Urgent help needed for cabbies, private-hire drivers amid Covid-19

While the coronavirus is widely seen as a less deadly disease than severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), the developing pandemic is already having a far bigger impact on business and commerce than Sars did in 2002/2003.

One reason is that the world is more connected today, with far more people travelling for business and leisure than 17 years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2020, with the headline 'Urgent help needed for cabbies, private-hire drivers amid Covid-19'. Subscribe