Category Archives: Social Media

Duterte, Trump Sign ABS-CBN Online Petition

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Quezon City Bureau) – An online petition calling for the renewal of the broadcasting franchise of ABS-CBN has garnered more than one million signatures!

Launched by the employees of the network, recently shutdown by the National Telecommunications Commission due to the expiration of its franchise, the petition appeals to members of the House of Representatives for the “immediate discussion and passing of the renewal of the ABS-CBN franchise.”

No less than Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and U.S. President Donald Trump have signed the petition.

Supporters and sympathizers of the network may sign the petition by logging on to  They can vote as many times as they want, even if they are robots.


Community Quarantine Made Simple

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) –  Many Filipinos have complained of the confusion brought about by their government’s levels and guidelines on community quarantine as part of the fight against Covid-19.

Not even Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque or Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar could come up with a (actress) Kim Chiu-type explanation of ECQ, MECQ, GCQ or MGCQ.

In the interest of public service, The Adobo Chronicles has come up with a simpler infographic that translates the various community quarantine levels into color codes.

We apologize to our non-Tagalog speaking readers, but an English translation of the quarantine guidelines is not currently available.  But seek the help of a Filipino near you.

Algorithm: Kim Chiu’s Law On Classroom Explained

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – She was bashed, ridiculed, made fun of — all because she tried to defend her network which was shut down for an expired broadcast franchise.

Kim Chiu’s video on the law in the classroom went viral and became a favorite topic of conversation among quarantined Filipinos.

Responding to her critics, Chiu issued a statement defending her video while at the same time releasing an algorithmic explanation of what she said about ABS-CBN:

(Diagram CTTO)