Revisiting FOI

Transparency and accountability are two foundational principles of democracy. As such, they are well entrenched in the Philippine Constitution, which provides for the right of Filipinos to hold the government and public officials accountable for any or all of their mistakes or shortcomings. The signing of Executive Order (EO) №2 Read more…


Joint Statement Regarding Philippine Identification System Act IRR Proceedings

Joint Statement Regarding the Philippine Identification System Act Proceedings  26 September 2018  We, the undersigned, as civil society organizations and concerned citizens of the Philippines, express our grave concern for the recent proceedings regarding the promulgation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11055, or the Read more…

Internet Governance & Policy

Inclusive internet infrastructure build-out benefits communities in the digital economy

Guest post by:  Engr. Benjz Gerard M. Sevilla (Plans and Policy Development Division, DICT / Fellow, APrIGF 2018)   The recently concluded Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) 2018, held 13 – 16 August at Port Vila, Vanuatu, centered on the theme Empowering Communities in Asia Pacific to Build Read more…

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