11 Mar '11, 1am

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Senior Parliamentary Secretary Sam Tan assured Parliament that funding for Public Service Broadcast programmes would be comparable to that of previous years. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI TELEVISION viewers need not worry that local content will decline with the abolition of radio and TV licence fees. The quality and quantity of public service broadcast (PSB) programmes were the focus of many questions in Parliament on Thursday, with six MPs raising concerns about whether the level of support and funding would be sustained, and if meaningful new programmes would be produced. Senior Parliamentary Secretary Sam Tan reassured Parliament that 'the funding support for PSB programmes for the coming financial year will be comparable to previous years'. This includes programming on MediaCorp's seven free-to-air TV channels as well as radio stations. The $120 million collected yearly f...

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