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Uber goes free in Seoul as pressure from city government mounts

The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.

By February 25, 2015

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Seoul offers cash for tattling on Uber drivers

The South Korean capital says it will give up to 1 million won, or a little more than $900, to anyone who reports cases of Uber drivers carrying paying customers.

By December 23, 2014

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Uber defies government warnings and goes live in Seoul, Korea

After a tense battle, the City government of Seoul will crack down on UberX following the service's launch, offering rewards for reporting drivers.

By December 11, 2014

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Seoul partners with BMW and others to encourage drivers to go electric

The new partnership between the South Korean city and BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung sees prospective electric car buyers being offered up to $24,825 in incentives.

By November 6, 2014

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

By September 19, 2014

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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

By July 23, 2014

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Amazon could be landing in South Korea soon

Amazon's Korean expansion is expected to open for business by mid-March, according to reports.

By February 25, 2015

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LG exec indicted over damaged Samsung washing machines

South Korean prosecutors have charged an LG exec for allegedly sabotaging Samsung-made washing machines during an electronics tradeshow in Berlin last year.

By February 15, 2015

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Information protection watchdog adds to Uber pain in South Korea

From Seoul city council to the Korean Communication Commission, Uber faces serious legal trouble in South Korea.

By January 27, 2015

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Uber makes move to operate legally in South Korea

The car-hailing service's proposal would see drivers get commercial licenses, requiring them to have minimum amounts of experience and insurance.

By February 4, 2015