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Declined, cancelled on by drivers, lawmaker calls on LTFRB to check Grab

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Representative Jericho Nograles says was refused three times and at least two Grab drivers cancelled on him before one finally decided to take him

TOO MUCH? A lawmaker experiences first-hand issues with ride-sharing platform Grab. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Aturan baru, tarif bawah taksi online lebih mahal dari biasanya

Jul 04, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Untuk Wilayah I ditetapkan tarif batas bawah sebesar Rp3 500 per kilometer dan Rp3 700 untuk Wilayah II

Mentri Perhubungan Budi Karya Sumadi (tengah) bersama Dirjen Perhubungan Darat Pudji Hartanto Iskandar (kiri) dan PLT Kepala Badan Pengelolah Transportasi Jabodetabek (BPTJ) Bambang Prihartono (kanan) memberikan keterangan pers di Kantor Kementerian Pehubungan, Jakarta, pada 3 Juli 2017. Foto oleh Galih Pradipta/Antara

Grab PH wants to bring GrabCar to more cities

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Grab is lobbying the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board LTFRB to lift the suspension of applications for application based transport vehicles

STILL GROWING. Despite a stunted expansion due to an LTFRB moratorium, when it comes to profit, Grab Philippines 'expects double-digit revenue growth in 2016.' Rappler file photo

Layanan taksi online musim hujan: Yang mana lebih murah?

Nov 03, 2016 - 4:52 PM

Uber Go Car dan GrabCar Mana yang berikan layanan termurah saat hujan?

Tampilan aplikasi Go-Car. Foto dari Tech in Asia

Pemerintah izinkan pengemudi taksi online gunakan STNK pribadi

Aug 25, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Pemerintah berubah pikiran Sebelumnya Permenhub menyatakan STNK pengemudi Uber GrabCar dan Go Car harus atas nama perusahaan

Tampilan aplikasi Go-Car. Foto dari Tech in Asia

Tertarik menjadi pengemudi Go-Car?

May 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Pendaftaran pengemudi Go Car dibuka di 10 kota besar

Tampilan aplikasi Go-Car. Foto dari Tech in Asia

3 aturan baru pemerintah yang harus dipatuhi UBER, GrabCar, dan Go-Car

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:56 PM

Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan bagi taksi online mulai diterapkan tapi aturan aturan baru sepertinya akan berat untuk dilakukan

Puluhan sopir taksi melakukan aksi sweeping terhadap satu armada Blue Bird, saat melakukan demonstrasi pada Selasa, 22 Maret untuk menuntut penutupan transportasi berbasis aplikasi.

Kontroversi Uber vs taksi resmi, pemerintah mesti apa?

Mar 25, 2016 - 7:51 AM

Kalau taksi resmi harus punah dengan formatnya yang sekarang pastikan itu karena mereka kalah bersaing bukan karena tangan mereka diikat

Spanduk berisi penolakan operasional taksi online terpasang di kawasan Kuta, Bali, Sabtu, 20 Februari. Foto oleh Fikri Yusuf/ANTARA

Kemenhub: Operasi Grab Car dan Uber Taksi ilegal

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Kedua perusahan diminta memilih: Menjadi operator transportasi atau tetap sebagai aplikasi

Indonesian drivers stage violent anti-Uber protest

Mar 22, 2016 - 1:11 PM

3rd UPDATE Several people are injured and 60 drivers from the Go Jek service are detained

SURROUNDED. Go-Jek drivers surrounded by protesters in Jakarta, March 22, 2016. Photo courtesy Twitter/@TMCPoldaMetro

FOTO: Demo sopir taksi di Jakarta

Mar 22, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Demo sopir taksi akan berpusat di dua titik depan Gedung DPR RI dan kantor Kemenkominfo

Sopir taksi di Jakarta berunjuk rasa, pada 22 Maret 2016. Foto dari Twitter/@TMCPoldaMetro

wRap: GrabCar dan Uber berbadan hukum, Emma Watson pakai perhiasan dari Bali

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:12 AM

GrabCar dan Uber kini resmi berbadan hukum koperasi Film dokumenter Pulau Buru dilarang tayang Emma Watson kenakan perhiasan buatan Bali

INDONESIAN JEWELRY. Emma Watson wears jewelry made in Bali. Photo from John Hardy

GrabCar dan Uber kini resmi berbadan hukum koperasi

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Menteri Koperasi berharap dengan GrabCar dan Uber masuk ke dalam badan koperasi bisa mengakhiri polemik transportasi berbasis aplikasi online

Spanduk berisi penolakan operasional taksi online terpasang di kawasan Kuta, Bali, Sabtu, 20 Februari. Foto oleh Fikri Yusuf/ANTARA

#CommuterWatch: Should the Government bring back GrabBike?

