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Grab sanctions nearly 500 drivers for excessive ride cancellation

Apr 23, 2018 - 1:15 PM

But Grab says the government's suspension of its P2-per-minute travel charge is also to blame for the mounting cancellations

EXCESSIVE CANCELLATION. Grab Philippines country head Brian Cu says drivers with 10% and above cancellation rate per week will face sanctions like suspension and complete banning from the platform. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LTFRB restores Grab's 2x price surge cap

Apr 20, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board restores Grab Philippines' surge pricing cap to 2 times the normal fare after it accredits new ride-hailing companies

HEARING. LTFRB restores Grab Philippines surge pricing cap at 2.0 times the fare.

Grab appeals suspension of P2-per-minute charge

Apr 20, 2018 - 2:36 PM

Grab Philippines says the suspension order is 'contrary to the law' and would 'cause irreparable damage' to riders and drivers

RECONSIDER. Grab Philippines' lawyer John Paul Nabua submits to the LTFRB a motion for reconsideration against the suspension of the P2-per-minute charges. Photo courtesy of Grab Philippines

'Mag-taxi ka na lang': Netizens tell riders complaining of higher fares

Apr 19, 2018 - 8:24 AM

'Kung di mo afford, mag-taxi ka na lang, or tricycle, jeep. Marami naman diyan alternative na masasakyan,' a netizen says

TRANSPORT. Taxis accept services at SM North Edsa. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Grab: Riders not informed of P2-per-minute travel charge

Apr 18, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Grab Philippines head Brian Cu maintains the travel charge is legal, and 'went to the drivers, it was reinvested by way of incentives or promos for passengers'

NOT INFORMED. Grab Philippines head Brian Cu admits riders were not informed of the P2-per-minute charge they included in their fare scheme mid-2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LTFRB to Grab: Why change fares on your own?

Apr 17, 2018 - 3:20 PM

During the first hearing on the alleged illegal fares charged by Grab, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board points out that changes in fares must follow a process

ILLEGAL FARES? Grab Philippines head Brian Cu explains to the LTFRB how they set the time duration charges they added mid-2017. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

LTFRB to Grab: Explain 'illegal' P2-per-minute travel charge

Apr 12, 2018 - 10:32 AM

(UPDATED) The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board orders Grab Philippines to explain why its transportation network company accreditation should not be suspended or cancelled over the allegation

HEARING. Grab will appear at the LTFRB on April 17 to explain the extra P2-per-minute charges they employed mid-2017.

Did Grab 'illegally' charge its riders higher fare?

Apr 11, 2018 - 7:50 PM

(UPDATED) Since mid-2017, Grab has been charging its riders an extra P2 per minute per ride, without approval from the LTFRB

ILLEGAL? Grab Philippines says they are transparent with their fares. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Lawmaker: Grab charges 'illegal' fares, owes customers refund

Apr 10, 2018 - 1:51 PM

PBA Representative Jericho Nograles alleges that Grab 'illegally' charges its customers P2 per minute of travel. Grab officials say the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board was informed about this.

ILLEGAL CHARGES? A lawmaker questions to fares charged by Grab Philippines.

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House bill proposes ban on Uber, Grab price surges

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Aside from banning price surges the proposed bill would also put a cap in the number of vehicles under each transport network company

'UNFAIR.' A lawmaker slams the price surging of Uber and Grab, saying the practice is unfair and predatory for the riding public. Graphics by Alejandrio Edoria

After LTFRB warning, Uber PH limits surge until January 15

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:11 AM

At the same time the Philippine based office of the US tech giant hopes government will soon lift the suspension of applications for transportation network vehicle services

Heeding LTFRB's call, Grab puts cap on holiday rates

Dec 25, 2016 - 3:41 PM

LTFRB meanwhile gives Uber 48 hours to follow suit

PRICE CAP. LTFRB acknowledges Grab's immediate action on the warning and calls on Uber to follow suit immediately. Rappler file photo

LTFRB warns Uber, Grab over unreasonable price surge

Dec 24, 2016 - 2:30 PM

After the land transport regulator receives several complaints on Uber and Grab surges ranging from P2 000 to P28 000 this holiday season the LTFRB says it may cancel or suspend their accreditation

UNREASONABLE SURGING. LTFRB says it strongly warns Uber and Grab not to take advantage of the holiday season as a reason to unreasonably surge their respective rates. Rappler file photo