Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters
Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters

In the Philippines, ABS-CBN network shut by Duterte faces uncertain future

  • Eugenio Lopez has walked away from the station and the family business empire, seemingly relenting in his battle with the country’s president
  • Lopez was the latest in a line of tycoons in the Philippines to run afoul of Duterte, who made bringing down ‘oligarchs’ one of his campaign promises

Topic |   The Philippines
Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters
Writers and editors of ABS-CBN in the newsroom at their Manila headquarters following orders by the telecoms regulator to cease operations. Photo: Reuters
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