China reprimands SoftBank-backed Didi Chuxing for infringing drivers’ rights

Source: Didi Chuxing

China’s transportation ministry, on Friday, reprimanded ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing for infringing its drivers’ rights, urging it to rectify some of its business activities to ensure the safety and stability of the industry.

In a statement, China’s Ministry of Transport said it had called in representatives from Didi for a meeting in which it told them that the firm’s recent adjustments to its business strategy in some Chinese cities had triggered social concern, as its inadequate preparation, communication, and evaluation may have infringed the legitimate rights and interests of drivers.

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