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China’s Government Proposes Rules to Protect Ride-Hailing Drivers’ Rights

China’s Ministry of Transport released new guidelines for protecting the rights of ride-hailing drivers in the country, urging ride-hailing companies to pay drivers reasonable compensation, help them participate in social insurance and improve their working environment. The ministry’s move comes amid the Chinese government’s harsh regulatory crackdown on Didi Global, the country’s biggest...

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