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'Angkas is Back' says Suspended Motorcycle Taxi Service After Winning Preliminary Court Relief

But the company warns booking a ride may be hard as it ramps up operations

“Angkas is Back”, announced the Facebook page of the motorbike-hailing company on September 6 shortly after news came out that a court granted the firm’s petition for a preliminary injunction against a government regulator’s order suspending the service.Angkas’ motorcycle taxi operations were ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 06, 2018 06:00:00
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Indonesia's Go-Jek Seeks Provisional Permit and Forms Firm in PH, Says LTFRB Official

Transport regulator warns the Southeast Asian unicorn could wipe out local ride-hailing companies

Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first unicorn and leading ride-hailing and technology company, is seeking a permit to operate in the Philippines after incorporating a domestic affiliate, according to an official of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).Speaking during a congressional hearing on ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 30, 2018 07:00:00
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What Can PH Startups Learn From Indonesia’s Most Successful Tech Ventures?

A firsthand account of how Indonesian startups have changed Jakarta’s business and physical landscape

GO-JEK is an Indonesian ride-sharing company that has become the country's first unicorn, or a startup with a valuation of at least $1 billionThe first thing I noticed was the traffic.Traveling in Jakarta, like most other highly urbanized cities in Southeast Asia, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 02, 2018 09:00:00