Be prepared for some changes
Transport network vehicle services will resume operations in a limited capacity in areas that have shifted into general community quarantine. This includes Grab, the country's largest and most prominent ride-hailing firm.If, however, you're expecting the service to go
We’re very dependent on them
For the past few months hopefully you've been following social distancing and are staying home. Because of COVID-19 we saw businesses close and employees lose their jobs, but some people were able to find a side hustle or hustle even
Failure to comply may result in fines
While Metro Manila shifted to modified enhanced community quarantine, some parts of the country transitioned to general community quarantine (GCQ) yesterday, May 16. In case you didn't know, for areas under GCQ, public transportation are allowed to operate in limited capacities.
‘They offer courage and aid during this crisis’
With mobility in the Philippines reduced by as much as 80% as a result of the continued lockdown, millions of delivery riders literally put their lives on the line to bring food and other basic items to your doorstep-or village gate-
Do you live in these areas?
Grab is bringing its GrabExpress delivery service to Iloilo, Davao, Pampanga, and Bacolod in an effort to help people outside Metro Manila cope with the enhanced quarantine period.Users in the aforementioned areas can now open their apps and select the delivery
Well, that was quick
Well, that was quick.Following the suspension of all its operations just this morning, Grab Philippines has now announced that GrabFood and GrabExpress will resume operations. As of this writing, both services are now back up on Grab's mobile app. Food
The ride-hailing company made the announcement today
When the government announced Luzon's enhanced quarantine and public transportation ban, it meant it. No buses, no trains, no jeepneys, and no Grab, too.The ride-hailing giant has suspended all of its operations within Luzon, including GrabFood, GrabExpress, and GrabTrike.
Beginning tomorrow at noon
GrabShare regulars, take note: The service, which is a more affordable version of a regular GrabCar albeit with shared passengers, is set to be suspended by the ride-hailing platform due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in the Philippines.According
Among other violations
Grab is a service that goes both ways. It takes cooperation from both the passenger and driver's side to make this whole thing work. And if you think you can get away with being an inconsiderate user without repercussions, think again.
What do you think, commuters?
The ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run currently allows only three service providers to operate: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. Grab Philippines-which is not new to this type of service-clearly wants to be the fourth. If things work out well, that is.
The features were supposed to make rides safer
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued a cease and desist order (CDO) against Grab's in-car video and audio recording and selfie-verification pilot runs, saying these are not in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and may
Excited?
The return of GrabBike is looking increasingly likey-at least if the ride-hailing firm's latest activity on social media is to be believed.Grab Philippines head Brian Cu recently took to Facebook to post a teaser of GrabBike's return,
The company hopes to improve safety through in-car audio and video recordings
We recently came across a social-media post about a certain in-car recording feature that Grab Philippines has apparently rolled out. In the tweet below, you'll see a netizen actually complaining about how the said features can be enabled without
Excited for this motorcycle taxi to make a comeback?
In case you missed it, Grab has already expressed its intent to revive its own motorcycle taxi service, GrabBike, which was discontinued in 2016 to comply with government regulations.No word yet on exactly when the ride-hailing service will be making
“The ride-hailing sector is at a volatile state at the moment”
Grab has a message for all the country's motorcycle-taxi players amid the government's controversial pilot run: Play nice.In a statement released yesterday, the country's largest ride-hailing company urged a prospective motorcycle-taxi company to refrain from
Another new player?
It looks like another player plans to enter our country's circus of a motorcycle taxi industry-and this time, it's a familiar one.Grab has officially expressed its intent to revive its own motorcycle taxi service GrabBike which, if you'
Yes, please
Have you become wary of opening your Grab app due to the ride-hailing service's exorbitant fares of late? Well, its management has some very good news for you.According to a report by GMA News Online, Grab Philippines president Brian
How much did you get?
What better way to end the year than by getting back some money, right? As promised, Grab Philippines today began issuing refunds as mandated by the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). This was after the government agency ordered the ride-sharing company to
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