By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Most of the provisions in the consolidated Freedom of Information bill that the technical working group in the House of Representatives approved were lifted from the Malacañang version of the proposed measure that ensures transparency and accountability in the government.
By TJ Burgonio
If it ain’t hiding anything, Malacañang has nothing to fear about the freedom of information (FOI) bill, Sen. Grace Poe said on Friday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday reiterated his stance that he could not certify as urgent the Freedom of Information bill.
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.
By Nikko Dizon
Supporters of the People’s Freedom of Information (FOI) bill on Friday said they want to hear President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement of its passage into law in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona), even as they called the FOI the new DAP or “Disclosure Acceleration Program.”