Rewrites of Jottings: National I.D. Debate
The dispute over the Identification (I.D.) System issue raging nationwide makes interesting reading. When we wrote about the topic (Identification information, Mindanao Post, 24 Dec 1996), we had no inkling of the impetus and determination (it was signed 12 Dec 1996) driving the concept that finally emerged on 9 January 1997 in the form of Administrative Order 308.