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Weaponizing SALN

What prompted Ombudsman Samuel Martires to issue that memorandum limiting the access of any individual to a public official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth?.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardSep 30th, 2020

Palace: Duterte SALN up to ombudsman

Malacañang is leaving it up to the Office of the Ombudsman to decide on the release of President Duterte’s statement of assets, liabilities and net worth as it advised the public to follow procedures in requesting for the document......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Palasyo, ipinaubaya sa Ombudsman ang paglalabas ng SALN ni Pangulong Duterte

Ipinapaubaya na ng Palasyo ng Malakanyang sa Office of the Ombudsman ang pagre-release ng State of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN) ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte para sa mga taong 2018 hanggang 2019. Ayon kay Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, may bagong guidelines na sinusunod ang Ombudsman sa paglalabas ng SALN. Sinabi pa ni Roque na iginagalang […] The post Palasyo, ipinaubaya sa Ombudsman ang paglalabas ng SALN ni Pangulong Duterte appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

Duterte’s SALNs secret; PCIJ makes public wealth disclosures of all presidents since Cory

With the Office of the Ombudsman’s latest memorandum circular, SALN access is now restricted across all branches of government......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

SIDEBAR 1: A citizen’s guide to where and how to get a SALN 

By Karol Ilagan and Rex David Morales Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism  Only two of the six custodians of the statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) provide access to full copies of SALNs without the need for the declarants’ approval. Over the years SALN custodians have restricted public access to wealth disclosure records. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

SIDEBAR 2: What’s in a SALN anyway?

By Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism A president and two chief justices have been removed from office for failing to fully disclose their wealth in their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth or SALN. What’s in a SALN anyway? At PCIJ, we look at a wealth disclosure as a key piece in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

SIDEBAR 3: Laws governing wealth disclosure

By Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism There are three laws that govern the filing of the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth or SALN: Republic Act (RA) 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act), the 1987 Constitution, and RA 6713 (Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees). The requirement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

Late is better than never

Iba ng tono ngonian kan Ombudsman pag-abot sa lifestyle check kan mga empleyado kan govierno. Basado sa Republic Act 6713, saro ang SALN sa pinagbabasaran tanganing aramon kung namumuhay ba susog sa saiyang means ang sarong empleyado kan goveirno. Segun ki Ombdsman Martirez, STOP soboot ini poon kan magtukaw siya nin huli ta bako ini […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

How to improve the SALN

Over the years, the Supreme Court has made pronouncements about the SALN, the statement of assets and liabilities and net worth required by the 1987 Constitution and special laws......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Carpio-Morales slams Martires limiting access to SALN

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has criticized her successor Samuel Martires for ordering to limit public access to a government official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN), saying his statement is against the Office of the Ombudsman’s mandate to promote transparency......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Martires: SALN used by crooks for extortion

The Statements of Assets Liabilities and Networth in some cases are used by crooked individuals for extortion, Ombudsman Samuel Martires said on Saturday while defending his order to stop the conduct of lifestyle checks on public officials and restricting access to SALNs filed at his agency......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

SALN, lifestyle check gamit sa pangingikil ng mga politiko, mediamen – Omb. Martires

Manila, Philippines – Iginiit ni Ombudsman Samuel Martires na ginagamit lang ng mga politiko at mediamen sa pangingikil ang mga Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth at lifestyle check. Paliwanag ni Martires, napag-alaman ito sa mga isinasagawang imbestigasyon mismo ng mga kagawad ng Office of the Ombudsman na nag-iimbestiga sa mga sumbong laban sa […] The post SALN, lifestyle check gamit sa pangingikil ng mga politiko, mediamen – Omb. Martires appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Lawyer presses SolGen to move for SC justice ouster

Solicitor General Jose Calida has been urged anew to file a quo warranto petition seeking the removal of Supreme Court Justice Marvic Leonen from his post over alleged non-submission of his Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

‘Weaponizing human rights?’ | Rights group refutes Duterte’s ‘lies’ at the UN assembly

"Duterte would rather discredit human rights defenders and institutions than acknowledge that there are extrajudicial killings and other violations in the Philippines. He continues to deny what the whole world has already come to recognize." The post ‘Weaponizing human rights?’ | Rights group refutes Duterte’s ‘lies’ at the UN assembly appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

No SALN, no lifestyle check

Ombudsman Samuel Martires came out with two controversial statements recently. This leads me to ask: What is he trying to prove?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Duterte slams critics for ‘weaponizing’ human rights

President Duterte slammed critics for “weaponizing” human rights issues as he defended himself before the United Nations General Assembly in New York yesterday after receiving a backlash for his bloody war on illegal drugs, campaign against criminality and terrorism in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Ombudsman must enforce SALN law

Even the Ten Commandments can be “weaponized” and abused, so do we close our eyes to all our trespasses until Yahweh descends again on Mount Sinai and hands over an amended Decalogue?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

EDITORIAL - One less weapon vs graft

After blocking access to the statements of assets, liabilities and net worth or SALN of public officials, the Office of the Ombudsman has found yet another means of holding back efforts toward transparency and good governance......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

Why the Ombudsman restricted SALN access

Why the Ombudsman restricted SALN access.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Anti-graft office that restricted SALN access has stopped doing lifestyle checks on officials

The Office of the Ombudsman has not been conducting lifestyle checks among government officials as chief graft buster Samuel Martires questioned the “logic” behind this......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Ombudsman restricts media, public access to SALN

The public, including members of the media, may no longer obtain from the Office of the Ombudsman a copy of the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth of the president, vice president and other government officials without the approval of the concerned official......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020