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2-day transport strike called off

The planned two-day nationwide transport strike to protest the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program has been called-off by its organizers following the appeal of Senator Grace Poe for a dialogue.

MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday said that the transport strike staged by militant transport groups against the continuous oil price hike failed to paralyze the public transportation. According to MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino the protest action staged by the Pinag-Isang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) said Saturday it will offer free rides to stranded commuters on Monday during the planned nationwide transport holiday.

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