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Ride-sharing programme by Uber stopped in Japan

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Among Uber's Japan rivals are apps introduced by cab firm Nihon Kotsu Co as well as the Tokyo Hire-Taxi Association.

Tokyo

JAPAN'S transport ministry has ordered Uber Technologies to stop a ride-sharing pilot programme in a southern Fukuoka city, deepening the regulatory challenges that the startup company faces globally.

The San Francisco-based company was told to stop the trial of Everyone's

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