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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

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

What happened to FOI under Aquino?

Jun 12, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The passage of the Freedom of Information bill is like a missing puzzle piece in the Aquino administration’s fight against corruption

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

PH wins Gold Open Gov’t Award in New York

Sep 25, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The Philippines wins an award for its Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Program from the Open Government Partnership

RECOGNITION. Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman accepts the Open Government Award awarded to the Philippines. Photo from DSWD Twitter account

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?

Groups launch signature campaign for FOI law

May 14, 2014 - 2:47 PM

Passing FOI will help resurrect the image of Congress a lawmaker says

NO MORE DELAYS. The Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition launches an online signature campaign for the immediate passage of the Freedom of Information Bill (FOI) on May 14, 2014 at Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman. Photo by Mark Salvador/Rappler

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

Australian gov't supports PH anti-corruption project

Nov 06, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Australia extends assistance to the Philippine government for greater transparency and accountability amidst public anger over abuse of discretionary funds

PNoy admin vows to improve transparency

Nov 04, 2013 - 10:33 AM

DBM Sec Abad says despite achievements the Philippines faces challenges to greater transparency and accountability

PH wins award in London for anti-corruption project

Nov 02, 2013 - 7:58 PM

Citizen involvement in auditing work influences the behavior of government officials and constitutes a major step towards open governance

MovePH launches #BudgetWatch site

Mar 25, 2013 - 12:52 AM

BudgetWatch offers a platform to the general public to understand and participate in the people’s budget

What PNoy left out in his US trip mantras

Nov 01, 2011 - 8:00 AM

President Aquino delivered his favorite lines during his US trip but for observers what he left unsaid spoke more about his leadership