Cayetano: MTRCB call to regulate content in Netflix, other video streaming sites ‘mind-boggling, ridiculous’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The call of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to regulate video content in streaming platforms such as Netflix is “mind-boggling” and “ridiculous,” House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said Friday. Cayetano…

Cultural workers, netizens slam MTRCB’s bid to regulate Netflix, other video sites

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 09/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The recent push by the Movie, Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to regulate online video streaming sites like Netflix have drawn condemnation from cultural workers and netizens who believe that it is a…

MTRCB bans ‘Abominable’ over China map–report

Agence France Presse 10/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines has pulled “Abominable” from theaters because the US-Chinese-made movie showed the controversial “nine-dash” line map supporting Beijing’s claims to nearly all of the South China Sea. The animated film has been removed from Philippine…

Palace: Up to MTRCB, DFA chief to pull out ‘Abominable’ from cinemas

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 10/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — It is up to the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) whether or not animated film “Abominable” should be pulled out from cinemas over a scene featuring China’s “nine-dash line” in the…

‘Cebu and its place in cinema history’ tackled in MTRCB Summit

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/11/2018

CEBU’S rich cinema history took centerstage in this year’s 6th Family and Child Summit organized by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). With the theme, “Cebu and its place in Cinema History,” the one-day…

Mocha Uson appointed as MTRCB board member

Apple Ta-as 01/05/2017

SEXY singer/dancer-turned-blogger Mocha Uson is unstoppable. After being chosen as the ambassadress for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), Mocha becomes part of the celebrity appointments of President Rodrigo Duterte as she secures a spot as…

‘TIMY’ extra got axed after bashing Nadine Lustre

Apple Ta-as 11/28/2016

THE “Till I Met You” extra who lambasted the lead female actress Nadine Lustre in social media has already been ousted from the primetime show. This was confirmed by Nadine herself in an interview with Pep.ph. “Ang…

MTRCB can’t censor Duterte’s cussing on live TV interview

05/28/2016

Reacting to queries on presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s cussing on live interviews and press conferences, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) yesterday clarified that it could not censor live media briefings and on-the-spot news…

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