Demonstrators show their support for ABS-CBN workers in Manila on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
Raissa Robles
Opinion

Opinion

Raissa Robles

The Philippines’ ABS-CBN network is again fighting to survive, 34 years after liberation from Marcos

  • Rebel forces freed Southeast Asia’s oldest broadcast network from the clutches of Ferdinand Marcos’ regime on February 24, 1986
  • Three decades later, Duterte’s administration is seeking to shut the broadcaster’s operations – unlike Marcos, he won’t need the military’s help

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Demonstrators show their support for ABS-CBN workers in Manila on February 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
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