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USFK Servicemember Faces Charges for Assault and Stealing Taxi Cab

» by August 5th, 2014 at 7:16 am » Comments (10)

It has been quiet in the taxi related incident front this summer.  The last incident happened over Memorial Day weekend when a drunk sergeant stole a taxi cab and crashed ...more »

Lee Myung-bak Rejects Taxi Subsidies

» by January 23rd, 2013 at 2:04 am » Comments (7)

It seems to me that giving out subsidies to the taxi companies would discourage people from using the mass transit system that is already subsidized by the government: President Lee Myung-bak ...more »

Cab Drivers Across South Korea To Go On Strike

» by June 18th, 2012 at 5:00 pm » Comments (29)

Via a Open Thread reader tip comes news that a nationwide taxi strike may happen in the near future: Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) plans to increase the operation of alternative transportation ...more »

4 US Soldiers Arrested For Taxi Cab Related Incident In Itaewon

» by November 4th, 2011 at 9:12 am » Comments (75)

Via the Marmot's Hole comes the latest taxi cab related incident: And in the latest USFK caper, police in Yongsan are investigating four US soldiers, including a 21-year-old female soldier identified ...more »

Two US Soldiers Sentenced In Taxi Beat Down

» by April 4th, 2011 at 6:18 am » Comments (32)

I wonder if there is more to this story?: A South Korean local court on Monday sentenced two soldiers of the U.S. Forces Korea to two-year suspended prison terms for beating ...more »

Is Anybody Getting Ripped Off By On Post Taxi’s In Korea?

» by April 5th, 2010 at 4:45 pm » Comments (14)

Whenever I am in Korea I have never had a problem with the on post taxi's but this posting on the USFK Facebook site shows that there may be a ...more »

Foreign Tourists Criticize Korean Taxi Drivers

» by March 26th, 2010 at 8:42 am » Comments (7)

It looks like GI's aren't the only ones with a beef with taxi drivers in Korea: Two days ago, Motoko Watanabe and her husband arrived in Seoul from their hometown ...more »

Taxi Accident Lands Two Kunsan Airmen in the Hospital

» by March 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am » Comments (27)

Here is an unfortunate accident that has left one airmen in critical condition at the hospital: A Kunsan airman remains in critical condition after a Sunday night taxi crash left him ...more »

Picture of the Day: New Taxis in Busan

» by December 12th, 2008 at 12:27 pm » Comments (0)

Busan call: Cabbies of a new taxi brand “Busan Call” take part in the launching ceremony in Busan, Wednesday. This is the second “quality” taxi service in Busan following “Deungdae ...more »

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