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Sen. Gatchalian To PCC: Impose Stiffer Penalty To Grab For Continuous Violation Of Competition Rules

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to impose stiffer penalty against ride-hailing giant Grab Philippines (Grab PH) for repeatedly violating the country’s competition rules since the departure of Uber in 2018. Gatchalian made the call after finding out that the PCC has penalized the Transport Network Company (TNC) four times for breaching price and service quality...

DOTr Reminds Angkas: Motorcycle Taxi Program Still On Pilot Run

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) issues a statement in reponse to claims made by Angkas on loss of jobs for its riders, clarifying key points and emphasizing its mandate as a government agency to ensure the overall welfare of the motorcycle taxi-riding public as well as fair play in the industry in general. The agency's Technical Working Group (TWG) emphasizes...

Team Philippines Delivers In 1st-Ever Borneo Safari Participation

Last October 27, 2019, over 400 vehicles and 1,200 participants gathered in front of the Sabah Tourism Ministry in downtown Kota Kinabalu to join Borneo Safari 29 - the biggest 4x4 pilgrimage in the region. In front of thousands of spectators, TeamPH made its debut through Borneo Safari Philippine Qualifier (BSPHQ) champions Edison Dungca and Bomvet Santos. Despite BSPHQ being...

SKRRRT! Your Girl Mimiyuuuh Is Here To Guide You On Your Daily Commute With Waze

Going about your daily commute is made more bearable now that your girl Mimiyuuuh is a voice option on Waze! Born Jeremy Sancebuche, he is the second Filipino personality to be on the GPS navigation app after Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. This project was announced a few days after he hinted this on Twitter. So sneaky! https://twitter.com/mimiyuuuh/status/1197707859712045057 Meanwhile, the internet who can't...

Tuloy Ang PUV Modernization – DOTr

Mariing iginigiit ng Kagawaran ng Transportasyon na tuloy na tuloy at walang atrasan ang pagpapatupad ng Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Ito ay bilang paglilinaw sa mga balitang lumabas matapos ang deliberasyon ng Senado sa panukalang PhP147-billion budget ng DOTr kanina. Walang sinabi ang DOTr na hindi nito itutuloy ang pagpapatupad ng PUV Modernization Program. Ang nabanggit ay kung sakali...

Road Assistance Ensures Safety Of Motorists

Prestone, a proven and trusted brand of cutting-edge coolants, brake fluid, and motor oils, partnered anew with Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC) for the annual “Safe Trip Mo, Sagot Ko” project held in time for Undas (All Saints Day) weekend break last October 30 to November 3. The project provided overall check-up, change oil, troubleshooting, and free top-up services...

Angara-Let’s Legalize Motorcycles-For-Hire Now

Traffic in Metro Manila is getting worse by the day, the mass transit systems are constantly breaking down and many commuters are left with no choice but to use motorcycles-for-hire or 'habal-habal' to get from point A to point B. Technically, this increasingly-popular mode of transport is still considered illegal under the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, which covers the...

TRB, SMC: Traffic at SLEX ‘Back To Usual’

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) and the San Miguel Corp. (SMC) on Wednesday said traffic at the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) has been restored to the same level as before the start of the construction of the Skyway Extension Project. In an interview, TRB spokesperson Julius Corpuz said the usual amount of vehicular congestion prior to the start of improvement...

MRT-3 Eyes Suspension Of Ops On Holidays For Rehab Works

To further expedite comprehensive rehabilitation works, the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) on Thursday said it considers a full suspension of operations during holidays. Engr. Michael Capati, MRT-3 director for operations, said holidays —especially the Holy Week long weekend—will give them enough time to finish rail replacements and other rehabilitation works ahead of schedule. “Kung may mga long weekend, baka...

Dalian Trains To Have Own Maintenance Area At No Extra Cost

Dalian trains will have their own maintenance areas and equipment, which will be provided at no extra cost, the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) said. In an interview, MRT-3 Director for Operations engineer Michael Capati, said a new maintenance area will be required once the Dalian trains are approved for full operation, following talks with the Department of Transportation...

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