walk, there's rarely ever a need to hail a taxi-unless you get
Local operations will be affected
No one in the transport sector has been left unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not even the Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing firm, Grab.In a statement released earlier today, the company's CEO Anthony Tan announced that around 5%
Be prepared for some changes
Transport network vehicle services will resume operations in a limited capacity in areas that have shifted into general community quarantine. This includes Grab, the country's largest and most prominent ride-hailing firm.If, however, you're expecting the service to go
Well, that was quick
Well, that was quick.Following the suspension of all its operations just this morning, Grab Philippines has now announced that GrabFood and GrabExpress will resume operations. As of this writing, both services are now back up on Grab's mobile app. Food
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