8 months House OKs legalization of Angkas MB
By Ben Rosario Angkas, a motorcycle ride-hailing service, habal-habal, and other similar two-wheel public conveyance operations may soon be legalized after the House of Representatives passed a measure to allow their operations. (Rio Leonelle Deluvio/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO ) Congressmen also approved on second reading House Bill 8885 or the Student Fare Discount Act seeking to institutionalize the fare privilege for all students. First to be passed during Wednesday’s session was HB 8959 or the “Motorcycles-for-Hire Act” which consolidates six separate legislative proposals that would authorize the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board to legalize the operation of ... more