De Lima

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De Lima said : “I will now have to focus on the dismissal of the fabricated drug cases against me so I can finally be released,” External link

philstar Wednesday, May 18, 2022 10:54:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “If this administration really thinks it has done nothing wrong, I challenge the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to extend formal invitation to the UN special rapporteurs so that they can find out for themselves the real situation here,” External link

bulatlat Friday, May 6, 2022 8:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about De Lima ) : “Accused De Lima respectfully submits that, at this juncture, she is already entitled to the outright dismissal of the charges against her given the utter lack of sufficient evidence to support her conviction; and, at the very least, to immediate release on bail given the utter absence of ‘strong’ evidence of her guilt,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 4:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I’m not supposed to say that to my campaign team, I want them to be upbeat,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “No one has been subjected to this demonization made by the President himself. He painted me as a bad woman,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I can’t lose that just because it’s the elections,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “In light of this statement of Ragos, there is a need for the DOJ to review the drug cases it filed against me to determine if indeed these were prosecuted by the Panel of Prosecutors even after being told by Ragos that his testimony and all his allegations against me ‘are all lies,’” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 10:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “If upon review, it is determined that Ragos’ statements are true, then all the cases against me should be immediately withdrawn by the DOJ in order to prevent a further miscarriage of justice where, even after these revelations indicating prosecutorial misconduct amounting to the criminal offense of subornation of perjury, the DOJ will continue prosecuting said cases,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 10:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses. The overall rate of inflation quickened to the second-highest in the survey history, leading companies to hike their selling prices to the greatest extent in close to five years," External link

economictimes Thursday, May 5, 2022 8:51:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Menardo Guevarra ) : “I do see Guevarra as a decent guy. I see him as honorable, but sad to say he needs more spine,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “This is the institution we are talking about. Doesn’t he care about the image of the DOJ when you have no less than the former justice secretary involved? What kind of a justice institution is it if it allows lies? He has to do something,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I have mixed feelings. Masaya akong lumalabas ang katotohanan (I am happy that the truth is coming out) but I feel so bad about the institution I once led. I poured my heart out, and I know that most of the men and women of DOJ are good people. I definitely blame Aguirre and Duterte,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Vitaliano Aguirre ) : “It’s more than that. Inutos ‘yun. (They were ordered.) I feel so bad about what Aguirre has done to the DOJ,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I expected them to retract even back then, but it was still a surprise to me when they did it. It just so happens it’s the elections,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Vitaliano Aguirre ) : “Aguirre is a certified liar. I hope he realizes the damage he has done to the DOJ as an institution” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I have forgiven them already. All of them who were used. It’s hard to forgive but I have to, because my Catholic faith has sthrengthened while in detention. But Duterte? I’m not sure. Aguirre, I don’t know yet,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Another factor that could inhibit future employment growth is inflation, as businesses seek to trim down their operating costs," External link

rttnews Monday, May 2, 2022 6:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The rate of inflation continued to run close to record highs and translated into the steepest rise in selling charges in close to four years," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 2, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The rate of inflation continued to run close to record highs and translated into the steepest rise in selling charges in close to four years," External link

reuters-af Monday, May 2, 2022 5:41:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “it is only a matter of time” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “This is only expected as the mastermind of this despicable enterprise exits Malacañang at the end of his calamitous term,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Five years too late. But indeed, Truth often bides its time. It patiently waits and is never vanquished,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I hope that it is now clear to the Filipino people that the false charges for illegal drug trading filed against me by the DOJ were the product of a longstanding conspiracy that started all the way back in September 2016 in the House of Representatives and the Senate, involving high government officials from the legislative and executive branches,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about Rafael Ragos ) : "I have also always suspected that the DOJ Panel of Prosecutors, or some of them, would have known that Ragos was lying on the witness stand. Ragos’s retraction only confirms that they did and that, all along, they were guilty of suborning false testimony," External link

philstar Monday, May 2, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “As I have always been saying, all allegations against me invented by the Duterte machine of lies and fabrications would ultimately unravel” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 8:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "A major insight from the latest results was an intensification of inflationary pressures, as energy price volatility, global shortages of inputs and the war in Ukraine pushed up purchasing costs," "This escalation of price pressures could dampen demand as firms continue to share additional cost burdens with their clients" External link

timesofindia Monday, May 2, 2022 8:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Peace ) : “A ceasefire is always a confidence-building measure, not a precondition to peace talks. The same is true with the release of political prisoners. The non-satisfaction of either is not a valid cause for the withdrawal of either the GPH or the NDF from the negotiating table. Peace talks can continue without a ceasefire or the release of political prisoners,” External link

bulatlat Sunday, May 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “From the beginning, I said that the solution to drugs should be non-violent. That even if the drug destroys life, there is no need to kill to eliminate it. But Duterte did not listen. They even managed to discredit me and imprison me based on lies,” External link

philstar Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Let us be critical in choosing our next leaders to avoid ending up with another Duterte. Especially those who say they will continue and are still enjoying what Duterte did,” “When we look at the platform of candidates, let’s take some time to reflect and ask ourselves questions like, ‘Is this plan realistic? Is this candidate sincere?’ It is difficult if it is just pride and promise, but nothing has been done and nothing is right,” External link

philstar Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The easing of COVID-19 restrictions and increase in public mobility should not cause the government to be complacent and lose focus on the goal to inoculate as many people as possible,” “The pandemic is far from over, and vaccines are still our best weapon against the deadly virus” External link

