Posts Tagged PISTON

MMDA assigns 8 areas where stranded commuters may go amid transport strike

Marje Pelayo   •   September 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Despite appeal from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) not to pursue with the transport strike, several drivers and operators opted to stop operations on...

Transport groups to push through with planned transport strike on Sept. 30

Robie de Guzman   •   September 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Transport groups on Friday said it will still push through with their planned nationwide transport strike on Monday, Sept. 30 despite an appeal from authorities. The massive...

Poe warns DOTr of budget cut over PUV modernization issues

admin   •   August 28, 2018

  Senate Committee on Public Services chairperson Senator Grace Poe has warned officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) of a possible cut in next year’s budget if they fail...

No transport strike despite class suspension – transport groups

admin   •   March 20, 2018

MANILA, Philippines —Malacañang has suspended classes from all levels in both private and public schools in Metro Manila on Tuesday. Based on the memo circular, this is to avoid students...

90% of PUJs in Laguna join transport strike

admin   •   March 19, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Many passengers were stranded in various parts of Laguna due to the massive transport strike conducted by Southern Tagalog Region Transport Organization-Piston (Starter-Piston) on Monday. Tricycles temporarily replaced jeepneys as a...

Piston to hold transport strike on Monday

admin   •   March 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) will once again voice out their objection to the government’s jeepney modernization program through a transport strike on...

DOTr to consider grievances of drivers, operators on the Jeepney Modernization Program

UNTV News   •   December 12, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Some transport groups have once again expressed their concerns on the implementation of the Jeepney Modernization Program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) next year. They claim...

Drivers, operators to stage a 2-day protest in December

UNTV News   •   November 29, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – No to Jeepney Phase Out Coalition and the group Piston are set to conduct a massive transport strike and protest rally against the government’s Jeepney Modernization Program...

PRRD tags militant groups as CPP’s legal fronts

UNTV News   •   October 17, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte calls some of the militant groups in the country as legal fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Among the groups the President named are Piston,...

President Duterte open to dialogue with transport strikers — Malacañang

admin   •   October 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to talk with transport groups who are against the modernization program of public utility vehicles (PUVs). This after the two-day nationwide transport...

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