Anyone who has spent time in Beijing in recent years knows how difficult it can be to flag down a cab in the massive metropolis, especially during the city’s infamously congested rush hours. One reason for the apparent...
by dwang | Jun 14, 2009
New regulations issued by the government of Qinghai province which shorten cab drivers’ license periods has prompted a sit-in and a strike in the provincial capital of Xining. From Xinhua: Hundreds of cab drivers in...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 26, 2005
From the Guardian: Beijing has some of the most downtrodden taxi drivers on the planet. According to the China Daily, the average cabbie works 106 hours a week, and takes home only 1,817 renminbi (¬£120) a month. Even as China’s economy steams ahead, their earning potential is slowing down. Traffic volume has doubled in less […]
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