Passengers ride a jeepney, a popular and uniquely Filipino mode of mass transport, which is being phased out by the government. Photo: EPA

Philippines’ flashy jeepneys face end of the road, but drivers say not so fast

The government wants the brightly painted, smoke-belching vehicles replaced with safer and greener transport, but defiant operators of the cheap taxis are protesting the move discriminates against the poor

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Passengers ride a jeepney, a popular and uniquely Filipino mode of mass transport, which is being phased out by the government. Photo: EPA
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