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Pass law on easy data access to save lives from disasters – Lagmay

Apr 22, 2018 - 6:50 PM

'A lot of scientists have agreed that data should be made open. It's for the public good. It's for humanity,' says UP Resilience Institute executive director Mahar Lagmay

OPEN DATA. UP Resilience Institute Executive Director Mahar Lagmay says that keeping data open is important in preparing for disasters. Rappler screenshot

PCOO to review FOI exception list for 2018

Dec 06, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Presidential Communications Operations Office celebrates the first year of implementation of the Freedom of Executive Order and looks into reviewing the list of exceptions to data that can be requested come 2018

FOI SUMMIT. The Presidential Communications Operations Office held the first Freedom of Information Summit on December 5, 2017. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Join the International Open Data Day 2017 in PH

Mar 03, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Open Knowledge Philippines is set to hold the International Open Data Day on March 4 2017 at Mapua Institute of Technology Makati campus

Asia Society’s Transparency 5.0: From Theory to Action

Nov 17, 2016 - 1:31 PM

Asia Society and INCITEGov will host a multi sectoral forum on social media technology and governance on December 5

Pemerintah perlu selaraskan kebijakan pembangunan dan mitigasi iklim

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:51 PM

World Resources Institute WRI Indonesia menilai masih ada banyak hal yang perlu dibenahi terkait upaya penurunan emisi Salah satunya dari bidang kebijakan maupun penyajian data

WRI meluncurkan sajian analisa data tentang emisi karbon di 34 provinsi di Indonesia. Negara ini masih harus berusaha ekstra keras untuk memenuhi target pada 2020.

In Apple vs FBI case, compromise appears elusive

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:08 AM

The FBI is pressing Apple to develop a system that would allow the law enforcement agency to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers

NO ENTRY. A man holds up an iPhone with a 'No Entry' graphic as part of a rally in front of an Apple Store in support of the company's privacy policy, in New York, New York, USA, in February 2016. Photo by Justine Lane/EPA

How open data help build better roads, communities

Sep 26, 2015 - 5:01 PM

What do the 10 000 ongoing road projects nationwide mean? They are about building better futures about bringing people to schools healthcare services jobs

OPEN ROADS. World Bank senior economist Kai Kaiser presents the idea behind the OpenRoads project during the Innovation+Social Good Summit on Saturday, September 26. Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PLDT putting up P1B data center in Makati

Apr 06, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The state of the art data center would cater to the ICT requirements of firms in the CBD

PLDT joins Open Data Platform for better big data delivery

Mar 10, 2015 - 10:19 PM

The platform aims to take accelerate many use cases by running on a common platform as well as enable enterprises to build business driven applications

Data revolution: Unlocking the power of data

Oct 31, 2014 - 3:33 PM

A workshop highlights the importance of data availability which allows people to hold their leaders accountable for their promises

DATA REVOLUTION. Some of the panelists of the Informing a Data Revolution: Country Workshop

iDulog: Report fixers, corruption practices online

Oct 16, 2014 - 5:28 PM

With the government’s new crowdsourcing initiative you can report corruption practices you encounter in frontline agencies

Proposed 2015 budget has an Open Data provision

Aug 01, 2014 - 10:53 PM

Although applicable only to the year covered by the particular budget it nevertheless requires gov t offices to share datasets that have been processed using public funds

Palace explains ‘missing’ FOI in SONA

Jul 29, 2014 - 4:20 PM

Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III left out some topics in his 5th State of the Nation Address because he felt he had sufficiently addressed them

Why the Philippines needs a freedom of information law

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Do we want to prevent or at the very least reduce corruption by making processes more transparent now?

Bureau of Customs: A few good men

Jun 12, 2014 - 11:17 AM

Stronger participatory governance in the Bureau of Customs could be the best safeguard for sustaining reforms beyond 2016

Wishful thinking in Bali: Promise of new paradigm, partnership

May 12, 2014 - 2:55 PM

I am hopeful that in the Philippines our leaders are aware that there is a new paradigm for government and governance that is gaining momentum globally

Palace to hackers: Don't touch Open Data portal

Jan 20, 2014 - 7:56 PM

The Palace says the Open Data portal is not a substitute for the Freedom of Information bill which the administration has refused to certify as urgent

OPEN DATA PHILIPPINES. The website launches. Screen shot from Vimeo

Open data for a more transparent government?

Jan 17, 2014 - 12:36 AM

While the evidence is still lacking open data initiatives provide promises of greater government transparency and accountability launches: Open data for good governance

Jan 16, 2014 - 1:12 PM

The Philippines launches a website providing downloadable data from government agencies

OPEN DATA PHILIPPINES. The website launches. Screen shot from Vimeo

Rappler Newscast | January 15, 2014

Jan 15, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Philippine gov t launches open data portal and cashless purchase system Army chief says ignore China s fishing laws Protesters threaten to capture Thai PM