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Grab CEO's epiphany at 30,000 feet: taking down an Uber Goliath

"We've charted our journey to be alone," Mr Tan said. "Didi did whatever it takes to win. In our case, we will do whatever it takes to win."


IT was on a late July flight home to Singapore when Anthony Tan grasped the potential calamity in the news that his biggest ally, Didi Chuxing, was about to buy out arch-rival Uber's Chinese business.

The stunned Grab co-founder knew better than to celebrate the...