In Philstar.com – The Filipino Global Community, your daily source of Philippine News on the internet. today, Alex Magno writes that the Edsa People Power Commission spent a long time discussing how to promote good citizenship.
The question of how to promote civic virtues and good citizenship was tackled by a committee headed by Chief Justice Ramon Avancena, and composed of such leading minds as Jose P. Laurel, Jose Abad Santos, and Jorge Bocobo. They came up with a code of citizenship and ethics which was promulgated by Executive Order in 1939. It is still in force. You can read the Code of Citizenship and Ethics here.