By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Are political parties taking a collective stand on the freedom of information (FOI) bill that was killed at the last hour in the 15th Congress?
By Bobby M. Tuazon
President Aquino has sought to clarify that he is not seeking reelection. But his words have not doused speculation about his wanting a second term and added more confusion to the issue.
This is in response to the letter titled “FOI looming large, thanks to Grace and Leni” (Opinion, 6/3/14).
It is heartwarming to note that the enactment into law of the much-longed-for freedom of information (FOI) bill looms on the horizon never as closely as before. And two female lawmakers, both Congress “neophytes” at that, are making this possible.
By Peter Wallace
We’ve seen remarkable change in the past three years. And it’s been in the most important area: attitude, or how people think about themselves and their country. There’s a confidence and optimism in business that had gone underground under Gloria Arroyo and we’d lost hope. Well, hope is back.