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Multimedia: I'm My Own Boss

With his stylish white leather loafers, wrap-around shades and upturned shirt collar, Muhammad Hasnor Hashim goes against the grain of what a taxi driver should look like. The 32-year-old and father of three is one of Singapore's youngest taxi driver. Hasnor enjoys the flexible hours, takes pride in his work ethic and claims to earn as much as $7000 in a good month. "We should be called taxi managers instead of taxi drivers because we manage a taxi and we are our own boss," says the former general manager in a security firm.

Photojournalist Seah Kwang Peng spends a day in Hasnor's taxi prowling the streets for his next passenger.

 

Muhammad Hasnor Hashim, 32, is one of Singapore's youngest taxi driver. TTL trails him for a day to find out what is it like being a taxi driver in Singapore.

- Seah Kwang Peng

With his stylish white leather loafers, wrap-around shades and upturned shirt collar, Muhammad Hasnor Hashim goes against the grain of what a taxi driver should look like. The 32-year-old and father of three is one of Singapore's youngest taxi driver. Hasnor enjoys the flexible hours, takes pride in his work ethic and claims to earn as much as $7000 in a good month. "We should be called taxi managers instead of taxi drivers because we manage a taxi and we are our own boss," says the former general manager in a security firm.

Photojournalist Seah Kwang Peng spends a day in Hasnor's taxi prowling the streets for his next passenger.

 

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