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Duterte OKs renewal of franchise of MBC, 2 others

      President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the renewal of franchise granted to the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC). Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11109 last Oct. 30, which grants the renewal for another 25 years of MBC's franchise. A copy of the law was shared to the media on Thursday. MBC is a radio and television network currently owned by the FJE Group of Companies, which also operates hotels and a Pasay-based amusement theme park. Its AM flagship station, dzRH is the oldest radio station in the country. Duterte, likewise, approved for another 25 years the franchises of Bright Star Broadcasting Network Corporation and Vanguard Radio Network C...Keep on reading: Duterte OKs renewal of franchise of MBC, 2 others.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 15th, 2018

Duterte to object renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

Duterte to object renewal of ABS-CBN franchise.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte: If I had my way, I won t renew ABS-CBN s franchise

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he is personally against the renewal of franchise of media and entertainment giant ABS-CBN Corp., which he had accused of swindling him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Duterte opposes new ABS-CBN franchise

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Friday stepped up his threat to to block the renewal of ABS-CBN's franchise, calling the network's executives 'thieves' for duping ordinary people......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Duterte: If it were up to me, no ABS-CBN franchise renewal

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his threat to block the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN , a media network he has accused of "swindling" and of biased reporting. "Now, ABS-CBN, their franchise is due for renewal. They sent emissaries to me. They sent Gabby away becaue nothing will happen. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Kris blames politics for lack of TV projects

  Its franchise is at stake," explained actress-TV host Kris Aquino as to why her former home network, ABS-CBN, would not risk producing for her a television show. Kris explained that "while I have no issues with President Duterte, his supporters don't like me. I know the realities of life. I understand why I still don't have [TV projects] up to now." The network's franchise is set to expire in 2020---still within the term of Duterte, who has vowed to block it [franchise renewal] in reaction to the Kapamilya channel's alleged unfair reports on him and his presidency. Kris stressed, however, that her fans "could see me every night if they want to. I'm always online, a...Keep on reading: Kris blames politics for lack of TV projects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Duterte threatens to block renewal of ABS-CBN's congressional franchise - Sun.Star

Duterte threatens to block renewal of ABS-CBN's congressional franchise - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Duterte threatens to block ABS-CBN franchise renewal

Duterte threatens to block ABS-CBN franchise renewal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Corporate News: Duterte nixes ABS-CBN franchise renewal

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday said he will block the renewal of the franchise of media and entertainment giant ABS-CBN Corp. for allegedly swindling him......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise - Rappler

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte formally asks Congress to extend martial law for another year. The House of Representatives approves on 3rd and final reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan or SPSB Corporation. President Rodrigo Duterte decides to skip the historic turnover of the Balangiga Bells from the United States to the Philippine government. Japan's Crown Princess Masako pledges to do her best despite ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

‘No politics in anti-PECO rally’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo HUNDREDS of rallyists marched at Plaza Libertad in Iloilo City on November 26, 2018 to oppose the franchise renewal of Panay Electric Company (PECO) PECO. Noticeably, the protesters wore t-shirts of political bets Councilor Joshua Alim, Dr. Pacita Gonzalez, wife of the late justice secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr; and Councilor Plaridel Nava. […] The post ‘No politics in anti-PECO rally’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

House committee OKs TV5 franchise renewal

The House Committee on Legislative Franchises approved yesterday the renewal of the franchise of TV5 for 25 years......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

End PECO franchise, Duterte urged - The Manila Times

End PECO franchise, Duterte urged - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Duterte renews franchise of 3 broadcast firms

President Duterte has signed into law a bill that renews the franchises of Manila Broadcasting Co. (MBC) and two other broadcast firms for another 25 years......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Embattled firm determined to get franchise approval

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo PANAY Electric Company (PECO) is determined to retain the franchise to supply electricity to Iloilo City no matter the odds it faces. PECO corporate communications officer Mikel Afzelius said they are focused on securing their franchise renewal from Congress  for the sake of the continuous development of the city. “We want to […] The post Embattled firm determined to get franchise approval appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Duterte extends MBC franchise for another 25 years

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte extended the franchise of the Manila Broadasting Company (MBC) by another 25 years. Duterte signed Republic Act 11109 on October 30, copies of which were given to…READ The post Duterte extends MBC franchise for another 25 years appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Duterte eyes entry of ‘big players’ to end Palawan blackouts

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday night, November 10, that he would be compeled to expropriate the franchise of independent power producers (IPPs) in Palawan and sell them to "big players" to end the rotational power outages in the province. Speaking at the Subaraw Festival in Puerto ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Mindanao-Sabah barter trade to resume next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 31 Oct) – The executive order signed on Monday by President Rodrigo Duterte reviving barter trade between Mindanao and Sabah in Malaysia will have to wait until January next year, when Malaysia opens its side for the renewal of centuries-old commercial ties between the two areas. Executive Order No. 64 was released […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Boracay opening, tokhang, Johnny Depp | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: No casinos in Boracay as island reopens Duterte 'recycled' Lapeña to prevent shabu probe backlash – lawmakers ‘Tokhang’ ang Salita ng Taon 2018 Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border Johnny Depp out of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise – report {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018