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'It is the responsibility of the government that allows the purchases or selling of [motorcycles] to make sure that every single citizen knows how to ride it, institutionally,' says Angkas spokesperson George Royeca
The first batch of riders will be trained on Sunday, August 18
'The ban affects commuters who will have to go the longer way, resulting in a longer time and higher fares because of the detours,' says George Royeca of Angkas
The police chief of Batac City in Ilocos Norte says a case is being filed against the parents of one of the two kids as they knowingly let the minors use the motorcycle
A police spokesperson confirms the death of Police Colonel Nelson Aganon. He was 46 years old.
A 4th still-unidentified suspect is able to flee on foot
Sapat bang solusyon ang Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act sa napakaraming patayan sa ilalim ng administrasyong Duterte?
Why did the President sign the controversial law only to ask for its suspension? Malacañang says he may not have known about concerns of motorcycle riders' at the time.
'Ipinagtatanggol ko lang ang mga taong pinapatay ng mga riding-in-tandem assassins,' says Senator Richard Gordon, author of the 'doble plaka' law
(UPDATED) The President also says he will negotiate for a lower fine for violations of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Law
Motorcycle crashes can be avoided if only visibility measures were strictly adhered to
The Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act aims to take criminals on motorbikes off the road. Some motorcycle riders want to have the law declared unconstitutional.
Patrolman Jose Nipahoy Heppog dies after crashing into a tricycle. His passenger, Jesslee Pugong Tuguinay, meanwhile suffers head injuries.
Metro Manila Eastern Police District chief Christopher Tambungan endorses the use of two bigger plates for motorcycles
'Isa sa tatalakayin ng TWG is to arrive at a reasonable costs na sisingilin sa rehistro. Hindi pa namin nakikita kung magkano, but definitely hindi ito sobrang laki,' says Land Transportation Office chief Edgar Galvante
A rider himself, PNP chief Oscar Albayalde says 'doble plaka' is 'part of peace and security of the whole nation.'
'We are not criminals,' say protesters, as they hold a 'Unity Ride' against the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act
The new number plates, to be issued by LTO, is meant to prevent crimes committed with the use of motorcycles
The bill's approval comes more than a month after ride-hailing app Angkas was barred from operating in the country
The Department of Transportation says it cannot just issue a department order allowing Angkas and habal-habal operations, as pushed by some lawmakers
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says a new lane can be created just for motorcycles if the existing lanes become 'slimmer'
The groundbreaking in-app feature is expected to go live in 2019
Bonifacio Abuan Elvena and Jomel Barbieto Molina are detained after failing to present documents to possess and carry firearms. Meanwhile, Arjay Pagaduan Soria is arrested after firing upon a police officer at a checkpoint.
The CA's Special 12th Division junks the petition filed by Motorbelle Corporation and its officers
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Motorcycle groups are protesting against ‘unfair’ policies by the government
The unity ride will assemble at CP Garcia cor UP Ave on August 9, 8 am
The riding-in-tandem attacks underscore the extent to which rule of law has been diminished by President Rodrigo Duterte's incitement of killings of drug suspects
Noel Alvarez Miralles, 53, is attacked while waiting for a ride home in front of Citimart in Bauan town
(UPDATED) Fellow journalists in Davao del Norte mourn and condemn the killing of newspaper publisher Dennis Denora
Lawmakers and advocacy groups say doing so would ease the burden of commuters and help improve traffic
Reverend Rey Urmeneta is in stable condition, police say
Chief Superintendent Joel Orduña, Police Regional Office 11 officer-in-charge, gives the explanation as Davao Region is deemed as the worst in solving randem-in-tandem slays
Out of 74 riding-in-tandem killings in a period of over 7 months, only 6 have been solved or cleared in the Davao Region
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The Philippine National Police wants local government units to require the use of designated stickers on motorcycles
Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde says riding-in-tandem killings have 'gone down drastically' since October 2017
From October 2017 to May 2018, the Philippine National Police counts 880 killings carried out by motorcycle-riding shooters
Jonas Gaffud, Neil's manager, says the policeman, model, and titleholder is doing fine but under observation after the mishap
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and motovlogger GakiMoto talk about the challenges – and joys – of riding a motorcycle in Metro Manila
President Rodrigo Duterte witnesses the destruction of the smuggled motorcycles and vehicles at the Port Area in Manila
Motorcycle riders deliver a letter to Malacañang, seeking a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss their issues
Newly formed group Transport Watch says habal-habal rides or motorcycles for hire are usually booked through Facebook
The bill will require motorcycle riders to have license plates that are readable from at least 12 meters away
Yamaha's concept bike showcased at CES, the Motoroid, boasts autonomous features such as self-balancing, rider recognition, and running without a rider
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The growing prominence of ride-sharing apps like Angkas has mainstreamed the operation of habal-habals in cities. But are habal-habals safe?