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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, Uber ordered to pay P16M in fines

The country's antitrust body fined Grab and Uber P16 million for allegedly causing undue difficulties that prejudiced the review of their controversial takeover deal. Top officials of the Phil.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Competition body fines Grab, Uber P16 million

THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION (PCC) has imposed fines totaling P16 million on Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) and Uber Philippines for violations of interim measures ordered on April 6 as the watchdog reviewed the companies’ March 25 acquisition deal. The post Competition body fines Grab, Uber P16 million appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 17th, 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

DepEd says no closure order vs Lumad school

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) clarified on Tuesday, December 4, that it did not order the closure of the Salugpongan Ta’Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center in Talaingod, Davao del Norte. The DepEd was responding to claims that it had ordered a shutdown of the school after some of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday denied allegations that it had ordered the shutdown of schools serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) in Mindanao. “The Department of Education (DepEd), through DepEd Region XI, confirms that it did not order the closure of any school serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) learners. This is in view… link: DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools

MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday denied allegations that it had ordered the shutdown of schools serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) in Mindanao. "The Department of Education (DepEd), through DepEd Region XI, confirms that it did not order the closure of any school serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) learners. This is in view of a recent claim that a Salugpongan learning center in the region was closed 'upon the orders of the Department,'" Deped said in a statement. DepEd Region XI, which covers the Davao Region, also clarified that the closure of Salugpongan Ta 'Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center in Davao del Norte was a decision by the IP commun...Keep on reading: DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Imelda gets 77 years but jail time doubted

Cautious jubilation greeted the Sandiganbayan's verdict on Friday finding former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and sentencing her to a maximum of 77 years in prison nearly three decades after the charges were filed against her.   Opponents of the Marcos dictatorship welcomed the decision but they also expressed doubts the ruling could be carried out under the Duterte administration.   In handing down its judgment, the antigraft court also ordered the arrest of the 89-year-old widow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos but allowed her to post bail of a still unspecified amount. She was also told to explain to the court in 30 days why she was absent when it ann...Keep on reading: Imelda gets 77 years but jail time doubted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Grab to appeal PCC’s P12-M fine

Grab will appeal the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC)’s decision imposing a P12-million fine on the ride-hailing company over merger violations following its acquisition of Uber......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Grab to ask PCC to reconsider P12-M fine

MANILA, Philippines – Grab Philippines announced on Friday, October 26, it would file a motion for reconsideration with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) over the P12-million fine the antitrust body imposed on the company over its acquisition of Uber operations here.   In a statement, Miguel Aguila, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog s penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were slapped with a huge penalty by Singapore's competition wat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Uber to challenge anti-competitive penalty in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were slapped with a huge penalty by Singapore's competition wat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Gov t fines Grab, Uber P16M for causing undue difficulties on merger review

The country's antitrust body fined Grab and Uber P16 million for causing undue difficulties that prejudiced the review process of their controversial takeover deal. Top officials of the Philip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018