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Grabfood Thailand riders seeking 10-baht fee increase: report

Currently, the delivery riders are paid 30 baht for each delivery made within a 4-km. radius.

Grabfood Thailand riders in Phuket were seeking a 10-baht (USD 0.32) fee increase, Bangkok Post has reported.

Currently, the delivery riders are paid 30 baht (USD 0.96) for each delivery made within a 4-km. radius.

The riders are now demanding a new rate of 40 baht (USD 1.28) per order within 4.5 km.

A representative for the group said that Grab has not responded to their request for a fee increase.

The report also noted that around a thousand riders on the island had closed their apps in protest. The riders had also staged a protest demonstration at Saphan Hin public park in Muang district.

Read the full report here.

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