The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is considering permanently banning all white taxis at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), executives said Wednesday. This came after another incident involving an erring taxi driver surfaced online. The driver allegedly victimized two vloggers (video bloggers) who hailed his taxi from NAIA. Apparently, …

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Let’s face it, not a lot of taxi drivers in the Philippines will win a ‘Mr. Congeniality’ or ‘Mr. Responsible’ driver award anytime soon. In fact, a survey made by Spot.ph  showed that of the 53,016 readers who participated in its survey, only a meager 0.3% (153 votes) of the …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now accepting new applications for Certificates of Public Convenience (CPC) for operators of air-conditioned taxi services, specifically for 5,000 units that will run in Metro Manila and in its adjacent provinces like Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal. However, one cannot just …

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Hyundai Quiet Taxi

Hyundai has revealed a new innovative technology that assists hearing-impaired drivers. Hearing-impaired drivers are dependent mainly on their sight and touch senses. Hyundai created a way of communication for hearing-impaired people that incorporates both internal and external sounds through tactile and visual means, thereby expanding freedom of mobility to all …

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House Bill 7774, otherwise known as the Taxi Passenger Rights Bill, has been approved on its third and final reading this Monday, October 8. The bill, which seeks to establish transportation service standards to address the basic right of taxis, tourist car transport services (TCTS), and other vehicles for hire …

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a bill establishing the rights of passengers of taxis, tourist car transport service (TCTS), and other similar vehicles for hire. The Lower House approved, via voice vote, House Bill No. 7774, otherwise known as the “Bill of Rights of Taxi, …

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In what may be considered long overdue, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has begun recalibrating and resealing taxi meters in compliance with the fare adjustment the agency approved in October 2017. The recalibration and resealing of the meters is being conducted in a facility of the Manila …

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The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has banned the Queensmen taxi fleet from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after one of its drivers was found guilty of stealing an airport passenger’s bag containing valuables. Based on the MIAA’s records, passenger Catalina Prado arrived in NAIA on July 16, Monday, …

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Towering multiple-story houses, grand SUVs, topnotch school for kids–these are just a few of the things a lot of us think of when dreaming of working abroad or becoming an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), as if it’s like winning a lottery jackpot prize. While these may be true to some who …

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At least 29,000 taxis will have their meter re-calibrated to reflect the approved fare hike, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said on Friday, June 22. With the hike, taxis will now charge P13.50 per kilometer on top of the P40 flag down rate. A P2 per minute …

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Go-Jek

Go-Jek, a popular ride-hailing service that started in Indonesia in 2010, has officially expressed its interest to enter the Philippine market by meeting recently with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Two officials from Go-Jek’s main office in Indonesia met with the board recently–Rohan Monga, COO and Head …

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Blenjh 26 Transport

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is looking at the possibility of banning taxis from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) if the agency will still receive reports about abusive and overcharging taxi drivers. This follows the recent viral video posted by video blogger Haley Dasovich where she caught on …

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You’ve probably seen the viral video online where Filipino-American video blogger Haley Dasovich was being taken for a ride–literally and figuratively–by an unscrupulous taxi driver who, instead of using the cab’s meter for the trip’s fare, wanted to charge a fixed rate of PHP500 instead. You’ve also probably seen on …

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The joint operation between the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) against taxi units operating illegally within its four airport terminals has resulted in 86 impounded vehicles. The figure was shared by MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal as part of his office’s …

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Pilipinas Taj Autogroup (PTA), the official importer and distributor of Tata products in the Philippines, made a bold statement when it said that the next Philippine taxi standard model would be the Tata Indigo. It’s quite ambitious, considering that the title is currently held by the seven consecutive year local …

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