philstar Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “As a woman, as a mother and as a victim of weaponized misogyny driven by dirty politics, I join all decent Filipinos in condemning the latest attempt to damage VP Leni’s campaign through the spread of vile fake news about members of her family,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 12, 2022 8:26:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Buoyed by the relaxation in Covid-19 restrictions, consumers were eager to go out and spend. Service providers recorded the fastest upturn in new business in 2022 so far, with an equal outcome seen for business activity,” “Sales were somewhat supported by only mild adjustments to output charges. However, consumers are likely to face soaring prices in the coming months as rising cost burdens feed through to services charges,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 7, 2022 3:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Sales were somewhat supported by only mild adjustments to output charges, however, with consumers likely to face soaring prices in the coming months as rising cost burdens feed through to services charges," External link

reuters-af Wednesday, April 6, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

economictimes Monday, April 4, 2022 10:29:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

timesofindia Monday, April 4, 2022 9:45:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

ibtimes Monday, April 4, 2022 9:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "There is no guarantee that the return-to-office order will redound to a net positive gain for our economy. The industry stands to lose resources and trained employees if there is an abrupt shift in the working arrangements. In the short term, there is no guarantee that the other businesses in the eco-zones will prosper during an ill-planned transition," External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 2, 2022 9:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Under a WFH arrangement of an IT-BPM firm, productivity is increased due to the removal of inefficiencies brought about by terrible traffic conditions," External link

manilametro Tuesday, March 29, 2022 4:36:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Under a WFH arrangement of an IT-BPM firm, productivity is increased due to the removal of inefficiencies brought about by terrible traffic conditions," External link

pna Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:02:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “New business and services activity expanded only modestly, and at the second-slowest rates since last July. Looking at the anecdotal evidence supplied by survey participants, inflationary pressures, input shortages and the local elections dampened growth,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 4, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Although easing from January’s decade high, the rate of input cost inflation remained sharp in February. That said, fewer firms passed on additional cost burdens to clients amid subdued demand conditions. Output prices rose only slightly, and at the slowest pace in five months,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 4, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Business optimism among services firms remained muted relative to its trend, despite improving from January, owing to pandemic-related uncertainty and inflationary pressures," External link

business-standard Friday, March 4, 2022 9:01:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Solicitor General ) : “It is doubtful that the Solicitor General even has the power to bring such kind of action against the Comelec, which is an independent constitutional commission. It is definitely supposed to be independent of Malacañang and cannot be told to do the latter’s bidding, especially if it amounts to favoring a candidate in the elections,” External link

rappler Thursday, March 3, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Siguruhin lang nila na kaya nilang sagutin at handa silang managot sa pagtatanggal sa campaign posters na nasa private property at walang abiso. Imbes na ilegal na pagbabaklas ng poster ang pinagdidiskitahan, tanggalin nila ang polisiyang dagdag pabigat sa kandidato at botante,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 16, 2022 8:57:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What’s this big mystery about missing or abducted sabungeros? Game-fixing syndicate? Is that the only theory? Why the seemingly slow pace of investigation? Meron na bang tunay na (are there real) leads, persons of interest o suspects?” External link

philstar Friday, February 11, 2022 8:45:00 PM EAT

De Lima claimed : "Comelec might have just gone overboard this time in its zeal to reinforce election rules in coping with the pandemic. But even a pandemic should not be a cause to restrict our democracy and our democratic exercises," External link

philstar Friday, February 11, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “Even if she is allowed to go to the Naga hospital where her mom is, she still will not be allowed to see her face to face. The goal is to enable Sen. Leila to see her mom while there is still time, which we are not sure how long given the seriousness of the situation,” External link

rappler Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Concerns about how long the current wave of COVID-19 will last dampened business confidence and caused job shedding. Firms were also alarmed about price pressures," External link

4-traders Thursday, February 3, 2022 8:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Companies sought to rebuild input stocks by purchasing additional raw materials and semi-finished items, but uncertainty surrounding growth prospects resulted in further job shedding," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 1, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What was the sin of the couple who only sold garlic and onion when they were killed? It is as if we are being conditioned to get used to it until such heinous human rights violations would become normal for us,” External link

bulatlat Friday, January 21, 2022 5:24:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Uncertainty surrounding the outlook, and a general lack of pressure on capacity, led to a renewed fall in employment during December. That said, the decline was marginal and a recovery is expected this year should demand for services remain favourable," External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Uncertainty surrounding the outlook, and a general lack of pressure on capacity, led to a renewed fall in employment during December. That said, the decline was marginal and a recovery is expected this year should demand for services remain favourable," External link

4-traders Wednesday, January 5, 2022 8:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren’t particularly confident that such trend would continue,” “Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren't particularly confident that such trend would continue," "Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 3, 2022 10:49:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren't particularly confident that such trend would continue," "Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December" External link

