Pres. Duterte signs Executive Order on Freedom of Information
Patty Pasion, writing for Rappler;
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an Executive Order mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced Sunday, July 24.
Speaking in a press conference in Davao City, Andanar said Duterte signed his second EO on Saturday, July 23, at 7 pm – two days ahead of his first State of the Nation Address (SONA).
The timing is irrelevant and it's a good thing that an EO was signed, this will at least promote transparency and accountability of “all government offices under the executive branch including, but not limited to, the ...