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Kuala Lumpur start-up tackles taxis

19 July 2013 Last updated at 05:00 BST

In the latest in our series on entrepreneurs and start-ups across Asia, we look at a businessman in Malaysia who is keen to breathe new life into the country's taxi industry in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.

Taxi drivers there have developed a nasty reputation for cheating tourists as well as locals.

Entrepreneur Anthony Tan has developed a smartphone app that he hopes will make using taxis in the city safer and more convenient.

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