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Socso to crack down over social security scheme

Enforcement officers will begin issuing compounds to taxi and e-hailing drivers who remain reluctant to sign up for the scheme.

Raya open house turns rowdy as cabbies protest outside transport ministry

Some 500 taxi drivers refused to disperse without meeting Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook.

Cabbies threaten action over ‘preferential treatment’ for e-hailing drivers

One group submits a memorandum to the prime minister, another says it will stage protests if online PSV test is not withdrawn.

Help on PPR homes on the way, deputy minister assures cabbies

There is no complete database from the previous administration, says Raja Kamarul Bahrin, as he takes former prime minister Najib Razak to task.

Second South Korea taxi driver in ride-sharing protest suicide

The 64-year-old, surnamed Im, parked near the US embassy in central Seoul moments before his vehicle was engulfed in flames.

Socso tells why so few cabbies register for insurance scheme

It says many see insurance coverage as a burden.

What my encounters with taxi drivers revealed about them

Instead of blaming others, taxi drivers should improve their services and adopt technology in order to survive.

Angry South Korean taxi drivers rally against carpooling service

Kakao postponed the official launch of its service after the suicide of a taxi driver.

Cabbies protest over e-hailing services in Penang

They call for an equal playing field and for reforms in the taxi industry.

How to contribute to Socso when we earn pittance, ask cabbies

They say they are aware of the importance of having insurance coverage but they just can't afford it.

93% of e-hailing, taxi drivers don’t contribute to Socso, says Kula

The human resources ministry is working with the transport ministry on a mechanism to bar these drivers from renewing their licence if they refuse to contribute to Socso.

In e-hailing dispute, we can’t please all sides, says Putrajaya

Deputy Transport Minister Kamarudin Jaffar says the ministry has never ignored the interests of taxi drivers.

Cabbies warn of nationwide demonstration on Dec 19

Gabungan Teksi Se-Malaysia chief Kamaruddin Hussain says taxi drivers are only asking for a level playing field with e-hailing drivers.

Cabbies give minister 2 weeks to meet them

They accuse Loke Siew Fook of trying to create mistrust between the government and taxi drivers.

We’re not banning Grab, Loke says it again

The transport minister says the issues need to be looked at more thoroughly, from the perspective of passengers as well as taxi drivers.

Loke unfit to be transport minister, says taxi coalition

Gabungan Teksi Se-Malaysia accuses Loke Siew Fook of failing to resolve the issues between cabbies and Grab drivers.

I can resign, Mahathir tells rude cabbies

The prime minister responds to a walkout by a small group of taxi drivers apparently unhappy with his explanation on Grab.

Cabbie anger grows over Grab proposal by minister’s aide

Over 200 taxi drivers stage a demonstration in Putrajaya against Tony Pua's idea to replace feeder buses with Grab, demanding a meeting with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Include us too, cabbies say on replacing feeder buses with Grab

Taxi association head also says those outside the transport ministry shouldn't comment on matters related to transport.

PD cabbies hope for return to good old days

They hope the new MP will be able to develop Port Dickson into a flourishing tourist destination.

Bleak future for Labuan cabbies drowning in debt

Presence of 800 Grab drivers on tiny island has hit income of 200 taxi drivers badly.

Spain taxi strike against Uber to continue

Taxi drivers across Spain were set to keep striking on Tuesday against ride-hailing competitors such as Uber and Cabify, which they say unfairly threaten their livelihoods

Cabbies group backs protest against Loke when Parliament convenes

Among others, Persim questions the PH government's soft stance in allowing a one-year grace period for e-hailing companies to comply with new rules.

Cabbies cry foul over grace period for e-hailing services

Taxi groups are unhappy that e-hailing operators have been given a year to comply with regulations, with talk of a possible strike and protest.