Uber appeals Philippines suspension and resumes services as ‘thousands’ are left stranded

Uber said on Tuesday it had appealed to Philippine authorities to reconsider a one-month suspension handed to the ride-hailing firm a day earlier, and would resuming services as it waits for a decision.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) decided late on Monday to halt the service over Uber’s defiance of an order to cease accepting new driver applications.
Uber is hugely popular in the Philippines, regarded by its users as more reliable and competitive than…