4-traders Monday, January 3, 2022 8:40:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Wholehearted thanks to all those who are at the forefront, devoting time, strength, and dedication to help their fellow man. You are coming together even if you – all of us – are experiencing hardships and challenges both as individuals and as families,” External link

rappler Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “There is absolutely no reason why we should entrust Malampaya to Udenna and UC Malampaya. They have neither the resources nor expertise to run the operation and conduct further exploration,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Equally as important is its location in the West Philippine Sea where China is slowly creeping into our territorial waters and exclusive economic zone,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Dahil bagong gawa lang sila gaya ng Pharmally, wala rin silang karanasan ni kaalaman sa pagpapatakbo ng Malampaya. Bukod dito kailangan pa nila utangin ang pambayad nila,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Paano kung sa best friend nilang China sila umutang at gawing collateral yung kanilang interes sa Malampaya? Parang binigay lang natin ang kontrol ng Malampaya sa kanila” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Congress, in exercise of its oversight powers, must immediately conduct an investigation on the processes undertaken by local government units in approving these reclamation projects and determine their compliance with existing environmental laws and regulations,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, December 11, 2021 2:58:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Looking at the manufacturing and service sectors combined, the results are even more encouraging and bode well for economic performance in the third quarter of fiscal year 2021-22 so far,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 4, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Looking at the manufacturing and service sectors combined, the results are even more encouraging and bode well for economic performance in the third quarter of fiscal year 2021/22 so far," External link

business-standard Friday, December 3, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “In some instances, companies indicated having purchased fewer inputs due to elevated prices for many items, exacerbating their stock-replenishing problems arising from lengthening delivery times,” External link

wsau Wednesday, December 1, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The key threat to the outlook, in addition to potential new waves of Covid-19, is inflationary pressures,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 1, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Should raw material scarcity and shipping issues continue to feed through to purchasing prices, substantial increases in output charges could be seen and demand resilience would be tested," External link

4-traders Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about William Hussey ) : "We still hope the ICC Prosecutor does not fall into the trap of letting those guilty of the crimes dispose of the evidence under the guise of being allowed to investigate their own crimes," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, November 20, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima wrote : “the exhumation…was not without human costs” External link

rappler Saturday, November 13, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima wrote : "If Duterte is no longer president, it's a moral imperative as it is an issue of elemental justice for the new president to order his Department of Justice to withdraw the charges that Duterte's DOJ fabricated against me," External link

rappler Thursday, November 4, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 3, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "On the bright side, the survey showed slower rates of contraction in new orders, stocks, quantity of purchases and employment. Parallel to this, there was a substantial improvement in business confidence," External link

4-traders Monday, November 1, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

De Lima told : "For example, the published seasonally adjusted Output Index was at 59.1 versus the unadjusted figure of 61.5," External link

business-standard Monday, November 1, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite the overall improvement in operating conditions, jobs failed to increase. This was often linked to sufficient capacity to deal with current workloads and government norms surrounding shift work," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Upbeat business confidence and projects in the pipeline should also support production in the coming months," External link

economictimes Monday, November 1, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite the overall improvement in operating conditions, jobs failed to increase. This was often linked to sufficient capacity to deal with current workloads and government norms surrounding shift work," External link

4-traders Monday, November 1, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “About the last game for the national team, I think we had hard luck. We win the game, but the referee didn’t give the last goal. And we [miss] many chances in the games, but this happens” External link

thenational Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “This is truly a triumph of truth over lies, and the award has not come at a more opportune time than during our struggle to regain our lost freedoms under Duterte,” External link

guardian Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “It has to be Leni. It can only be Leni,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima disse : “Os custos crescentes dos insumos novamente contribuíram para os encargos de fábrica, situação que poderia deter a demanda nos próximos meses e prejudicar os lucros corporativos” External link

diariodocomercio Saturday, October 2, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Indian manufacturers lifted production to a greater extent in September as they geared up for improvements in demand and the replenishment of stocks. There was a substantial pick-up in intakes of new work, with some contribution from international markets,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Companies continued to purchase extra inputs in September,but jobs were little changed over the month. In some instances,survey participants indicated that government guidelinessurrounding shift work prevented hiring,” External link

wsau Friday, October 1, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Companies continued to purchase extra inputs in September, but jobs were little changed over the month. In some instances, survey participants indicated that government guidelines surrounding shift work prevented hiring," External link

business-standard Friday, October 1, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “This bill shows this government that there are great consequences to its blatant disregard for human rights and the rule of law and that Duterte should finally rethink his approach to his murderous and fake drug war,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Fatou Bensouda ) : “I most gladly welcome the decision of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Honorable Fatou Bensouda, to proceed with the investigation of the drug war killings as a possible case of the ‘Crime Against Humanity of Murder’ under the Rome Statute,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "He might actually be entertaining that notion now, better to die first than to suffer the humiliation of being dragged in chains to The Hague as one of the few individuals in history to be tried as an enemy of mankind," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about William Hussey ) : "The only question now is whether his own death will come as a boon and save him from the trial and judgment of the ICC for his crimes against humanity," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The judicial confession made by Mr. Capones may be used against him," External link

rappler Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “It is shocking to know that of the P401-billion fund under Bayanihan 3, there is an insertion that is not in the original version submitted by lawmakers in Congress. Why is there a P54.6-billion for the pension of the military and police? What kind of gimmick is this?” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The international recognition given to us, particularly Karapatan’s Zabel human rights award, should not only help shine a bright light on our efforts but should propel us to do more, to give more and to be more, for the disadvantaged among our Filipino brothers and sisters,” External link

bulatlat Friday, June 4, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Amid efforts to keep a lid on expenses given the deterioration in new business, services companies reduced payroll numbers to the greatest extent in seven months. Concerns towards the outlook, evidenced by a dip in sentiment, could prevent job creation in the near term,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 4, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “adding to the challenges faced by manufacturers were rising input prices as raw material shortages pushed up cost burdens” External link

wsau Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "adding to the challenges faced by manufacturers were rising input prices as raw material shortages pushed up cost burdens" External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

