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Speaker Cayetano: ABS-CBN franchise bills 'not that urgent'

14.2.2020

Bagamat kinilala ni Speaker Alan Cayetano ang papel ng ABS-CBN sa lipunan, sinabi nito na hindi prayoridad ng Kamara ang pagre-renew ng prangkisa ng broadcast company.

Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv MANILA (UPDATE) — House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday raised allegations of bias committed by the Philippines' largest network, ABS-CBN Corp., as he questioned the urgency of holding congressional hearings on its broadcast franchise, which would expire in March. The House of Representatives has yet to act on several bills seeking to renew ABS-CBN's franchise, which Solicitor General Jose Calida questioned via a quo warranto petition before the Supreme Court last Monday, citing several alleged violations. "Walang doubt na institusyon ang ABS-CBN. Walang doubt na napakalaki ng naitulong sa ating bansa. Pero wala ring doubt na may mga issues, kaya nga sinabing ABias-CBN," Cayetano told reporters. (There is no doubt that ABS-CBN is already an institution. There is no doubt that it has helped the country a lot. But there is no doubt that it has issues, that's why it has been dubbed ABias-CBN.) President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly accused ABS-CBN of refusing to air his campaign ads during the 2016 elections. ABS-CBN, which reaches millions of Filipinos through its television, radio and online platforms, had said it "did not violate the law," and that it was prepared to air its side on the various issues raised. Hearings into the network's franchise renewal bills "will suck all the energy of the 18th Congress" because lawmakers will want to air their stance, said Cayetano. "Kung gusto kong mag-grandstand, papatawag ako ng hearing agad...Pero is it the right timing? Tayo ba lahat nasa right frame ng mind ngayon o may ma init ng ulo pa?" (If I want to grandstand, I will call for a hearing. But is it the right timing? Are we all in the right frame of mind or are we still hot-headed?) "Hindi [ito] ganoon ka-urgent. Bakit? Kasi hanggang March 2022, pwedeng mag-operate," he added. (This is not that urgent. Why? Because ABS-CBN can operate until March 2022.) The 18th Congress ends in 2022. The network can operate until then as long as there is a pending bill for its license renewal, both Senate President Vicente Sotto and House legislative franchise committee vice chairperson Isabela Rep. Tonypet Albano have said. "There's a consensus that while we're discussing the issue, walang reason na isara [ang ABS-CBN]," said Cayetano. Asked when the House would hear the franchise bills, he said, "Definitely before March 2022, possibly in May if we have cooler heads...worst case, after SONA (State of the Nation Address in July)." Congress is "open to any kind of mechanics to make our judgement more objective", said Cayetano. "You wanna get a panel of experts to join the congressmen? Okay ako roon (I'm okay with that)," he said. "Gagawin namin ang trabaho namin (we will do our job) and we will do it fairly," he added. Sen. Grace Poe on Thursday called for a legislative hearing on ABS-CBN's franchise. The network secured a 25-year franchise under Republic Act 7966, which was enacted on March 30, 1995. news.abs-cbn.com is the official news website of ABS-CBN Corp. Read more: ABS-CBN News

接 Congress lost all semblance of independence when congressmen and senators started to work as PPRD spokesmen. Correct ka diyan congressman may mas importanteng bagay na dapat unahin So ano ang priority nyo, ang sumunod na parang aso sa amo nyo? Ano po ba tlga kyo, House of Representatives o House of Du30 Representatives? Tao po ang bumoto sa inyo at nagpapasahod Kaya dapat sa Tao rin ang pagsilbihan nyo.. Ang hirap sa inyo, puro kayo papogi.. JustSaying 🙄

ULOL!MO MR CAULDRON REALTALK YOU WANT TO SHUT DOWN Why extend? “Mañana Habit”! I prefer Duterte to push through ... his words! Politics is very dirty & politicians adv their own agenda to be self serving at the expense of the common people. Its not limited to govt, its everywhere incl in the corporate world. If u choose the losing side, be prepared for the consequences.

