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GoJek to launch in Singapore in 'coming weeks'

Indonesian ride-hailing service takes on Grab in home market

Gojek says digital payments and car hailing are the two services "most requested" by its customers in Vietnam.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesian ride-hailing operator Go-Jek will "within the coming weeks" start piloting its service in Singapore, challenging main rival Grab on its home turf, the company said on Monday.

Singapore will be Go-Jek's second overseas market; it launched operations in Vietnam in September through local partner Go-Viet. Its forays into neighboring countries are set to intensify its battle for regional dominance with Grab.

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