MANILA, Philippines — Several academic institutions and the Office of the Executive Secretary on Sunday announced the cancellation of classes for February 27 due to transport strike slated Monday.
Colleges, universities and a few local government units said they are calling off classes since the ongoing transport strike is affecting their commuter student, faculty members and staff.
Palace announced cancellation of classes in elementary and high school levels in National Capital Region. It added that suspension of classes in the tertiary level may be announced by 11 a.m.
Jeepney operators led by Piston are set to stage its second transport strike on Monday to protest the government’s plan to phase out jeepneys aged 15 years and older. The Transportation department said this is to modernize the transport vehicles and make them environmental-friendly to passengers.
Below appears the list of schools and cities which have called off classes on February 27, Monday.