30 Apr '16, 4am

[Mothership] Dear Uber & Grab, please don’t take fare cuts from your drivers’ pockets: Ang Hin Kee https://t.co/rmaIrg47G5

[Mothership] Dear Uber & Grab, please don’t take fare cuts from your drivers’ pockets: Ang Hin Kee https://t.co/rmaIrg47G5

Here’s something you may not previously have known about National Taxi Association (NTA) executive advisor Ang Hin Kee — he is not pro-taxi company or anti-competition. He isn’t even just a lobbyist for taxi drivers — in fact, the noise he made over the weekend over price cuts by Uber and Grab was, believe it or not, for their drivers. “How can a reduction of fares be a bad thing, right?” he asks, in response to a cacophony of comments accusing him of saying fare cuts are dangerous for the sector. “But this good thing, you track back the source… where does this good thing come from? Did I take this fare reduction from the earnings of the driver, or I take this fare reduction from my profit stowed away, or from my venture capitalists, or did I take it from my own pocket?” So what he’s saying here is — don’t take fare cuts from the drivers’ earnings . Because, says Ang, this...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2016/04/dear-uber-grab-please-dont-t...

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