The use of the Uber smartphone app, which books taxis, has faced a number of legal challenges around the world. Photo: AFP

Chinese transport officials raid Uber’s Guangzhou office in smartphone taxi-app crackdown

Legal status of private car services in doubt since ban on use of taxi-hailing apps in January, but Uber says working with vehicle-rental firms means it can still operate

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The use of the Uber smartphone app, which books taxis, has faced a number of legal challenges around the world. Photo: AFP
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