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Thousands of striking taxi drivers protest in central Madrid

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:19 AM | No Comments
Thousands of Madrid taxi drivers staged a protest on Monday (January 28) at Sol Square in central Madrid against the online ride-hailing sector, including companies like Uber and Cabify which they say...

PCC slaps Grab, Uber with P16-M fine for violating merger provisions

Posted on Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:26 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Ride-hailing service firms, Uber and Grab are facing penalties anew over its merger deal. The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has fined Grab Philippines and Uber a total...

Uber officially stops PH operations

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 01:13 PM | No Comments
<s trong>MANILA, Philippines — Ride-hailing company Uber on Monday officially halted its operations in the country following the issuance of a cease and desist order by the Land Transportation Franchising...

Singapore watchdog sets interim measures for Uber-Grab deal

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018 10:23 PM | No Comments
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s competition watchdog on Friday outlined a set of interim measures for ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies to ensure an open market as it continued its...

LTFRB: Continued Uber ops may put passenger safety at risk

Posted on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:09 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Uber rider, Janine used to be able to book an Uber ride within five minutes. But after the Grab-Uber acquisition deal, booking a ride has been difficult, especially...

PCC recommends cancellation of Grab-Uber acquisition deal

Posted on Friday, 6 April 2018 01:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has summoned the two transport network companies (TNC), Uber and Grab, to hear their stance on the acquisition deal. The PCC wants to...

PCC to conduct moto propio review on Grab-Uber acquisition

Posted on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 08:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) will exercise its power to conduct a moto propio review on the transaction of Grab acquiring Uber. PCC Chairman Arsenio Balisacan said the...

Grab begins process of absorbing 24,000 Uber operators

Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018 03:17 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member Atty. Aileen Lizada and representatives of Grab Philippines assured that the 24,000 Uber drivers have nothing to worry about since...

DOTr to study memorandum order limiting the number of operating TNVS

Posted on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 12:47 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The new regulation of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continues to draw criticisms. The regulation seeks to limit the number of transport network...

Uber is officially a cab firm, says European court

Posted on Saturday, 23 December 2017 09:53 AM | No Comments
Uber should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other taxi operators, the European Court of Justice said in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that could impact other...