De Lima explicou : “Os problemas da cadeia de suprimentos permaneceram como um ponto, com muitas empresas sinalizando atrasos graves no recebimento dos itens comprados. Afunilamentos nas empresas de logística global, junto com a depreciação do real, também levaram a outro aumento acentuado nos custos de insumos sem precedentes antes da pandemia” External link

diariodocomercio Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “It has come to our attention that our official page, Leila de Lima Official, has been inaccessible on desktop and laptop from 12 pm to 1:30 pm today. Official pages of other members of the opposition were also reportedly shut down,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We hope that this is not an organized attack. Amid these challenging times, when social media serve as a very significant vehicle to disseminate truthful and useful information to the public, we have witnessed how the Duterte regime and those with sinister motives and selfish interests weaponize paid trolls to curtail truthful reporting, free speech and critical thinking, and instead propagate disinformation, misinformation, negativism and hate speech,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Joke lang para kay Duterte ang napaka-importanteng isyu sa bansa, kaya patuloy ang pagkamkam ng Tsina sa ating teritoryo at pagnakaw sa kabuhayan ng mga mangingisdang Pilipino,” External link

rappler Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays,” “The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

reuters-af Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "The surge in COVID-19 cases could dampen demand further when firms' financials are already susceptible to the hurdle of rising global prices," "Data for the coming months will be important at verifying whether client demand is resilient to these challenges or if producers will have to further absorb cost burdens themselves to secure new work" External link

4-traders Monday, May 3, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “With the colossal and detrimental effects of the pandemic, employees are forced to stay in a job that is low paying despite health hazards due to the virus and consequences of contractualization,” “Those who are gainfully employed, while fortunate, struggle to do their jobs by personally reporting to their workplace despite risk of acquiring the virus on the way to and from work and even in the workplace itself,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Pero imbes na tugunan at tuparin ang mga ipinangako, hinamak pa ni Duterte ang mahihirap sa pagiging maralita. Bahala kayo. Magtiis kayo sa hirap – tatak ng kanyang pamamalakad kung saan iniiwan ang mga Pilipino sa 'kanya-kanya' na lang na sistema," External link

rappler Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “This series of beatings which led to deaths of innocent victims is a demonstration of how government is continuing with its campaign of systemic violence, climate of fear, and impunity among officials and lack of regard for human rights,” External link

rappler Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima asked : "If he can do it with the Chinese or Russian presidents, why not the US President, the US being a friend and the Filipinos’ most trusted major ally?" External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Silence and softness, if not inaction on the part of our President on a clear breach of our sovereignty, only serves to weaken our territorial integrity for future generations,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “In order for the State to fulfill its mandate of protecting and upholding Philippine sovereignty, it is imperative that the government exhaust any and all legal remedies, including invoking the 2016 PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration) ruling, in order to be more forceful in asserting our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Mr. President, maawa ka naman sa taumbayan. Namamatay na mga mahal nila sa buhay ako pa rin ang problema mo?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Magtrabaho ka na lang Duterte. Kung nagtrabaho ka lang sana hindi tayo umabot sa ganito. Huwag ka na lang puro ngawngaw,” External link

rappler Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "No one is really in charge," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 12, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The escalation of the pandemic and the reinstatement of restrictions could cause a notable slowdown in growth during April. Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy," External link

4-traders Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "While the COVID-19 vaccination program lifted business confidence to a one-year high in February, growing concerns about a further wave of infections and the possibility that controls could tighten restricted sentiment in March. Uncertainty could further delay the recovery, dampening business investments and preventing job creation" External link

wsau Monday, April 5, 2021 6:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “While the COVID-19 vaccination program lifted business confidence to a one-year high in February, growing concerns about a further wave of infections and the possibility that controls could tighten restricted sentiment in March. Uncertainty could further delay the recovery, dampening business investments and preventing job creation” External link

reuters-af Monday, April 5, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "While predictions that the vaccination programme will curb the disease and underpin output growth in the year ahead meant that business confidence remained positive, growing uncertainty over the near-term outlook due to a rise in COVID-19 cases dragged sentiment to a seven-month low," External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “These [Department of Justice]-protected and morally depraved convicts are getting bolder and bolder and yet more absurd, with their lies. Durano. Capones. And now [Colanggo]. More lies. Fantastic tales,” External link

rappler Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rolando Espinosa ) : "Time for Espenido to come clean and tell all. Who ordered him to execute Mayor Espinosa and the Parojinogs? Who ordered him to lie during a Senate inquiry about my alleged links to Kerwin Espinosa?" External link

rappler Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The serious and continuing threats against lawyers and judges, as the sentinels of the rule of law, and teachers, as guardians of learning sanctuaries, who are being victimized in their very offices and schools expose how the State, who is supposed to protect them, disregards the importance of rule of law and democracy,” External link

rappler Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "It is unfortunate that so many lawyers had to die before the Supreme Court acted," External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima asked : "The question is, will Duterte listen or will he continue to instruct our police to ignore human rights?" External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "In the first place, it is the Supreme Court itself who said that he is immune from suit, and that anyone he attacks is without recourse in law," External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Duterte is a monster that the SC helped create" External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “His prejudicial statements delivered now during the ongoing criminal proceedings against me can only contribute to what is looming to be a mistrial of the most unjust proportions,” External link

rappler Monday, March 22, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “And this happened while a Blue Mass for Police Officers in the Manila Cathedral was happening,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 8, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “I also don’t find it a coincidence that the massacre happened in the provinces under the jurisdiction of the AFP Southern Luzon Command, whose head is Lt. General Antonio Parlade, Jr., the poster boy of the Duterte regime’s brutal anti-insurgency campaign,” External link

