ABS-CBN thanks talent managers, singers for speaking out in support of the Kapamilya network

ABS-CBN expressed its gratitude to Professional Artists Managers, Inc. (PAMI) and Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) for speaking in solidarity with the network and calling for the renewal of ABS-CBN’s broadcast franchise. “We are very grateful to PAMI and OPM for conveying to our lawmakers why ABS-CBN should be allowed to continue serving the Filipino.…

ABS-CBN paid Gov’t P71.5B in taxes in 17 years

ABS-CBN Group chief financial officer (CFO) Ricardo Tan said that ABS-CBN Corporation and its subsidiaries contributed P71.5 billion in taxes to the national economy within a period of 17 years. “From 2003 to 2019, ABS-CBN as a group paid P71.5 billion in taxes,” Tan said in the tenth hearing for ABS-CBN’s franchise application at the…

ABS-CBN, fully compliant with labor standards

ABS-CBN is fully compliant with general labor standards, occupational health and safety standards, and security of tenure, according to the company’s head of transformation Mark Nepomuceno. At the House panel hearing on Monday (June 29), Nepomuceno said ABS-CBN’s full compliance is the result of the company’s efforts to act in accordance with what it believes…

Solon calls to vote on ABS-CBN franchise now

Amidst pay cut for its artists and talents and looming retrenchment in ABS-CBN, Buhay partylist Rep. Lito Atienza says it’s time to put the network’s franchise renewal application to a vote. The lawmaker made this statement during a guesting in the Kapihan ng Samahang Plaridel forum last June 23, where he described the legislative hearings…

Int’l groups support ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, citing its vital service to OFWs

International groups in the Asia-Pacific region called on Congress to immediately restore the broadcast operations of ABS-CBN as they emphasize the importance of the network’s services to overseas Filipino workers. HD Telecom, an internet and communications service provider in South Korea, mentioned that with ABS-CBN’s broadcast operations being halted, more uncertainties would be made especially…