Tag: drivers

“We are not your slaves”: Go-Jek driver delivers a powerful 9-point list of how passengers can be way more considerate of drivers

On January 8, Go-Jek driver Debbie Simpson Ong published an impassioned post on Facebook, calling upon all passengers to stop the "I pay, you listen" attitude, citing the many challenges that private-hire vehicle drivers face in Singapore, plus the immediate need for consideration and...

Singapore’s Grab is losing drivers to Indonesia’s Go-Jek 

Singapore's Grab needs to watch out for Indonesia's ride-hailing giant Go-Jek, which has been attracting keen attention from Singaporean drivers. Go-Jek yesterday announced the opening of a portal where drivers can pre-register before the official launch of the platform in late November. Many of...

Hard finding a cab? Try driving one…

Jack Choo, 45, said he does not believe those reports about taxi drivers earning $7,500–$8,000 a month. And he should  know. He is a taxi driver. Said the Comfort DelGro driver: “If I could take home S$3,500, I would be happy. Taxi-driving is a tough...

Little India riot: A reconstruction

We reconstruct the two hours of horror at Little  India  At 9.23 pm Sunday, a private bus  crashes into and kills 33-year-old Indian national Sakthivel Kumaravelu at  the junction of Race Course Road and Hempshire Road. The commotion draws a  crowd. SCDF and police are called in,...