17 Jul '17, 4am

Taxi industry in S’pore is dying https://t.co/ETqoKEtolO

Out of 26,476 taxis in Singapore, some 2,400 taxis are unhired and left idling in the yard somewhere. According to The Straits Times , this number is up from about 1,300 previously. This puts the unhired rate for the first five months of 2017 at 9.1 percent, an unprecedented number. Last year, it was 5 percent. As of April 2017, five operators have a combined fleet of 26,476 taxis. Story continues below Some Articles That Could Use Traffic Old abandoned houses on Pulau Ubin being restored so that you can experience real kampong life It is part of a multi-year initiative involving heritage and culture interest groups. No by-election if Halimah Yacob leaves Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, quits PAP From four-person GRC to three persons. However, ComfortDelGro, which operates the largest fleet with more than 15,860 Comfort and CityCab cabs, was quoted by ST as saying its unhired rate ...

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