The China Post
Date: April 17, 2017
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Uber Taiwan, after four years of illegal operations, suspended
operations on Feb. 10 in the face of mounting government fines.
The government had handed the firm a NT$831 million (approx. US$25.2 million) bill for 35 separate violations of Taiwan’s transportation laws.
The suspension announcement drew criticism from both local Uber drivers and riders, with a significant coterie of the ride-sharing firm’s drivers protesting outside of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications on the day of the suspension, and again on Feb. 26.
However, the 300 drivers that turned up at the Feb. 26 protest represented only a fraction of those working through Uber. So where were the rest? [FULL STORY]