Philippines top broadcaster ABS-CBN denied new licence. (10 July 2020).
One of the Philippines’ largest broadcasters, ABS-CBN, has been refused a new licence after being forced off air in May. On Friday, an overwhelming majority of a parliamentary committee rejected as “undeserving” ABS-CBN’s request for a 25-year extension of its franchise. Government critics say the refusal is directly connected to the channel’s criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte. […]
Hansjörg Biener to WOR (2020-07-10)