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Gatchalian To DOTr: Ensure 100% Distribution Of Fuel Vouchers This Year

Senator Win Gatchalian has urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to ensure a 100-percent distribution of the fuel subsidies for public jeepney drivers and operators this year in the wake of the recent oil price hike. During the recent Senate inquiry on the Department of Energy’s security plans following the drone strikes on key facilities of the Saudi Arabian Oil...

LRT-2 To Implement Limited Trips Next Week

The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) announced on Friday the possibility of implementing limited operations from Cubao to Recto and back anytime next week. LRTA administrator Reynaldo Berroya said this was due to the severe damage of the two rectifier substations. “Test runs and safety checks of all equipment and facilities such as signaling, communications, power and trains should be...

LTFRB: Transport Strike Had Little Effect On Commuters

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), on Tuesday said the transport holiday had little effect on commuters, thanks to the cooperation of the national government and local government units (LGU). LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III said aside from the relatively small number of those who joined the protests on Monday, the national government and LGUs worked together to...

Solon Wants Grab To Shoulder Canceled Orders

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said he has filed a bill which seeks to transfer the "risk" of customer no-shows to ride-sharing company Grab Philippines, following an incident where a GrabFood delivery man was allegedly forced to sell 14 unclaimed orders of milk tea due to a customer no-show. In a Twitter post, Gatchalian said aside from the bill, he...

Commuters Await PUV Modernization

As the nationwide transportation strike took place on Monday, the public got a hold of what it looks like having traditional and old-fashioned jeepneys phased out on the roads. This, as the country is poised to welcome the modern public utility vehicles (PUV) in June 2020. In an interview with the Philippine News Agency, commuters in the metro expressed positive responses...

North Trend Marketing Corporation Launches New High-Performance Anti-Wear Hydraulic Oils

Mobil Industrial lubricants introduced a new line of high-performance anti-wear hydraulic oils, the Mobil DTE™ 20 Ultra Series, at Seda Vertis North. North Trend Marketing Corporation, the exclusive distributor of Mobil Industrial lubricants in Luzon and Visayas, in cooperation with the Philippine Plastics Industry Association, Inc. (PPIA) and Philippine Institute of Packaging (PIP), aims to offer to plastic fabricators...

DOTr Chief Assures Completion Of Infra Projects In Bulacan

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, has assured local officials here of the full implementation of the government’s ongoing infrastructure projects in this province. Tugade made the assurance as he met provincial leaders headed by Governor Daniel Fernando and Vice Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado in an effort to enhance cooperation in the implementation of the projects in Bulacan. “Makakaasa po kayong...

MMDA: Metro Manila Most Congested City In Asia Based On Facts

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the recent study by the Asia Development Bank (ADB), which tagged Metro Manila as the most congested city in Asia, is based on facts. However, MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said the congestion in Metro Manila, is the result of many factors, some of which are beyond the scope of the MMDA. “By fact, figures...

Suzuki Philippines Strengthens Mindanao Hold, Breaks Ground For New Tagum Dealership

Suzuki Philippines, Inc., the country’s pioneer subcompact car distributor, continues to bolster its presence in Mindanao with a new dealership in Tagum City in Davao. After setting a new record of more than 2,000 vehicles sold nationwide in four consecutive months this year, SPH is gearing up to open new showrooms in different areas across the country with fast-paced...

MMDA Needs 300 New Traffic Enforcers

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is hiring three hundred new traffic enforcers to help respond to the agency’s growing responsibilities and needs. In a message sent to the media on Wednesday, MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said the hiring is to meet the increasing necessity of a larger workforce for the MMDA and because of vacant positions left by sacked...

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