#WalangPasok: With looming transport strike, cities announce suspension of classes
Editor’s note: First published on Oct. 13, 1:45 p.m.
Some cities have declared suspension of classes on Monday (October 16) because of the scheduled nationwide transport strike in protest of the government’s looming jeepney modernization program.
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Makati City, all levels
Davao City, all levels
STATEMENT BY MAYOR INDAY SARA | Classes from kindergarten to college will be suspended on Monday, October 16. pic.twitter.com/toDhV2JE3U
— DavaoCity Government (@davaocitygov) October 13, 2017
San Fernando City, Pampanga, all classes
In Legazpi City, The local government of Albay has suspended classes scheduled for Monday in private and public schools and work in government and private offices in anticipation of the transport strike.
The suspension, however, does not include institutions engaged in peace and order, health and social services.
Albay governor Al Francis Bichara, in an advisory, said free ride will be offered for those who might get stranded and commuters in the province.
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