House Committee on Franchise denies ABS-CBN franchise renewal

DAVAO CITY — And the long wait is over, the House Committee on Franchise on Friday afternoon denied the ABS-CBN franchise renewal. With 70 voting Yes, the resolution denying the renewal won; 11 Congressman voted no (meaning for the renewal); two inhibited from voting, and, one abstained. At 3:15 on Friday Committee chairperson, Fran Alvarez …