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Poe sees timely passage of info bill

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Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe is confident of the timely passage of the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) bill in the Senate after it ended the period of debates on the measure early this week.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House technical group hit for foot-dragging on FOI bill

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A militant solon slammed the House of Representatives technical working group (TWG) for its “snail’s pace” procedure in consolidating the 22 versions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bills.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pro-FOI solons unfazed over bill’s non-inclusion in Aquino SONA

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Ifugao Rep. Teodoro Baguilat PHOTO FROM CONGRESS.GOV.PH

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill may not have been included in
President. Benigno Aquino III’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) but pro-FOI lawmakers remain unfazed.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pro-FOI lawmakers seek chairmanship of House info body

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: Why the rush? INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Legislators pushing for the passage of the Freedom of Information Bill will urge Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. to choose one of their members as chairman of the House public information committee.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sotto dares Palace: Certify information bill as urgent

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Thursday dared Malacañang to certify the freedom of information (FOI) bill as urgent so Congress may act on it before it adjourns in February.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate will pass vital bills, assures Sotto

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate leadership intends to make the most out of Congress’ remaining nine session days to pass crucial measures before it goes on a three-month recess ahead of the May midterm elections, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said on Tuesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Right-of-reply clause in FOI bill very much alive, says lawmaker

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Rep. Ben Evardone FILE PHOTO

The right-of-reply provision that threatened to kill the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill at the committee level is anything but dead.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FOI bill hurdles House panel

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Rep. Ben Evardone FILE PHOTO

After two years, the freedom of information (FOI) bill has finally managed to get past the committee level in the House of Representatives and without the controversial right-of-reply provision.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Evardone vows voting on FOI bill

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Rep. Ben Evardone FILE PHOTO

Stung by criticism, the chairman of the House committee on public information on Friday pledged to finally put the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill to a vote when the hearing resumes on Nov. 27.

Posted: November 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House panel to meet anew on FOI bill on Nov. 27

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Rep. Ben Evardone FILE PHOTO

Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone on Friday said that the Freedom of Information Bill would be the sole agenda of the House of Representatives’ committee on public information’s meeting on November 27.

Posted: November 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House minority bloc to support FOI bill with ‘right to reply’ provision

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Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The House minority bloc will only support a Freedom of Information Bill that has the right of reply provision. This was according to House minority leader Danilo Suarez who said in an interview with reporters on Wednesday that although their members were divided on the FOI Bill, what they agreed on was the need for a right of reply provision.

Posted: November 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Belmonte denies Ochoa lobbied against FOI bill

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Wednesday denied that Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. lobbied against the passage of the Freedom of Information Bill.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tañada still confident Aquino backs information bill

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Former Quezon Rep. Lorenzo Tañada III   INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Quezon Representative Lorenzo Tañada III, the principal proponent of the Freedom of Information Bill, on Tuesday said that he remained confident President Benigno Aquino III would like the measure passed during his term.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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