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The nation’s capital will no longer be under Alert Level 3
Good news for commuters who haven't received their full series of COVID-19 vaccinations: The Department of Transportation's (DOTr) 'no vax, no ride' policy will no longer be in effect in the National Capital Region starting tomorrow, February 1.This
Get your second shot if you haven’t yet
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced another adjustment to Metro Manila's 'no vaccination, no ride' policy: 30 days from now, even workers employed in industries and establishments allowed to operate under Alert Level 3 must be fully-vaccinated to use
Have you completed your vaccination shots yet?
Planning to get your COVID-19 vaccination soon? If you're a Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) regular, you might want to drop by the facility next Monday so you can get your shot.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced
Did you head out yesterday?
Day one of the 'no vaccination, no ride' policy in Metro Manila went pretty smoothly-at least according to the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) initial assessment of its implementation.In a statement, the agency described the measure's first day as "
Prepare your vax cards
Getting around Metro Manila is about to get a whole lot more difficult-at least if you still haven't been vaccinated.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released Department Order number 2022-001, which limits the movement of unvaccinated individuals in
Some branches, meanwhile, are returning to operation
Have your Land Transportation Office (LTO) requirements been relegated to the back of your head on account of the ongoing COVID-19 surge? We don't blame you-there are currently more pressing matters to worry about.If, however, you absolutely need
There are no medical findings that support their continued use
Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that public utility vehicles (PUVs) may return to plying routes at 70% capacity beginning November 4. This, however, isn't the only change commuters can expect when they head out on Thursday.The agency
In light of the decline in active COVID-19 cases in the country
The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has agreed on implementing shorter curfew hours in the capital starting tomorrow, October 13, 2021, several mayors from the capital confirmed.From a previous 10pm-4am curfew, a new 12am-4am curfew will be imposed around the
They can fit up to 10 patients
The Philippines isn't the only country in Southeast Asia currently battling the surge of COVID-19. Over in Thailand, the number of cases has been trending upwards over the past several months, too.To help the Thai government combat the virus,
Until September 21
Missed Caltex's 'Biyaheng Bakunado' promo for vaccinated customers back in July? If you've since gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 jab, here's your chance to avail yourself of the fuel company's discounts.From September 1
Capacity should be increased so passengers can do physical distancing
While they add an extra layer of protection, plastic barriers in public transport can't offer full protection against COVID-19, infectious disease experts said on August 25 as they pushed for stricter physical distancing rules.Without physical distancing, commuters separated only
Starting August 25
The Cebu government's message to PUV drivers and conductors is clear: Put on a personal air purifier, or face the consequences.According to a report by SunStar Cebu, PUV drivers and conductors caught without the wearable device will be issued a
Take note
It's official: The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has confirmed that Metro Manila and Laguna will be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from August 21 to 31. This comes after a two-
Will this help keep COVID-19 at bay?
It looks like authorities have come up with another game plan to keep commuters safe from the COVID-19 pandemic.Earlier today, presidential adviser Joey Concepcion bared that he recently met with Department of Transportation (DOTr) head Arthur Tugade to discuss implementing
Rewards also await vaccinated Grab users
No way to get to and from a vaccination site? Taking a Grab ride might be a more viable option soon. We aren't just saying this because opting to forego trains, buses, and jeepneys lessens the risk of you catching COVID-
Do you like this idea?
It appears the Philippine National Police's (PNP) policy regarding enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) checkpoints isn't set in stone just yet.According to a report by 24 Oras, the PNP is now studying the possibility of removing ECQ checkpoints in Metro
New guidelines, guys
Well, that was quick. Following feedback from different sectors and lawmakers, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Guillermo Eleazar says that 'hatid-sundo' of authorized persons outside of residence (APOR) will now be allowed during ECQ. "Ngayon po, after weighing all of these
The official says this arrangement is prone to abuse
Heads up, guys: If you're an authorized person outside residence (APOR) who needs to be out and about during the upcoming enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, you now can't rely on a driver to fetch you or drop you off
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