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Uber Taxi Drivers Receive Financial Benefits from Hana Capital

Uber Taxi Drivers Receive Financial Benefits from Hana Capital

SEOUL, Dec.16 (Korea Bizwire) – Uber Technology has announced that it signed an agreement with KEB Hana Bank and Hana Capital to provide financial services to Uber Taxi and Uber Black. With the signing of the agreement, taxi drivers who use the Uber platform will be provided with various financial services by the two organizations. [...]

“I want Seoul City to Acknowledge Legitimate Business Operation of Uber Taxi”…Uber Asia

“I want Seoul City to Acknowledge Legitimate Business Operation of Uber Taxi”…Uber Asia

“Uber doesn’t want to do business under an uncertain legal environment. Related to this issue, we sent an official letter to the mayor of Seoul city to clarify the laws and revise if necessary.” “We want to work with taxi operators and I want the city government to help us open up conversations with taxi [...]

Seoul City to Pay $900 to Those Reporting Illegal Uber Taxi Operators

Seoul City to Pay $900 to Those Reporting Illegal Uber Taxi Operators

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan city government will grant up to 1 million won (US$907) to those reporting cases of unlicensed drivers carrying paying customers. This is specifically designed to discourage Uber from doing business in Seoul. The Seoul city government said this on December 19, adding that it would implement the city [...]

[In-depth] “Kakao Taxi” Expected to Change Landscape of Korean Taxi App Market

[In-depth] “Kakao Taxi” Expected to Change Landscape of Korean Taxi App Market

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – As Daum Kakao, Korea’s largest mobile messenger service provider, is set to launch a mobile call taxi service “Kakao Taxi” by the first quarter of next year amid the ongoing controversy over Uber, the taxi app industry is likely to undergo a sea change. Comparing to Uber which was [...]

Uber Begins Commercial Service, Engages in War with Seoul City Government

Uber Begins Commercial Service, Engages in War with Seoul City Government

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – In spite of the sharp warning from the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Uber Korea began its Uber X commercial service from December 1. As the Seoul city government made clear that it would severely crack down on the illegal service, further conflict between the two is inevitable. Uber Korea announced on [...]