Tag: LTFRB

The new ‘taxi’

August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 The franchise requirement of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for transport network vehicle service (TNVS) providers operating within the system of transport network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Grab, should be non-negotiable. It is a requirement that clearly serves the interest of riding public. The franchise is, among others, […]

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Economic experts ‘disappointed’ after Duterte OKs free tuition in SUCs

August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) on Friday, August 4, expressed disappointment over President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act – a law opposed by his economic managers. “The approval is disappointing given the powerful arguments advanced by his economic managers about the anti-poor aspects […]

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Think tank: Scrap limit on Uber, Grab

August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 A group of prominent economists under the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to do away with restrictions on permits issued to drivers of ride-sharing services like Uber and Grab. FEF — an advocacy group for good economic governance and market-friendly reforms — said […]

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Duterte’s traffic test

June 14, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) June 6, 2016   We are missing out on the more substantive aspects of the new administration’s plans after taking office. The nightly press conference of Du30 is sheer entertainment unless the reporters are able to ask better questions on how he plans to deliver the […]

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Quick to increase, slow to decrease

January 9, 2015

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) January 9, 2015   Assuming for the sake of argument that the government is right to impose the increase in MRT/LRT fares, it is obviously also very timely to decrease jeepney, bus, UV and taxi fares. How come DOTC through its agencies are quick to increase […]

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