Category Archives: FOI

FEDERAL TALK: Preconditions, Process, and Timeframe towards the Future Republic of the Philippines

(Delivered at the Kusog Mindanaw Conference 2016 on 29 November 2016 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel by Lito Lorenzana, Centrist Democratic Party) Federalism is a subject matter that has occupied its Philippine advocates over the last three or four decades but has only gained traction through the candidate Duterte. A lot of us are somewhat […]

FOI request on drug war data: PNP, DILG, DoJ won’t open up

LAST JULY 23, President Rodrigo R. Duterte enacted Executive Order No. 2, “Operationalizing in the Executive Branch the people’s constitutional right to information and the state policies to full public disclosure and transparency in the public service and providing guidelines therefor.” Two weeks later, PCIJ and the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG), the largest and […]

Duterte signs EO on FOI

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 July) — President Rodrigo Duterte signed Saturday a still unnumbered Executive Order on Freedom of Information (FOI), two days before delivering his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). The EO “operationalizing in the executive branch the people’s constitutional right to information and the state policies of full public disclosure […]