Thai government stops ride-hailing motorbike services 2 months into operation

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Barely two months into the launch of UberMOTO and GrabBike in Thailand, the government ordered a discontinuation of both companies’ motorbike taxi-hailing services on Tuesday.

According to Reuters, Nunthapong Cherdchoo, a senior official at the transport ministry, said the decision came after ongoing conflict between the ride-hailing companies and other registered taxi services.

The turn of events will no doubt affect Uber’s and Grab’s market share in Thailand.

Traveling around Thailand on a motorbike is an ideal option, seeing as the country’s capital, Bangkok, ranked the second-most congested city in the world last year. Read more…

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