We, at C4, are happy to announce that this idea that we put forth during our meeting with Prof Ramasamy last month will be materialising sooner than later! Penang will be gathering views from all parties, including experts and the public, on how to improve the implementation of the state’s Freedom of Information Enactment … More Penang gathering views to improve FOI laws
Sinar Project’s Freedom of Information Enactment (FOIE) Team is currently in Penang for the week to do our yearly survey of the state of FOIE in Penang. To begin; here was last year’s summary: In 2015, FOIE in Penang was in its first year of actual implementation and was still immature in implementation. Likely due … More State-of-FOIE in Penang, 2016: Mid-visit Report (Part 1)
Recommendations to Improve Penang Freedom of Information (FOIE): a study done by Sinar Project was featured in a recent FOI Forum. … More Recommendations to Improve Penang Freedom of Information Enactment (FOIE)
Did you know that as a citizen of a democratic nation, you have the Right to Know how your country is being governed? Did you know that Freedom of Information is a human right that every person possesses by virtue of being human? Yes, it is your human Right to Know public information. Freedom of information as a … More Why is FOI so important in MY?
Right 2 Know Malaysia was launched to the press this morning! This is what we had to say to the media. Media Brief Introduction What is FOI? “Information is the currency of democracy.” – Thomas Jefferson Freedom of information as a democratic right is relevant in itself and for the fulfilment of other rights. … More R2Kmy Press Launch Media Brief