Department of Transportation

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Japanese government over aid arm Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has sworn to lend 1.3 trillion yen (about P620 billion) to the Philippines to build more railways and ease traffic congestion. Jica Philippines senior representative Kiyo Kawabuchi told over a press conference Thursday that the aid agency already dedicated official development assistance (ODA) loans worth 400-billion yen for railway projects. Jica stated the following projects were now using Jica financing:

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Motorcycle ride-hail app, Angkas will retrain an additional 15,000 drivers before it could even begin its six-month pilot run of its motorcycle taxi service by the end of this month, an official of the ride-hailing company stated on Thursday, This came after a month after the Department of Transportation (DoTr) allowed its implementation in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu. Angkas head of operations David Brian Medrana stated his firm had

grab transport

MANILA, Philippines – Facing great financial losses, drivers of Grab who had been disabled from the ride-hailing service sought for “understanding and compassion” from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation. Grab deactivated some 8,000 drivers without a certificate of public convenience (CPC), which was a prerequisite of the LTFRB. A press briefing held on Monday, June 10, where drivers enumerated the following processes

Ninoy Aquino International Airport

President Duterte swore to resolve flight delays and cancellations at the country’s premier gateway, as he conducted a “surprise inspection” of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA-2) early Monday morning. Malacañang stated that Duterte made the visit after a lightning alert disrupted operations at the NAIA for hours on Sunday evening. In a statement, “The Chief Executive discussed how flight aberrations could be minimized and what actions could

LTFRB

Executive Director Samuel Jardin of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulation Board (LTFRB) has been placed under preventive suspension pending investigation for supposedly receiving gifts from a transport operator in exchange for a franchise. A statement from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Thursday said the order was from Secretary Arthur Tugade instruction, after charges were filed against Jardin before DOTr’s administration office. According to DOTr, Jardin supposedly “knowingly and