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Nation 12 Jan 2017 | 10:34 AM Premium

Syed Hamid: Public criticism has made SPAD stronger

KUALA LUMPUR: Public criticism has made the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) stronger, said its chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar.

Nation 12 Jan 2017 | 8:41 AM Premium

Shamsubahrin says sorry to Syed Hamid in SPAD spat

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail apologised to Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar Thursday for previously criticising the commission on taxi issues.

Nation 30 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Taxi firm to provide e-ticketing services

KUALA LUMPUR: The Big Blue taxi company which will be providing e-hailing services will start an e-ticketing system from Jan 1.

Nation 10 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cabbies opting to join e-hailing service to stay competitive

KUALA LUMPUR: City cabbies are jumping on the e-hailing service bandwagon in order to compete with ridesharing companies.

Nation 22 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Govt’s move to assist taxi and Uber drivers hailed by all

Those depending on public transport got a further boost with the Government’s decision to extend aid to taxi and Uber drivers.

Nation 18 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cabbies moving over to Uber and Grab in droves

KUALA LUMPUR: Taxi drivers, long at loggerheads with ride sharing companies Uber and Grab, are making a “U-turn.”

Nation 16 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cabbies reject govt proposal

KUALA LUMPUR: The conventional taxi industry has described the Government’s proposal to introduce fewer Puspakom vehicle inspections for them – as a means to level the playing field with newly approved Uber and GrabCar – as inadequate.

Nation 13 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

... but cabbies say SPAD running away from problem

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has been accused of taking the easy way out by mooting a plan to greenlight e-hailing services.

Nation 12 Aug 2016 | 5:54 AM Premium

Big Blue founder to support Parti Pribumi if Uber, GrabCar allowed

KUALA LUMPUR: Big Blue Taxi Services founder Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail has threatened to throw his weight behind Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia if the Cabinet does not review the decision to allow e-hailing services Uber and GrabCar.

Nation 12 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Conventional cabbies unhappy with decision

PETALING JAYA: Conventional taxi drivers are unhappy with the Cabinet’s decision to legalise and regulate e-hailing services such as Uber and GrabCar.