Groups thumb down exceptions in Freedom of Information bill

News Philippines Feb 8, 2013 at 4:02 pm

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Bulatlat.com

MANILA – Advocates of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill have called for transparency in governance but what if the version that awaits approval by the Congress would institutionalize secrecy?

The consolidated bill House Bill 6766 or the FOI bill lists ten points of exceptions, all of which are present in Malacañang’s version of the FOI.

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