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DEPED BAGS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARD

The Department of Education (DepEd) has been recognized as one of the top-requested and top-performing agencies in frontline service through its electronic Freedom of Information (e-FOI) Portal during the 2021 FOI Awards. “We acknowledged that the right to information is constitutional, and the Department is making sure that the free exchange of information is unhindered […]

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CHED BAGS FOI CHAMPION AWARD – DE VERA

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) was awarded as Freedom of Information (FOI) Champion second runner up (for agencies/bureaus/commissions/councils award) during the 4th annual Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards held by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). In a virtual ceremony held recently, CHED Chair Prospero De Vera accepted the award from PCOO Secretary Martin […]

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FOI, PROPER MONITORING NEEDED TO PREVENT MISUSE, CORRUPTION OF BAYANIHAN 2 FUNDS––ABANTE

House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. is urging the government to properly monitor the use of funds Congress has allocated for the country’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, as he stressed that monitoring, and the passage of a freedom of information (FOI) measure, will help prevent the misuse and abuse of these funds. Speaking to reporters […]