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ABS-CBN and the Power of A2Z

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After several months of ABS-CBN shutdown on free TV, finally we're surprised by the most powerful TV network deal of the decade.
That was a clever move ever! We didn't expect it! And now you've given hope and revived our Filipino spirit. 

Our prayers materialized and it's a Divine gift of bringing back our voices... Of bringing back our enthusiasm... Our smiles... Our hopes and dreams...
Yes, you've made it happen to bring back what was lost and deprived of the majority of the Filipino people. The times when we lost our smiles and replaced with sadness. The times when we lost our energy and replaced with fears. The times when we lost our resilience and replaced with doubts and uncertainty.
Yes, we were left uncertain of what's gonna happen next when ABS-CBN was denied of a much deserved Congressional franchise renewal.
And this is for you dear Congressmen who never listened and continued with your vested interest. You never represented the voices of your constituent…

Press Freedom in The Philippines

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This is another attack on the Philippine press freedom. The Philippines is crippled and crushed again. The Filipino people is saddened and mourning.

Today is another history of killing the press freedom in the Philippines when the country's largest television network won't be given its 25 years congressional franchise.
This is not right and just. The Philippine Congressmen on legislative franchise committee didn't hear the network and the Filipino people in general. That's the truth. They killed it. They killed us. They killed the press freedom and  people's access to vital news and information on these very tough and rough times.
When the country is currently surviving on the pandemic, the government is losing its priorities. They turned around and face the wrong enemy. They have tuned the battleground against its own people.
We don't deserve this. We deserve accountability from our government for suppressing press freedom and even the freedom of speech of the …