06 Dec '11, 11am

Taxi union criticised for call to raise fare

SINGAPORE: Singapore's competition watchdog has reminded trade associations not to become a vehicle to facilitate price collusion or price-fixing. This came a day after the National Taxi Association, a trade union body representing 12,000 taxi drivers, urged other taxi companies to adjust their fares in line with Comfort DelGro's revision. The new fares by Singapore's largest taxi operator ComfortDelGro will kick in on December 12 just as festive shopping kicks into high gear. The new fare structure has drawn flak from commuters, who are unhappy over having to pay more, especially at night. Some commuters are upset that the peak period has been extended to stretch from 6pm to midnight, compared to 5pm to 8pm currently. "I think taxi fares shouldn't increase any further because with the surcharges and the ERP fees, they are already incorporated into these taxi cab fares. I ...

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