rappler Monday, March 8, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "As I said, it's still a long haul for me. Prolonged persecution. Delayed justice. Delayed vindication. But I shall not stop for fighting for truth and freedom because I want not just to be released from this most unjust detention, but to be unequivocally and categorically declared innocent," External link

rappler Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Had the prosecution exerted real effort to read the motion for reconsideration, the prosecution would easily know that the said motion raised new critical insights on how the Honorable Court missed out and overlooked important details in its omnibus order," External link

rappler Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Sa ilalim ng ating Saligang Batas, trabaho ng prosecution na magpakita ng ebidensya na gumawa ng krimen ang isang akusado. Hindi ang akusado ang kailangan magpatunay na siya ay inosente. Itong panukalang batas na isinusulong ng Kongreso ay labag sa ating Konstitusyon kaya hindi siya dapat maisabatas," External link

rappler Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The primordial presumption that governs all others when it comes to criminal law is the presumption of innocence. Anything contrary to that is unjust, invalid, and unconstitutional," External link

rappler Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Again, inflation remains a topic of concern," "Once firms' additional cost burdens start to feed through to clients via price hikes, demand strength may come under pressure" External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Per the standards laid down in jurisprudence, the out-of-court statements of respondents consisting of a fair and accurate report of the proceedings in herein respondent’s public trial in a criminal case are allowed, not only by virtue of the guarantee of free expression and free publication, but more importantly, by virtue herein respondent’s constitutionally guaranteed right to a public trial, which not even the courts can deprive her of,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Again, inflation remains a topic of concern," "Once firms' additional cost burdens start to feed through to clients via price hikes, demand strength may come under pressure" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “The upbeat mood supported the fastest increase in inputbuying for almost a decade as companies focused on rebuildingtheir input stocks to fulfill demand growth. February datashowed the sharpest monthly rise in pre-production inventoriesin the survey history,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 1, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “If the Prosecution does not believe that Joel Capones was telling the truth, and yet they presented him as a witness before the Court, then the Prosecution would have committed the offense of subornation of perjury or, at the very least, violated their lawyer’s oath,” “On the other hand, if the Prosecution does believe that Capones committed illegal drug trading, then they are currently in the act of committing the criminal offense of dereliction of duty, punishable under Article 208 of the Revised Penal Code” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 1, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “For me, what is worse than the lies of witnesses under oath is subornation of perjury by prosecutors” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 1, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “If the Prosecution does not believe that Joel Capones was telling the truth, and yet they presented him as a witness before the Court, then the Prosecution would have committed the offense of subornation of perjury or, at the very least, violated their lawyer’s oath,” “On the other hand, if the Prosecution does believe that Capones committed illegal drug trading, then they are currently in the act of committing the criminal offense of dereliction of duty, punishable under Article 208 of the Revised Penal Code [RPC],” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "The upbeat mood supported the fastest increase in input buying for almost a decade as companies focused on rebuilding their input stocks to fulfill demand growth. February data showed the sharpest monthly rise in pre-production inventories in the survey history," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 1, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "I strongly urge you use all powers available under your office to prosecute anyone who has been involved in illegal drug trading in the New Bilibid Prison without any fear or favor, and to charge those responsible with utmost resolve, including Mr Capones and his 13 mayores under the Sigue Sigue Sputnik Gang," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "A reader would be led to believe that this was an Order resolving a Motion that was filed before the witnesses were ever presented and made to testify, and without their competence and credibility being tested in open court," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Thus, unsurprisingly, the Omnibus Order created an unfair impression that the witnesses all testified to a seamless and wholly credible narration of accused De Lima's guilt when, in fact, the prosecution's own witnesses undermined the prosecution's own case," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "a key fact that was conspicuously left out from the recitation of facts set forth in page 2 of the Omnibus Order," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima asked ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “Why would he, NBI Deputy Director and BuCor OIC Ragos, do the bidding of an inmate, without even attempting to get to the bottom of things before abandoning his post in the BuCor on those two occasions of alleged deliveries in order to run errands for said inmate?” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “I thank them not only for recognizing these facts, but also for their steadfast resolve to ensure that I get the justice that I deserve. To Senators Leahy, Durbin, and Markey, thank you for your continued trust and support for our shared causes for human rights, justice, and democracy,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, February 21, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

De Lima afirmou : “o bloqueio preventivo incide sobre os recursos do segundo semestre” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima précisé : "Nous nous sommes mis d'accord pour que l'éducation, le e-gouvernement et les services publics ainsi que l'entreprenariat soient des domaines dans lesquels les deux pays peuvent coopérer" External link

allafrica-fr Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:10:00 PM EAT

De Lima souligné : "Il y a une volonté politique pour coopérer dans ces domaines et je suis sûr que nous allons établir un plan de coopération entre les entreprises des deux pays" External link

allafrica-fr Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:10:00 PM EAT



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Menardo Guevarra said ( about De Lima ) : “I will give Sen. De Lima’s letter my serious consideration and will discuss the matter with other senior officials of the DOJ and the NPS (National Prosecutor Service),” External link

philstar Saturday, May 7, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Carlos Conde explained ( about De Lima ) : "De Lima's release would provide hope for Filipinos that their country will get better after six years. If she remains in detention, particularly under another Marcos regime, that can only mean another human rights catastrophe," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, May 6, 2022 4:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about De Lima ) : “Accused De Lima respectfully submits that, at this juncture, she is already entitled to the outright dismissal of the charges against her given the utter lack of sufficient evidence to support her conviction; and, at the very least, to immediate release on bail given the utter absence of ‘strong’ evidence of her guilt,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 4:40:00 PM EAT

