2019: A banner year for competition enforcement

2019: A banner year for competition enforcement By Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD January 8, 2020   Despite the many headwinds it continued to face, the Philippine economy received some welcome news at the end of 2019: poverty estimates recently released show that the country’s full-year poverty incidence dropped from 23.3 percent in 2015 to 16.6… continue reading ››

Hailing Grab across Asia

Grab hailing in Asia By Atty. Amabelle C. Asuncion November 20, 2019   The “non-millennials” might still remember those hilarious movie scenes where a long queue of passengers competing for a cab on the street would inevitably be beaten by an attractive woman flashing her shapely legs. Within minutes, a cab would dash to pick… continue reading ››

PCC binds Grab to service quality, price conditions for Uber takeover

PRESS RELEASE 2018-014 10 August 2018   PCC binds Grab to service quality, price conditions for Uber takeover   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) subjected Grab’s acquisition of Uber in the Philippines to service quality and pricing standards in clearing the transaction. These conditions for clearance were part of the voluntary commitments signed by Grab… continue reading ››