Grab-Uber deal wins Philippines approval but ‘virtual monopolist’ concern remains

18:09 10.08.2018
Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business in May has been embroiled in regulatory scrutiny, but the ride-hailing firm has some positive news after the Philippines’ regulator gave the deal the all-clear. It did so, however, whilst laying out terms to prevent the company from becoming overly dominant. Singapore’s watchdog said in July that competition […]...