10 months Duterte bent on relaxing bank secrecy law MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte is willing to sign a measure relaxing the country’s bank secrecy law to promote accountability and transparency. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte(ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The President said he agreed with the proposed law that would allow the scrutiny of bank accounts, including his bank deposits. He made the remarks after Senator Antonio Trillanes IV previously challenged him to issue a waiver on his bank account amid allegations of hidden wealth. “Sabi, ‘Duterte, ilabas mo ‘yung waiver mo na.’ Sabi ko, ‘Bakit kayo? Sino kang p***** i** ka?’ Si Trillanes, sige ka lang yawyaw ... more