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Old Aug 2, 16, 1:50 am
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Originally Posted by vh_bu98 View Post
If Uber is illegal in Hong Kong, then why is it listed on their website?
Uber's website is no representation of any governmental position.

Originally Posted by rkkwan View Post
Uber is not illegal per se in HK. Carrying paid passengers in a vehicle not licensed "for hire" is. Therefore there is a huge grey area. And a rider who uses Uber cannot generally tell if that vehicle is licensed for hire or not.
Uber is in fact illegal per se.

At the minimum, taxi fare is regulated by the HKSAR Government. When Uber makes up its own system, it is illegal.
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