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    Uber’s huge Hong Kong price hike gives advantage to taxis

Uber’s huge Hong Kong price hike gives advantage to taxis

Photo credit: elwynn / 123RF. Uber today raised fares substantially in Hong Kong – in the case of UberX, by as much as 80 percent. The minimum fare hike comes

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    After a clash with regulators, Uber halts service in the Philippines

After a clash with regulators, Uber halts service in the Philippines

Photo credit: Mark Warner. Uber has temporarily gone offline in Manila after regulators rejected its appeal of a one-month suspension order against it. On August 14, the Philippines’ Land Transportation

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    Brief: Uber announces new chief business officer for APAC

Brief: Uber announces new chief business officer for APAC

Brooks Entwistle, Uber’s new chief business officer for Asia Pacific. Photo credit: Uber. The news: Uber announced today that it has hired Brooks Entwistle as its new chief business officer for

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Brief: Singapore seeks proposals for on-demand public bus services

  Brief: Singapore seeks proposals for on-demand public bus services

Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons. The news: Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has called a tender yesterday seeking proposals from the

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Uber defies Philippines order and resumes operations

  Uber defies Philippines order and resumes operations

Photo credit: Mark Warner. Uber cars are back on the road in Manila in defiance of an August 14 suspension

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China’s subway systems open up to phone payments

  China’s subway systems open up to phone payments

Subway riders in China’s capital can now tap their phones to open the gates. Starting this week, this easy way

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Brief: Uber goes after China’s tourists with option for Chinese-speaking driver

  Brief: Uber goes after China’s tourists with option for Chinese-speaking driver

Image credit: TIA. The news: Uber today announced UberMandarin, a new option in the ride-hailing app that allows you to

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Brief: Philippine government suspends Uber for a month

  Brief: Philippine government suspends Uber for a month

Photo credit: Mark Warner. The news (extracted from Inquirer): The Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended

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Anti-Uber empire grows as Didi invests in Careem

  Anti-Uber empire grows as Didi invests in Careem

Photo credit: khongkitwiriyachan / 123RF. China’s top ride-hailing app, Didi Chuxing, today revealed that it has invested in Uber arch-rival

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