TAXI giant ComfortDelGro has told its cabbies to delete the Uber app on their phones, following the American ride-hailing firm's sale of its South-east Asian business to rival Grab.
Meanwhile, the Singapore-based Grab has reached out to displaced Uber staff via Facebook and LinkedIn, uploading photos of new work spaces for Uber employees who were let go.
Publicly listed ComfortDelGro, in a text message to its estimated 23,000 hirer-drivers said: "Dear cabbies, UberFlash will cease on April 8 2018. You may delete the Uber driver app any time now since it will no longer be in use. ComfortDelGro will continue to provide you jobs... We thank you for your continued support."
Many drivers were taken aback, and took to social media.
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