Recto: FOI order should be red tape-cutting device
July 24, 2016
Senator Ralph Recto said the Freedom of Information (FOI) order signed by President Duterte today should cut red tape in public offices and lead to “shorter periods and simpler processes” in accessing government services. “There’s one important benchmark by which this FOI order should be measured, on how fast government permits can be secured,” Recto said. “Clear, concise, cheape
There’s one important benchmark by which this FOI order should be measured, on how fast government permits can be secured. Clear, concise, cheaper way of getting government documents like passports and licenses. ... See MoreSee Less
Tomorrow’s SONA presents a great opportunity for the President to expand his kill list, against the greater enemies that must be defeated like poverty, joblessness, poor public services like our clogged roads and crowded hospitals. ... See MoreSee Less
The lesson here is that we should rationalize and depoliticize the use of PCSO income by assigning it to the Department of Health (DOH) for the purchase of medicine, improvement of hospitals and attainment of universal health care. ... See MoreSee Less
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto is a competent, dedicated and diplomatic public servant. His devotion to family and community, unrelenting desire to make a better life for others, consummate passion for his work, and interactive leadership style serve as the firm foundation upon which he built a reputation as a young and committed leader whether as a legislator or a national executive.