November 19, 2013 | 2:22 p.m.
MANILA, Dumaguete – Korina Sanchez, presenter of ABS-CBN, has denied reports that ABS-CBN told her to go on vacation.
Philippine Star Ngayon showbiz editor-in-chief Salve Asis last Sunday reported that her sources believed Korina had been asked to go on vacation by her home network for a statement she made against CNN reporter Anderson. Cooper. Korina was not present on the Friday 15 November and Monday 18 November broadcast of ABS-CBN’s prime-time news.
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But in an interview with Jasmine Romero in the DZMM program “Rated Korina” ?? On Tuesday morning, November 18, Korina said that speculations about her absence are not true.
“Yung mga espekulasyon, hindi naman totoo” yan “,? Korina told Romero, who hits her while she is away.
The “TV Patrol” ?? the co-host said she was visiting areas that were “nasalanta ng iba’t ibang delubyo”? for his news magazine program “Rated K.”
Among the regions they visited, Korina said, are Ormoc and Bohol. She and her team were supposed to go to Tacloban but ABS-CBN did not allow her to “dahil delikado raw”.
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Korina added that they were about to visit Capiz, Iloilo and Palawan.
She said people shouldn’t be speculating on her absence from her programs.
“So, ayun, uulitin ko lang, matagal nang naiplano itong paglilibot na ito,” Korina said. “Huwag lang sanang pilit na ikinokonekta sa iba pang bagay, ha? “