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WATCH: Bulacan Rep. Sy-Alvarado discusses ABS-CBN’s bid for 25-year franchise

/ 12:30 PM July 01, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has buckled down to business as it tackles ABS-CBN’s bid for another 25-year franchise. The House committee on legislative franchises and the committee on good government and public accountability have so far covered several issues, such as the citizenship of ABS-CBN chair emeritus Gabby Lopez, the Lopez family’s reclamation of the network after the EDSA Revolution, and alleged labor violations of the media network.

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Bulacan Rep. Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, chairman of the House committee on good government and public accountability, joins INQUIRER.net reporter Neil Arwin Mercado to discuss the course of the hearings so far.

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