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Why Angkas is illegal

By Rambo Talabong/rappler.com – Almost a year after its launch, Angkas has made a name for itself as the top motorcycle-sharing service in the Philippines. The company entered a market already heavily populated by car riders averse to motorbiking through hazardous Metro Manila thoroughfares, on top of dealing with erratic Read more »

LOOK: New jeepneys under PUV modernization program

By Katerina Francisco and Kimiko Sy/rappler.com – What will the new jeepneys look like under the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program? The public had a glimpse of the updated modern jeepneys in an expo held by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Department of Trade and Industry on Read more »

Commuters told: Brace for February 27 transport strike

via rappler.com – Commuters were told to seek alternative means of transportation on Monday, February 27, as jeepney operators are set to hold a strike in Metro Manila and select provinces to protest plans to phase out their old fleet. In Metro Manila, jeepney drivers are expected to convene at Read more »

Transport officials roll out ‘MRT Bus Route’ scheme

By Mikas Matsuzawa/CNN Philippines – Instead of the usual queue of people, a line of buses was seen at the North Avenue Station of MRT-3 early Tuesday morning (July 28). Around ten buses were parked along the sidewalk on the southbound lane of EDSA. The buses participated in the trial Read more »

No more barriers: Cebu Pacific to fly to Europe, US

via rappler.com – Budget airline Cebu Pacific of tycoon John Gokongwei Jr. is set to mount direct flights to the United States and Europe within the year. This after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) removed the Philippines from its air safety blacklist, opening the door for local airlines Read more »

Airlines to move to NAIA-3

THE GOVERNMENT will transfer a number of foreign airlines’ operations from Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (NAIA-1) to Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) in April to alleviate congestion in the older terminal. “We are transferring big airlines to Terminal 3 to bring back Terminal 1 to its design capacity,” Department Read more »

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