A man with a positive attitude and happy outlook finds joys in one of the most visible professions in the city – driving the ubiquitous red taxi.

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𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:

“𝐷𝑟𝑖𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑡𝑎𝑥𝑖 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑎𝑑𝑣𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑔𝑒. 𝐼 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑑𝑟𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑠 𝑎 𝑡𝑎𝑥𝑖 𝑑𝑟𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑟. 𝐼𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑎𝑓𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑜𝑜𝑛, 𝐼 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑡𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑚𝑦 𝑓𝑎𝑚𝑖𝑙𝑦 𝑡𝑜 𝑐𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑎𝑖𝑛 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑠𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡𝑠𝑒𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑔.”

𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:
“𝑆𝑒𝑟𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑟 𝑖𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑎𝑠𝑖𝑐 𝑏𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑚𝑜𝑑𝑒𝑙 [𝑎𝑠 𝑡𝑎𝑥𝑖 𝑑𝑟𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑟].”

“𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑛𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟 𝑜𝑓 𝑐𝑙𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑖𝑠 𝑔𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑑𝑜𝑤𝑛. 𝑊𝑒 𝑐𝑎𝑛’𝑡 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑎𝑡 𝑎 𝑡𝑎𝑥𝑖 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑑. 𝑊𝑒 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑟𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑟.”

“𝐴𝑝𝑝𝑠 ℎ𝑒𝑙𝑝 𝑢𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛 𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑒𝑦. 𝐴𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑡𝑎𝑥𝑖 𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑖𝑙𝑦.”

“𝐴𝑓𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑑𝑢𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛, 𝐼 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑣𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡𝑜 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑠. 𝐼 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑐𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝐻𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝐾𝑜𝑛𝑔. 𝐼 𝑓𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑 𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝐻𝐾 𝑖𝑠 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑐𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑. 𝐻𝐾 𝑖𝑠 𝑠𝑜 𝑒𝑓𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡, 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑣𝑒𝑛𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒.”

“𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑚𝑒𝑒𝑡 𝑎 𝑙𝑜𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾. 𝐼 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑎𝑛 𝐴𝑠𝑖𝑎𝑛 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝐼 𝑎𝑐𝑡 𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑎 𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑒𝑖𝑔𝑛𝑒𝑟 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾. 𝐹𝑜𝑟𝑒𝑖𝑔𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑘𝑒𝑒𝑝 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑖𝑟 𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑐𝑡 𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝐴𝑠𝑖𝑎𝑛 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾.”

“𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑦𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑦𝑙𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾. 𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘, 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑦 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑡. 𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑚𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑢𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾. 𝐴𝑠𝑖𝑎𝑛 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝑤𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑛 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑.”

𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞:
Dean Wok started his career as a swim coach after graduating from HKU. He worked in International schools for 13 years as a coach while also participating in competitions. Dean represented Hong Kong in World University games in 2009 and won two gold medals, first ever for HK.

Dean got his taxi driving license in 2019 and initially started driving taxi parttime. He enjoys driving taxi and serving HK people. It gives quick easy money. However, he aspires to work full time as a civil servant in HK. Dean can read, write and speak Japanese fluently.

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