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Avoiding repeat of oBike case

Bike-sharing firms that require users to pay a deposit may have to place a bond with the authorities when new regulations for the industry go into effect in October.

Senior Minister of State for Transport Janil Puthucheary announced this in Parliament on Monday, in response to questions from several MPs.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'Avoiding repeat of oBike case'. Print Edition | Subscribe