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Hong Kong Uber drivers found guilty of illegal car hire, latest blow to firm

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court on Friday found five Uber drivers guilty of illegally offering ride-hailing services, the latest clamp down against Uber operations in Asia and a rare case where drivers have been found criminally liable. Authorities in several Asian countries are taking a tougher stance against the San Francisco-based firm, amid growing complaints from traditional taxi drivers who say Uber drivers are not properly registered nor insured. Uber pulled out of Taiwan less than a month ago over mounting fines…