Southeast Asian ride-hailing unicorn Grab launch its services in Cambodia

Grab has launched its ride-sharing services in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Grab has launched its ride-sharing services in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia (MPWT) to support the Kingdom’s infrastructure development.

It will also partner with Wing Money, a Cambodian mobile banking services provider, to provide all drivers in Cambodia with an account for Wing Money’s digital financial services.

"We are appreciative that Grab is a fully compliant company in all the ASEAN markets they operate in, adhering to high ethical standards in making transportation accessible for all and in bringing Southeast Asia into the digital economy,” said H.E. Sun Chanthol, senior minister and minister of public works and transport.

Added Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder of Grab: “Southeast Asia is our home and our goal is to improve lives here. Today, we are honoured to launch in our Cambodia. We look forward to working closely with MPWT, which has taken big steps to modernising the country’s infrastructure.

“Together, we will use technology to create safer roads, improve traffic, and provide greater income opportunities for the local community.”

With the launch of its services in Cambodia, Grab now operates in 156 cities in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar.

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