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Duterte’s Shutdown of ABS-CBN Network Leaves Void in Coronavirus Crisis

Duterte's Shutdown of ABS-CBN Network Leaves Void in Coronavirus Crisis

Duterte’s Shutdown of ABS-CBN Network Leaves Void in Coronavirus Crisis Duterte’s Shutdown of ABS-CBN Network Leaves Void in Coronavirus Crisis MANILA — Through earthquakes and typhoons, floods and political turmoil, Fe Repalde knew she could count on one constant: Her tiny, flickering television was always tuned to ABS-CBN, one of the most influential networks in the Philippines. But on May …

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ABS-CBN, a Leading Broadcaster in the Philippines and Target of Duterte’s Ire, Signs Off

ABS-CBN, a Leading Broadcaster in the Philippines and Target of Duterte's Ire, Signs Off

ABS-CBN, a Leading Broadcaster in the Philippines and Target of Duterte’s Ire, Signs Off ABS-CBN, a Leading Broadcaster in the Philippines and Target of Duterte’s Ire, Signs Off MANILA — A leading media network in the Philippines was forced off the air on Tuesday, making it the first major broadcaster to have met such a fate during the administration of …

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In Slum at Epicenter of Duterte’s Drug Crackdown, Fear and Love Coexist

In Slum at Epicenter of Duterte’s Drug Crackdown, Fear and Love Coexist

MANILA — The fishing is best on nights like this when the moon is a sliver in the sky, and at midnight in the Philippines’ largest fishing port, the atmosphere was frenetic. Dockworkers in thick rubber boots emptied the catch from the rusting vessels crowded against the pier. Into hundreds of plastic pails lined up in rows, they tossed grouper, …

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