Grab PH Stops P2 Per Minute Travel Charge But Continues Appeal to LTFRB

Grab Philippines travel charge

As of midnight last night (12:00 AM April 20), the P2 per minute travel charge of Grab has been stopped. This after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered Grab PH to stop the travel charge or face sanctions. But Grab says, it has already filed an appeal with the LTFRB for reconsideration. Removal of Grab travel charge More...

by Jason Lewis Corpuz | Published 7 months ago
Hype TNC accredited
By Randy Antonio On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

New Transport Network HYPE Accredited by LTFRB: Can it Compete w/ Grab?

A new transport network company (TNC) is on the market – HYPE Transport Systems or, simply, HYPE. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced the accreditation of HYPE as a More...

Uber Grab separate operations
By Randy Antonio On Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Philippine Antitrust Body Orders UBER to Continue Operations Despite Merger

Don’t delete your UBER app yet! The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) ordered UBER and Grab to maintain separate operations after Sunday, April 8, despite an earlier announced merger that would More...

Grab monopoly
By Jason Lewis Corpuz On Friday, March 30th, 2018

No Grab Monopoly For Long as 3 NEW TNVS Companies’ Applications Pending

With the exit of Uber Philippines from the country (and all of Southeast Asia), many are worried about the monopoly of Grab in the ride-sharing sector. But it looks like this won’t last long because the LTFRB More...

Uber driver Christopher Namoca
By Jason Lewis Corpuz On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Missing Uber Driver Christopher Namoca Found Dead & Buried in Cavite Quarry

Uber driver Christopher Namoca, 32, had been missing since February 4. On Tuesday night, Namoca’s body was found buried in a quarry site in Cavite. His wife positively identified the body of her husband. The More...

By Randy Antonio On Monday, February 12th, 2018

LTFRB Increases TNVS Quota for NCR; Allows ALL Hatchbacks But…

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has again changed its mind. In a new memorandum circular, the agency has increased its TNVS allotment for Metro Manila to 65,000 units and is now More...

Hatchbacks TNVS Grab Uber
By Jason Lewis Corpuz On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

LTFRB Clarifies Grab & Uber Hatchbacks Policy for TNVS: Which are Banned?

Hatchbacks can be used for TNVS. This is the clarification of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday. Hatchbacks can still be used for Grab and Uber provided that they meet certain More...

Grab driver Gerardo Maquidato Jr.
By Randy Antonio On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Suspect in Grab Driver’s Murder Identified After Booking Traced to GF’s Phone

Narc Delemios, alias Miko or Nikolo, is wanted for the murder of Grab driver¬†Gerardo Maquidato Jr. on October 26. Pasay Police identified the suspect after his girlfriend admitted to authorities that Delemios More...

Uber Grab driver
By Jason Lewis Corpuz On Friday, September 29th, 2017

LOOK Grab Driver Asked to Deliver a CORPSE from Manila to Batangas Port

Amid reports that Grab and Uber drivers are being used as drug couriers, it has emerged that that are other unusual requests received by TNC drivers. One of these is to deliver as human corpse to the Batangas port. Just More...