The China Post
Date: January 16, 2017
By: The China Post news staff
The Uber vs. taxi debate resurfaced on the internet over the weekend after two incidents involving
Taiwanese taxi drivers brought into question the quality of service — and safety — of some yellow cab drivers.
A taxi driver was detained in Taipei on Sunday after he admitted to drugging three Korean passengers and sexually assaulting one of them during their tour of Taiwan last week.
The case came only few days after a Japanese tourist said she had been conned by a Taiwanese taxi driver during her trip to the country last month.
On her blog, the woman said she was forced to pay the driver NT$1,200 for taking her on a 40-kilometer ride from New Taipei’s Jiufen to Taipei Main Station, though she had originally wanted to go only to the closest station. [FULL STORY]