Posts Tagged ABS-CBN franchise

Talks on ABS-CBN franchise will have to wait for next Congress — Speaker Velasco

Marje Pelayo   •   February 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Allan Velasco maintained that calls to revive the franchise of media giant ABS-CBN will have to wait until the next Congress. In a statement on...

Duterte won’t allow ABS-CBN to operate even if Congress grants a franchise, unless…

Marje Pelayo   •   February 9, 2021

 MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte maintained that he will not allow ABS-CBN to operate even if Congress grants a new franchise. In his weekly public address on Monday evening...

Duterte: No franchise until arrears with government are settled

Marje Pelayo   •   January 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (January 18) maintained that the government will not allow any franchise application to push through unless business owners settle their obligations with...

Malacañang leaves people’s initiative on ABS-CBN franchise to Supreme Court

Maris Federez   •   July 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday (July 12) said it will leave the issue of granting a franchise to media giant ABS-CBN Corporation to the Supreme Court. This, after several...

ABS-CBN to stay off-air after House panel junks bid for new 25-year franchise

Marje Pelayo   •   July 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) Committee on Legislative Franchises on Friday (July 10) junked ABS-CBN Corporation’s bid for a 25-year franchise. Presided by Committee Chairman Rep. Franz...

House prepares to vote on ABS-CBN franchise renewal

Marje Pelayo   •   July 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representative (HOR) on Thursday (July 9) wrapped up its deliberations on the proposed franchise renewal of media network ABS-CBN Corporation.  Bayan Muna Representative Carlos...

Duterte wants Congress allies to ‘vote as conscience dictates’ on ABS-CBN franchise issue – Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Wednesday assured that President Rodrigo Duterte is “completely neutral” on the issue of ABS-CBN franchise, and even wants his allies in the Congress to “vote...

ABS-CBN on OSG’S quo warranto petition: We did not violate the law

Maris Federez   •   February 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN slammed the Office of the Solicitor General for filing a quo warranto petition that seeks the revocation of the former’s legislative franchises. In a statement, the...

OSG files quo-warranto petition vs ABS-CBN before SC

UNTV News   •   February 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Solicitor-General on Monday filed a quo warranto petition before the Supreme Court seeking the revocation of the legislative franchises of ABS-CBN Corporation and...

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