The ABS-CBN Broadcast Centre overseeing the Eugenio Lopez Junior Communications Centre and the Millennium Transmitter. Photo: Wikimedia CC BY 3.0/Hollyckuhno
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Shutdown of broadcaster might be legal but not necessarily right

Joseph Peter Calleja  On May 5, the Philippine government ordered the country’s top broadcaster, ABS-CBN…

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Employees and supporters of ABS-CBN hold a rally outside the network’s compound in Quezon City on February 28, 2020. Photo: CBCPNews
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Philippine bishops decry shutdown of broadcasting network

MANILA (SE): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called on the government to…

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Duterte poised to ease strict Covid-19 measures

MANILA (UCAN): “It looks like Metro Manila will graduate from ECQ (extended community quarantine) by…

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Employees and supporters of ABS-CBN hold a rally outside the network’s compound in Quezon City on February 28, 2020. Photo: CBCPNews
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Backlash as largest Philippine broadcasting network forced to close

MANILA (SE): “When freedom of speech or criticism is suppressed, tyranny abounds, liberty dissolves, our…

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Duterte deploys military against quarantine violators

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, ratcheted up his government’s efforts against the Covid-19 coronavirus…

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