By Karen Boncocan
The Freedom of Information Bill remained hanging in its sponsorship stage until the last session day before the House of Representatives went on recess for the campaign period for the May elections.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Proponents of the freedom of information (FOI) bill are worried that the expected absenteeism of lawmakers next year would derail debates on the measure and its passage in the House of Representatives before it goes on break for the May elections.
By Schatzi Quodala
Today, Aug. 10, is the 113th birth anniversary of nationalist statesman Lorenzo Tañada, known as the “Grand Old Man of Philippine Politics.” A former Philippine senator, he was elected in 1948 and re-elected three times. Known as a civil rights advocate, Tañada died on May 29, 1992, at the age of 94.