Philippine Congress Officially Shuts Down Leading Broadcaster

Philippines Shuts Down Leading TV Network

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine government agency on Tuesday ordered the country’s leading broadcast network, which the president has targeted for its critical news coverage, to halt operations. The National Telecommunications Commission ordered ABS-CBN Corp. to stop operations after its 25-year congressional franchise ended Monday. The network’s application for a renewal has been pending […]

Philippines Moves To Shut ABS-CBN, Its Leading Broadcast Network

Filipino TV Show Goes Off Air Over Crying Child

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ most popular TV game show was pulled off the air Monday amid a public uproar over the host letting a crying 6-year-old boy mimic a striptease dancer. “Willing Willie” host Willie Revillame said he was taking two weeks of leave after which he will announce if he’ll return to television. […]