Philippines

House leader files bill renewing ABS-CBN franchise

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto has filed a bill that would give broadcast giant ABS-CBN Corp. a fresh 25-year legislative franchise. Santos filed on Jan. 5 House Bill No. 8298 seeking to renew for another 25 years ABS-CBN’s legislative franchise. A copy of the bill was obtained by … Continue reading