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Drivers seek end to taxi scams

Coup-makers urged to wield iron fist in cracking extortion rings

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Public transport operators are counting on the National Council for Peace and Order to thwart rampant extortion rackets in the industry, saying the junta's absolute power will make it easier to deal with the issue. 

Driving change: Afdrol Thonsri and Sing Chuangram want ‘protection’ payments to end.

Bangkok taxi driver Nopparuj Fukittiwin, 42, said he trusted the junta's sweeping powers mean it would not get bogged down in red tape and could therefore move more quickly than a democratically-elected government.

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