2015 has seen a wave of strikes and protests by Chinese taxi drivers, including one incident in...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 28, 2012
With the start of the 18th Party Congress less than two weeks away, Barbara Demick catalogues the broad range of restrictions imposed on Beijingers to ensure that all goes harmoniously. From the Los Angeles Times: Since last...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 8, 2011
Global Voices Online collects and translates Weibo commentary on recent strikes by Hangzhou taxi drivers and Changsha railway employees. The latter case, in particular, resonates uncomfortably with Communist Party history....
by cdtstaff | Aug 1, 2011
Thousands of taxi drivers in Hangzhou are striking because of fuel costs. From Reuters: More than 1,000 taxi drivers in the Chinese tourist city of Hangzhou in eastern Zhejiang province went on strike on Monday to protest about...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 1, 2008
CDT blogged Guangzhou cab drivers’ calls for a strike earlier. The strike actually happened yesterday, and here is a story from AP: About 300 taxi drivers went on strike in a southern Chinese city, smashing cars and...
by Japhet Weeks | Nov 24, 2008
Cabbies in Guangzhou took to the streets Monday to protest the alleged beating of a fellow cab driver by a government official yesterday evening. The cab driver was beaten by three men after a traffic accident. Related photos,...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 12, 2008
On China Media Project, David Bandurski writes about domestic media coverage of the recent taxi strike in Chongqing as an example of the new governmental approach to media control, which aims to “actively set the...
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