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Taxi operators: Asking for higher fares is like Uber, Grab surge pricing

Aug 03, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Pagka ang pasahero magpapahatid sa lugar na matraffic malulugi yung driver says the head of the Philippine National Taxi Operators Association

ALLOWED. Unaccredited taxis arrive for the arriving passengers in Terminal 3. Photo from NAIA-MIAA

LTFRB 'shocked' that Uber, Grab have over 100,000 drivers

Aug 02, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Uber tells lawmakers in a House hearing that it has more than 66 000 drivers while Grab says it has over 52 000

RISING VOLUME. This is the second time the government suspends acceptance of TNVS applications. Rappler file photo

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Grab and Uber in medieval times

Jul 31, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The LTFRB should know better. It is best to ride and confront change, not resist it.

Taxi, jeep, van operators call out LTFRB for 'unfair treatment'

Jul 20, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Public transportation groups say their members should also be spared from apprehension while waiting for the approval of their franchise applications

UNFAIR. Transport groups accuse the LTFRB of 'allowing' Grab and Uber drivers with expired or no permits to operate. Rappler file photo

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

Q and A: Can Uber and PH taxi owners reach a compromise?

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Rappler talks to PH National Taxi Operators Association president Bong Suntay to find out why they’re raising the alarm over Uber

NEW TECHNOLOGY. The Philippine government now tries to find out if it can regulate 'online-based transportation services' such as Uber.

Taxi operators: Regulate Uber services, prices

Nov 24, 2014 - 12:23 PM

National taxi operators group says they have nothing against technology but noted they are against using private vehicles to provide public service

Uber car driver. File/Rappler

Miriam goes after scheming cab drivers

Oct 12, 2013 - 9:18 PM

There are too many disturbing reports of taxi drivers and operators who take advantage of their passengers Santiago says