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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

LTFRB asks ride-hailing company Hype to explain alleged overcharging

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board ordered the new transport network company Hype to explain allegations of overcharging......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

New ride-sharing firm asked to explain unauthorized charge or face suspension

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued a show cause order to new transport network company Hype Transport Systems Inc. for charging P2 per minute of travel to passengers. “Acting on a report forwarded by a concerned citizen to the Board, respondent Hype Transport Systems Inc. is hereby ordered to show cause in [...] The post New ride-sharing firm asked to explain unauthorized charge or face suspension appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

LTFRB defends P10-M fine imposed on Grab

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) maintained that their decision to fine ride-hailing giant Grab P10 million for allegedly overcharging its passengers was based on merit and did not stem from political pressure.   LTFRB chair Martin Delgra said the transport network company (TNC) committed a violation by unilaterally imposing a P2/minute travel charge without the board's approval.   For this, the LTFRB on Tuesday ordered Grab to pay P10 million and to reimburse passengers affected by the additional charge through future rebates.   Delgra added the TNC may still file for reconsideration within 15 days.---Krixia Subingsubing ...Keep on reading: LTFRB defends P10-M fine imposed on Grab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Singapore: Uber sale lessened competition

Competition authorities in Singapore want to penalize ride-sharing firms Grab and Uber over an acquisition deal that has sparked concerns across the region. The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS), in a statement, said that Grab’s purchase of Uber’s Southeast Asian operations had led to a substantial lessening of competition in the island-state. The [...] The post Singapore: Uber sale lessened competition appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Supreme Court Finds ‘Irregularities’ in 2016 Elections

The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), ordered two municipal treasurers in Camarines Sur to explain the alleged irregularities which were discovered during the ongoing recount for the vice presidential race in the May 2016 elections. In a nine-page notice of promulgation dated June 19 signed by Edgar Aricheta, Clerk of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Road block for Uber-Grab deal in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Singapore on Thursday, July 5, threatened to reverse the sale of Uber's Southeast Asian business to Grab, calling for changes to be made to the deal, which it said infringed competition rules. Singapore-based Grab in March agreed to buy Uber's food and ride-hailing business in Southeast Asia, ending a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Explain alleged poll fraud in Marcos-Leni VP race

THE Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) yesterday ordered local officials in Camarines Sur to explain alleged anomalies in ballots found during the ongoing recount of votes in the vice presidential race. In a nine-page notice of resolution promulgated, the PET has required several officials of Tinambac and Tigaon towns, and as….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Vietnam rejects Grab expansion request

HANOI --- The Ministry of Transport has ordered GrabTaxi Vietnam Co Ltd to halt a planned expansion; the company will only be permitted to grow within the five localities in their pilot program.   The five localities are Hanoi, HCM City, Khanh Hoa, Da Nang and Quang Ninh.   The move came after the company submitted a request to broaden their business in localities including Ninh Thuan, Dong Thap and Gia Lai.   The ministry said it welcomes the application of science and technology to support business development because it improves service quality and convenience for customers.   However, the ministry ruled that such application should only ope...Keep on reading: Vietnam rejects Grab expansion request.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Grab PH submits voluntary commitments to address PCC concerns

FILE PHOTO / AP Grab Philippines promised to make some changes in its current operations, stopping the government's review of Grab's Uber takeover, at least until authorities see if such.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Grab: All fares legal, upfront

All fares by Grab are legal and upfront and covered by a Department of Transportation (DOTr) order in 2015 that allowed transport network companies (TNCs) like Grab and Uber to set their own fares, Grab Philippines public affairs head Leo Gonzales said recently......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Grab: All fares legal, upfront

All fares by Grab are legal and upfront and covered by a Department of Transportation (DOTr) order in 2015 that allowed transport network companies (TNCs) like Grab and Uber to set their own fares, Grab Philippines public affairs head Leo Gonzales said recently. Source link link: Grab: All fares legal, upfront.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018