Jorge Almonte - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jorge Almonte


No right of reply in consolidated FOI bill

Dec 02, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Most politicians who push for the right of reply are afraid that the proposed bill will be used against them by the media according to the bill s authors

Passage of FOI bill 'just around the corner'

Aug 04, 2014 - 5:02 PM

But the committee has yet to produce a consolidated version of all FOI bills filed in the House of Representatives

House panel to meet weekly to consolidate FOI bills

Jul 30, 2014 - 3:04 PM

In the past the technical working group tackled only one or two provisions in its meetings preventing authors from producing a consolidated version of the bill

HOUSE PRIORITY. The Freedom of Information bill is one of the priority measures of Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr but the bill has yet to hurdle the committee level. Photo by Mark Salvador/Rappler

'80% chance' House will pass FOI bill – public info chair

Jul 01, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Advocates hold a town hall meeting and simultaneous sign on activities to push for the speedy passage of the Freedom of Information bill

PASS FOI NOW. Lawmakers and advocates participate in a town hall meeting at UP Bahay ng Alumni on July 1, 2014 to call for the speedy approval of the Freedom of Information bill. Photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

'Almonte biggest hurdle to passage of FOI right now'

Jan 20, 2014 - 6:59 PM

The Misamis Occidental congressman who chairs the House committee on public information has yet to convene the technical working group for a final bill

What's in a name? FOI or ATI?

Oct 23, 2013 - 5:38 PM

Will the bill go through smooth sailing this time?

WHAT'S IN A NAME? The House public information committee convenes for the first time on Wednesday, October 23. Photo by Rappler

Lower house sets first FOI bill hearing

Sep 28, 2013 - 3:29 PM

After the Senate passes its version of the pro transparency law the House panel sets its first hearing on the bill

PROGRESS. With the first Lower House hearing on the Freedom of Information bill scheduled, supporters of the bill may see progress at last

Almonte, Jorge

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM