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MANILA — Various jeepney routes in Metro Manila and major roads in the provinces nationwide were almost hundred percent clear of public utility jeepneys on October 16 and 17, during the two-day transport strike. Piston estimated the participation in the strike was 90 percent on average in targeted routes. The government said it was barely…

PRESS RELEASE 19 September 2011 MANILA — Spearheaded by transport groups and participated in by the people, the nationwide transport strike on 19 September is a legitimate militant action against the series of oil price increases that has intensified poverty by eroding further the already nil purchasing power of the poor. In monopoly of 85…

By MARYA SALAMAT
Transport groups issued the notice of strike amidst efforts by Malacañang to scuttle and threaten the planned strike against oil overpricing, taxes, numerous fees and penalties.

Sidebar: Transport strike aims to affect the profits of the Big 3 – transport groups