Habal-habal drivers donate in LTO-7 bloodletting campaign

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcycle taxi (habal-habal) drivers in Metro Cebu gave back to the community by donating their blood on the World Blood Donors Day, June 14, 2022, at the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas…

TEAM to 26 Angkas, Joyride drivers today: You are cleared to ferry passengers in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Twenty six motorcycle taxi drivers from Angkas and Joyride were cleared to resume ferrying passengers in Mandaue City today. This developed after the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue  (TEAM) required these motorcycle taxi…

Cebu transport officials brace for significant traffic impact for return of habal-habal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Transport officials in Cebu are still waiting for orders from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for the resumption of the pilot testing for motorcycle taxis in the three metropolia in the country, but…

IATF approves resumption of motorcycle-taxi pilot study

Darryl John Esguerra 10/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has approved the resumption of motorcycle taxi pilot study. This means motorcycle-taxi firms like Angkas and Joyride can now operate and…

Gov’t OKs pillion riding without barriers for riders living in same household — Eleazar

Consuelo Marquez 08/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 has approved pillion riding without protective dividers if the riders are living in the same house as the government eased policies for areas under the general community…

Chan to IATF: Allow backriding for family members

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan is appealing to the national Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to reconsider its policy on disallowing backriding in motorcycles amid the implementation…

Angkas card in Lapu to be applied online put on hold

Immae Lachica 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After announcing that Lapu-Lapu City was under general community quarantine, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan reminded the Oponganons that they would still have to follow the guidelines given by the Inter-Agency Task Force for…

Filipino-owned JoyRide unveils plan to enter food delivery service

PR 02/26/2020

Motorcycle hailing app JoyRide has revealed its plans to have its own Filipino-owned food delivery service this year to generate economic opportunities for merchants and delivery-partners in the country. The Filipino-owned company said they wanted to help…

Netizen’s video of street sweeper cleaning amid the rain ignites inspiration online

Immae Lachica 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Every day we get up for work or for school. At times we look for so many excuses to just skip work or school. But in this video of a street cleaner braving the…

Angkas says rider killed in Mandaue accident not from them

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Motorcycle taxi company Angkas has cleared rumors that the rider involved in a deadly accident in Mandaue, Cebu was not registered with them, contrary to reports from news organizations. According to Angkas’ chief transport…

Blacklisting Angkas CEO to spook foreign investors, lawmaker warns

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 01/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Imee Marcos on Thursday rejected a fellow lawmaker’s proposal to declare as persona non grata the Singaporean chief operating officer (CEO) of motorcycle ride-hailing firm Angkas, as it might scare away foreign investors.…

LTFRB-7 to start apprehending motorcycle taxis in Metro Cebu next week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Starting next week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB -7) will apprehend motorcycle taxis operating in Metro Cebu. This developed after the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through the technical working…

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