3 weeks Sen. Recto to gov’t: Allowing motorcycle taxis will save jobs, expand transport options without need for government bailout MB
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Sunday, Oct. 11, urged the government to allow the resumption of motorcycle operations gradually to expand the transport options of millions of workers and restore the livelihood of thousand Filipinos affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recto said such “job-creating” public service “would not cost the government a single peso,” especially at a time when many sectors are looking at the government for bailouts. “This is an option that does not need any[thing] except the go-signal to operate again,” Recto said in a statement. “Airline fleets are mostly grounded, and the few flying ... more