Risa Hontiveros said ( about De Lima ) : “the admission of not one, but two witnesses, that their allegations against De Lima were fabricated only confirm what we knew all along: the criminal charges against her are fake, baseless, and motivated only by malice and political vendetta” External link

philstar Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Carlos Conde said ( about De Lima ) : “This en banc now is a far cry from the calcified and bureaucratic en banc that we had before De Lima came on board,” “It helps that most of the commissioners are more vocal about these issues and they were not hesitant to go against the government’s position,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Antonio Trillanes said ( about De Lima ) : “It is now time to set Senator De Lima free. Her ordeal at the hands of the administration has been nothing short of painful and extremely demoralizing. If they can do it with a senator, what about people who can’t afford to defend themselves?” “We appeal to all those who were involved in this elaborate crime to imprison a sitting senator and have yet to come out in the open: now is the time to let your conscience decide for you. At least have some integrity,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 3, 2022 7:38:00 PM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “As far as I know and based on my professional relationship with Sec. De Lima, she is incapable of doing anything illegal, much less engage in the illegal drug trade or accept money from Bilibid inmates” “All of my allegations to the contrary in my affidavits and House and court testimonies are all fiction, false and fabricated,” External link

philstar Monday, May 2, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “personalities who harassed me include Usec. Mecate who persistently pressured me to further implicate and manufacture lies against Senator De Lima, and [NBI] Deputy Directors Rachel Angeles and Vicente De Guzman who made my life difficult during my detention,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “personalities who harassed me include Usec. Mecate who persistently pressured me to further implicate and manufacture lies against Senator De Lima, and [NBI] Deputy Directors Rachel Angeles and Vicente De Guzman who made my life difficult during my detention,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:54:00 AM EAT

Martin Andanar said ( about De Lima ) : “While we respect the opinions of the presidentiables who gave their stance on Senator De Lima's detention, we have to underscore that the senator has been accorded due process in all stages of her criminal prosecution,” External link

pna Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Adams added ( about De Lima ) : “Candidates for president should commit to free De Lima immediately and to rebuild the Philippines’ tarnished criminal justice system to meet international standards,” External link

philstar Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:41:00 PM EAT

Bert van Marwijk told ( about De Lima ) : “I think the team now is better. They are physically stronger, and we have a few good players extra with De Lima and Caio,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 7, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Herbert Colanggo said ( about De Lima ) : "Gusto nila po, siguro, na gagawin nilang scenario dito kung sila ay papalit bukas, gagawa sila ng scenario para siguro hindi ako makapagsalita doon sa hearing ko kay De Lima," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Thus, unsurprisingly, the Omnibus Order created an unfair impression that the witnesses all testified to a seamless and wholly credible narration of accused De Lima's guilt when, in fact, the prosecution's own witnesses undermined the prosecution's own case," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

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De Lima said : “I will now have to focus on the dismissal of the fabricated drug cases against me so I can finally be released,” External link

philstar Wednesday, May 18, 2022 10:54:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “If this administration really thinks it has done nothing wrong, I challenge the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to extend formal invitation to the UN special rapporteurs so that they can find out for themselves the real situation here,” External link

bulatlat Friday, May 6, 2022 8:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about De Lima ) : “Accused De Lima respectfully submits that, at this juncture, she is already entitled to the outright dismissal of the charges against her given the utter lack of sufficient evidence to support her conviction; and, at the very least, to immediate release on bail given the utter absence of ‘strong’ evidence of her guilt,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 4:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I’m not supposed to say that to my campaign team, I want them to be upbeat,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “No one has been subjected to this demonization made by the President himself. He painted me as a bad woman,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I can’t lose that just because it’s the elections,” External link

rappler Friday, May 6, 2022 4:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “In light of this statement of Ragos, there is a need for the DOJ to review the drug cases it filed against me to determine if indeed these were prosecuted by the Panel of Prosecutors even after being told by Ragos that his testimony and all his allegations against me ‘are all lies,’” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 10:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “If upon review, it is determined that Ragos’ statements are true, then all the cases against me should be immediately withdrawn by the DOJ in order to prevent a further miscarriage of justice where, even after these revelations indicating prosecutorial misconduct amounting to the criminal offense of subornation of perjury, the DOJ will continue prosecuting said cases,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 10:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers reported having paid more for food, fuel and materials, with some mentions of higher wage costs also pushing up overall expenses. The overall rate of inflation quickened to the second-highest in the survey history, leading companies to hike their selling prices to the greatest extent in close to five years," External link

economictimes Thursday, May 5, 2022 8:51:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Menardo Guevarra ) : “I do see Guevarra as a decent guy. I see him as honorable, but sad to say he needs more spine,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “This is the institution we are talking about. Doesn’t he care about the image of the DOJ when you have no less than the former justice secretary involved? What kind of a justice institution is it if it allows lies? He has to do something,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I have mixed feelings. Masaya akong lumalabas ang katotohanan (I am happy that the truth is coming out) but I feel so bad about the institution I once led. I poured my heart out, and I know that most of the men and women of DOJ are good people. I definitely blame Aguirre and Duterte,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Vitaliano Aguirre ) : “It’s more than that. Inutos ‘yun. (They were ordered.) I feel so bad about what Aguirre has done to the DOJ,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I expected them to retract even back then, but it was still a surprise to me when they did it. It just so happens it’s the elections,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Vitaliano Aguirre ) : “Aguirre is a certified liar. I hope he realizes the damage he has done to the DOJ as an institution” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I have forgiven them already. All of them who were used. It’s hard to forgive but I have to, because my Catholic faith has sthrengthened while in detention. But Duterte? I’m not sure. Aguirre, I don’t know yet,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Another factor that could inhibit future employment growth is inflation, as businesses seek to trim down their operating costs," External link

