Court Stops Uber and GrabCar in the Philippines

The Quezon City Regional Trial Court on Friday suspended the operations of app-based transport services Uber and GrabCar for 20 days.

The court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to stop operations of Uber, GrabCar and similar transport services.

Petitioner Angat Tsuper Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator ng Pilipinas Genuine Organization Transport Coalition, represented by Pascual Magno, earlier requested for a TRO against the operation of the private transport services. More in