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Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015
Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015

From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup.

Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015
Photo © Vladimir Prokopenko
Be eco-friendly: Bike Taxis hit Almaty streets

Bike taxi Veloriksha has started operating in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Be eco-friendly: Bike Taxis hit Almaty streets
Photo courtesy of taxi-online.kiev.ua
Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only

Air taxi had started operating in Almaty and Astana.

Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only
Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis
Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis

Southeast Asia's notorious taxi market is undergoing a shakeout as Uber and homegrown mobile booking applications gain popularity in a region.

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis
NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights
NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights

The company -- or companies -- that will build America's next space taxi to carry astronauts to low Earth orbit and back is to be revealed.

NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights
Bike taxi. Photo courtesy of organizers.
Bike taxi open in Astana

Bike taxi has been appeared in Astana, a first time ever in Kazakhstan.

Bike taxi open in Astana
Photo  © Tengrinews.kz
No more illegal taxi drivers in Kazakhstani airports: Ministry of Transport and Communication

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced the decision to remove illegal taxi drivers from all Kazakhstan airports.

No more illegal taxi drivers in Kazakhstani airports: Ministry of Transport and Communication
©Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach
Five bodies found in Russia region near Olympics host Sochi

Russia on Thursday launched a counter-terror operation after five bodies riddled with bullets were found in a southern region bordering the Winter Olympics host Sochi, less than a month before the start of the games.

Five bodies found in Russia region near Olympics host Sochi
Norway PM turns taxi driver to find out 'what people really think'
Norway PM turns taxi driver to find out 'what people really think'

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg revealed Sunday that he has gone undercover as a taxi driver for an afternoon.

Norway PM turns taxi driver to find out 'what people really think'
Photo courtesy of velotaxi.de
Bike taxi to be launched in Kazakhstan in 2014

The new transport will not look anything like Asian pedicabs. Kazakhstan bike taxi is a model optimized in Berlin in 1997: organizer.

Bike taxi to be launched in Kazakhstan in 2014
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.

Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
©REUTERS
Hong Kong taxi driver cleared over 6 cent overcharge

A taxi driver who endured a six-month lawsuit after overcharging a passenger by six US cents has finally had his name cleared by a Hong Kong court.

Hong Kong taxi driver cleared over 6 cent overcharge
Singapore cabbie returns $900,000 to Thai couple
Singapore cabbie returns $900,000 to Thai couple

A Singaporean taxi driver has been heralded as a hero after he returned Sg$1.1 million ($900,000) in cash to a vacationing Thai couple who left the money in his cab.

Singapore cabbie returns $900,000 to Thai couple
Almaty international airport. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty airport will eliminate private taxis

Almaty International Airport will launch a campaign to counter illegal private taxi drivers.

Almaty airport will eliminate private taxis
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