Articles about Angkas

The implementing guidelines are now being drafted, according to Malacañang
Ride-hailing motorcycle companies are not about to throw in the towel
The beleaguered motorcycle-taxi companies are not ready to give up despite the government's continuing ban on their operations under general community quarantine.Knowing there are thousands of motorcycle-taxi riders who've now been deprived of their livelihood, Citimuber has
While the motorcycle taxis company’s future hangs in the balance
Instead of being part of an endless waiting game for motorcycle taxis to be allowed to operate under the quarantine period, some 1,000 Angkas riders have enrolled themselves in the company's ride-hailing delivery service in Cagayan de Oro City.
Other stories include the possible resumption of jeepney, motorcycle-taxi operations
This has been a long legal road for motorcyclists
The Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) has presented before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) as witness a rider who asserted that Republic Act 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, is unfair and discriminatory to the riding communities.Attorney
A technical working group is tasked to draft healthy protocols
With mounting pressure not only from local government units and motorcycle companies but the riding public as well, Malacañang has finally given a thumbs up to lift the ban on backriding.Presidential spokesman Atty. Harry Roque has announced that President Rodrigo
The motorcycle-taxi sector is looking for solutions
With thousands of motorcycle-taxi riders wanting to provide transport and make a living amid the COVID-19 crisis, Angkas has showcased a new protective shield design that could help prevent virus transmission between rider and passenger.George Royeca, the company's
We’re talking at least six months of jail time and a P100,000 fine
As the demand for delivery services skyrocketed in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it's inevitable that cases of order cancellations or bogus customers have increased alongside it. Fortunately, a new bill that seeks to protect riders in such situations
Better late than never
A day after Moto Sapiens reported the grumblings of Angkas riders accusing the government of turning a deaf ear to their plight in these difficult times, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) came into the picture to inform them that
They see no light at the end of the tunnel
So, what's next? This is the most common question asked by motorcycle-taxi riders as the government still refuses to allow them to operate despite the easing of quarantine policies in some parts of the country.Today, May 11, the Metropolitan
Will other LGUs make a similar move?
After the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases disallowed the operation of motorcycle taxis even with the easing up of quarantine policies in some parts of the country, Mayor Lino Cayetano of Taguig City took the
The delivery of relief goods has been hampered by supply shortage
“So please don’t expect anthing major or fancy”
It's rare that companies flat out admit faults and shortcomings, especially to as unforgiving an audience as that on social media. But considering the circumstances, we think it's safe to say Angkas deserves a pass.The motorcycle-taxi company recently
“Ipapahamak niyo lang ang pamilya niyo kung magpupumilit kayong bumiyahe”
But remember: Stay in if you can
Even before a 'community quarantine' was declared for the National Capital Region on the evening of March 12, the government had cautioned the public against taking overcrowded public transportation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in various parts of the country,
More than 10,000 riders are ready for deployment once a law is passed
As the pilot run program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for accredited motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and other areas in the country goes on, a new player has expressed readiness to throw its hat into the arena while expecting the
Up from its original 20,000-rider allocation
After a series of back-and-forth arguments over the last couple of months, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its technical working group (TWG) came up with the decision last month to increase the rider cap of the motorcycle-taxi pilot
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
As part of data gathering for the experimental scheme
Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have intensified their measures against illegal habal-habal operations in different parts of Metro Manila as the agency continues its data gathering on Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, the three companies authorized to
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