Gov’t affected by strike, says Piston- Cebu head

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 10/17/2017

THE government is affected by the two-day nationwide transport strike. Gregorio Perez, Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide-Cebu (Piston-Cebu) president, said this after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to arrest those who would defy the implementation…

No transpo paralysis yet in Cebu City

Nestle L. Semilla 10/16/2017

The ongoing transport protest by PISTON-Cebu and Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) Cebu has not greatly affected the traffic situation in Cebu City as of 9 AM on Monday. Francisco Ouano, Cebu City Transportation (CCTO) operations chief,…

No work, school in Lapu, Mandaue due to transport strike

Norman V. Mendoza 10/15/2017

CLASSES and work were suspended in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue tomorrow due to a nationwide transport strike. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said the suspension was in line with the Palace’s decision to suspend work…

300 Silliman University teachers go on strike

Inquirer.net 07/19/2017

DUMAGUETE CITY — Close to 300 faculty members of Silliman University here went on strike starting Wednesday following the collapse of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiations for school years 2016 to 2019. The administration, however, assured…

Scrap franchise rules or we strike — Piston

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 07/17/2017

Scrap the newly signed Omnibus Franchising Guidelines for the modernization of the public utility jeepneys on or before the State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 24 or we will hold another…

Palma: Pray for end of Marawi strife

Ador Vincent Mayol 07/08/2017

  As the armed conflict in Marawi City continues, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the people to turn to prayer and help stomp out terror and all forms of violence. The 67-year-old prelate has recently issued an…

LGUs prepare for looming transport strike on Monday

Intern, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 05/18/2017

  In preparation for the planned transport strike by the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) on Monday, the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu will deploy trucks, buses and other vehicles to…

BOLTS STRIKE

Inquirer.net 04/16/2017

Meralco clamped down on defense in the fourth quarter and blanked Blackwater late to score a 102-91 victory yesterday in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Bolts overturned an 80-72 deficit coming into…

Don’t dictate on commuters

Editorial 03/01/2017

It’s been four days since the transport strike and already some of the more militant transport groups warned that they will stage more transport holidays/strikes in the future until the government gives in to their demand to…

‘Low impact’ transport strike

Dominic D. Yasay, Doris C. Bongcac, Edison Delos Angeles, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 02/27/2017

Not a few of them may have reported to work late, but employees still managed to get a ride from buses whose numbers negated yesterday’s Metro Cebu-wide transport strike. And traffic remained heavy along the national highway…

Piston-Cebu ends strike with rally, threatens to do more should govt refuse to take action

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/27/2017

The Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) ended their transport strike through a protest rally on Monday afternoon outside the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) office. Greg Perez, chairman of Piston…

Commuters take bus rides as PUJs hold nationwide strike

Doris C. Bongcac 02/27/2017

For a fee of P10, several Mandaue City commuters took a bus ride to their work places today. Myra Flores, 23, said she had been waiting for a PUJ ride near the Mandaue City hall for about…

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