Salot ka tlg Cayetano katulad ka ni Duterte. Dpt jan kay Duterte at un minions niya lalo na c Calida mga atakihin kyo sa puso. Walang ka tlg sa kalingkinan ng iyong ama bading kasi yan c Alan Cayetano His priority is to be rich 😡 Gahaman ,bakla naman

Cayetano says Congress too busy to tackle ABS-CBN franchise renewalHouse Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says Congress won't be tackling bills renewing ABS-CBN 's franchise until May at the earliest, but assured the network won't be shut down even if its franchise expires next month. e di wow.. ndi pede panghawakan mga sinasabi ng mga 'to Unahin daw muna gumawa ng overpriced projects Dami nilang work noh at dami ring time-out 😣😣😣

Delaying tactic! Tungkol pala sa demokrasya bakit pinaghihintay nyo? kuyaalanpeter Cayetano and majority in Congress are busy in politicking. They wanted to delay the hearing of franchise renewal of ABS-CBN till 2022 so they can ask personal favor for their election campaign ads and exposure. CayetanoTrapo

Baka naman sa bago mag halalan 2022 nila i renew ang franchise ng ABS CBN para sabihin nila may utang na loob ang station sa kanila para pag campaign period na, sila ang halos ads nila ang i-ere ng ABS CBN. Hahaha E hanggang march 2022 p pala e, bakit pa kailangang pagbantaan ni Du30 n hanggang March 2020 nlng ang ABSCBN. At ang expiration ng franchise contract e March 2020 din. Ibig sabihin, kailangan talagang pag usapan sa KAMARA ito at ng matapos na. Pakampante epek p itong si Cayetano.

pag may katwiran ipaglaban mo nag pasikat sa cayetano Wait nya lang daw matapos yung term ng current President. Para makagalaw na sya ng maayos. ANCALERTS The issue is not just the franchise, the issue is freedom of the press, the issue is about a vengeful president and his greedy minions. ANCALERTS may araw ka rin alan...

2 Years na lang c Digong, ang ABS-CBN tatagal pa yan... Kaya goodluck!

Cayetano says Congress too busy to tackle ABS-CBN franchise renewalHouse Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says he will wait for cooler heads to prevail before he asks the Committee on Legislative Franchise s to start discussions on whether or not the media giant should be given another 25 years to broadcast news and content. Ibig sabhn pa issue at paawa lng gnagawa ng network at supporter?😂 Ay aba e Pina kain Kayo ng pera. Diba? Ganon? Paano mag ooperate ang isang natwork na paso na ang permit? Paki explain ng mabuti please. Paano kung hindi sila bigyan ng extension ng NTC? Maghuhugas -kamay ba kayo kasi NTC na ang may kasalanan by then? Hindi nyo na ginawa trabaho nyo, proud pa kayo?

Hi abs next election kpag tumakbo syang senator or higher position wag nyo na tanggapin kapag ngpa-advertise sa inyo😂😂😂😅 History will definitely judge you

Palace won’t interfere in Senate inquiry on ABS-CBNMalacañang will not interfere with the planned Senate inquiry on the compliance of media giant ABS-CBN with its franchise rules.

GMA-7 personalities stand with ABS-CBN amid franchise challengeIn the service of the Filipino..Come on..This is in the abuse of the Filipino workers.... Yes, stand and accept Binoy's challenge. Anyways he's your colleague, man. Alam nyo kung bakit Dahil damay sila sa quo warranto petition.

CBCP-ECMI supports renewal of ABS-CBN franchiseThe Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP ECMI) is for the renewal of the franchise of ABS CBN.

Albano: House franchises committee moving ‘steadily but cautiously’ on ABS-CBN renewalThe vice chairman of the House committee on legislative franchises vowed on Wednesday to schedule the much-delayed hearings on 11 bills proposing the renewal of the legislative franchises of broadcast giant ABS-CBN and two of its sister companies, but just could not say when.



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