Transport unions have urged environment officials not to introduce a blanket policy on phasing out old, polluting diesel vehicles and to focus on corporate fleets first.Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 5:17am
The proposed law to ban idling engines was introduced into the Legislative Council yesterday, 10 years after it was first proposed, as one of the most affected groups - taxi drivers - flexed their muscles in their fight for more exemptions.29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
A taxi union has blamed the police for the poor response to its campaign to raise funds for the family of a taxi driver killed in a collision with a truck in Lok Ma Chau three weeks ago.12 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Drivers of more than 50 taxis, minibuses, tour buses and trucks hit the streets in Central and Wan Chai yesterday to protest against the proposed ban on stationary vehicles keeping their engines running.7 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Cut licence fee, scrap diesel tax, says union
People who drive vehicles to earn a living have demanded the government lower the licence fee and abolish the tax on diesel fuel, since its price has increased with the cost of oil.24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Bus drivers protest over new pay packages at KMB6 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Kowloon Motor Bus drivers claim they are earning less than they did six years ago because benefits have been cut. They are threatening to go on strike if the bus operator does not improve their working conditions.11 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
A union is appealing to taxi and minibus drivers to stage a protest in Central this morning against the rise in the price of liquefied petroleum gas on Wednesday and the new pricing formula.
The Motor Transport Workers General Union, which made the appeal yesterday, estimated that about 100 professional drivers would take part.27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
KMB drivers have proposed taking a reduction in their daily bonuses to increase their basic salaries.
But the pay dispute between KMB and its drivers remained deadlocked last night when unions refused to accept the company's offer of a 7.67 per cent increase in basic salaries.11 Jun 1996 - 12:00am