The competition between traditional taxis and e-hailing services is not unfair; it is no takeover bid for the old by the new. Both can grow together in coexistence. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Hong Kong’s taxi trade must face up to competition and technology, through gradual change to the industry

Gilly Wong says the taxi industry’s objections to the Consumer Council’s proposal to liberalise the market progressively do not stand up to scrutiny. Modest changes must be introduced not only to increase consumer choice, but also to raise service quality

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The competition between traditional taxis and e-hailing services is not unfair; it is no takeover bid for the old by the new. Both can grow together in coexistence. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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