Don’t say goodbye yet: Uber ‘looks forward’ to serving Taiwan again

The China Post
Date: February 11, 2017

TAIPEI — U.S.-based ride-hailing company Uber, which suspended its services in

A car adorned with pictures and words supporting the ride-sharing service Uber is seen in Taipei on Friday, Feb. 10. (CNA)

Taiwan starting on Friday, said it hoped to resume dialogue with Taiwan’s government and looked forward to serving people in this country again.

“As much as want to continue, the current regulatory environment makes it impossible to serve the island the way we know works best,” Uber said in a statement.

“By hitting pause, we hope to reset our conversation with the government and find a way to allow ridesharing to flourish. We will do everything we can to restart the service,” it added.

The government has determined that Uber cannot legally operate transportation services in Taiwan because it is registered in Taiwan as an information services company.    [FULL  STORY]

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