Gov’t execs entitled to privacy, too – Palace

Government officials are entitled to some privacy even with the administration's policy of transparency and accountability, Malacaang said on Saturday as it defended redactions in Cabinet members' statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).   "While we uphold the principle of transparency and accountability in public service, those working in the government, such as members of the Cabinet, still have the right to privacy," said presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella.   "What was redacted are not information on assets, liabilities and net worth but personal data like family members, home address, among others," he said.   "We must take no...

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