They have been selected by the House leadership to be physically present at Batasang Pambansa to watch President Duterte’s SONA live.
ABS-CBN integrated news and current affairs chief Ging Reyes is “hopeful” that the network will return on air but acknowledged that the franchise renewal bid is an unphill climb.
Deputy Speaker Jesus Crispin “Boying” Remulla wants to give ABS-CBN a hard time renewing its franchise because it has supposedly been unkind to Congress for more than three decades.
Iglesia Ni Cristo has confirmed its involvement in the bid to block ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal with its member leading the group of legislators opposed to the network’s application.
Speaker Alan Cayetano has had enough of senators dipping their fingers into the sole business of the Lower House, such as approving the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN Corp.
Learning from ABS-CBN’s shutdown, Senator Lito Lapid filed a bill seeking to provide provisional licenses to radio stations with pending franchise renewal applications before Congress.
Malacañang on Wednesday urged members of Congress to “vote as your conscience dictates” on the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Palawan Rep. Franz Alvarez and National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) Commissioner Gamaiel Cordova could face graft charges should ABS-CBN be granted a provisional authority to operate even though its legislative franchise renewal remains pending.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano admitted that he wants broadcast giant ABS-CBN to be held “accountable on some issues” amid the upcoming expiration of its legislative franchise next week.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday criticized the House leadership for setting an apparently “cosmetic and inconsequential’ hearing on ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal on March 10.
The 48-strong Visayan bloc in the House of Representatives has reaffirmed its commitment to support the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano amid the supposed ouster plot against the top leader of the chamber.
Former Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban thinks senators should stop posturing as if the fate of ABS-CBN’S franchise renewal is in their hands.
The two houses of Congress should pass a concurrent resolution to grant ABS-CBN Corporation a provisional authority to operate while the 18th Congress tackles its franchise renewal.
Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has thrown her all out support for the franchise renewal of embattled broadcast giant ABS-CBN.
President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the apology of broadcast network ABS-CBN for failing to air his political advertisements in the 2016 elections.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday (Feb. 24) expressed belief ABS-CBN can still operate while the renewal of its franchise remains pending.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano seems to be furious over the signature drive launched by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman in the Lower House for his filed resolution that seeks to expedite the hearings in connection with the franchise renewal of embattled broadcast giant ABS-CBN.
The House committee on legislative franchises isn’t keen on tackling ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal anytime soon despite calls from politikos, the public and even Malacañang.
The Supreme Court cannot prohibit persons to appear and testify before congressional inquiries in aid of legislation, Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon said on Tuesday.
Malacañang backed the Office of Solicitor General’s (OSG) move asking the Supreme Court (SC) to issue a gag order against ABS-CBN to stop the latter from discussing the issues concerning its franchise renewal.
The franchise renewal bill of broadcast giant ABS-CBN is not included in the agenda of the upcoming hearing of the House committee on legislative franchises amid earlier assurance from the House leadership.
Lea Salonga has thrown her support behind the call for the renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise, The tv network’s franchise is set to expire on March 20, 2020
Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez has appealed to Solicitor General Jose Calida to let congressmen decide over the fate of the franchise renewal of broadcast giant ABS-CBN amid its expiration by the end of March.
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles is leaving the fate of the renewal of ABS-CBN Corporation’s 25-year franchise to Congress.