Mar 05, 2016 - 3:01 PM

The LTFRB recently suspended the app based motorcycle service for safety reasons Bikers and commuters meanwhile argue that GrabBike needs to stay

GrabTaxi ubah nama jadi Grab, apa yang baru?

Jan 29, 2016 - 3:15 PM

GrabTaxi rebranding jadi Grab perbarui aplikasi dan luncurkan dashboard buat pengguna

GrabTaxi mengubah brand menjadi Grab. Foto dari Tech in Asia

GrabTaxi rebrands as Grab, eyes further expansion

Jan 28, 2016 - 7:55 PM

The app company s goals go far beyond taxi hailing

THE HOTTEST UNICORN. Grab has evolved from a humble taxi-booking application to Southeast Asia’s largest land transport company. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Tech trends that can make waves in 2016

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:30 PM

A look at where technology is going in the Philippines and how it will affect both businesses and consumers

Amarah netizen soal pemerintah larang operasi Go-Jek, GrabBike, dan Uber

Dec 18, 2015 - 12:34 PM

Mantan Wakil Presiden Boediono pun turun tangan

Kementerian Perhubungan melarang operasi ojek dan taksi online. Foto dari go-jek.com

TRO vs Uber, GrabCar should cover operations – transport groups

Dec 08, 2015 - 1:46 PM

The TRO should cover everything including existing operations Otherwise what s the point? transport coalition STOP and GO says

SEEKING COURT ORDER. Stop and Go coalition president Jun Magno says the TRO should also stop operations of Uber and GrabCar, and not just the processing of TNVS applications. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

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Dec 04, 2015 - 8:07 PM

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GrabTaxi PH launches GrabPay, GrabHeli

Nov 24, 2015 - 7:47 PM

The credit debit card payment options and the chopper service are the newest offers of the ride hailing app company

NEW CHOPPER SERVICE. Its pre-booking chopper service GrabHeli, which is in its beta stage, will be tested for 3 months. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Lawmaker wants stiffer penalties for colorum PUVs

Oct 30, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Several bus operators abuse the high demand for land transportation during All Saints Day

UNDAS WEEKEND. Many Metro Manila dwellers are going home to their provinces for the weekend to visit their loved ones' graves.

GrabSpeed, cara GrabTaxi perkenalkan layanan GrabCar dengan supercar

Oct 22, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Kesempatan menaiki Lamborghini gratis GrabCar berlangsung dari 24 25 Oktober dan 31 Oktober sampai 1 November

Foto dari Tech in Asia

LTFRB to Grab: Remove feature showing passengers' destination

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:49 PM

The feature allows drivers to decide whether or not to pick up the passenger based on his or her destination says LTFRB chairman Winston Ginez

PRIORITIZING PASSENGERS. The LTFRB orders GrabCar to remove the feature allowing drivers to see where passengers are going, to prevent abusive and choosy drivers. Photo from GrabTaxi PH Facebook page

Grab apologizes to passengers, says improving services

Sep 10, 2015 - 10:26 PM

We will not hesitate to investigate and deregister errant drivers We urge passengers to rate our drivers and give proper feedback in our app so that we may be able to take corrective actions if any says Grab in a statement

A screen grab of social media posts of netizens complaining about GrabCar's service courtesy of Yves Gonzalez.

Are Grab drivers abusing commuters' rights?

Sep 09, 2015 - 3:02 PM

UPDATED GrabTaxi and GrabCar resort to prohibited practices: asking for tips and refusal to convey due to the intended destination of the commuter says a former MMDA official

A screen grab of social media posts of netizens complaining about GrabCar's service courtesy of Yves Gonzalez.

