Updated February 14, 2020, 5:04 PM
By Chito Chavez
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has strongly supported the pursuit of television network giant ABS-CBN for a fresh 25-year franchise deal to operate.
To recall, Solicitor General Jose Calida filed a quo warranto petition before the Supreme Court that sought the revocation of the ABS-CBN franchise presumably due to the violation of existing franchise law.
The franchise deal is set to expire on March 2020.
“Being the home of ABS-CBN, GMA-7 and other media outfits has turned Quezon City into a “City of Stars,” Belmonte said.
Citing her stand, Belmonte said “by tradition, Quezon City is also known as a bastion of
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