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SINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia will announce their joint decisions on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) link and Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) projects soon, said Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Thursday (Aug 30). In a Facebook post recapping a meeting with Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali, Mr Khaw said the two […]

The Depok administration in West Java plans to implement the odd-even license plate traffic policy to alleviate traffic congestion. Depok Transportation Agency head Dadang Wihana said one of the streets that might be affected by the policy was Jl. Margonda. He added that according to surveys conducted by the agency, traffic jams on Jl. Margonda […]

Grab said on Friday (Jul 27) it disagreed with the Singapore anti-monopoly watchdog’s assessment that its takeover of Uber’s operations had harmed competition and called the commission’s suggested measure of removing exclusivity arrangements with drivers “one-sided”. Earlier this year, Uber sold its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab in exchange for a stake in the Singapore-based firm. […]

Drivers of app-based ride-hailing services are threatening to stage a protest during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games. Two-Wheel Action Movement (Garda) leader Igun Wicaksono said the ojek (motorcycle taxi) drivers demanded an increase in the fare from Rp 1,200 (83 US cents) per kilometer to Rp 3,000, like when online ojek started to operate in the […]

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has said that the government plans to develop 10 new airports to support the development of tourism in the country. He said the government was discussing financial resources for the planned projects. “The valuation process is being discussed by the Finance Ministry,” Budi said in Jakarta on Wednesday as reported by kompas.com. Airports would be […]