Grab Philippines has partnered with local blockchain company LoyalCoin, enabling LoyalWallet users to use LoyalCoin as discounts for their Grab transportation. These discounts range from PHP50 to PHP100. LoyalCoin is a local company that offers blockchain services that support Bitcoin, Ether, and XEM, and other cryptocurrencies. “LoyalWallet application is the …

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Grab Peers now have the digital edge with EON in their hands! UnionBank, through EON, its award-winning neo banking platform, recently partnered with Grab Philippines, to give EON Grab cards to all its Grab Peers. Grab Peers will receive their incentives on their EON Grab cards, withdraw from any ATM …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has reversed its previous ruling after it allowed transport network companies (TNCs) to impose a PHP2-per-minute travel rate. In Memorandum Circular 2018-019, the Board said that there is a need to “rationalize and adjust the fare structure for Transport Network vehicles service …

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Transport Network Company Grab Philippines on Tuesday welcomed the move of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) as it opened 10,000 slots for new Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) applicants. Leo Gonzales, Grab Philippines’ head of Public Affairs, was quoted in the statement that while the decision of …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now accepting applicants for new certificates of public convenience (CPC) for those who are interested in getting into the transport network vehicle service (TNVS) business. As of 8 AM of August 24 last Friday, the LTFRB has begun accepting the online …

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On Thursday, August 2, Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab announced that it has received USD 2 billion in investments to expand and enhance its operations to include food delivery, courier services, and electronic payments, as it fends off would-be competitors that seek to dominate in the fast-growing sector. The announcement follows …

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MiCab might be relatively new in the Transport Network Company (TNC) scene, but it isn’t lacking experience when it comes to accusing Grab of pirating its drivers through “phantom bookings.” According to MiCab’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Eddie Ybañez, Grab is recruiting MiCab’s driver’s by booking them first and …

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Transport Network Company (TNC) Grab Philippines is seeking for the reversal of the PHP10 million penalty slapped against them for allegedly overcharging riders. In its motion for reconsideration submitted to the Board last July 19, MyTaxi.ph, the company behind Grab Philippines, sought for the reversal of the Land Transportation Franchising …

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Grab Philippines on Thursday said that it will contest the imposition of the PHP10M fine slapped by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for alleged overcharging.   Leo Gonzales, Grab Philippines’ Public Affairs head, said that the imposition of the PHP2 per minute fare component is within legal …

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Ride-hailing, ride-sharing, and logistics service provider Grab Philippines said its drivers and operators saw up to a 10-percent drop in income since the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended its PHP2 per-minute travel charge. Grab Philippines Country Head Brian Cu said they have taken measures to help drivers …

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Grab Philippines Managing Director Brian Cu said that his company has shifted from providing incentives to subsidies dished out to partner-drivers.   In an interview, Cu that the shift was made from rebates to subsidies after the net commission of drivers had gone “as low as 12 percent, which is …

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Should Transportation Network Companies be more strictly regulated by the government? Apparently they should, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). In an interview with Transport Undersecretary Tim Orbos, some rules, such as those that allowed TNCs like Grab to create their own fare matrices (under Department Order (DO) No. …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been making headlines with its clearing and towing operations. You’ve probably seen the videos of their operation in social media wherein some motorists are arguing with the enforcers. With that in mind, Grab Philippines came up with an idea to donate 100 body …

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Since Uber was acquired by rival transport network company (TNC) Grab in Southeast Asia, the loss of the former has been felt by the riding public since its accredited drivers weren’t automatically absorbed by the latter, particularly in the Philippines. The influx of new TNCs in the form of newly-accredited …

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Drivers of transport network company (TNC) Grab Philippines are lamenting the suspension of the PHP2 per minute travel charge by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), saying that it has adversely affect their livelihood as the total amount of the fee collected by the driver at the end …

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