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List of Government Agencies who have already submitted their Freedom of Information manuals

Requested from PCOO by GMA News Special Assignments Team at 10:26 AM on Feb 16, 2017.
Purpose: This is for a special report of the GMA News.
Date of Coverage: 07/23/2016 - 02/16/2017
Tracking no: #PCOO-778717360059

GMA News 10:26 AM, Feb 16, 2017

To whom it may concern, 

GMA News is currently producing a series of reports about freedom of information in the Philippines. 

With this, we would like to request for the list of government agencies who have already submitted their Freedom of Information manuals to your office.

Hoping for your prompt and favorable response. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me through the details listed below. 

Thank you very much!

Sincerely, 


Darlene Cay
Segment Producer
GMA News 
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Danica 11:09 AM, Feb 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

Dear GMA News,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 16, 2017 10:26:29 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of Government Agencies who have already submitted their Freedom of Information manuals.

We received your request on Feb 16, 2017 10:26:29 AM and will respond on or before Mar 09, 2017 10:26:29 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tNzc4NzE3MzYwMDU5DA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-778717360059.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Danica Orcullo
FOI Officer

Kris 05:26 PM, Feb 22, 2017

February 22, 2017

Dear GMA News Special Assignments Team,

I refer to your letter dated 16 February 2017 about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for the list of Government Agencies who have already submitted their Freedom of Information manuals.

In order for us to work further on your request, we need to clarify the identity of the requesting party. While the requestor is Patrice, the signatory in the request is Darlene. May we know who between the two we are communicating with?

You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tNzc4NzE3MzYwMDU5DA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-778717360059, to respond.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before May 17, 2017 09:21:13 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Kris Ablan
FOI Decision Maker

GMA News 06:02 PM, Feb 22, 2017

Dear Kris Ablan,

Thank you very much for your response. 

This is Kim Patrice Agonos. Darlene Cay heads the production of this story and the signatory of the letter. We do belong to the same team. 

I filed the request for her because her account registration could not be processed at the time.

You may address your response or concerns to Darlene given the contact details indicated in the letter. 

Thank you very much.

Kris 01:54 PM, Feb 24, 2017

24 February 2017

DARLENE CAY
Segment Producer, GMA News
GMA Network Center, 
EDSA Cor. Timog Ave., 
Diliman, Quezon City

	THRU:	KIM PATRICE AGONOS
			GMA News Special Assignments Team

Dear Ms. CAY:

Greetings from the PCOO!

Thank you for your request dated 16 February 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Executive Branch.

Your Request:

You asked for the list of Government Agencies who have already submitted their Freedom of Information manuals.

Response to your Request:

Your FOI request is APPROVED.

Attached is list of National Government Agencies and Government Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) who have submitted their FOI manuals to the PCOO, pursuant to FOI – Memorandum Circular No. 1 (s. 2016), updated as of 22 February 2017. 

In summary, a total of 109 NGAs and GOCCs have submitted their FOI Manuals to the PCOO. 45 of them (or 41%) submitted both hard and digital copies; 50 (or 46%) submitted hard copies only; and, 14 (or 13%) submitted digital copies only.

We greatly appreciate your FOI inquiry. Please do not hesitate to get in touch withus should you need further assistance. We can be reached at (02) 7331102.

Thank you.

Very truly yours,

KRISTIAN R. ABLAN
Assistant Secretary and
FOI Decision Maker

Attachments:
 FOI Request GMA News 02242017.pdf

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