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    Dec 30, 2013

    End of the road for scheme to woo cabbies by dangling tips

    The plan seemed simple enough: Passengers, desperately in need of taxis, could offer tips to drivers as an incentive to pick them up. But, after a discussion with the Land Transport Authority, the founders of taxi-booking app GrabTaxi will shelve this scheme soon. That's because taxi drivers here are not allowed to overcharge passengers.