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Philippine TV network that angered Duterte ordered shut

ABS-CBN refused to run campaign ads during 2016 election

Security guards stand outside the headquarters of ABS-CBN network following government orders to cease its operations, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines May 5.   © Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) -- The Philippines' telecoms body ordered the country's leading broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp to cease operations on Tuesday, as a parliament dominated by President Rodrigo Duterte's loyalists dragged its feet over renewing its license.

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