SEN BONG GO PUSHES FOR EXTENSION OF PILOT PROGRAM OF MOTORCYCLE TAXIS PROVIDED THAT THE INTEREST AND SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC ARE ENSURED

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Monday, January 20, said that he will recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte and Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Art Tugade the extension of the pilot program for motorcycle taxis as long as they “abide and care for the safety of the passengers.” This comes after the technical working group […]

SENATOR CHRISTOPHER ‘BONG’ GO’S REMARKS ON THE ISSUE OF MOTORCYCLE TAXIS IN THE PHILIPPINES

(DURING THE SENATE PUBLIC HEARING ON PUBLIC SERVICES JOINT WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT) January 20, 2020 Madam Chair, I am and will always be a strong supporter of private companies and their crucial role in making the Philippines a more progressive and prosperous nation. They are important partners of the government in providing quality and safe […]

Mayor Sara optimistic on Davao-Samal Bridge realization

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte is optimistic the long-time dream of connecting the Island Garden City of Samal to Davao mainland will be realized following the approval of the project by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. Mayor Sara confirmed in a press conference on Thursday that the NEDA Board chaired by […]

PRRD to water concessionaires: Accept new agreement or face contract cancellation

On the issue concerning the water concessionaires of Metro Manila The water concessionaires of Metro Manila – Maynilad and Manila Water – were extensively discussed last night, January 6, at the Cabinet meeting. The new water contracts to supplant the constitutionally flawed water concessionaires agreements that violated every prohibited act in the anti-graft law prepared […]

Grab seeks government permission to revive GrabBike

In light of the recent conversations around motorcycle taxis in the Philippines, Grab would like to reiterate its interest in participating in the motorcycle taxi space to help provide affordable and agile transport solutions to hundreds of thousands of Filipino commuters. It may be recalled that Grab used to operate GrabBike in the Philippines until […]