One of the issues in this case was the petitioner's request for xerox copies of certain documents filed by the Bataan Petrochemical Corporation together with its original application, and its amended application, for registration with BOI. The Court said such request may not be denied, as it is the constitutional right of a citizen to […]
This case involves a request by petitioners from the General Manager of the Government Service Insurance System to furnish them a list of names of legislators who were able to secure loans upon the guaranty of then First Lady Imelda Marcos, as well as certified true copies of documents evidencing the loans
The Civil Service Commission denied a request by Valentin Legaspi for information on the civil service eligibilities of certain persons employed as sanitarians in the Health Department of Cebu City. These government employees allegedly represented themselves as civil service eligibles.
Due process was invoked by the petitioners in demanding the disclosure or a number of presidential decrees which they claimed had not been published as required by law. The government argued that while publication was necessary as a rule, it was not so when it was "otherwise provided," as when the decrees themselves declared that […]
In a verified letter-complaint, the Municipal Secretary of Taal, Batangas, charged Municipal Judge Rodolfo B. Dimaano with abuse of authority in refusing to allow employees of the Municipal Mayor to examine the criminal docket records of the Municipal Court to secure data in connection with their contemplated report on the peace and order conditions of […]
This case, decided before the right to information was included in the Bill of Rights of the Philippine Constitution, involved a request by the editor of the Manila Post, a morning daily, for the Register of Deeds of Manila to furnish him a list of real estates sold to aliens and registered with said Register […]