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Comment: Grab's antitrust pains from 2018 takeover of Uber still linger

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 16 May 2023 10:40
  • 16 May 2023 10:40
It’s been more than five years since Singapore-based ride-hailing platform Grab took over its rival Uber’s operations in Southeast Asia, but the company is still feeling the pain of the antitrust repercussions of the deal.
This week, the Philippine Competition Commission, or PCC, announced its latest blow: A 9 million

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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