Didi Chuxing blasted over curfew on women using relaunched Hitch service

This article originally appeared in Inkstone, a daily digest of six China-focused stories.

China’s dominant ride-hailing app, Didi Chuxing, has come under attack for closing its carpooling service to female passengers after 8pm.

Over the past year, the company has been criticised for failing to protect its female customers. It suspended its UberPool-like service, Hitch, in August 2018 after the deaths of two women, which plunged the company into crisis.

On Wednesday, Didi said it would…

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