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CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES - RA 6713

Republic Act No. 6713 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, TO   UPHOLD THE TIME-HONORED PRINCIPLE OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEING A PUBLIC TRUST, GRANTING INCENTIVES AND REWARDS FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE, ENUMERATING PROHIBITED ACTS AND TRANSACTIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR   VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Section 1. Title. - This Act shall be known as the "Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees." Section 2. Declaration of Policies. - It is the policy of the State to promote a high standard of ethics in public service. Public officials and employees shall at all times be accountable to the people and shall discharge their duties with utmost responsibility, integrity, competence, and loyalty, act with patriotism and justice, lead modest lives, and uphold public interest over personal interest. Section 3. Definition of Terms. - As used in this Act, the term: (a) "Go

Love Alone

Love Alone No one would love me If they knew all the things I hide My words fall to the floor As tears drip through the telephone line And the hands I’ve seen raised to the sky Not waving but drowning all this time I’ll try to build the ark that they need To float to you upon the crystal sea Give me your hand to hold ‘Cause I can’t stand to love alone And love alone is not enough to hold us up We’ve got to touch your robe So swing your robe down low Swing your robe down low The prince of despair’s been beaten But the loser still fights Death’s on a long leash Stealing my friends to the night And everyone cries for the innocent You say to love the guilty, too And I’m surrounded by suffering and sickness So I’m working tearing back the roof And the pain of the world is a burden and it’s my cross to bear And I stumble under all the weight I know you’re Simon standing there And I know you’re standing there