Gojek rolls out cashless payment services in Vietnam

Gojek rolls out cashless payment services in Vietnam

Gojek today announced the launch of a cashless payment feature on its app in Vietnam, making its official foray into the booming fintech market.
Delivery services get to grips with new driver self-test option

Delivery services get to grips with new driver self-test option

Shippers in Ho Chi Minh City are allowed to take COVID-19 self tests to help them avoid large gatherings while meeting consumption demand.
Gojek launches four-wheel ride-hailing service in Ho Chi Minh City under lockdown

Gojek launches four-wheel ride-hailing service in Ho Chi Minh City under lockdown

Gojek launched GoCar in Ho Chi Minh City, first exclusively for frontline healthcare workers before expanding it to the general public later this year.
Lucky shippers circumventing tough pandemic restrictions

Lucky shippers circumventing tough pandemic restrictions

Shippers are hoping for priority in vaccine programmes to help serve pandemic-affected areas like Hanoi, with some delivery platforms being allowed to resume delivery of groceries and other essential goods in the city.
Ride-hailers assist drivers with policies

Ride-hailers assist drivers with policies

Millions of ride-hailing and food delivery drivers are counting on meagre allowances to sustain their livelihoods amidst the pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hanoi temporarily bans shippers of super apps

Hanoi temporarily bans shippers of super apps

Super apps including Grab, GoJek, and Be have to suspend express delivery services in Hanoi to comply with social distancing regulations.
Merger could lead to “GoTo” app for all

Merger could lead to “GoTo” app for all

The recent merger between Gojek and Tokopedia to create technology powerhouse GoTo Group is expected to heat up Vietnam’s digital platform market.
Super app explosion signalling a digital payment revolution

Super app explosion signalling a digital payment revolution

Multi-purpose apps are gearing up for fiercer competition to grab a slice of Vietnam’s fast-growing, mobile-first market.
Gojek and Tokopedia announce merger to become new tech giant in Southeast Asia

Gojek and Tokopedia announce merger to become new tech giant in Southeast Asia

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments company Gojek today announced its merger with e-commerce player Tokopedia to create a new Indonesian powerhouse GoTo Group.
Ride-hailing firms forced to complete tax mission

Ride-hailing firms forced to complete tax mission

Vietnam is narrowing the gap in competition between ride-hailing businesses and traditional taxis by imposing 10 per cent VAT on the former.
Grab and Gojek approaching common ground for merger

Grab and Gojek approaching common ground for merger

Grab and Gojek have made substantial progress toward a deal to combine their businesses in what would be the biggest internet merger in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam's ride-hailing market witnesses faster growth with local and regional players

Vietnam's ride-hailing market witnesses faster growth with local and regional players

The Vietnamese ride-hailing market witnessed significant growth in as domestic startups and regional companies have entered the field.
Monopoly risks likely in Grab-Gojek merger

Monopoly risks likely in Grab-Gojek merger

Singaporean-backed Grab’s tremendous expansion drive and super app strategy to gain dominion in Vietnam and Southeast Asia could be further fuelled by the potential merger with Gojek, resulting in what some fear would be a death grip on the market.
Possible merger raises concerns

Possible merger raises concerns

Initiated in early 2020 in the burgeoning ride-hailing market across Southeast Asia, the two giants Grab and Gojek have accelerated merger talks over the past few months as SoftBank and other investors have been showing their determination to back up the deal.
Grab and Gojek come closer to merger deal

Grab and Gojek come closer to merger deal

The merger between the two tech unicorns Grab and Gojek may be concluded soon as the investors of both parties are urging to complete the deal.
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