Latest Stories
Home » FOI Bill You are browsing entries tagged with “FOI Bill”

Belmonte vows FOI bill passage next year (ho-hum)

feliciano belmonte

Will the much-anticipated Freedom of Information (FOI) law ever see the light of day?

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FOI: ‘More restrictions than access’


The freedom of information (FOI) bill is one step closer to passage with the consolidation of its 24 different versions at the House of Representatives, but one of the authors has cried foul over its restrictive passages.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House committee set to approve FOI bill

Rep. Jorge Almonte

The public information committee of the House of Representatives is poised to approve its version of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, which mandates public access to all official records except in 11 instances.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poe allays Palace fears on FOI

Sen. Grace Poe: Don’t read too much. Senator Grace Poe.  FILE PHOTO/PRIB

If it ain’t hiding anything, Malacañang has nothing to fear about the freedom of information (FOI) bill, Sen. Grace Poe said on Friday.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker sees passage of FOI bill

Philippine Congress. AP FILE PHOTO

Akbayan Rep. Ibarra Gutierrez III expressed confidence that the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill would be enacted into law within this year, especially after President Benigno Aquino III included the measure in the priority bills of his administration.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »