The taxi queue at the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier. An alliance of 27 taxi groups has asked for an increase in minimum fares in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island to HK$30. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong lawmakers accuse transport officials of being soft on taxi industry but tough on ride-hailing firms like Uber

  • Taxi industry asks for fare increases ranging from just over 20 per cent to 25 per cent
  • Government proposes doubling penalties for illegal drivers of ride-hailing companies
Topic |   Hong Kong taxis

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The taxi queue at the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier. An alliance of 27 taxi groups has asked for an increase in minimum fares in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island to HK$30. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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