Grab Says Booking Rides will Improve Further Starting June 2023

If you are one of those people who is booking rides via Grab, here’s some good news for you: starting June 2023, Grab users can expect a noticeable improvement when it comes to booking rides, where they claim that ride confirmations will be twice as fast compared to the last quarter of 2022. This is […]

New Grab Challenger? AirAsia to Launch Own Ride-Hailing Service

While we all know AirAsia as a low-cost, budget airline, it has since evolved into an all-in-one platform that will let you book hotels, plan tours, and even book ride and delivery services. The latter, which is supposed to be known as AirAsia Ride, has been in the works since last year, and CEO Tony […]

Grab Releases Statement On PCC Penalties: Ready To Refund!

Yesterday, it was discovered that the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) issued a PHP 9M fine to Grab for its inability to completely pay off its past users for overcharging. Now, the company has released an official statement on the matter. Read on it below. For context, things mostly escalated when Grab took charge of Uber […]

Grab Issued Penalty of PHP 9M For Failure To Refund Customers

In a shocking move, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has imposed a hefty penalty of PHP 9 million to Grab for failure to refund its customers. Where did this even come from? Late in 2019, the same governing body also demanded that Grab return as much as PHP 5.05 million to its users for breaching […]

Zoom Helps Grab for Employee Engagement Across its Offices

To help with employee engagement across its different offices around Southeast Asia, Grab taps Zoom for its services to help it succeed in a hybrid work environment. Among the Zoom platform solutions Grab uses for interacting with its employees include Zoom Rooms, Zoom Events, Zoom Meetings, and Zoom Webinars. Zoom’s suite of tools is important […]

vivo V25e Review Philippines: Attention Grabbing

Review Verdict: The vivo V25e we review in the Philippiines is an all-around smartphone that’s perfect for content creators. It has decent internals, a superb display, and a camera system that works well in most conditions, but some cost-cutting measures kill its stride. Pros Bright and vivid AMOLED display Camera is brilliant, especially within its […]

‘Di Pwede ‘Yan: Transport Groups Say Grab’s Acquisition of Move It Needs Review

UPDATE:  Move It has reached out to us, and gave this statement in response to the presscon held by the four “cause-oriented” civic groups: Move It remains one of the three motorcycle operators, and its accreditation remains it’s own and does not transfer to Grab. This is the same situation in Angkas, one of the […]

Turn Stars Into Bucks Over Grab With New Starbucks Rewards Program

We have all heard of rewards systems in stores before. These systems usually offer some sort of rebate to a paying customer in order to incentivize purchases with complimentary products from the company. Now, the latest iteration of the Starbucks Rewards Program allows for customers to earn Stars whether purchases are made in-store or through […]

Grab Philippines Buys Move It

Grab Philippines has successfully acquired Move It, a motorcycle taxi firm. “We concluded a deal to acquire Move It’s operation in the Philippines,” Grab Philippines senior director for operations and strategy Ronald Roda said at a press briefing in Pasig City. However, Roda said that Move It will not be merged with Grab. Instead, it […]

Grab Php 20 Base Fare Hike Awaits LTFRB Approval

As oil prices continue to rise in the past few weeks, the public transport sector has already made its appeal to LTFRB to increase base fares. LTFRB recently approved the fare increase for PUJs, and it is the turn of TNVS providers like Grab to appeal for a fare hike. In the case of Grab, […]

Grab Launches GrabMaps

Grab just launched GrabMaps, an in-house mapping and location-based service that will provide the company more accurate mapping in the Southeast Asian region. According to Grab, having an in-house mapping gives a 4x lower error rate and 10x lower latency. In addition, finding the right point of interest (POI) for transport bookings is easier, and estimated […]

Grab to Offer Free Airport Shuttle Services

Through the initiative of the Department of Transportation (DOTRr), Grab Philippines will provide free shuttle services to passengers coming from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The announcement was made by DOTr Undersecretary for Road Transportation and Infrastructure Mark Steven Pastor. According to him, it will further promote tourism in the country while complementing the department’s ongoing ‘Libreng […]