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How access to information laws can help you

Nov 15, 2014 - 8:15 AM

Freedom of information laws have proven their worth in countries that adopted them

Access to information: How it can help prevent disasters

Oct 21, 2014 - 6:03 PM

What the Philippines can learn from Indonesia s East Kalimantan province

Still no mention of FOI law in Aquino's 2014 SONA

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:58 PM

With the President still lukewarm toward the FOI bill will Congress eventually approve it?

5th FOI SNUB. Still no mention of the freedom of information bill in President Aquino's 5th State of the Nation Address. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Fast Facts: Freedom of information laws around the world

Jul 23, 2014 - 9:15 AM

Freedom of information laws have been used as tools to prevent or expose abuses improve delivery of services and even protect public health and welfare

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?

After Yolanda: Moving in the right direction?

Apr 30, 2014 - 7:06 PM

My worry is that this will not only deny people’s rights to basic information but that it could also lead to failed relocations because communities have not been consulted

WHERE TO GO? Lionel Advincula, Yolanda survivor and father of 9, is wondering what his next move will be. Photo from Oxfam