ABS-CBN can re-apply for franchise under Duterte admin if House rejects bid: solon

ABS-CBN Corp. can again seek a franchise during President Rodrigo Duterte's administration if its application is rejected on Friday by a House committee, a lawmaker said. 

Killing ABS-CBN franchise bid to bring chilling effect: solon

Filipinos will lose options on where to get information on national issues if lawmakers reject ABS-CBN Corp's application for a fresh franchise and spawn a monopoly on free television services, a lawmaker said Friday.