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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

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......»»

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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.....»»

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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….....»»

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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......»»

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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

Palace: PUV modernization to push through

MALACAÑANG was unfazed by the two-day transport strike launched by several groups to express their strong opposition to government’s public utility vehicles (PUV) modernization program. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement that the PUV modernization program needs to be implemented despite the several transport groups’ outcry, noting the administration has to improve the… link: Palace: PUV modernization to push through.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Estrada: Transport strike barely felt in Manila – GMA News

GMA News Estrada: Transport strike barely felt in ManilaGMA NewsManila Mayor Joseph Estrada said the first of the two-day transport strike in protest of the government’s jeepney modernization program failed to paralyze public transportation in the capital city. “It appears only a few protesters held rallies here … Source link link: Estrada: Transport strike barely felt in Manila – GMA News.....»»

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Estrada: Transport strike barely felt in Manila

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said the first of the two-day transport strike in protest of the government’s jeepney modernization program failed to paralyze public transportation in the capital city. Source link link: Estrada: Transport strike barely felt in Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

KMU, Kadamay back Piston’s transport strike

  Protesting jeepney drivers and operators assembled in various places in Metro Manila early Monday for the first day of their two-day nationwide transport strike.   Strikers led by the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) joined the transport holiday, with some closing down their terminals, Radyo Inquirer reported.   The absence of jeepneys in some places prompted commuters to take tricycles, like along Chino Roces avenue in Makati City.   Mostly wearing red and holding banners and placards with calls "No to Jeepney Phase out," peasant group Kadamay joined the protest along Quezon Avenue in Quezon City, Radyo In...Keep on reading: KMU, Kadamay back Piston’s transport strike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

What is happening outside Metro Manila during the nationwide transport strike

MANILA, Philippines – Will the nationwide transport strike scheduled on Monday to Tuesday, October 16 and 17, affect the whole country? Various local government units within and outside Metro Manila are gearing for the worst-case scenario, preparing to assist commuters who will be stranded on the road......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

What to expect during the October 16-17 transport strike

MANILA, Philippines – In line with the two-day nationwide transport strike on Monday and Tuesday, October 16 and 17, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional offices were tasked to prepare for contingency plans to help commuters get to their destinations. (READ:  Stranded? Report transportation problems using #CommuterWatch ) The LTFRB will work ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Jeepney riders feel effects of transport strike

MANILA, Philippines – The lack of public transport, in particular jeepneys, was felt by commuters on Monday, October 16, the first day of the nation transport strike.  As early as 7 am Monday, netizens took to social media their experiences on the lack of jeepneys during the third nationwide strike ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017