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LTFRB Reverses Order Compelling Grab PH to Reimburse Riders for 'Unauthorized' Fare Charge

However, ride-hailing company will still need to pay Php10-million penalty

The Land Transportation and Franchising Board has reversed its July 9 order to MyTaxi.Ph Inc., the company operating Grab Philippines, to reimburse the Php2 per minute it charged to riders for trips made from June 2017 to April 2018 through rebates, giving ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 04, 2018 06:00:00
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How Soon Will Commuters Feel the Impact of LTFRB's Move to Add 10K Slots to TNVS Supply?

The regulatory body says they can process only a few hundred applications a day

The recent decision of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to open 10,000 new slots in the transport network vehicle service (TNVS) supply base in Metro Manila has been generally welcomed by all industry stakeholders.The move will increase the number ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 30, 2018 09:00:00
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LTFRB Tells Grab to Halve Price Surge Cap from 100% to Only 50%

Agency explains measure will remain while the ride-hailing firm faces no competition

The Land Transportation and Franchising Board (LTFRB) has ordered ride-hailing giant Grab to limit its allowed maximum fare price surge from 100 percent to only 50 percent of the regular fare, according to a Facebook post of the company’s country head in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 11, 2018 07:00:00
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3 New Ride-Hailing Startups Applying For Franchise, Says LTFRB

Relatively unknown, the three are said to have completed presentations already to regulators

When the news on Grab’s buyout of Uber’s operations in Southeast Asia broke on Monday, March 26, social media platforms were on fire with posts from worried Filipino commuters.The ride-hailing apps announced separately that they are combining their operations in the region ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 02, 2018 09:00:00