Uber and Grab fined $9.5m by Singapore regulators over merger

Uber and Grab fined $9.5m by Singapore regulators over merger

siliconrepublic.com 24 Sep '18, 10am

Uber and Grab have been hit with a fine from antitrust watchdogs in Singapore. Regulators in Singapore fined Uber and Grab for antitrust violations after the latter acquired Uber’s regional operations. Along with the $9.5m fine, the regulators also finalised restrictions to open up the market to competitors. According to Reuters, the merger between the two ride-sharing companies drove up prices in Singapore at a rate of between 10 and 15pc. Uber sold its operations in South-east Asia to Grab in March in exchange for a 27.5pc stake in the Singapore-headquartered firm. Grab is the more popular ride-sharing service in the region. Strict new r...

Singapore Airlines takes delivery of a plane to fly world's longest direct route

cnbc.com 24 Sep '18, 1pm

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of a new plane that will perform the world's longest commercial non-stop service by miles flown. The Ai...

Maids were being marketed and sold like products by an employment agency in Singapore.

dw.com 24 Sep '18, 1pm

Carousell suspended the agency's account, which according to local media had posted 50 listings advertising foreign domestic workers "for sal...

Call for papers for #TheSAS2019 is now open. Please, submit here

sas.kaspersky.com 24 Sep '18, 12pm

The Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS) is an annual event that attracts high-caliber anti-malware researchers, global law enforcement ag...

Dua Lipa teams up with K-pop group, Entertainment News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

straitstimes.com 24 Sep '18, 4am
Dua Lipa teams up with K-pop group, Entertainment News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Kiss And Make Up, a song that is yet to be released, brings together one of the biggest pop stars in the world, Dua Lipa, and one of the hott...

Eat & Drink

The Avocado Show, Amsterdam – The World’s Most Popular Avo Cafe https://t.co/IjpmU3sNFy

The Avocado Show, Amsterdam – The World’s Most Popular Avo Cafe https://t.co/IjpmU3sNFy

ladyironchef.com 24 Sep '18, 6am

God has answered our prayers and there is now a full-fledged cafe that serves avo-everything! The Avocado Show in Amsterdam will be your new ...

Behind the scenes food tours, an ultimate Crazy Rich Asians experience, and more.

coconuts.co 24 Sep '18, 8am

So, Crazy Rich Asians came and went (well, maybe it’s still showing in a couple of cinemas around town) — as did all the hype and controversy...

Mamaday Café – Whimsical Café From Taipei Opens In Hong Kong At Causeway Bay. Food Is Ironically ...

danielfooddiary.com 24 Sep '18, 9am

Noticing that having a meal in Hong Kong is a lot more about efficiency than focusing on the aesthetics or the “mood”, she hopes Mamaday Hong...

Arts & Culture

Illustrator Anngee Neo talks art, museums and also Singapore theatre. #singapore #art

timeout.com 24 Sep '18, 6am
Illustrator Anngee Neo talks art, museums and also Singapore theatre. #singapore #art

Welcome to Time Out Singapore's 52 Weeks of #ExcitingSG – our commitment to showing you the best of what's going on in the city this week. Ev...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Data engineer job at INTELLLEX Singapore

startupjobs.asia 24 Sep '18, 11am
Data engineer job at INTELLLEX Singapore

The legal industry is one of the most-knowledge intensive industries and knowledge management is even more difficult with the data surge in t...

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

techcrunch.com 22 Sep '18, 5pm

Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements ...

Singapore May Become First Country to Fully Embrace Cryptocurrencies

bitcoinist.com 23 Sep '18, 5pm

News Singapore May Become First Country to Fully Embrace Cryptocurrencies Paula Baciu | Sep 2...

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