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Batam revokes Blue Bird’s taxi license after local protests

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    The Jakarta Post

Batam | Wed, August 1 2012 | 07:37 am

PREMIUM The Batam administration has revoked the license of the Blue Bird Group after 2,500 local taxi drivers went on strike to protest against the firm’s entrance into the local market.

“For all your sakes, the license of Blue Bird is revoked,” Batam Mayor Rudi said on Tuesday to a crowd of 2,500 striking drivers, many of whom had parked their vehicles haphazardly outside the mayor’s offi...