Uber CEO Kalanick indicted in South Korea

He and domestic partner charged with violating transport law


PROSECUTORS in South Korea have charged Uber Technologies Inc chief executive officer Travis Kalanick and the head of its domestic business partner MK Korea Co with violating a transportation law.

San Francisco-based Uber is facing growing legal challenges as it expands in Asia amid mounting protest from taxi operators. Seoul Metropolitan Government said this year it may ban Uber's service and similar applications on grounds they're unsafe and compete with licensed taxi services, and from next...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to