The move will affect Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam while Taxi drivers and private hire vehicle drivers can both use the Grab app with the option of GrabTaxi (Metered) for those who use metered fares. Once that date arrives, you'll have to use the Grab app (Android and iOS) if you want to hail a ride in this region. For instance, Grab let passengers text drivers via a chat feature within the app with in-built automated translation feature. Last year, Uber merged in Russian Federation with the taxi-hailing app of internet giant Yandex.
The withdrawals highlight the limits of the company's aggressive efforts to dominate ride-hailing in dozens of countries around the world. "We're excited to take this step with Anthony and his entire team at Grab, and look forward to Grab's future in Southeast Asia", said Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber. In such shaky close scenarios is Uber losing $4.5 billion in 2017, fierce competition at home as well as in Asia, and suffering a regulatory crackdown in Europe.
Police Officers Won't Be Charged in Death of Alton Sterling
Department of Justice announced it would not be pursuing civil rights charges against the officers, reports CBS affiliate WAFB . Chris Stewart, an Atlanta-based lawyer representing Sterlings' relatives, said the family was disappointed by the decision.
Uber invested $700 million in its Southeast Asia business, less than the $2 billion it burned through in China before ceding its operations there to Didi. Grab will also be incorporated with UberEats in three of these countries, according to the next web.
Exiting those markets is a remarkable shift in Uber's strategy. Uber launched its services in Cambodia just a few months later. Khosrowshahi has promised employees that consolidation isn't going to become the company's strategy going forward. These got stronger after SoftBank - an investor in Ola - joined Uber as an investor committing over $1 billion in the US-based firm. The merging of Uber Eats will further give Grab an advantage over Go-Jek, which also has a vast range of services apart from ride hailing. But Khosrowshahi believes the company needs to be more focused on its operations. Misra made the remarks shortly after becoming an Uber board member as part of the SoftBank investment.
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Ride-hailing giant Uber is selling its business in Southeast Asia to regional rival Grab while gaining a robust stake in the fast-growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business.
But Khosrowshahi indicated that Uber does not have plans to quit India or other major markets anytime soon. "The answer is no".
A team at the University of Louisville has already been harvesting hemp since 2016, to study its potential as a biofuel. McConnell's support is critical to helping us move hemp from research and pilot programs to full commercial production".
The FBI continues to advise the public to remain vigilant and not touch, move or handle any suspicious or unknown packages. It's not known whether any of the packages contained functional explosive devices. "No injuries are reported ".
The court said they would be prosecuted for " rebellion ", a charge which carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. Carles Puigdemont , the former president of Catalonia, is set to spend Easter in a jail in northern Germany .
Especially since Trump just dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in favor of another uber-hawk, ex-CIA Director Mike Pompeo . Trump, despite frequent claims about having opposed the Iraq war, seems content to overlook Bolton's role in it.
He said that during their hoped-for meeting the two men would likely discuss Ukraine, Syria and North Korea, among other things. Even now, as evidence mounts of nefarious Russian activities, Mr Trump's attitude seems unchanged.
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Borissov said that "I think that before the end of our EU presidency (the end of June) another EU-Turkey summit will be held". "But if you can not we will suddenly enter Sinjar one night and clear this region of terrorists".
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Under the current FTA, the United States is required to remove a 25 percent import tariff on South Korean pickup trucks by 2021. South Korean steel companies said had wanted a larger quota of tariff-free exports to the United States.
The decennial census has not included a question about citizenship since 1950 , although the more detailed sampling surveys have. Census Bureau announced the addition , incorrectly contending that the addition would "help enforce the Voting Rights Act".
It is the largest tech stock IPO in more than a year and early pricing bodes well for other IPOs from tech unicorns and startups. At its highest trading price, the cloud-storage company was worth almost $12 billion, above its most recent private valuation.
Michigan State official who oversaw Larry Nassar faces charges
Strampel served as dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine from 2002 until December, when he stepped down for medical reasons. His computer contained about 50 photos of female genitalia, nude and semi-nude women, sex toys and pornography, prosecutors said.
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But one thing seems certain: a late first-round pick isn't going to be enough for the Giants to trade their best offensive weapon. During his first three seasons in the league, Beckham was one of the more productive young wideouts in NFL history.
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Chicago Fire Actress DuShon Monique Brown Dead at Age 49
She's earned a master's degree in counseling and has a background in social work, according to The Chicago Tribune . But Entertainment Tonight reported that an autopsy to determine how Brown died is expected to occur Saturday.
Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march
Marches are also scheduled in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with a rallies in London, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin. We intend to march with the students today. "My daughter went to school there", Knight said. "I think guns are dumb.
UK: Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica's offices
The investigation by the ICO is expected to intensify after they analyze the records and data held by Cambridge Analytica. Judge Leonard told the court he will outline his reasons for granting the application next Tuesday.