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…

Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old high-value individual, who fronted as a ‘habal-habal’ driver was apprehended during a buy-bust operation with 106 grams of suspected ‘shabu’ worth P720,800 in Spolarium St. in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City,…

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…

Gwen suggests use of habal-habal for karenderya delivery

Rosalie Abatayo 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcycle taxis that are no longer allowed to operate due to social distancing concerns may find opportunities in delivering food from eateries. This is what Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said following her order…

JoyRide motorcycle hailing firm taps Motax to legalize habal-habal in Cebu

PR 02/21/2020

Filipino-owned motorcycle hailing taxi app JoyRide has forged a partnership with Motortaxi Cooperative (Motax), the only registered motorcycle taxi cooperative, which aims to legalize habal-habal operations not only in Cebu but in the different parts of the…

DOTA 2 item seller gives away free face masks to help protect neighbors from 2019-nCoV

Rosalie Abatayo 02/04/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu — It takes a community and its people to fight the 2019-novel coronavirus. For Jade Nebato, an online seller of items of DOTA 2, sharing his blessing by giving free face masks is one…

Should motorcycle taxis be legalized?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/24/2020

Recently, I again experienced riding a motorcycle taxi “habal-habal” because of the terrible traffic in Cebu City during the feast of the Santo Niño. Because of the many rerouting implemented in line with the celebration, I noticed…

Pardo police chief: Angkas driver person of interest in habal-habal driver’s killing

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Angkas driver is allegedly a person of interest in the killing of a habal-habal or motorcycle-for-hire driver at past midnight today, December 6, 2019, along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu…

Motorcycle ride experience gives online world a good laugh

Immae Lachica 11/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In today’s worsening traffic situation, riding a motorcycle to work or school is considered as the best solution to get to your destination on time. But it can be quite a challenge to…

Labella supports ordinance regulating habal-habal drivers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he supports the ordinance of Councilor Raymond Garcia to regulate habal-habals or motorcycle taxis in the city still under the provisions of the Land Transportation Code of the…

Bid to regulate motorcycle taxis, TNCs pushed at Cebu City Council

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY — Recognizing the role of motor taxis in providing much needed transport services, Councilor Raymond Ivan Garcia has proposed that the Cebu City government take on the task of regulating their operations. Garcia’s proposed resolution…

A hilarious habal-habal ride experience got the online world laughing

Immae Lachica 07/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Have you ever tried getting into a wrong taxi cab or jeepney? Well, netizen Vaughn Graham just did and he shared this hilarious experience of boarding the wrong motorcycle for hire on his Facebook account on Monday,…

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