It was somewhat unexpected that this would ever happen under the watch of the son of a great […]
Filipinos who joined the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference issued the following statement which mainly challenges President Noynoy Aquino to work towards the enactment of a Freedom of Information Law for the Philippines:
Suhol, lagay, padulas, pampadulas, tongpats, SOP, kotong, regalo, Christmas gift, pamasko, birthday gift, delihensya, pangyosi, love offering, pang-almusal (for breakfast), pang-tanghalian (for lunch), pang-merienda (for snacks), pang-hapunan (for dinner), para sa birthday ni hepe (for the chief’s birthday), Ninoy (short for P500 which features the face of former Sen. Ninoy Aquino), pakimkim, kickback, porsyento (percent), and more.
On November 10-13, a number of world leaders, economists and activists, and advocates of good governance would gather in Bangkok, Thailand for the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference. The conference convenors have seen it fit to invite eight social media and journalism folks from around the world