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Transport strike barely affected commuters – Palace

        Malacaang said the nationwide transport strike on Monday "barely affected" commuters, prompting them to resume classes and government work on Tuesday.   "Per recommendation of the Joint Quick Response Team (JQRT) on Transportation, classes and government work will resume tomorrow, October 17, on the second day of the nationwide transportation strike," presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.   The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) had earlier recommended to Malacaang not to suspend government work and classes on Tuesday.   "Based on the assessment of the JQRT, the ...Keep on reading: Transport strike barely affected commuters – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 16th, 2017

MMDA suspends number coding traffic scheme for Wednesday

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) suspended the number coding scheme today, Wednesday, to help commuters who may be affected by the transport strike. MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialago said that Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program for all public and private vehicles was suspended  except in Makati and Paranaque. Pialago said that some 49 government vehicles, [...] The post MMDA suspends number coding traffic scheme for Wednesday appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Gov t deploys 54 vehicles in Metro Manila for jeepney strike

MANILA, Philippines—The government has deployed a total of 54 vehicles to help ferry commuters affected by a transport strike by jeepney operators on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Thousands stranded by transport strike

MANILA, Philippines - At least 15,000 commuters in Metro Manila were affected by the transport holiday staged by some groups that protested the government’s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2017

LTFRB to assist commuters affected by transport strike on Monday - Manila Bulletin

LTFRB to assist commuters affected by transport strike on Monday - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2017

First Kalinga transport strike due to jeepney phaseout

By TMK www.nordis.net TABUK CITY, Kalinga — About 150 drivers, operators and commuters launched a protest action against the implementation of the jeepney phase out program by the current administration on July 9, 2018 here in the city center. The first ever protest of the transport sector in the city ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Palace suspends classes in Metro Manila

Malacañang suspended classes in all levels in Metro Manila on Tuesday, March 20, because of threats of another transport strike. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the suspension of classes aimed to safeguard the safety of students. “In view of actual and / or imminent threats posed by some groups, we are suspending classes in all [...] The post Palace suspends classes in Metro Manila appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Ateneo student gov’t questions Palace order to suspend classes on Tuesday

    The student government of the Ateneo de Manila University on Tuesday urged its community to defy the class suspension order of Malacanang and push through with its classes.   In a tweet posted an hour after Malacanang made the announcement to suspend classes at all levels in Metro Manila on account of the transport strike, the Sanggunian ng mga Paaralang Loyola ng Ateneo de Manila said that there were no imminent threats against students to warrant the Metro-wide class suspension.   "The Sanggunian believes that the Executive Order's claims are baseless and pose no imminent threat to us as students," the Ateneo student government said on Twitter....Keep on reading: Ateneo student gov’t questions Palace order to suspend classes on Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Palace may suspend classes for a week due to transport strike

Palace may suspend classes for a week due to transport strike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Palace suspends classes in Metro Manila due to transport strike

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday afternoon announced that classes at all levels in Metro Manila have been suspended starting 2 p.m......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Measures to counter transport strike in place, MMDA tells commuters - Manila Bulletin

Measures to counter transport strike in place, MMDA tells commuters - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Images: Nearly empty streets on Jeepney drivers’ strike

MANILA — Various jeepney routes in Metro Manila and major roads in the provinces nationwide were almost hundred percent clear of public utility jeepneys on October 16 and 17, during the two-day transport strike. Piston estimated the participation in the strike was 90 percent on average in targeted routes. The government said it was barely… The post Images: Nearly empty streets on Jeepney drivers’ strike appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Images, nearly empty streets on Jeepney drivers’ strike

MANILA — Various jeepney routes in Metro Manila and major roads in the provinces nationwide were almost hundred percent clear of public utility jeepneys on October 16 and 17, during the two-day transport strike. Piston estimated the participation in the strike was 90 percent on average in targeted routes. The government said it was barely… The post Images, nearly empty streets on Jeepney drivers’ strike appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

LTFRB: Situation in Metro Manila normal despite drivers protest

THE second day of the two-day nationwide transport strike had a lesser impact on the commuting public, said the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday, October 17. LTFRB board member and spokesperson Aileen Lizada said they prepared 70 special buses to ferry passengers who will be affected by the transport strike but… link: LTFRB: Situation in Metro Manila normal despite drivers' protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Classes, work in govt offices still suspended on Tuesday due to strike, bad weather

After saying that the first day of the PISTON-led transport strike had not had a significant impact because it did not have the support of much of the transport sector, Malacañang Palace late Monday night extended to Tuesday the suspension of work in government offices and classes in all levels, public and private schools......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

JUST IN: 'WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends governme…

JUST IN: #WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends government work, classes for all levels tom nationwide, Oct 17, due to transport strike, public health and safety. (via Genalyn Kabiling & Argyll Geducos) Story to follow: www.mb.com.ph JUST IN: #WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends government work, classes for all levels tom nationwide, Oct… link: JUST IN: #WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends governme….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

JUST IN: 'WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends governm…

JUST IN: #WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends government work, classes for all levels tom nationwide, Oct 17, due to transport strike, public health and safety. (via Genalyn Kabiling & Argyll Geducos) Story to follow: www.mb.com.ph Source link: JUST IN: #WalangPasok: Palace retracts earlier statement; now suspends governm….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Jeepney strike barely felt – PNP

MANILA, Philippines — “Hardly felt” was how the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) described the first of the two-day nationwide transport strike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Transport strike fizzles out in regions

REGIONS CORRESPONDENTS THE two-day nationwide transport strike that started Monday hardly affected the areas that the transport coalition planned to paralyze, except in some parts of Central Luzon and Cagayan de Oro City where drivers claimed 90 percent success. The Samahan ng Tsuper at Operators ng Pilipinas Genuine Organization (Stop and Go) last week said [...] The post Transport strike fizzles out in regions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Palace flip-flops, suspends govt work, classes on second day of transport strike

MALACAÑANG suspended government work and classes in all levels in public and private schools nationwide on Tuesday, hours after announcing their resumption Monday night. Palace Communications Chief Martin Andanar sent the new Palace order to reporters at 10:34 p.m., two hours after Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella announced the resumption of government work and classes on [...] The post Palace flip-flops, suspends govt work, classes on second day of transport strike appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Palace: No classes, government work on Tuesday, Oct. 17

Contrary to its earlier statement, Malacaang will suspend classes at all levels for both public and private schools as well as government work nationwide on Tuesday, the second day of a nationwide transport strike. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar made the announcement late Monday night. "Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea suspended government work and classes for all levels tomorrow, October 17, nationwide due to the transport strike, public health and safety," Andanar said in a statement. "May transport strike, ulan, bagyo at walang masakyan. Baka magkasakit mga kawani ng gobyerno at mga estudyante kung maulanan at walang masakyan," he added. And...Keep on reading: Palace: No classes, government work on Tuesday, Oct. 17.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017