Tag Archives: Price Fixing

PRICE FIXING ONLY BENEFITS TAXI COMPANY, NOT DRIVERS OR PASSENGERS

Price fixing benefits only taxi companies, not the drivers. Drivers should form their own unions instead of relying in the NTUC government tripod to fight for their right to better salaries rather than trample on commuters right to cheaper fares. Any bright person should realize that bulk of the profit goes to taxi companies. Instead of raising the fare price, why not protest to have a higher cut of the fare? The ulterior motive of the writer is suspect. Is the writer a shareholder of the taxi company masquerading as a taxi driver?

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[YOUR LETTERS] COMPETITION COMMISSION OF SINGAPORE SHOULD BE SACKED

All four cinema chains have raised their ticket prices in unison. Although the cinemas do not have a government agency to look after them, the cinemas behaved as if they were transport companies acting under the Public Transport Council's Fare Review Committee where prices go up together! The cinemas' have colluded together in price fixing which put consumers like us at a disadvantage. What is the point of having more players to compete in the market when all of them can gang up, increase prices and Singaporeans are unable to do anything about it?

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