House junks ABS-CBN’s provisional franchise bill

The House of Representatives has decided to abandon the proposed five-month provisional franchise for media giant ABS-CBN, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday.During the plenary session, Cayetano said the lower chamber would instead immediately proceed with the hearings for… Read … Continue reading House junks ABS-CBN’s provisional franchise bill

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BISHOP ON ABS-CBN CLOSURE: The specter of martial law is coming up

PABILLO: A “chilling” message that “news and information outlets should kowtow to those in power, or else, they will be brought down.” ABS-CBN closure not prelude to martial law The shutdown of local broadcasting giant ABS-CBN Corp. is not a … Continue reading BISHOP ON ABS-CBN CLOSURE: The specter of martial law is coming up

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ABS-CBN QUESTIONS NTC STOPPAGE ORDER BEFORE SUPREME COURT

Palace respects ABS-CBN’s plea to nullify ruling ABS-CBN asked the Supreme Court on Thursday, May 7,  to nullify and set aside the cease and desist order of the National Trelecommunication Commission (NTC), claiming that the commission “gravely abused its discretion” … Continue reading ABS-CBN QUESTIONS NTC STOPPAGE ORDER BEFORE SUPREME COURT

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Palace sees no reason for Duterte to veto ABS-CBN franchise bill

IF CONGRESS OKAYS RENEWAL MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has no reason to veto the bill granting a new 25-year franchise to local media giant ABS-CBN Corp. once it reaches his table, Malacañang said on Wednesday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque guaranteed … Continue reading Palace sees no reason for Duterte to veto ABS-CBN franchise bill

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DUTERTE HANDS OFF IN ABS-CBN EXPIRED FRANCHISE

PRRD to heed NTC decision on ABS-CBN franchise issue President Rodrigo Duterte will heed the decision of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on the fate of media giant ABS-CBN as its franchise expires on Monday (May 4).Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque … Continue reading DUTERTE HANDS OFF IN ABS-CBN EXPIRED FRANCHISE

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