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Indonesia unicorn Gojek cuts 9% of staff, housekeeping and food courts

Tech group's layoffs follow job losses at rival Grab

The job cuts will likely take place in Gojek's core market, Indonesia. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi) 

JAKARTA -- Gojek, Indonesia's most valuable startup, will shut down some services and slash 9% of its global workforce, becoming the latest Southeast Asian tech group to make cutbacks in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The move comes after Singapore-based rival Grab announced job cuts of its own last week.

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