By Christian V. Esguerra
All government workers, from the President to administrative aides, are now required to file a statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) based on “simpler” but more detailed forms intended “to maximize the SALN’s potential as a transparency and accountability tool,” Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chair Francisco Duque III said Friday.
By Jerome Aning
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday released a “corrected version” of her statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) for 2011, showing her net worth at P18.03 million, P44,200 higher than what she earlier reported.
ALL government officials and employees in Cebu have until today to submit their respective Statements of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) to the Visayas-Ombudsman.
Would the Ombudsman, members of the Lower House and the judiciary, and other government officials join the rush to release or file statements of assets, liabilities and net worth if Chief Justice Renato Corona had not been impeached for allegedly failing to do the same?
By Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos
The headline-hogging impeachment hearings involving the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Renato Corona, drive home the point: No one is above the law, not even the highest official in the judiciary.