Palace says Rappler still banned even after US investor’s donation

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said Rappler reporters were still barred from covering events in Malacaang even after an American investor donated its $1.5-million investment in the online news site to 14 of its Filipino managers.   Roque said Omidyar Network's donation was an admission that Rappler had violated the constitutional restrictions on foreign ownership and control of mass media in the Philippines.   He also said it boosted the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision in January to revoke Rappler's license to operate.   The SEC voided the Philippine depositary receipts (PDRs) issued by Rappler to Omidyar Network, citi...Keep on reading: Palace says Rappler still banned even after US investor’s donation

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