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Uber abandons plan to move Asian HQ to Hong Kong

Regulatory hurdles prompt ride-hailing giant to stay in Singapore

Hong Kong taxi drivers protest against Uber in 2019.   © EPA/Jiji

HONG KONG -- Ride-sharing giant Uber Technologies is reversing a plan to move its Asian-Pacific headquarters to Hong Kong because of the lack of government support.

Instead, Uber will keep Singapore as its regional hub "for the medium term."

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