Three Hong Kong taxi franchises will be awarded to run 600 vehicles, which will offer more leg room, free Wi-fi and charging facilities. But the flag fall will be 50 per cent higher than the HK$24 currently charged by cabs. Photo: Felix Wong
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Still a long way to go on road to reform for poor taxi services

  • The announcement of a so-called premium cab franchise is as long overdue as the launch of an app that allows payment through Octopus card, but why should the public pay more?

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Three Hong Kong taxi franchises will be awarded to run 600 vehicles, which will offer more leg room, free Wi-fi and charging facilities. But the flag fall will be 50 per cent higher than the HK$24 currently charged by cabs. Photo: Felix Wong
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