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× ‘Not that urgent,’ Cayetano says of hearings on ABS-CBN franchise renewal

MANILA, Philippines --- Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said Friday that hearings on the franchise renewal of media giant ABS-CBN are important but "not that urgent" since the network could still operate until 2022.

Speaking with reporters on the sidelines of an event in Taguig City, Cayetano admitted that discussions on the franchise renewal "will suck all the energy of the 18th Congress" as lawmakers…

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