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Gojek and Dego - a father’s fear

Martin Vengadesan

Published
Modified 1 Sep 2019, 3:39 am

COMMENT | One of the debates that reared its helmeted head lately was the issue of reintroducing motorcycle e-hailing apps. I say reintroducing, but of course it was news to Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.

The young fellow kickstarted the latest round in farcical style by championing Indonesian company Gojek and its founder Nadiem Makarim, before admitting that he had forgotten about our own Dego Ride which had operated for a while in 2016, before getting banned in January 2017.

Syed Saddiq rushed to rectify this by getting chummy with Dego Ride CEO Nabil Feisal Bamadha, and it looks as if both Dego and Gojek will be zipping around in no time...

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