Fiji Taxi Association

COVID-19: Loss Of Income Affecting Mental Health Of Taxi Drivers Claims Association
NEWS

COVID-19: Loss Of Income Affecting Mental Health Of Taxi Drivers Claims Association

General secretary, Ashwin Lal said the situation during the pandemic was getting worse because taxi drivers were not...

‘Step Taxi’ Becoming Common: Drivers
NATION

‘Step Taxi’ Becoming Common: Drivers

Trying to flee from a taxi without paying their fare did not end well for two young women in Rewa.

Sex Worker Defends Group After Taxi Driver Claims
NATION

Sex Worker Defends Group After Taxi Driver Claims

She said no sex worker would attack another person.

‘Sex Workers Threatened Me’
NATION

‘Sex Workers Threatened Me’

In the first case of its type involving women, one of them allegedly held a knife to his neck and demanded cash.

Safety Paramount As Women Taxi Drivers Increase Says Fiji Taxi Association General Secretary
NATION

Safety Paramount As Women Taxi Drivers Increase Says Fiji Taxi Association General Secretary

Most female drivers were based in Suva and Nausori there were about two to three in the Western Division.

Taxi Issues In Limbo As Drivers Wait For Answers
NATION

Taxi Issues In Limbo As Drivers Wait For Answers

'I know they are business people and are out there to make a living. I respect that and respect the position the ta...

Lal: Nadi Town Not An Open Base Taxi Zone
NATION

Lal: Nadi Town Not An Open Base Taxi Zone

“Open zone has been stopped, every taxi has to operate from their own bases and those that don’t have bases, the...

Crack Down On Nadi Drug Peddlers
NATION

Crack Down On Nadi Drug Peddlers

Police in Nadi say they have successfully arrested a number of drug peddlers near the Nadi Market, Nadi Police Stati...

Don’t Overcharge Tourists, Taxi Drivers Warned
NATION

Don’t Overcharge Tourists, Taxi Drivers Warned

The Fiji Taxi Association’s general secretary, Ashwin Ashish Lal, has told operators in Nadi that any reports of t...

Taxi Drivers More Alert To Night Operation
NATION

Taxi Drivers More Alert To Night Operation

"Even cabs, which operate out of base via phone calls, are also playing it by the ear. Base operators only tend to c...

Taxi Association Members Call On LTA To Revoke Permits
NATION

Taxi Association Members Call On LTA To Revoke Permits

Fiji Taxi Association general secretary Ashwin Ashish Lal says there are discussions among members for the Land Tran...

Fiji Taxi Association President Requests More Police Presence
NATION

Fiji Taxi Association President Requests More Police Presence

Attempted robbery on taxi driver prompts urgent request.

Consumer Council of Fiji: Taxi Drivers Cannot Refuse Short Runs
NEWS

Consumer Council of Fiji: Taxi Drivers Cannot Refuse Short Runs

“The council received numerous complaints from consumers who were denied services by drivers and made excuses to a...

Pirates Grab ‘70pc’ Of  Taxi Income
NATION

Pirates Grab ‘70pc’ Of Taxi Income

Taxi drivers are losing more than 70 per cent of their  daily income because of the increasing number of illegal tr...

Taxi Association Elects Rabhen B Singh As New President
NATION

Taxi Association Elects Rabhen B Singh As New President

Rabhen Bhan Singh is the President of the Fiji Taxi Association. This was confirmed by the Fijian Elections Office ...

Passenger In Taxi Boot Worrying: Ram
NATION

Passenger In Taxi Boot Worrying: Ram

  The Fiji Taxi Association is concerned with the behaviour of a taxi driver who was carrying a passenger in th...

EDITORIAL: Taxi Permit Change, A Dream Come True For Drivers
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Taxi Permit Change, A Dream Come True For Drivers

Taxi drivers around the country are hailing Government for the 2017-2018 Budget especially, those who applied for pe...

Inquiry Into Fiji Taxi Association
SUNBIZ

Inquiry Into Fiji Taxi Association

The Registrar of Industrial Associations and permanent secretary for the Ministry of Labour, Salaseini Daunabuna, ha...

Boat Skipper, 3-Year-Old Girl Missing
NATION

Boat Skipper, 3-Year-Old Girl Missing

A mother is still hoping for the return of her three-year-old girl. The girl, Meme Bakeware, along with the boat’...

Reduction of Duty Did Not Reach Consumers: Sayed-Khaiyum
NEWS

Reduction of Duty Did Not Reach Consumers: Sayed-Khaiyum

The reduction of duty on many items, including food, was not filtered to consumers, said Attorney-General, Minister ...

AGM Cancelled After Argument
NEWS

AGM Cancelled After Argument

The Fiji Taxi Association’s Annual General Meeting was abandoned yesterday in a heated fiasco with two factions ar...

A-G To LTA: Sort Fines Notice Fault
NEWS

A-G To LTA: Sort Fines Notice Fault

Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Justice Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has voiced concerns about the Land Transpo...

Authority Calls for  24-hour Taxi Service
NATION

Authority Calls for 24-hour Taxi Service

  Fiji Taxi Association has been strongly told to prepare to provide 24-hours-a-day and seven-days-a-week (24/7...

Taxi Group Official Fronts Court
NATION

Taxi Group Official Fronts Court

The national vice president of the Fiji Taxi Association, Praveen Singh, has been remanded in custody following an a...

Rift in FTA, Rishi Ram ‘Ousted’
NATION

Rift in FTA, Rishi Ram ‘Ousted’

  A group of taxi operators and board members of the Fiji Taxi Association from the western division yesterday ...

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