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Peru: Motorcycle Taxis Light Up Runway to Transport Sick Patients

Some 300 motorcycle taxi drivers from the city of Contamana lit up the local aerodrome's runway, making it possible for a light aircraft flying three patients to take off. This token of solidarity has prompted positive reactions among Peruvian netizens.
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France to ‘ban uber’ after taxi driver protest

News : The Raw Story (last month)

France is to ban taxi app Uber from operating in the country as of January 1st, according to an interior ministry spokesperson. The announcement comes just three days after a Paris judge rejected a lawsuit brought by local taxi asso... Read Post

Thailand: Taxi drivers join Red Shirts

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (6 years ago)

Last December protesters shut down Bangkok airports. Today the Red Shirt protesters are supported by taxi drivers who used their cars to block traffic in the city. See also the reactions of Twitter users to the ongoing protest. Read Post

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