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Uber, Grab ordered to explain app shutdown

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has asked Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.Ph) and Uber Philippines (Uber Systems, Inc.) to explain why they have stopped operating the Uber app, despite the antitrust body’s order to continue its operations during the review period. “PCC is aware that there are many factors that led to the shutdown of the Uber […] The post Uber, Grab ordered to explain app shutdown appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineApr 16th, 2018

Grab ordered to explain fares

Grab ordered to explain fares.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

LTFRB: Uber can only operate until April 15

MANILA, Philippines – By April 16, patrons of ride-hailing services will be left with only Grab as their choice. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered Uber to close down before April 16, in a hearing on the company's accreditation as a transport network company (TNC) on Wednesday, April ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Will commuters have more TNC options once Grab takes Uber?

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) raised concerns that a “virtual monopoly” is in the making once the Grab-Uber merger deal pushes through. They invited stakeholders and individuals to share their opinions on the issue through social media, where various people reacted against the merger. However, in the midst of the review, PCC ordered Uber to continue […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

No migration of personal data to Grab in Uber app shutdown – privacy commission

MANILA, Philippines – Fret not, your personal data on the ride-hailing app Uber will not be migrated to Grab. On April 8, Uber operations will transition to Grab's platform . In the process, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) said personal data privacy should be respected and protected. "Based on our discussion [with Grab], ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

National Privacy Commission Summons Grab Over Uber Acquisition

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) will summon officials of ridesharing company Grab Philippines next week to explain the impact of its recent acquisition of the Southeast Asian operations of its corporate rival Uber on the personal data of drivers and riders in the country. The NPC wants to ensure that Grab will uphold the data […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Senator Poe tells LTFRB to explain cap on ride-sharing units

SENATOR GRACE Poe Llamanzares, chair of the public services committee, called on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to “explain the science” behind its decision to cap the number of Grab, Uber and other ride-sharing units at 45,000 in Metro Manila, 500 in Metro Cebu, and 200 in Pampanga. “What’s the math used […] The post Senator Poe tells LTFRB to explain cap on ride-sharing units appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

Uber ordered to explain data breach in 48 hours

THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) gave a transport network company (TNC) 48 hours to provide it with information on the extent of riders’ and drivers’ information that were leaked following a security breach. “Unfortunately, Uber failed to provide the Commission with vital information at the meeting, especially on whether Filipino data are involved, citing limited [...] The post Uber ordered to explain data breach in 48 hours appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Grab, Uber ordered to put LTFRB stickers on their cars

MANILA, Philippines – Spotting an Uber or Grab ride will soon be easier. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has signed a Memorandum Circular (MC) which requires drivers of ride-hailing applications to put stickers on their windshields, the board announced on Thursday, November 2. "The operator must display the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Grab, Uber ordered to submit list of operators

Grab, Uber ordered to submit list of operators.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 17th, 2017

A day in the life of Uber and Grab drivers

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltram, Special Features Writer Before becoming an Uber driver full-time, Ismael Mamaril Villanueva spent 30 years working for the government at the Bureau of Customs. Tired of the negative publicity that had plagued the bureau since time immemorial, and his children having finished their education, he decided that a change of pace […] The post A day in the life of Uber and Grab drivers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Sparktionary: Competition

A millennial from the Philippine Competition Commission explains "competition," a term that's been used lately because of the Grab-Uber deal. The post Sparktionary: Competition appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

LTFRB orders Grab to suspend P2/min charge

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has ordered Grab to suspend the imposition of its P2 per minute charge per trip until its legality, which was questioned by a lawmaker, is settled......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

LTFRB halts Grab’s P2/min. charge

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered transport network company (TNC) Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) to suspend its P2 per-minute waiting time charge. The LTFRB ordered the ride-sharing company to immediately suspend the charge until further order from the Board. The issue stemmed from the remarks of PBA Representative Jericho Jonas B. […] The post LTFRB halts Grab’s P2/min. charge appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Grab puwedeng ipasara

Nagbabala si Senador Sherwin Gatchalian na maaaring ipasara ng gobyerno ang operasyon ng Transport Network Company (TNC) na Grab kung mapatutunayan ang pag-abuso nito sa monopolya sa industriya. Binigyang-diin ng senador na marami na silang natatanggap na reklamo at nakadidismaya na ngayon ang ipinapakita ng Grab makaraan ang pag-anunsyo ng merger nito sa Uber. “Tumaas ng 30% ang pasahe, marami na ang driver na tumatanggi, nakikita natin na meron nang monopolistic beha­vior,” giit ni Gatchalian. Kasabay nito, iginiit ng mambabatas na dapat lamang na isauli ng Grab ang sobra-sobrang… link: Grab puwedeng ipasara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

LTFRB orders Grab to suspend travel charge

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered Grab Philippines to suspend charging P2 per minute of travel to its passengers effective immediately. “Further to the Order issued by the Board on 17 April 2018 pending extensive review and resolution on the issue of the respondent’s travel time charge of P2 per minute in [...] The post LTFRB orders Grab to suspend travel charge appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Grab ordered to suspend ₱2 per minute charge

Grab ordered to suspend ₱2 per minute charge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

LTFRB suspends P2 per minute charge of Grab

The Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board on Tuesday ordered the suspension of Grab's travel time charge of P2/minute......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Mag-taxi ka na lang : Netizens tell riders complaining of higher fares

MANILA, Philippines – Are fares offered by ride-hailing company Grab more expensive nowadays? Some netizens have complained that fares are more expensive now, after Uber sold its business  to Grab, leaving commuters with  no other ride-hailing company to choose from. Sobrang layo ng presyo nila sa Uber kaya dinelete ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

LTFRB accredits Hype, HirNa to compete with Grab

Two new transport network companies are set to enter the market soon, following the exit of ride-sharing company Uber in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Bakery shut down after rat spotted in cabinet

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A bakery was ordered closed on Tuesday after a big rat was seen inside its display cabinet in Zamboanga City in southern Philippines. A customer took photographs of the filthy animal as it mingled with breads and uploaded the pictures on Facebook that immediately went viral. The local government ordered the temporary shutdown… link: Bakery shut down after rat spotted in cabinet.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018