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Taxi Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo’s Ride-hailing Industry

Taxi unions Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo's Ride-hailing Industry

Uber’s  blitzkrieg (translated from German as the “lightning war”) strategy to disrupt and conquer the ride-hailing industry in cities, continues to face strong opposition and resistance from taxi unions and regulators. In 2015, taxi unions in Tokyo joined forces to bring the ride-hailing giant to its knees – Their victory sets the stage for taxi unions around the world to resist the Uber’s

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Why Women Safety in Ride-sharing Matters

Women Safety in Ride-sharing Matters

Last week, Malaysians pondered a question: is a Muslim female takes a ride-sharing service with a male driver, does that constitute khalwat? Khalwat means close proximity between a male and female who are not forbidden by blood ties from marrying. Such situations are forbidden and are often the subject of enforcement raids by Malaysian religious authorities. The Federal Territories’ Mufti office took

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