rttnews Monday, May 2, 2022 6:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The rate of inflation continued to run close to record highs and translated into the steepest rise in selling charges in close to four years," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 2, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The rate of inflation continued to run close to record highs and translated into the steepest rise in selling charges in close to four years," External link

reuters-af Monday, May 2, 2022 5:41:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “it is only a matter of time” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “This is only expected as the mastermind of this despicable enterprise exits Malacañang at the end of his calamitous term,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Five years too late. But indeed, Truth often bides its time. It patiently waits and is never vanquished,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I hope that it is now clear to the Filipino people that the false charges for illegal drug trading filed against me by the DOJ were the product of a longstanding conspiracy that started all the way back in September 2016 in the House of Representatives and the Senate, involving high government officials from the legislative and executive branches,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about Rafael Ragos ) : "I have also always suspected that the DOJ Panel of Prosecutors, or some of them, would have known that Ragos was lying on the witness stand. Ragos’s retraction only confirms that they did and that, all along, they were guilty of suborning false testimony," External link

philstar Monday, May 2, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “As I have always been saying, all allegations against me invented by the Duterte machine of lies and fabrications would ultimately unravel” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 8:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "A major insight from the latest results was an intensification of inflationary pressures, as energy price volatility, global shortages of inputs and the war in Ukraine pushed up purchasing costs," "This escalation of price pressures could dampen demand as firms continue to share additional cost burdens with their clients" External link

timesofindia Monday, May 2, 2022 8:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Peace ) : “A ceasefire is always a confidence-building measure, not a precondition to peace talks. The same is true with the release of political prisoners. The non-satisfaction of either is not a valid cause for the withdrawal of either the GPH or the NDF from the negotiating table. Peace talks can continue without a ceasefire or the release of political prisoners,” External link

bulatlat Sunday, May 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “From the beginning, I said that the solution to drugs should be non-violent. That even if the drug destroys life, there is no need to kill to eliminate it. But Duterte did not listen. They even managed to discredit me and imprison me based on lies,” External link

philstar Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Let us be critical in choosing our next leaders to avoid ending up with another Duterte. Especially those who say they will continue and are still enjoying what Duterte did,” “When we look at the platform of candidates, let’s take some time to reflect and ask ourselves questions like, ‘Is this plan realistic? Is this candidate sincere?’ It is difficult if it is just pride and promise, but nothing has been done and nothing is right,” External link

philstar Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The easing of COVID-19 restrictions and increase in public mobility should not cause the government to be complacent and lose focus on the goal to inoculate as many people as possible,” “The pandemic is far from over, and vaccines are still our best weapon against the deadly virus” External link

philstar Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “As a woman, as a mother and as a victim of weaponized misogyny driven by dirty politics, I join all decent Filipinos in condemning the latest attempt to damage VP Leni’s campaign through the spread of vile fake news about members of her family,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 12, 2022 8:26:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Buoyed by the relaxation in Covid-19 restrictions, consumers were eager to go out and spend. Service providers recorded the fastest upturn in new business in 2022 so far, with an equal outcome seen for business activity,” “Sales were somewhat supported by only mild adjustments to output charges. However, consumers are likely to face soaring prices in the coming months as rising cost burdens feed through to services charges,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 7, 2022 3:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Sales were somewhat supported by only mild adjustments to output charges, however, with consumers likely to face soaring prices in the coming months as rising cost burdens feed through to services charges," External link

reuters-af Wednesday, April 6, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

economictimes Monday, April 4, 2022 10:29:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

timesofindia Monday, April 4, 2022 9:45:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "For now, demand has been sufficiently strong to withstand price hikes, but should inflation continue to gather pace we may see a more significant slowdown, if not an outright contraction in sales," "Companies themselves appeared very concerned about price pressures, which was a key factor dragging down business confidence to a two-year low" External link

ibtimes Monday, April 4, 2022 9:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "There is no guarantee that the return-to-office order will redound to a net positive gain for our economy. The industry stands to lose resources and trained employees if there is an abrupt shift in the working arrangements. In the short term, there is no guarantee that the other businesses in the eco-zones will prosper during an ill-planned transition," External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 2, 2022 9:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Under a WFH arrangement of an IT-BPM firm, productivity is increased due to the removal of inefficiencies brought about by terrible traffic conditions," External link

manilametro Tuesday, March 29, 2022 4:36:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Under a WFH arrangement of an IT-BPM firm, productivity is increased due to the removal of inefficiencies brought about by terrible traffic conditions," External link

pna Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:02:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “New business and services activity expanded only modestly, and at the second-slowest rates since last July. Looking at the anecdotal evidence supplied by survey participants, inflationary pressures, input shortages and the local elections dampened growth,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 4, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Although easing from January’s decade high, the rate of input cost inflation remained sharp in February. That said, fewer firms passed on additional cost burdens to clients amid subdued demand conditions. Output prices rose only slightly, and at the slowest pace in five months,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 4, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Business optimism among services firms remained muted relative to its trend, despite improving from January, owing to pandemic-related uncertainty and inflationary pressures," External link

business-standard Friday, March 4, 2022 9:01:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Solicitor General ) : “It is doubtful that the Solicitor General even has the power to bring such kind of action against the Comelec, which is an independent constitutional commission. It is definitely supposed to be independent of Malacañang and cannot be told to do the latter’s bidding, especially if it amounts to favoring a candidate in the elections,” External link

