Association president says price regulations will be fair to e-hailing drivers and cabbies.
The lending terms are too harsh, say drivers' associations and a transport expert.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he was making difficult choices to cut pollution.
Kamarudin Jaffar responds to taxi drivers who are demanding Loke Siew Fook's resignation as transport minister.
Transport expert says the government's focus should be on deregulating taxis rather than regulating Grab, but concedes that some matters, such as car inspections and insurance, are necessary.
The transport minister should undertake a review of public transport provisions for Putrajaya before talking about other massive rail projects.
They say added costs might make it unviable for them to continue operating in the sector.
Uber said it would launch a pilot programme this summer to hook up tourists and residents in the western Awaji island with available taxi drivers.
They say it has done nothing to improve public transportation.
Cabbies applaud as PM announced that the rules were approved by Cabinet and gazetted on April 6.
Known as Cora, the electric aircraft has a dozen small lift rotors on its wings, making it capable of vertical take-off and landing like a helicopter.
BNSC deputy director says there is nothing wrong with KWAP making a smart investment in Uber, or working with MaGIC to promote entrepreneurship.
If the new trend is not followed by the conventional taxi service providers, they will be marginalised and left far behind, says the minister.
Two investors, from Japan and China, are reported to have agreed to invest RM8.8 billion to help raise RM10.7 billion to fund Grab’s foray into financial services and expand its ride-hailing service in seven nations.
Communications director Regina Arumugam says Grab never intended to affect the income of public transport service providers such as taxi drivers.
Under the new structure, every car older than 10 years will have to migrate to one of the three new classes, SPAD tells daily.
The authorities must ensure the number of taxis do not fall below a critical mass to prevent surge pricing by transportation network companies.
Investment to increase tourism is important because it helps increase the income of the taxi industry, says Shamsubahrin Ismail.
Suggesting that people in the B40 group become Uber drivers clearly shows what the PM thinks of taxi drivers in this country, they say.
Taxi industry may lose up to RM60 million by end-2016 with fewer new drivers, and thousands of old ones leaving due to the challenge of Uber and Grab.
SPAD will push for change in laws to ensure a fairer deal between taxi drivers and taxi companies.
Taxi-drivers' association says they are unhappy with the government decision to allow ride-hailing services to co-exist.
Johari says Treasury is looking at making it compulsory for the ride-hailing services to register so they can see how much the ride apps make and tax them from there.
Transport Minister says Uber and GrabCar drivers will need new driver's card under Road Transport Act.
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