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Uber told to cease ops in Thailand, India

Vietnam to discuss regulating the online cab service after branding it illegal

Bangkok

THAILAND has ordered US online taxi booking company Uber to cease operations, on the same day taxi apps were banned in the Indian capital New Delhi where an Uber driver is under arrest for suspected rape.

Thailand's Department of Land Transport said drivers picking up fare-paying passengers via Uber's app were neither registered nor insured to drive commercial vehicles, and that Uber's credit-card payment system did not comply with regulations. "They have to stop operations immediately," director-general...

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