Published: Tue, May 27, 2014
By Lara Tan
Solar News Channel will launch its first public service program, Serbisyo All Access, on Monday (June 2, 2014).
This one-stop public service program is designed to inform, educate, and empower the public.
Jun del Rosario, news gathering chief of Solar News Channel, says the program aims to help the public have an easier link with the government so they could let their issues be known.
"The public can think of this show as a conduit," Del Rosario says. "We’ll be the link of the public to the government, making it easier for them to communicate and solve the issues."
Among these issues are employment, consumer rights, and legal counsel.
The complainant or those with queries can directly speak with a representative from the concerned government agency.
The program will do its best to help resolve the issues, even after airing.
"The public service does not end when the show does," Del Rosario says.
The "all access" part of the show encompasses all classes of people, all government agencies, and all kinds of problems.
"There is no such thing as a small problem, because what may be a small issue for some can be a burdening problem to the complainant,” Del Rosario emphasizes.
Serbisyo All Access will stand true to Solar News Channel’s mission, which is to inform and inspire.
The show won’t be all about complaints. It will also educate the people about practical topics every Filipino should know, such as passport applications and opening a business.
This show aims to inspire the viewers by giving the complainants hope that their issues can be resolved.
Jing Magsaysay, senior vice president for news and current affairs, says Serbisyo All Access will give Solar News Channel a strong public affairs arm.
"This brings us into the lives of Filipinos in a more meaningful way," Magsaysay says. "We are going from informing and inspiring to intervening, on their behalf."
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Catch Serbisyo All Access, starting June 2, Mondays to Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, on Solar News Channel on free TV Channel 9 or www.solarnews.ph.