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Caltex TOOLS Project Turns Disadvantaged Youths Into World-Class Welders For Local And Overseas Employment

Chevron Philippines Inc., marketer of the Caltex brands of fuels and lubricants, today celebrated its second batch of trainees with a graduation ceremony in the Caltex Training in Occupational Opportunities for Life Skills or TOOLS, a livelihood project in San Pascual, Batangas. Caltex TOOLS produced 25 highly-skilled welders, of which 3 were women. The Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) course...

BDO Leasing, First Privately-Owned Financial Institution To Finance Modern Jeeps

State-of-the-art jeepneys will soon ply the Metro Manila route—and eventually the rest of the country—with BDO Leasing and Finance, Inc. (BDOLF) at the driver's seat of this trailblazing milestone. A subsidiary of BDO Unibank that caters to the leasing and financing market, BDOLF became the first privately-owned financial institution in the country to enter into a loan agreement to finance...

GRAB To Hide Passenger Destinations To Reduce Cancellation Of Trips

Grab management heard your comments about the cancellation of some of your trips. Grab Philippines country manager, Brian Cu said that this may reduce the selective behavior of some Grab drivers. Today, drivers can still see the passengers destination if you book them. But Grab announced that this Friday, April 27, some drivers won't be able to see their...

Trip Cancellations Due To Suspension Of P2-Per-Minute Charge: Grab

Ridesharing firm Grab Philippines said the increase in the number of cancelled trips by its drivers was brought about by the suspension of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) of the PHP2-per-minute travel charge. Grab said its driver cancellation rate doubled to 11 percent last Friday. This was primarily caused by lower fares, resulting in the firm being...

Motorists Advised To Drive Safely In Benguet Following Road Mishaps

Motorists traveling to this province and nearby places in the Cordilleras were advised to take extra care, following several reported road accidents in the region. Benguet Police Provincial Office Director Senior Superintendent Lyndon Mencio said on Monday motorists in the upland region, especially those passing Kennon Road, Naguilian Roads, Marcos Highway, and Halsema Highway, should drive more safely to avoid...

MRT To Give Free Rides To Soldiers Starting April 25

All active personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be entitled to free rides at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) starting April 25. Active military personnel may avail of the MRT ride for free upon showing their AFP identification cards which will serve as their access pass, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The...

LRTA To Start Systematic Replacement Of Trains’ Air-Conditioning System

A more comfortable travel experience awaits commuters of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 2 System, after the contract for the Systematic Replacement of Rolling Stock Air-Conditioning Units for 10 train sets has been awarded Monday to the joint venture of Multi-Scan Corporation and MRAIL Inc. The said systematic replacement project is a part of the multi-year rehabilitation and modernization...

Caltex Fuel Your School Goes To Northwest Luzon To Help Boost Science, Technology, Engineering And Math In Public High Schools

Caltex Fuel Your School, the multi-awarded fuel-to-donate program that has helped thousands of teachers & millions of students in public high schools, is now going to the areas of La Union, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Benguet and Mt. Province. This was announced on April 5, 2018 during the MOA signing ceremony between partners Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), Northern Star...

LTFRB Suspends Grab’s PHP2 Per Minute Travel Charge

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended the PHP2 per minute travel charge that is being imposed by ride-sharing company Grab to its riders. In its order dated April 18, LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III said the suspension remains in effect as the Board continues its investigation on the issue. The Board has earlier said that there was...

UBER To Shut Down PH Operations Starting April 16

Uber has announced that it will shut down its app's operation here in the Philippines starting today, April 16 via e-mail advisory. Uber also asked their customers to download and register to Grab for their future trips. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213982805437986&set=a.3427724265626.142285.1645907034&type=3 Their shut down is the result of the acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asian operations to Grab. They are originally going to shut down...

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