A grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team CeritalahA grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team Ceritalah
A grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Karim Raslan

The billion-dollar question: is the gig economy sustainable?

  • Drivers for Southeast Asia’s lucrative food delivery services are merely tiny cogs in a global contest between hugely capitalised giants
  • The fast money has obvious appeal but there is precious little security as companies switch strategies and resources at will

A grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team CeritalahA grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team Ceritalah
A grab driver in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Team Ceritalah
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