GMA Network is trying to avoid trouble after the denial of ABS-CBN’s franchise application by buying back the Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs) it sold to investors.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is not keen on the Makabayan bloc’s proposal for the 305-member House of Representatives to vote on ABS-CBN’s franchise application even if it has been denied by the legislative franchises committee.
Anthony Taberna and Gerry Baja, hosts of DZMM’s “Dos Por Dos” news commentary program, may soon be broadcasting from TV5’s studios in Mandaluyong City.
Former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada is reportedly sad over the House of Representatives’ decision to deny ABS-CBN’s franchise application even if the network had been critical of his administration, Philippine Star editor Marichu…
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano confirmed Monday (July 13) that the denial of ABS-CBN’s franchise application had been set in stone even if the network was given the chance to refute allegations in marathon hearings.
‘Di kuntento sa pagkatay sa ABS-CBN! Defensor smells blood, moves to kill Lopez ‘oligarchy’ in power
After bringing down the Lopez family to their knees with the end of ABS-CBN’s media dominance, congressman Mike Defensor has vowed to deliver the “death blow” to their power “oligarchy.”
The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives said the blame for the House legislative franchise committee’s 70-11 vote to deny ABS-CBN’s franchise application lay squarely on President Rodrigo Duterte.
Goodbye frequencies! Marcoleta says unlikely for ABS-CBN to be granted franchise beyond 2022: Paano…
Sagip party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta believes it’s unlikely for ABS-CBN to be granted a franchise even after President Rodrigo Duterte steps down in 2022.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor is fed up with criticism over his incessant attacks against ABS-CBN.
Cavite Rep. Jesus Crispin “Boying” Remulla has run to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to complain about the allleged “’cyberbullying” experienced by lawmakers involved in the House of Representatives’ hearings on ABS-CBN’s…
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday said members of the joint House panel hearing ABS-CBN’s franchise application should vote according to their conscience on whether to grant a new broadcasting license to the media giant.
ABS-CBN used its transmitter to broadcast its exclusive channels on a frequency owned by another company from May 5 until June 30, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) said Thursday (July 2).
SAGIP party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta had to ask for another official from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) to answer his questions because Director General Charito Plaza appeared to be clueless about laws pertinent to…
One of the lawmakers leading the congressional hearings on ABS-CBN’s franchise wants its news and current affairs division shut down even though its newscasts’ reach has been limited since the network went off the air.
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza slammed the joint House committee hearings on ABS-CBN’s franchise as a “fishing expedition” and appealed to his colleagues to be fair in tackling the network’s bid to return on air.
Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday (May 19) told Congress he does want to pick a fight over the legislative franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.
Abogado Larry Gadon has asked nine senators to inhibit from voting on ABS-CBN’s franchise application because their connections to the network allegedly make them biased in its favor.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Saturday responded to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s tirade slamming him and Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza for their criticisms of the House’s inaction toward the bills renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise.
GMA Network is relishing every moment of being the dominant television network in the Philippines after ABS-CBN was shut down last week because its franchise expired.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has urged the House of Representatives to tackle ABS-CBN’s franchise application as soon as possible now that the network has gone off the air.
The Senate could approve ABS-CBN’s franchise application in one or two weeks once the House of Representatives transmits the counterpart bill to the chamber, Senator Sonny Angara said Wednesday (May 6).
Will Senator Bong Go be ABS-CBN’s knight in shining armor?