Singapore to tighten oversight of ride-hailing players to enhance user safety

Singapore will tighten regulations on ride-hailing operators such as Grab and Gojek, bringing safety-related rules for the services in line with taxi operators to...
Govt Launches Faceless E-Assessment For Income Tax Check

Govt Launches Faceless E-Assessment For Income Tax Check

The income tax department on Monday (October 7) launched its faceless e-assessment scheme for taxpayers. Under the scheme, there would be no physical interface...
Kenyan taskforce calls for state to regulate AI and blockchain

Kenyan taskforce calls for state to regulate AI and blockchain

  A Kenyan task team has called for the country’s government to invest in blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure and skills — and to...
2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

The second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement came into effect as of Sunday, officials said on Monday. The new phase will allow the...

China Japan Korea – ASEAN Bank Alliance Was Set up in...

China Japan Korea—ASEN Bank Alliance was set up in Thailand. The set up ceremony was co-hosted by the chair banks of the Alliance—Kasikorn Bank...
Malaysia’s competition regulator to decide on Grab on Thursday

Malaysia’s competition regulator to decide on Grab on Thursday

Malaysia’s Competition Commission (MyCC) said it will announce its decision on Thursday after investigating whether ride–hailing firm Grab is anti-competitive. The regulator said last year it would...
How African governments can help tech startups grow

How African governments can help tech startups grow

Go to any African tech conference and the standard refrain when entrepreneurs are asked what governments can do help succeed to help is “Move...
Qatar blocks Uber’s acquisition of Careem in the country

Qatar blocks Uber’s acquisition of Careem in the country

Qatar’s competition authority has blocked Uber’s proposed $3.1 billion acquisition of Careem in the country, Uber’s recent SEC filing (10-Q has revealed. The filing...
The State Council: supporting domestic and foreign investors to set up special funds for joint innovation in new areas

The State Council: supporting domestic and foreign investors to set up...

  China (Shanghai) pilot free trade zone will strengthen collaborative innovative development with the Yangtze river delta, the state council said in a statement released...
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