Philippines: Radio station DZME in Quezon City; its owner, Congressman Prospero Pichay; the content of political programs in 1996 (January 1996 - January 2000)
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||16 May 2001|
|Citation / Document Symbol||PHL36781.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Philippines: Radio station DZME in Quezon City; its owner, Congressman Prospero Pichay; the content of political programs in 1996 (January 1996 - January 2000), 16 May 2001, PHL36781.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3df4be964.html [accessed 20 October 2014]|
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The Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism states that "Twenty representatives [House of Representatives] declared business interests in the communication sector. They include ... and Prospero Pichay Jr. of Carlo Publishing House and DZME (2001).
No additional information on radio station DZME in Quezon City, nor on Congressman Prospero Pichay could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism [Manila]. 2001. Yvonne T. Chua and Vinia M. Datinguinoo. "The Ties that Bind: New Wealth Emerges Dominant in the House."
Additional Sources Consulted
Correspondence sent to one source
Internet sites including:
DERECHOS Human Rights
Index on Censorship
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism
Philippine Human Rights Information Centre
Reporters Without Borders
World News Connections