Right to Know!Right Now! coalition

Pro-FOI groups laud Duterte's plan to issue EO on pending bill

May 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM

The Right to Know Right Now Coalition says an executive order on the FOI bill will be a strong confidence building measure for the Duterte administration

THE PRESIDENT-ELECT. Advocates of the FOI Act welcome president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's plan to finally pass the bill into law. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

‘Pork barrel scam shows need for FOI’

Jul 17, 2013 - 4:21 PM

24 groups under the Right to Know Right Now Coalition file their version of the FOI bill in the Senate

THEIR INITIATIVE. The Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition files its own version of the Freedom of Information bill before the Senate, saying it will help avoid and expose controversies like the pork barrel scam. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Youth groups support 'People's FOI bill'

Jul 06, 2013 - 8:23 PM

Youth groups give their support to the Freedom of Information bill

FOI bill’s 16th Congress battle begins

Jul 01, 2013 - 1:56 PM

Advocates file their own version through an indirect initiative – a mechanism that allows citizens groups to file bills

FOI: Advocates pursue new initiative

Jun 24, 2013 - 4:00 PM

RA 6735 states that an indirect initiative shall be treated like any other bill filed by lawmakers and shall have precedence over other pending bills

'PEOPLE'S FOI ACT.' Advocates launch a fresh bid for the passage of the FOI bill in the 16th Congress. Photo by Rappler/Angela Casauay

FOI: Battle becomes local

Jan 29, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Some groups within the coalition plan to bring the battle outside Congress

DEAD? With only 5 session days remaining in Congress, the FOI bill is nowhere near getting passed.

Aquino urged to certify FOI bill as urgent

Dec 02, 2012 - 1:25 PM

But it s an unlikely move for President Aquino who did not include the bill in his priority list

Is your representative among 117 supporting FOI bill? See list

Aug 06, 2012 - 12:25 PM

Deputy Speaker Lorenzo Erin Tañada III says he expects more lawmakers to support the bill