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Public-transport drivers and operators in several urban areas across the country – including, for the first time, Makati City – denounce the measly oil-price rollbacks by the Big Three oil companies, as well as their “manipulation” of the prices of oil and gas products, such as LPG, to the detriment of unorganized and ordinary consumers.

“It’s like we’re now working only for oil companies and traffic-regulating agencies,” said George San Mateo, secretary-general of the Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston), on the increase in traffic violation fines. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO AND MARIANNE FAYE B. MIRAMBEL LABOR WATCH Bulatlat Mario San Juan, 46, a jeepney driver,…

As drivers in Metro Manila and other key cities nationwide are expected to launch a transport strike May 12, the militant transport group here would stage a march-rally with red flags and banners demonstrating drivers’ demands. BY JOHN ERIC B. ESCALANTE Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 14, May 11-17, 2008 BAGUIO CITY…