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Ride-hailing fares increase sparks debate in Indonesia

Publication date 18 February 2019 | 15:17 | ICT

If the Indonesian government increases the fares of ride-hailing services too high to please the drivers, it could turn away customers who find them no longer economical.



  • UAE investors interested in Kingdom

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 14:49 | ICT

    UAE-based Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group PSC (MOBH) has shown interest in investing in the Kingdom’s main sectors.

  • Vietnam’s cashew industry in pain

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 14:47 | ICT

    THE average price of Vietnamese cashew has inched up on the global market this year, but the Vietnamese processing industry continues to face challenges.

  • US-China trade talks: what’s under debate

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 13:12 | ICT

    US AND Chinese officials wrapped up days of trade talks in Beijing on Friday with plans to resume negotiations in Washington this week as the world’s top two economies try to smooth out their thorny trade dispute.

  • EU trade surplus with US at record high

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 13:08 | ICT

    The EU’s trade surplus with the US reached a record level last year, data showed on Friday, increasing the risk that US President Donald Trump’s anger could reignite a trade war.

  • China’s tourism spending power rises for third year

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 12:35 | ICT

    CHINA’s tourism spending power index rose for three consecutive years from 113.9 in 2017 to 115.4 this year, said a report jointly published by China Tourism Academy and China UMS.

  • AirAsia now connects Laos to 130 destinations

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 12:31 | ICT

    AirAsia, named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline for 10 years running by Skytrax, has continued to introduce direct flights to Laos and now connects the country to 130 destinations across its Southeast Asia and Asian networks.

  • Samsung loses out to Chinese players

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 12:31 | ICT

    After being defeated by Chinese rival Xiaomi in India, Samsung Electronics again was deprived of its “number one” title in smartphone shipments to Thailand in the final quarter of last year, losing the top position to Chinese firm O

  • CWEA seeks platform for businesswomen

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 09:55 | ICT

    Cambodia Women Entrepreneur Association (CWEA) is a private association dedicated to providing a representative platform for women in business.

  • NagaWorld casino sees net profit of more than $390M last year

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 09:02 | ICT

    Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino posted a 53 per cent net profit increase last year at $390.6 million, a sum which is almost equal to the combined net profit of all Cambodian commercial banks in 2017.

  • UN: Global unemployment is down, but workers remain poor

    Publication date 15 February 2019 | 15:30 | ICT

    THE global unemployment rate inched down last year the UN said on Wednesday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee a decent living, with some 700 million workers wallowing in poverty.