At least 44 percent of the new Metro Rail Transit 7 is finished, the transportation department said Wednesday, as representatives led a press trip on a project segment ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. Twelve out of the 14 stations are expected to be operational by 2022, the Department of Transportation said during a press tour on a part of the project site.
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
A man in the recent viral video who drove his car while sitting in the passenger seat will face appropriate charges and set to have his license revoked, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday. DOTr acknowledged the delinquent driver as Miko Lopez. The DOTr made a statement over on its Facebook page, “Miko Lopez will be summoned to LTO [Land Transportation Office] today. He has already been
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