Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

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Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Solon Wants Grab To Shoulder Canceled Orders

Solon Wants Grab To Shoulder Canceled Orders

Spotlight

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said he has filed a bill which seeks to transfer the “risk” of customer no-shows to ride-sharing company Grab Philippines, following an incident where a GrabFood delivery man was allegedly forced to sell 14 unclaimed orders of milk tea due to a customer no-show.

In a Twitter post, Gatchalian said aside from the bill, he has also filed a resolution to investigate the incident.

The senator said Grab should provide the money for purchasing goods ordered by their customers instead of its delivery partners.

Verifying the legitimacy of buyers was also needed, Gatchalian said, noting that even fast-food giant McDonald’s asks for legitimate landline numbers to validate orders.

He added that cashless payments must be encouraged to help ease, if not eliminate, the risk in their GrabFood delivery service.

On Saturday, GrabFood released a statement on the said incident and initial investigation showed that the delivery-partner did not incur personal losses or needed to pay with his cash as the order was paid in a cashless transaction.

“The cashless payment capability is currently available in select merchants and is being tested as a solution to limit the need for our delivery-partners to carry cash or working capital,” Grab said.

Language differences and miscommunication between the delivery-partner and the customer were found to be the source of the failed transaction.

“After waiting for more than 20 minutes at the drop-off point, the delivery-partner proceeded to treat the transaction as a no-show,” Grab said.

However, Grab said their no-show and reimbursement policy was not followed by their delivery-partner which prescribed the drinks to be surrendered immediately to Grab.

Afterwards, the customer tried to claim the drinks but was too late.

The company added that they have reimbursed the customer and compensated the driver for his time and effort.

Grab also reminded its GrabFood drivers that unclaimed orders are fully-reimbursed by the company.

“We also encourage our customers to review their orders and ensure accuracy of delivery details before placing an order,” Grab said. (PNA)

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Spotlight

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Lifestyle

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Entertainment

Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

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Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

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Motoring

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