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KBP Radio Stations Asked to Simultaneously Air Presidential Debate

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) yesterday (February 18, 2016) issued a circular to all its members for the simultaneous airing on radio stations nationwide of the presidential debate to be held in Cagayan de Oro City at the Capitol University on February 21, Sunday, from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. The debate is the […]

CANDIDATES AGREE TO PARTICIPATE IN COMELEC DEBATES

Representatives of candidates for president in the May 2016 elections, except for Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Miriam Santiago, confirmed that their candidates will be participating in the debates to be organized by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the KBP and the major television networks with their print media partners. In a meeting held January […]

COMELEC, KBP, NETWORKS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR 2016 DEBATES

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC),  Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and the four major television networks – ABS-CBN, GMA, Nine Media (CNN Phhilippines), and TV5 – signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA), last January 13 to formalize the plans to organize public debates for the presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the May 2016 […]

COMELEC TAPS KBP FOR 2016 DEBATES

September 26, 2015 The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is tapping the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) to help in organizing the debates for presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 2016 elections. KBP Board Chairman Herman Z. Basbaño said the KBP will be helping the COMELEC in formulating the rules and policies for conducting […]

‘OPLAN BROADCASTREEING’ PLANTS OVER 30,000 TREES

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) led the annual simultaneous and nationwide tree planting activity called “Oplan Broadcastreeing” last August 2015. The KBP chapters and volunteers planted at least 37,350 tree seedlings and saplings in protected areas, watersheds, and sites. Over 7,700 volunteers helped in 30 cities and provinces including Rizal, Ilocos Norte, […]

KBP ASKS NTC TO RESERVE FM RADIO FREQUENCY FOR SCHOOLS

The KBP has asked the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to reserve the radio frequency of 87.5 megahertz for the exclusive use of schools.

GOLDEN DOVE AWARDS HONORS THE BEST IN BROADCASTING

The Golden Dove Awards honored the best of the broadcast media for 2013 during awards ceremonies last April 29, 2014 at the Star City Theatre in Pasay City. The awards capped the celebration of Broadcasters’ Month and the 41st founding anniversary of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the association of the broadcast […]

KBP LOCAL CHAPTERS FOCUS ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Local Chapter Leaders of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) from all over the country focused on the role of broadcast media in preparing local communities for natural disasters and in mitigating the impact of climate change during the 17th Cerge Remonde Chapter Leaders Conference last April at the Taal Vista Hotel in […]

Broadcast Media Workers and Dependents To Train under TESDA-KBP Program

Two-hundred sixty-five broadcast media workers and dependents will undergo skills training under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The training will be implemented as part of an agreement between the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and TESDA signed last December 2013. KBP president Herman Z. Basbaño said that the program aims […]

NTC Cracks Down on Illegal Stations

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has started its crackdown on illegal radio stations while the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the association of the broadcast media in the Philippines, asked its Local Chapters nationwide to submit a list of suspected illegal stations in their areas. NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba speaks to KBP members […]