Mandaue tricycle drivers show mixed reactions to 2 passenger rule

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines —Tricycle drivers in Mandaue City have mixed reactions on the city government letting them ferry two pasengers per trip. Tony Bacalso, a tricycle driver, said that during the implementation of the city’s one-passenger…

Lapu to distribute leaflets containing COVID-19 info

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government will start distributing this week leaflets containing information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that they will be printing around 100,000…

Cortes on trike ban on nat’l roads: We did not violate any law on that

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said he did not violate any laws when he ordered that tricycles could only ply the secondary roads. Cortes said this after tricycle drivers’ group — The Mandaue…

Overcharging tricycle drivers in Mandaue face fine, arrest

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Tricycle drivers here who would collect excessive fares and violate the “one passenger policy” will be apprehended and fined. Edwin Jumao-as, the new executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM),…

Five tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 10/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines  — The Lapu-lapu City government has already recorded five tricycle drivers, who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head, in a text…

One more Lapu tricycle driver tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—One more tricycle driver here tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, the head of the Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, told CDN Digital that out of the 303 swab samples…

Chan to tricycle drivers: No swab testing, no special permit to operate

Futch Anthony Inso 10/06/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Tricycle drivers who will not be able to participate in the swab testing conducted by the Lapu-Lapu City government will not be allowed to ply their routes. This was the statement of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

600 Lapu-Lapu tricycle drivers undergo COVID-19 swab tests

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  Some 600 out of the estimated 3,000 tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu City have already taken the swab tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiological and Surveillance…

Public transport group to join nationwide strike on Monday

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/24/2017

About 700 members of the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) Cebu and at least 200 tricycle drivers are joining the nationwide ‘Tigil Pasada’ on Monday. Greg Perez, Piston Cebu coordinator, made the…

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