Meet Abdul Fatak who works as checker of Naning Taxi for three years. He shares his view on taxi drivers fear of entering the vicinity of Maharlika, Taguig. "Most of the taxi driver refuses to deliver their customers in Maharlika because it is a Muslim area and they say it is a scary place full of dangerous people. Once you say “Maharlika, Taguig”--- you will either be refused directly or for some, they will negotiate for a “safer zone” or with additional fees. Some may have had misfortunes and not-so good experience here but the fault with us is that we generalize a lot. Not because somebody had a bad experience in our place that you can tag the rest. The commuting residents here suffer the consequences of this branding."
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