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President Duterte signs Executive Order on Freedom of Information




President Rodrigo Duterte has just signed the executive order implementing the freedom of information (FOI) mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch.
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“We are now holding a final copy of an EO on the FOI… After 29 years of fighting to strengthen the right to freedom of information” Presidential Communications Office Secretary  Martin Andanar to GMA News


 

He added that aside from agencies in the executive branch, state universities are also covered by the executive order.

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This article was written by Heland Ortega, Junior Contributor of YugaTech. He is a graduate of Information Technology and Multimedia Arts at FEU Institute of Technology in where he is also now working as a full-time faculty. You can follow him at @helandortega.

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2 Responses

  1. c says:

    “He added that aside from agencies in the executive branch, state universities are also covered by the executive order.”

    Bakit hindi pa lahat ng government agencies.

    • Kasi di sakop ng executive branch ang 2 branches (Legistative and judiciary branch).. And under the executive branch includes those all Cabinet departments, agencies and LGU if di ako nagkakamali.

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