Welcome back to Strait Up, our weekly newsletter that makes sense of what’s going on in Southeast Asia.
Electric two-wheelers are all the rage in Indonesia. Ride-hailing unicorn Gojek has teamed up with the country’s largest mining and energy company to form Electrum. What is it really about?
And we have a Spotify challenger from Thailand’s top media conglomerate GMM Grammy, which has just launched its own streaming service to take on the existing giants, including Apple Music. We also look at what the potential privatisation of gaming hardware firm Razer means for tech companies in Southeast Asia.