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Where West Meets East

Telcos in Singapore: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs MyRepublic

In Singapore there are the big 3 telecoms and another company vying to be the fourth telco. Here’s the scoop on all of these companies. For the most part each of these companies have very similar networks and pricing with only minor differences called out below. Most companies only offer Fiber and the Fiber gateways […]

Languages Spoken in Asia

Many Westerners refer to the a big portion of Asia as APAC. APAC typically consists of countries as far North as Japan and Korea and South down to Australia and New Zealand. From the West the border would be where India ends and the Middle East starts, and on the East it is the Pacific […]

What is a GoJek?

In many developing economies in Asia, a car is tremendous luxury that only the rich can afford. Instead there are an abundance of motorbikes which jam the streets. Most motorbikes belong to a family and not just a single member of the household. The motorbike is used to do drive carpool to school, pick up […]

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Uber vs GrabCar: A Choice of Ride Sharing Apps

  • January 7th, 2016
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If you are living or travelling in Southeast Asia, chances are that you are only too¬†familiar with the two leading ride sharing companies in the region: Uber and GrabCar. But do you know what makes one better than the other? Uber: The Unicorn from Silicon Valley Uber started as a black car booking service in […]