ABS-CBN’s 25-year licence expired on Monday. Photo: AP
ABS-CBN’s 25-year licence expired on Monday. Photo: AP

Philippines government orders top broadcaster ABS-CBN to halt operations

  • ABS-CBN’s 25-year licence expired on Monday, but officials had previously given assurances the conglomerate would be allowed to operate provisionally
  • Several major media outlets in the Philippines have battled with President Rodrigo Duterte and then suffered the consequences

ABS-CBN’s 25-year licence expired on Monday. Photo: AP
ABS-CBN’s 25-year licence expired on Monday. Photo: AP
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