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[OPINYON] Ang buhay sa lansangan ay buhay ng pakikibaka ni Ka Elmer Portea

Jul 07, 2020 - 2:04 PM

'Tayo naman ang hinahamon ng panahon. Ipagtanggol natin ang siyang nagtatanggol ng atin.'

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] A love letter to our jeepney drivers

Jun 27, 2020 - 2:00 PM

'Our tatay jeepney drivers have not only been stripped of their livelihood, they have also been stripped of their dignity. For the first time, we are seeing our jeepney drivers begging on the street.'

2 Piston jeepney drivers positive for coronavirus

Jun 21, 2020 - 4:09 PM

The remaining 4 drivers are also in quarantine. They are being monitored by a medical team

FREED. Caloocan Representative Egay Erice visits the jeepney drivers, collectively known as Piston 6, before 4 of them were freed on June 8, 2020. Photo from Piston Facebook page

Lolo Elmer Cordero freed from jail

Jun 09, 2020 - 8:01 PM

Elmer Cordero and Wilson Ramilla, the remaining 2 of the 6 jeepney drivers arrested, are now free

FREED. Lolo Elmer Cordero (L) and Wilson Ramilla walks free from jail. Photo courtesy of Atty. Henrie Enaje

72-year-old Elmer Cordero remains in jail, 4 other jeepney drivers freed

Jun 08, 2020 - 4:45 PM

72-year-old Elmer Cordero and Wilson Ramilla remain in jail, as there are other charges filed under their name

FREED. Caloocan Representative Egay Erice visits the jeepney drivers, collectively known as Piston 6, before 4 of them were freed on June 8, 2020. Photo from Piston Facebook page

Jeepney drivers to receive P20,500 Pantawid Pasada fuel subsidy

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:52 PM

Only drivers who claimed the subsidy in 2018 will qualify to receive the subsidy this year

FUEL SUBSIDY. Jeepney drivers are to get P20.5k in fuel subsidies this year. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Jeepney drivers protest PUV modernization anew

Jul 15, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Senator Grace Poe asks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board not to 'brush aside transparency and due process' for drivers in implementing the modernization program

STRIKE. Jeepney drivers on strike staged a protest in front of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on July 15, 2019. Photo by Enrico Berdos/Rappler

Isko Moreno asks Manila jeepney drivers to stop cutting trips

Jul 09, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The Manila mayor also promises that the city government will police drivers who are operating without franchises and are found to be disobeying traffic rules

DIALOGUE. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno asks jeepneys drivers during a dialogue on July 9, 2019, to stop their practice of cutting trips, as this inconvenience passengers. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Diokno: Fuel tax hike suspension to cut jeepney drivers' subsidy in 2019

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Jeepney drivers will receive a fuel subsidy smaller than the expected P20,515 in 2019

NO INCREMENTS. There will be no additional fuel subsidies to jeepney drivers due to suspension of excise tax on oil. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: Jeepney drivers get P5,000-fuel subsidy

Aug 28, 2018 - 3:30 PM

'It's very specific for fuel purchases only,' says LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III

SUBSIDY. A jeepney driver shows his Pantawid Pasada Program cash card on August 28, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Gov't to give P5,000 fuel subsidy per jeepney driver in 2018

Jul 11, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Distribution of debit cards containing the P5,000 subsidy will begin on Thursday, July 12

SUBSIDY. Jeepney drivers will receive fuel subsidy under the Pantawid Pasada program. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, April 16-22, 2018

Apr 22, 2018 - 1:14 PM

From a must-watch documentary on fake news to Albayalde's speech as incoming PNP chief to Cole Sprouse

Piston says Malacañang 'spreading fake news' on transport strike

Mar 20, 2018 - 11:34 AM

(UPDATED) The Philippine National Police says it has not monitored any threats in Metro Manila

NO MORE TRANSPORT STRIKE. Piston national president George San Mateo disputes what he calls Malacanang's 'fake news' that transportation groups have continued their strike beyond March 19, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

VIRAL: What the transport strike means to driver's daughter studying in Ateneo

Mar 03, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Were you mad because you were late on Monday? Hya Bendaña a scholar at Ateneo de Manila and daughter of a jeepney driver shows the other side of the coin

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Mar 01, 2017 - 8:11 PM

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Feb 13, 2016 - 8:27 PM

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VIRAL: Jeepney driver returns iPhone to owner

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:26 PM

A young woman accidentally leaves her iPhone on the jeepney Guess who returns it?

UP 'Ikot' drivers wary of campus monorail project

Nov 26, 2012 - 6:56 AM

UP Diliman s jeepney drivers try to deal with change as a monorail is built inside the campus

DRIVERS ARE SCARED. How will the UP monorail project affect the UP Ikot jeepney drivers? All photos by Alcuin Papa