Duterte FOI - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte FOI


Group files complaint vs LTO execs using Duterte’s FOI order

Apr 03, 2017 - 7:17 PM

The Anti Trapo Movement files a complaint against LTO chief Edgar Galvante and bids and awards committee chair Romeo Vera Cruz for not releasing documents on the bidding for the production of drivers license cards

INVOKING FOI. Anti Trapo Movement Founder Leon Peralta (right) files a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman on April 3, 2017 against LTO officials invoking Duterte's FOI policy in the executive branch. Photo by Rappler

Freedom of Information law: will it pass under Duterte?

Aug 03, 2016 - 5:06 PM

With President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the historic executive order on FOI some groups are optimistic the measure will hurdle decades long obstacles in Congress But will it?

FOI LAW. Can President Rodrigo Duterte rally his allies in Congress to pass the Freedom of Information bill into law?

Freedom of information: What's lacking in Duterte's EO?

Jul 26, 2016 - 5:17 PM

Senator Grace Poe sponsor of the FOI bill that the Senate passed in the 16th Congress says the President executive order covers only the executive branch

President Rodrigo R. Duterte urges government offices to fast track the processing of permits and licenses during his first State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday, July 25, 2016. ACE MORANDANTE/PPD

Duterte signs order on Freedom of Information

Jul 24, 2016 - 10:11 AM

4th UPDATE President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch

President Rodrigo Duterte during a press conference in Malacanang Palace, June 2016. Malacanang photo/File

Binay to rivals: Let's sign bank waiver together

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay vows he ll push for the FOI bill but Senator Grace Poe doubts this