Uber Ordered to Halt Ride-Sharing Pilot Program in Japan

Driver demonstrates to show the door opening service of Uber cars in front of the Uber's office in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

Photographer: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Japan’s transport ministry ordered Uber Technologies Inc. to stop a ride-sharing pilot program in southern Fukuoka city, deepening the regulatory challenges the startup company faces globally.

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