LTFRB to taxi drivers: Be good to passengers

Jessa Mae Sotto 12/13/2017

With the influx of commuters this holiday season, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) reminds taxi drivers not to overcharge or refuse passengers. LTFRB-7 director Ahmed Cuizon, said that taxi drivers must,…

Unhappy with impending fare hike

Nestor Ramirez 11/28/2017

I’ve been taking a cab lately to move around the suburb since my wife is using the only family car we have for a contractual engagement as a skills teacher for a school in a nearby city…

Police asked to probe cabbie

Nestle L. Semilla 10/23/2017

The wife of road rage suspect Edward Erasmo called on the Cebu City police to include the taxi driver in their investigation on the October 17 incident along Pope John Paul II Avenue in Barangay Mabolo. In…

Boholano taxi driver among Vegas heroes

Inquirer Visayas 10/07/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — Tales of heroism have emerged in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, which left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured. One of them involved Bohol-native Winifredo Balbido Maquindang, 66,…

Raising taxi fare rates

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 10/05/2017

Don’t you just hate it when people try to exploit you after learning you had a windfall or a bonus, like they were sharks or some such predatory animal surrounding you after smelling blood oozing from your…

Taxi fare increase

Chris A. Ligan, Nestle L. Semilla 10/04/2017

A taxi commuter will soon be paying at least P175.00 from the current charges of at least P150.00 for a 10-kilometer ride to his destination plus travel time charges due to traffic congestion. The Land Transportation Franchising…

Taxi fare hike bid up to nat’l heads — LTFRB-7 director

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/28/2017

ALTHOUGH he agreed that an increase in taxi fare if approved will burden the passengers and benefit the operators and drivers, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) chief Ahmed Cuizon will leave the…

Higher taxi fare needs dialogue, group says

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/27/2017

Any increase in taxi fare rates should be backed by a study and consultations with stakeholders, a commuters’ welfare group said yesterday. “Taxi drivers have to be consulted. If the reason is to give more income, by…

Customers first

Editorial 08/23/2017

The case of taxi driver Norman Enojada — who was penalized for dumping an elderly passenger in the middle of a rainy street — should serve as a constant reminder and warning to taxi operators and drivers…

Cab catches fire in Talisay

05/26/2017

WATCH: The taxi cab with plate number GXM 592 caught fire at around 3:45 p.m. on Friday near a mall in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/CHRISTINE QUIGAO) A taxi cab caught fire while traversing the road in…

Fil-Australian woman accuses cab driver of rape

Norman V. Mendoza 04/24/2017

A 39-year-old taxi driver was arrested after he was accused by a Filipino-Australian woman passenger of raping her inside a motel located in Sitio Orel, Barangay Banilad in Mandaue City Sunday dawn. Elkhin Labra, who is a…

MAO BA?

Editorial 03/29/2017

PRICEY SPA A government official complained of pain in her neck during a seminar at a high-end hotel, so her assistant referred her to the hotel spa. But the official balked at her recommendation, saying it would…

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