LTFRB exec mulls requiring anti-theft devices on taxis

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on LTFRB exec mulls requiring anti-theft devices on taxis 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — After a series of stolen taxis reported and used for crimes such as rape and robbery, a transport official on Wednesday is looking into the possibility of requiring taxis to install anti-theft devices.

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LTFRB wants review of MC on student fare discount

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on LTFRB wants review of MC on student fare discount 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 21 (PNA) — A squabble between a student and a bus conductor has prompted a transport official to call for a review of the Memorandum Circular (MC) that requires public utility vehicles (PUVs) to grant a 20 percent fare discount to students.

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LTFRB inspects bus terminal as passengers head home for Christmas holidays

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on LTFRB inspects bus terminal as passengers head home for Christmas holidays 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 22 — Officials of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory board (LTFRB) in Region 7 on Tuesday inspected the buses at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) on N. Bacalso Avenue as thousands of passengers return to their hometowns for the Christmas holidays.

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LTFRB: 3 more bus drivers positive for marijuana

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on LTFRB: 3 more bus drivers positive for marijuana 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — On the second day of random drug testing conducted by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), three more bus drivers were tested positive for shabu or marijuana.

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Exchanging views on 13th Development Policy Research Month

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Exchanging views on 13th Development Policy Research Month 

150901163454Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) president Dr. Gilberto Llanto (left) exchanges views with Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Public Information Officer Atty. Mary Ann Salada during the 13th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) with the theme “Tamang Regulasyon para sa Patuloy ng Pag-ahon” held at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Building, Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City on Tuesday (Sept. 1, 2015). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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LTFRB grounds 3 tour buses over Tacloban road mishap

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on LTFRB grounds 3 tour buses over Tacloban road mishap 

MANILA, April 21 — Operations of three units of Silverstar Shuttle & Tours Inc. were grounded by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday after one of its units figured in road accident in Tacloban City early this month.

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LTFRB: Php0.50 rollback in Central Visayas jeepney fare effective Tuesday

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on LTFRB: Php0.50 rollback in Central Visayas jeepney fare effective Tuesday 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Beginning Tuesday (Jan. 13), commuters in Central Visayas (Region 7) will be paying Php7.00 as a minimum jeepney fare instead of Php7.50.

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Solon proposes standard limit to driving hours for public utility drivers

December 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Solon proposes standard limit to driving hours for public utility drivers 

MANILA, Dec. 15 — A party-list lawmaker has proposed a nine-hour daily driving limit for each 24-hour period for public utility drivers.

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Government targets 80% utilization of Manila port

October 2, 2014 by · Comments Off on Government targets 80% utilization of Manila port 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The government said it aims to achieve the ideal holding capacity of the Port of Manila in three to four weeks to accommodate incoming cargoes in the next two months.

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Government targets 80% utilization of Manila port

October 2, 2014 by · Comments Off on Government targets 80% utilization of Manila port 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The government said it aims to achieve the ideal holding capacity of the Port of Manila in three to four weeks to accommodate incoming cargoes in the next two months.

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