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14 Jul 2019 | 09:31 AM UTC

Philippines: March and transport strike in Metro Manila July 15

Philippines News Alert

Transportation union plans march and strike in Metro Manila on July 15; localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Manila). COUNTRY/REGION Metro Manila, Philippines

Event

Local media outlets are reporting that The Alliance of Concerned Transport Organization (ACTO) has called for a march and strike in Metro Manila on Monday, July 15. Participants plan to gather in front of the Quezon City Memorial Circle at 08:00 (local time) and then march to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) office on Ortigas Avenue. Local media outlets have also said that the Pasig, Quiapo, Montalban, Sucat, Paranaque, and Caloocan areas may be affected by the strike. Transportation disruptions are expected, particularly along the march route.

Advice

Individuals in the Metro Manila area are advised to maintain flexible itineraries and anticipate public transportation disruptions, increased congestion, and increased demand for taxis. Individuals are also advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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