Broadcast on June 16, 2016
Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta is said to be the most congested city in the world. Although it has a population of around 10 million, it still lacks an adequate public transport system. Motorbikes are the quickest way to get around and this has led to a helpful new innovation: a smartphone application through which customers can conveniently book motorbike taxis. Launched in January 2015, it has recorded more than 17 million downloads. On this episode of Asia Insight, we focus on one of Indonesia’s rapidly growing industries.