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The ride-hailing company is growing
Grab, which has already proven itself big enough to swallow the Southeast Asian operations of Uber, has just gotten $2 billion bigger.Tech in Asia reports that the Singapore-based company has announced this signifant boost to its budget after a long-
Says TNVS regulation will benefit everyone
Today, Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary Arthur Tugade signed a Department Order giving the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) full authority to regulate TNCs (transport network company) and TNVS (transport network vehicle service) that operate under it. As all of
Supply and demand?
Ride-hailing firm Grab has finally responded to a Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) statement of concerns regarding its acquisition of main rival Uber's Southeast Asian operations earlier this year.In the PCC statement, the government agency suggested that Grab, which "will
Say hello to Hype and Hirna
It's been a tough go for some following Uber's exit out of the country. But it seems that all isn't lost yet for our ride-sharing future. Philstar reports that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has
Is this the end of Uber in PH?
Uber is set to announce the sale of its Southeast Asian operations to its rival, Grab. According to a report by Bloomberg, the ride-sharing giant might make the deal official as early as tomorrow morning.Citing sources familiar with the matter,
Is the number justified?
Last week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) had commuters pulling their hairs over its decision to limit the number of TNVS units in Metro Manila to just 45,000 units-less than 1/3 of the estimated 125,000
We talk to them about jeepneys, Uber/Grab and the future
The wealth of commuting memes Pinoys come up with on a regular basis isn't just an indication of our healthy humor. More important, it reveals the sorrowful plight of our traveling 'warriors.'Hilarity aside, is there hope? Is something being done?
What's being done about it?
If you're an avid Uber user, you might have noticed that it's been extra difficult booking a ride from the ride-sharing service lately. Sometimes you're matched to a driver 20 minutes away, despite seeing plenty of drivers plying
Company says it will address the issues
By now you may have come across news of an app called MiCab making its rounds over social media. The company has been operating in parts of the Philippines for quite a while now, and is reportedly taking its business to Metro
The resolution is effective immediately
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has released a resolution in relation to the ongoing Uber suspension.Now, Uber drivers will be allowed to move their services to either Grab or u-Hop during the one-month suspension period. The
One month seems like forever
It's been a pretty wild couple of months for the Philippine ride-sharing community. What began as a relatively minor rift between the country's Transport Network Companies (TNC) and the Land Transportation Regulatory and Franchising Board (LTFRB) has culminated in
The agency has a list of complaints
By now it's apparent that the situation between the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Uber is far from rosy.Both sides have refused to budge since the agency issued a suspension order against the ride-hailing service (though
Do you agree with this?
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is looking into setting a minimum number of operating hours for Transportation Network Vehicles (TNVs) under ride-hailing platforms like Grab and Uber."We will put what we think is best, that you will
The saga continues
Are Grab and Uber's accreditation papers missing? Apparently so, says Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) member Aileen Lizada.According to a report by Rappler, the LTFRB official said that the agency could not locate the two TNCs' accreditation papers. "
We're speechless
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) isn't letting up in its battle to regulate Transportation Network Companies (TNC) like Grab and Uber.In a statement released this morning, the government agency put its foot down regarding the regulation of
'Sir, sira aircon.'
Just when you thought commuting in the Philippines couldn't get any worse, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a crackdown on Grab and Uber drivers "which do not have the required Certificates of Public Convenience."Because in
It will detect speeding, swerving and braking
Grab is about to take a major leap forward with regard to ride safety. The ride-hailing platform recently announced that it will be rolling out a new feature called telematics, which essentially collects data on a driver's behavior behind the
Is there a promo code for that?
If you're a frequent Grab or Uber rider, chances are the service has gotten you out of your fair share of sticky situations. Whether it's getting your nearly late ass on time for work, or saving you from experiencing a
Reactions favored one side
Two days ago, we shared a report regarding a transport group that held protests outside the Land Transportation Regulatory Board. Drivers Unite for Mass Progress and Equal Rights members called for an end to Uber and Grab operations in the Philippines. Their
Competition is as tough as ever
A local transport group recently held demonstrations outside the Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to protest Grab, Uber and other Transportation Network Company (TNC) operations in the country.According to a report by GMA News Online, transport group Drivers Unite for
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