List of alleged corrupt solons part of FOI? Then why not release Duterte’s SALN, Gaite asks

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker has questioned why documents on President Rodrigo Duterte’s wealth remain private when Malacaang reasoned out that the Chief Executive’s move to name alleged corrupt officials of Congress stems from the Freedom Of Information (FOI) principle.

Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Ferdinand Gaite said on Tuesday the President should make his State of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) public — in the same manner that he pursued transparency even if some of the House of Representatives solons mentioned in the list were part of the majority.

He was referring to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s earlier pronouncements defending Duterte’s decis…

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