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Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill

Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
01/04
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A lawmaker gives a privilege speech on Philippine hero Andres Bonifacio. The House of Representatives is about to go on long recess for the election campaign period.
Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
02/04
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Students attend the final day of Congress session before the House of Representatives goes on recess.
Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
03/04
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Lawmakers debate on various measures on the last day of Congress before a long recess.
Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
04/04
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The House of Representatives was lacking quorum to tackle important measures such as the Freedom of Information bill. Congress has lately been criticized for the poor attendance of lawmakers.
  • Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
  • Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
  • Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
  • Congress goes on recess without passing FOI bill
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The 15th Congress of the House of Representatives is going on long recess for the election campaign period amid important pending measures such as the Freedom of Information bill. Meanwhile, Congress amended the Anti-Money Laundering Act.

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