GoTo denies merger talks with Grab – report

The news came after Bloomberg reported last week that the companies had restarted discussions for a merger.

Foodpanda’s parent Delivery Hero denies sale talks have collapsed – report

“There are market rumours that the negotiations for the potential sale have collapsed,” Deliver Hero said in a statement, according to the report. “We confirm that the negotiations for the potential sale are ongoing.”

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Grab Malaysia claims it sees delivery-partners benefitting from new earning structure during peak-demand periods amid riders’ protest

Their main demand is for Grab to reinstate the previous base fare of MYR5 ($1.06) for deliveries within the Klang Valley, which was reduced to MYR4 ($0.85) earlier this week, the report added.

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Grab Malaysia defends revamped delivery fee framework amid riders’ protest call

Grab Malaysia said that to strike a balance between all its stakeholders, the company constantly seek to review its policies to provide a fairer, more stable earnings to those who need it the most.

[Year in review] Southeast Asia’s Top 10 tech news in 2023

As we usher into 2024, with the hope for a better year, here are some of the top tech news in 2023.

TNGlobal’s Top 10 most-read news articles in 2023

The global wave of layoffs hitting US tech companies like Meta, Amazon, and Twitter has also come to Southeast Asia amid a slowdown in fundraising activities for tech startups. Tech companies including venture capital-backed startups in Southeast Asia have also announced layoffs and austerity measures to cope with the uncertain macroeconomic situation.

TNGlobal’s Top 10 most-read analysis & feature articles in 2023

It’s the time of the year again as we take a look back at what happened throughout 2023 in the tech and startup scene in Southeast Asia.

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Ant International, Grab, StraitsX collaborate to enable cross border payments with Purpose Bound Money for local merchants

Ant International, Grab, and StraitsX (part of Fazz) have on Thursday announced a collaboration to look into the potential for Purpose Bound Money (PBM) to be applied to cross border payments. If successful, this advancement in cross border payment capabilities will expand PBM use cases with the aim of launching in Singapore in 2024.

Grab Holdings President Ming Maa to step down April-end next year

Southeast Asia's superapp Grab Holdings announced Tuesday that its President Ming Maa has decided to step down from the company at the end of April 2024. In the interim until end-April 2024, Maa will focus on his corporate development responsibilities as he transitions away from his role as President.

AIZEN Global and Grab forge partnership in mobility finance

AIZEN Global, a South Korea-based artificial intelligence (AI)-powered financial services, has announced a strategic partnership agreement with Grab, Southeast Asia's leading super app. This dynamic collaboration is set to revolutionize the emerging realm of e-mobility finance, aligning with Grab's ambitious plans to introduce approximately 50,000 electric…