After a 48-year-old taxi driver was stabbed and killed by a passenger on Oct. 12, Hong Kong Taxi and Public Light Bus Association raised over half a million Hong Kong dollars for his family.
Murder and arrest: Wai Kim Hung, 48, was stabbed in the neck by a passenger while working as a taxi driver in San Wai, Hong Kong.
In the span of just two days, a woman in New York has raised over $100,000 to help members of the Asian community pay for taxi rides.
A kind cab driver from Singapore touched friends and fans of the late actor Aloysius Pang for offering free rides to and from the crematorium to send off the actor’s ashes.
On Tuesday, January 29, TV host and actress, Belinda Lee shared the heartwarming moment on her Instagram along with a picture of the cast of 2015 drama series, “Tiger Mum” starring Pang, along with Lee and Jayley Woo, according to AsiaOne.
A pair of Thai tourists suffered a Parisian nightmare after being detained in a Paris taxi and scammed out of €247 ($278) for a ride that normally costs €50 to €55 ($56 to $62).
A tourist couple rode the suspicious “taxi” from Charles de Gaulle airport to the French capital on Nov. 6.
A taxi cab passenger suddenly became the driver in Thailand after a peculiar encounter with a cabbie who claimed to be “too sleepy” to drive for him.
According to Thai passenger Santiphap Khunchanmee, he was forced to get behind the wheel of a cab when his driver decided to take a nap during a red light.
A taxi driver from Xi’an in Shaanxi Province, China is earning praise online after he returned a large fare to a Chinese-American tourist who overpaid using a mobile payment app on Monday.
The driver, identified as Zhang Peng, was checking his WeChat Wallet and noticed that one of his passengers paid him 6,500 yuan ($958) when the fare should have only been around 65 yuan ($9.58), according to Chinese Business Gazette via South China Morning Post.
A Japanese taxi driver is getting much love from netizens for his speedy transport of a couple about to have a baby.
A New York taxi driver was found dead in an apparent suicide over an investment debt that allowed him to operate a cab.
Yu Mein Chow, 56, took out a loan in 2011 to purchase a $700,000 medallion, a once-coveted permit designed to limit the number of taxi drivers.
A cab driver from Thailand was recently publicly shamed on social media for allegedly attempting to overcharge a popular expat English teacher.
Now the driver, identified as Thongkam Srakaew, is saying that his life has been destroyed by the viral rant.
South Korean television and movie actress Lee Tae Im admitted that she took her dieting so far to the point where she developed hearing issues.
A baby in Malaysia was born inside a taxi from ride hailing service GrabTaxi which now entitles him to unlimited free cab rides for the rest of his life. While being born outside a hospital is quite risky in itself, one can’t argue the perks that come in being born in unconventional places.
This is the unusual occurrence that happened when Grab driver Nesamani Raju picked up a pregnant passenger who was heading to Sentul Medical Centre. What the 45-year-old driver didn’t expect is that the pregnant passenger would end up delivering her baby before they could even reach the hospital on time.
It’s perhaps an unsaid rule when stepping into a taxi or another ride service that a conversation with the driver isn’t part of the deal.
Sometimes, however, drivers have no problem talking to their passengers all throughout the ride.