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Grace Poe tireless in promoting FOI bill passage

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Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe on Monday said the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill would promote greater transparency in government to curb corruption.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Belmonte: House will pass FOI during my term

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte on Tuesday said he was confident that the controversial Freedom of Information (FOI) bill will be passed by the House of Representatives before his term ends.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Senate sets deadline for FOI bill’s passage

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Senate President Franklin Drilon. PRIB FILE PHOTO

The Senate has made a self-imposed deadline to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill early next year, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Thursday.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Grace Poe sees passage of FOI bill in Senate

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Senator Grace Poe. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

With the “overwhelming” support of her colleagues, Senator Grace Poe is confident that the Senate will pass the Freedom of Information bill.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Grace Poe: Palace not passionate about FOI bill but not out to kill it

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Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Malacañang is not “passionate” but is not also out to “kill” the controversial Freedom of Information bill, neophyte Senator Grace Poe, who now heads the Senate committee on public information, said Thursday.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Guingona re-files FOI bill, stresses need for ‘complete transparency’ in gov’t

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An administration senator has filed anew a bill known as the People’s Freedom of Information Act of 2013, saying its passage was long overdue.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FOI Bill in jeopardy as House fails to muster quorum again

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From l-r: Makabayan bloc Reps. Luz Ilagan, Neri Colmenares, Teddy Casino, Antonio Tinio, Rafael Mariano, Emmi de Jesus, Raymond Palatino withdraw support for FOI Bill. Casino withdraws coauthorship. FILE PHOTO

After mustering a quorum for the first time last Monday, the House of Representatives once again failed Tuesday to tackle the Freedom of Information Bill.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FOI Bill finally tackled at House

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House of Representatives. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Freedom of Information Bill was finally tackled at the House of Representatives on Monday.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House minority has mixed views on FOI Bill

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Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

It is a conscience vote for the House minority bloc in terms of their stand on the Freedom of Information Bill.

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

House can expect no Senate interference on FOI bill deliberations

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Sen. Gregorio Honasan II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Freedom of Information Bill (FOI) is part of the 15th Congress’ priorities in its last nine session days before legislators adjourn for the midterm polls, but Senator Gregorio Honasan said that the Senate will not interfere with the House of Representatives’ deliberations on the proposed measure.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Click’ on DOLE for services

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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Sunday said that almost all available data and performance reports of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will be posted online this year to enhance government transparency, reduce red tape and boost anticorruption efforts.

Posted: January 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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