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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Taxihero – Hong Kong's upcoming taxi-hailing app reverses the business model

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 09:47am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... or rush hour, locates a taxi for you, for free, and sends it racing to wherever you are. Well you can try, but they have not signed up enough of Hong Kong’s 18,000 taxis yet.  But it’s happening, ... where you are going via google maps and GPS on your trusty smartphone and hey presto, your personal taxi hero will message you: “Congratulations, you’ve found your taxi!” He or she ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    App-based global taxi service Uber sued over fatal California crash

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco App-based taxi service sued over fatal crash The family of a young girl killed by a driver affiliated with Uber, a fast-growing global app-based taxi service, has ... multiple herniated discs after an Uber driver hit her last year. Uber X is a lower-cost version of the service, with drivers using everyday vehicles, rather than black limousines. Monday's ...

  3. Global firm floats plan for water taxi service

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com An international company is interested in running a water taxi service in Victoria Harbour, despite grim business prospects for local ferries, the head ... interface, hopes the global company will start talks with the Marine Department, which is responsible for licensing water transport. 'The demand for a water taxi service has yet to be confirmed, ...

  4. Officer accused of using police van as airport taxi service

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A senior superintendent is under investigation after being accused of abusing his authority by using a police vehicle for a personal errand. The alleged misuse of the vehicle occurred on Sunday, when Senior Superintendent ...

  5. Cross-boundary taxi service needs careful consideration: Liao

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU Updated at 4.46pm: The introduction of cross-boundary taxi services between Hong Kong and Shenzhen still needed careful consideration, Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works ... traffic flows,? Dr Liao said. But she said the impact of launching a cross-boundary taxi service needed to be investigated.?We need to carefully examine the detailed operational arrangements ...

  6. Taxi service for Ma Wan

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Taxis will be allowed to enter and leave Ma Wan island for the first time from July and collect the HK$30 Lantau Link toll from passengers. But their access, announced by the government yesterday, will be limited to between 11pm and 7am. The move was welcomed by a district councillor for the area, although he expressed disappointment at the limitation on hours. A taxi ...

  7. Consultation ignores problems of taxi industry, lawmaker says

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong The recently published consultation paper on taxi services has failed to address the problems facing the industry, legislator Miriam Lau Kin-yee said yesterday. ... the quality of the taxi services. The paper referred to business models in Singapore, Tokyo, London and New York. While it did not suggest any solutions, it summarised the situation of the local taxi ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Train Hong Kong taxi drivers to give better service

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Train city's taxi drivers to give better customer service A local taxi driver's conviction ("Taxi driver banned for cheating officer", September 29) was described ... the taxi drivers' association chairman commented that the sentence imposed (100 hours of community service) was too soft to deter others. That driver will, unfortunately, be allowed back ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Six month bar, 100 hours community service for taxi driver cheat

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:21pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A taxi driver who tried to cheat an apparent mainland tourist out of almost HK$500 has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service. Hon So-man, 49, was arrested ... him with a HK$100 banknote after she handed him a HK$500 note. Magistrate Abu Bakar bin Wahab sentenced Hon to perform 100 hours of community service in Kowloon City Court on Friday morning, ...

  10. Wheelchair-accessible dial-a-ride service angers taxi industry

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service- but it has upset the taxi trade, which says it will provide unfair competition. The Transport Department said yesterday the new cars, being bought with a HK$15.2 million grant from ... dial-a-ride service to about 5,000 next year, almost 7,000 fewer than the 11,800 projected for that year. But the taxi trade, which has recently begun introducing multi-purpose vehicles that can take ...




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