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New licensing framework tightens reins on private-hire firms

There will be two licences: one for street-hail operators and the other for ride-hail operators, says Dr Janil.


FOR the first time since ride-hailing apps appeared six years ago, commuters can look forward to a formal licensing regime which will allow the authorities to mandate safety standards and act against breaches.

Senior Minister of State for Transport Janil Puthucheary...

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