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Aug 27, 2015 - 4:00 PM

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LTFRB now targeting Tripid, easyCar

Aug 21, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Uber and GrabCar units with pending applications are exempted as of the moment from the clampdown that began Friday August 21

Bam Aquino seeks to clarify new policies on Uber, GrabCar

Aug 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM

There is a need to delineate and clarify policies on application based ride sharing services the senator says

UNCLEAR POLICIES. There is a lack of communication between DOTC and LTFRB on new policies on application-based ride-sharing service providers

LTFRB approves Uber as transport network company

Aug 19, 2015 - 12:02 PM

Despite the accreditation Uber partners will still have to apply for transportation network vehicle franchise

JUST LEGAL. Uber is the second ride-sharing app to legalize its status in the Philippines

Lawyer to netizens: Read up on LTFRB-Uber issue

Aug 16, 2015 - 3:04 PM

How should the government deal with alternative transportation services like Uber?

#CommuterWatch: 'Choosy' taxi drivers and other transport woes

Aug 15, 2015 - 8:03 PM

Netizens weigh in on the MRT problem and the controversy regarding regular taxis and Transport Network Vehicle Services

LONG LINES. Commuters at the Roosevelt station line up to buy single journey tickets. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Letter to DOTC, LTFRB: We're the ones braving the harsh streets of Manila

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:05 PM

Times are changing And we need our government agencies to keep up We all understand the need for regulation so long as it not at the cost of innovation

GRIDLOCK. Traffic along NLEX in Balintawak, Caloocan City on September 5, 2014. File photo by Kevin de la Cruz/Rappler

LTFRB clarifies Premium Taxi timing, unregistered Uber clampdown

Aug 14, 2015 - 12:56 PM

Neither DOTC nor LTFRB owns Premium Taxis We just regulate them LTFRB chief Winston Ginez clarifies

MISINFORMED. There has been confused social media outrage on the timing of Premium Taxi category public consultation and scheduled unregistered Uber, GrabCar clampdown, LTFRB's Winston Ginez says. File photo from Agence France-Presse

LTFRB to start unregistered Uber, GrabCar clampdown

Aug 11, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Starting August 21 unregistered GrabCar and Uber vehicles will be fined P200 000 and impounded for 3 months LTFRB says

NATIONWIDE CLAMPDOWN. After 3 months since the legalization of online ride-sharing services, there are still operators who have not yet applied for accreditation

GrabCar becomes Philippines' first authorized ride-sharing app

Jul 08, 2015 - 11:10 PM

GrabCar vehicles can now only be summoned via smartphones and the Internet and cannot pick up customers who hail them on the street like taxi cabs

PH taxi industry protests new rules

Jun 04, 2015 - 7:27 PM

The government says taxi operators should improve and modernize their services rather than fight regulations

TAXI PROTEST. DOTC Spokesperson Michael Arthur Sagcal says if regular taxi cabs cannot beat ride-sharing service providers, like Uber, they should join them. File photo by Rappler

What's needed by Uber, other app-based PUVs to operate legally

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:01 PM

Starting this month app based transport services like Uber and GrabCar can apply for accreditation with the LTFRB

DOTC lays down rules for new transport categories

May 13, 2015 - 7:19 PM

The rules will guide companies that want to operate under the 4 new transport categories: Transportation Network Vehicle Service TNVS Premium Taxi Airport Bus and Bus Rapid Transit

"We view technological innovation as a driver for progress, especially in transportation where it can provide safer and more convenient commuting options to the public," DOTC secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says. File photo by Uber

Taxis beware: Gov't introduces 4 new transport categories

May 11, 2015 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED The new transport categories are meant to ease traffic congestion not kill the taxi industry DOTC says

In PH, Uber, GrabTaxi get license to work nationwide

May 10, 2015 - 8:19 PM

The new classification will allow popular services like Uber and GrabCar to operate within the regulatory framework

GrabCar PH relaunches

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:30 AM

GrabCar relaunches at an opportune time as the LTFRB approves the creation of a transport network company

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis

Oct 13, 2014 - 1:38 PM

Commuters and market analysts say unyielding bureaucrats are not seeing how taxi apps like Uber have the potential to significantly improve the standard of living of city dwellers

This photograph taken on October 10, 2014 shows a smartphone displaying the Uber app of the timing and availability of taxis within the area at Raffles place financial district in Singapore. Roslan Rahman/AFP

GrabCar vs Uber (TechRap)

Jun 01, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Apple buys Beats Music for 3B LG launches the G3 and a battle between personal chauffeur services GrabCar vs Uber