Cabbies have seen their earnings take hit as protests rock Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

Uber’s controversial tie-up with Hong Kong taxi firms pays off as monthly ride-hailing requests more than double since launch despite protests hammering city

  • Uber Flash service has received more than 2.4 million trip requests since its debut in March with monthly orders growth more than doubling
  • Single user has completed close to 700 trips since March, while another rider used Flash 11 times in just one day, Uber says
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Cabbies have seen their earnings take hit as protests rock Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.