Taxis at a garage in Seoul, as their drivers join a protest against the carpooling service of Kakao. Photo: EPA

All hail South Korea’s sharing economy (except its taxi drivers)

  • Cabbies protesting against a car-pooling app by Kakao are fighting a losing battle.
  • The tech savvy country finally appears to be embracing the sharing economy – and not even its chaebol firms are immune to change
Topic |   Sharing economy

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Taxis at a garage in Seoul, as their drivers join a protest against the carpooling service of Kakao. Photo: EPA
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