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 20, 2016 at the COMELEC, representatives of presidential aspirants Jejomar…

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 elections. The agreement followed several months of discussions among the…

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 the debates and in coordinating the activities of the broadcast…

‘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, Tuguegarao City, Pangasinan, Baguio City, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Naga City,…