Statements

  • MBC Statement on ABS-CBN Franchise Deliberations

    MBC Statement on ABS-CBN Franchise Deliberations

    MBC reiterates its call to lawmakers to renew ABS-CBN Corp.’s franchise.
  • Urgent Appeal to Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill

    Urgent Appeal to Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill

    We the undersigned citizens and organizations appeal to the President to veto the Anti-Terrorism bill. We are one with its proponents that we need the proper legal provisions to fight this scourge.
  • Joint Statement on Cyberlibel Verdict vs. Maria Ressa

    Joint Statement on Cyberlibel Verdict vs. Maria Ressa

    The undersigned organizations express their profound disappointment over the verdict against Rappler’s Maria Ressa and former writer Rey Santos Jr. It is a big blow to press freedom especially given serious constitutional questions on whether the law is applicable at all.
  • Joint Statement on Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020

    Joint Statement on Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020

    We the undersigned are united in voicing our opposition in the strongest possible terms to the enactment at this time of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (House Bill 6875) recently approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading, and a similar bill approved by the Senate (Senate …
  • JOINT STATEMENT ON ARISE/PESA

    JOINT STATEMENT ON ARISE/PESA

    The undersigned business organizations support a second, more substantial economic stimulus plan along the lines of the Accelerated Recovery and Investments Stimulus for the Economy (ARISE) bill, formerly the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act (PESA) bill, to fight the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, protect jobs and help job-creating businesses, especially …