06 Dec '11, 10am

[TOC] Does NTA’s urging of taxi companies to adjust fares constitute price-fixing?

Capitalism generates wealth but not Well Being. The Well Being part is supposed to be taken care of by the government of the day to prevent the people from being exploited in the process of wealth creation. Capitalists are driven by greed and therefore it is left to the government of the day to collect taxes and redistribute wealth and make life better for those left behind. Unfortunately, when the government of the day is also engrossed in the process of wealth creation then it is difficult for it to create well being in its policy formulation while creating wealth as these two goals are often in conflict. Let me see if I can get this right! The SBS, SMRT, Comfort Delgro are all transport companies substantially owned and managed by Temasek which also appoints the board and CEO. Only if these companies are profitable will Temasek receive its dividends. With profits, the s...

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National Taxi Association's call for taxi companies to adjust fares too seen by some as price-fixing bid

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ComfortDelGro is revising its fare structure from 12 December 2011. The flag-down rate of ComfortDelGro taxis will increas...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 07 Dec '11, 3am

Think it would serve commuters well if we have one cooperative style taxi Company, where all drivers are shareholders, soc...

ComforDelGro revises taxi fares

channelnewsasia.com 05 Dec '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Commuters can expect to pay more for their taxi fares from next Monday. That's because one operator - ComfortDe...

A new taxi fare structure is set to take place next Mon, find out the revised fares here:

A new taxi fare structure is set to take place ...

news.insing.com 06 Dec '11, 2am

SINGAPORE: Commuters can expect to pay more for their taxi fares from next Monday. That's because one operator - ComfortDe...

ComforDelGro revises taxi fares

channelnewsasia.com 05 Dec '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Taxi fares for most commuters will go up from 6am on 12 December. Transport company ComfortDelGro said it is re...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 08 Dec '11, 1am

I retired from NTUC Income on 28 February 2007, after heading this cooperative for 30 years. I now run a consultancy compa...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 06 Dec '11, 11am

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This may be the reason why Comfort DelGro raised taxi fares

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mrbrown.com 06 Dec '11, 2pm

This may be the reason why Comfort DelGro raised taxi fares The outrage over Comfort DelGro's upcoming fare hike and exten...

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todayonline.com 06 Dec '11, 11pm

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Taxi union criticised for call to raise fare

channelnewsasia.com 06 Dec '11, 11am

SINGAPORE: Singapore's competition watchdog has reminded trade associations not to become a vehicle to facilitate price co...

Other taxi firms set to revise fares on heels of ComfortDelGro move, drawing concern from Case

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straitstimes.com 07 Dec '11, 12am

Mr Henry Tan, 61 has been a taxi driver for more than 30 years. -- PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN By Royston Sim Other taxi firms are ...

Comfort to raise basic cab fares from Monday. W...

todayonline.com 06 Dec '11, 1am

SINGAPORE - ComfortDelGro, the largest taxi operator here, announced revisions to its taxi fare structure yesterday, a mov...

Guess what SMRT joined in the fee hike! is this not price fixing?? @liangkaixin @queenofejungle @Jawslyn

Guess what SMRT joined in the fee hike! is this...

asiaone.com 06 Dec '11, 9am

SINGAPORE'S second-largest taxi operator SMRT said in a statement on Friday that it will raise taxi fares from Dec 21, fou...