PH regulator rejects Go-Jek's application for Manila ride-hailing service

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The Philippines’ transport regulator has rejected an application from Indonesia’s Go-Jek to launch a ride-hailing service in the country due to foreign ownership issues, a government official said on Wednesday.

The move puts a wrench in Go-Jek’s plan to corner a bigger share of the Southeast Asian ride-hailing market, currently dominated by rival Singapore-based Grab.

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