6 days Online plea for ABS-CBN franchise grant gets over 1M signatures in 24 hours Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- A signature drive led by the head of the employees' union of network giant ABS -CBN has garnered over a million signatures in just 24 hours. The signature campaign, launched by ABS-CBN union head Jon Villanueva, is addressed to the House of Representatives. In the petition, ABS-CBN employees and their families and friends called for the immediate granting of the network's franchise. "We, the employees of ABS-CBN, call for the immediate discussion and passing of the renewal of the ABS-CBN Franchise," the petition said. ABS-CBN has been off the air since May 5, when the National Telecommunications ... more