August 18, 2017: *** The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is now faced with the problem of looking for usable areas to hold transmission lines that would link the power barge in Tapal Wharf in Ubay town to a substation in Barangay Emelda of the same town. ***The City Government of Tagbilaran is set to sign a memorandum of agreement with BFAR for a multi-million peso livelihood project intended to uplift the living conditions of the fisherfolk. ***47th Infantry Battalion Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Joel Malig said units under him are currently undergoing intensified intelligence operations along with other allied units to confirm the reports on sightings of armed men in Bohol. *** LGU Pilar's program, "Productivity Improvement thru landcare and Agriculture Resource Development and Management"(Pilar Dam) landed in the top 20 in Taking Look 2017. *** LGU Panglao got third place (3rd-6th class municipalities) in Infrastructure during the 5th Regional Competitiveness Summit held at PICC recently. ***LGU Panglao's entry program "A Purok-Based Approach in Basic Education Reforms/Turo-Turismo: Strengthening Partnership and Industry Linkage for Effective K-12 Implementation is among the 20 finalist of the Galing Pook Awards 2017. ***The towns of Panglao and Pilar are among the 20 finalists in the yearly search for Galing Pook Awards 2017. *** The National Food Authority in Bohol said prices of rice in the province have been on an uptrend since last week reaching an increase of up to P5 per kilo. *** A man listed in the Bohol Provincial Police Office drug watch list was caught last night with drugs weighed 80 grams with estimated street value of P993,000.

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Live simple lives, CSC urges

Public officials, employees

 

LIVE simple lives adhering to the norms for public officials and employees, advises Bohol Civil Service Commission director Cherith Nissi V. Asis during the recent Kapihan sa PIA.

 

Invited at a special Kapihan forum to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Philippine Civil Service, Asis took the occasion to urge civil servants, including elected officials and government employees to "Race to Serve", which was also the theme for the 2010 celebration. 

 

Asis stressed that the year's anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service focuses on advancing Responsive, Accessible, Courteous and Effective Public Service summarizes the whole code of conduct for public officials and employees, which every civil servant professes.

 

Asis was actually meaning Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Ethical standards for public officials and employees.

 

By living simply, the law also states that elected public officials and employees and their families shall lead modest lives appropriate to their positions and income.

 

This part also bans them from indulging in extravagant or ostentatious display of wealth in any form.

 

Grounded on the time honored principle that a public office is a public trust, norms and standards of personal conduct in the discharge of duties are set by law to govern the execution of public duties, states section 4 of the republic act.

 

The discharge of duties and execution of tasks by public officials and employees are governed by commitment to public interest, professionalism, justness and sincerity, political neutrality, responsiveness to the public, patriotism and nationalism, commitment to democracy and simple living.

 

Observers of government officials and employees however say that in several cases, the standards in the execution of public duties are more...click local news


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