rappler Thursday, March 3, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Siguruhin lang nila na kaya nilang sagutin at handa silang managot sa pagtatanggal sa campaign posters na nasa private property at walang abiso. Imbes na ilegal na pagbabaklas ng poster ang pinagdidiskitahan, tanggalin nila ang polisiyang dagdag pabigat sa kandidato at botante,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 16, 2022 8:57:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What’s this big mystery about missing or abducted sabungeros? Game-fixing syndicate? Is that the only theory? Why the seemingly slow pace of investigation? Meron na bang tunay na (are there real) leads, persons of interest o suspects?” External link

philstar Friday, February 11, 2022 8:45:00 PM EAT

De Lima claimed : "Comelec might have just gone overboard this time in its zeal to reinforce election rules in coping with the pandemic. But even a pandemic should not be a cause to restrict our democracy and our democratic exercises," External link

philstar Friday, February 11, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “Even if she is allowed to go to the Naga hospital where her mom is, she still will not be allowed to see her face to face. The goal is to enable Sen. Leila to see her mom while there is still time, which we are not sure how long given the seriousness of the situation,” External link

rappler Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Concerns about how long the current wave of COVID-19 will last dampened business confidence and caused job shedding. Firms were also alarmed about price pressures," External link

4-traders Thursday, February 3, 2022 8:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Companies sought to rebuild input stocks by purchasing additional raw materials and semi-finished items, but uncertainty surrounding growth prospects resulted in further job shedding," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 1, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What was the sin of the couple who only sold garlic and onion when they were killed? It is as if we are being conditioned to get used to it until such heinous human rights violations would become normal for us,” External link

bulatlat Friday, January 21, 2022 5:24:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Uncertainty surrounding the outlook, and a general lack of pressure on capacity, led to a renewed fall in employment during December. That said, the decline was marginal and a recovery is expected this year should demand for services remain favourable," External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Uncertainty surrounding the outlook, and a general lack of pressure on capacity, led to a renewed fall in employment during December. That said, the decline was marginal and a recovery is expected this year should demand for services remain favourable," External link

4-traders Wednesday, January 5, 2022 8:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren’t particularly confident that such trend would continue,” “Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren't particularly confident that such trend would continue," "Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 3, 2022 10:49:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "There were tentative signs that inflationary pressures started to subside, but companies weren't particularly confident that such trend would continue," "Despite easing in December, input cost inflation was still running at one of its highest rates in around seven-and-a-half years. The vast majority of firms nevertheless decided to keep their selling prices unchanged, in order to boost sales, with overall charges up only marginally in December" External link

4-traders Monday, January 3, 2022 8:40:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Wholehearted thanks to all those who are at the forefront, devoting time, strength, and dedication to help their fellow man. You are coming together even if you – all of us – are experiencing hardships and challenges both as individuals and as families,” External link

rappler Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “There is absolutely no reason why we should entrust Malampaya to Udenna and UC Malampaya. They have neither the resources nor expertise to run the operation and conduct further exploration,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Equally as important is its location in the West Philippine Sea where China is slowly creeping into our territorial waters and exclusive economic zone,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Dahil bagong gawa lang sila gaya ng Pharmally, wala rin silang karanasan ni kaalaman sa pagpapatakbo ng Malampaya. Bukod dito kailangan pa nila utangin ang pambayad nila,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Paano kung sa best friend nilang China sila umutang at gawing collateral yung kanilang interes sa Malampaya? Parang binigay lang natin ang kontrol ng Malampaya sa kanila” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 21, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Congress, in exercise of its oversight powers, must immediately conduct an investigation on the processes undertaken by local government units in approving these reclamation projects and determine their compliance with existing environmental laws and regulations,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, December 11, 2021 2:58:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Looking at the manufacturing and service sectors combined, the results are even more encouraging and bode well for economic performance in the third quarter of fiscal year 2021-22 so far,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 4, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Looking at the manufacturing and service sectors combined, the results are even more encouraging and bode well for economic performance in the third quarter of fiscal year 2021/22 so far," External link

business-standard Friday, December 3, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “In some instances, companies indicated having purchased fewer inputs due to elevated prices for many items, exacerbating their stock-replenishing problems arising from lengthening delivery times,” External link

wsau Wednesday, December 1, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The key threat to the outlook, in addition to potential new waves of Covid-19, is inflationary pressures,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 1, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Should raw material scarcity and shipping issues continue to feed through to purchasing prices, substantial increases in output charges could be seen and demand resilience would be tested," External link

4-traders Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about William Hussey ) : "We still hope the ICC Prosecutor does not fall into the trap of letting those guilty of the crimes dispose of the evidence under the guise of being allowed to investigate their own crimes," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, November 20, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima wrote : “the exhumation…was not without human costs” External link

rappler Saturday, November 13, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

De Lima wrote : "If Duterte is no longer president, it's a moral imperative as it is an issue of elemental justice for the new president to order his Department of Justice to withdraw the charges that Duterte's DOJ fabricated against me," External link

rappler Thursday, November 4, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 3, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Service providers were concerned that persistent inflationary pressures could deter growth in the coming year," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "On the bright side, the survey showed slower rates of contraction in new orders, stocks, quantity of purchases and employment. Parallel to this, there was a substantial improvement in business confidence," External link

4-traders Monday, November 1, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

De Lima told : "For example, the published seasonally adjusted Output Index was at 59.1 versus the unadjusted figure of 61.5," External link

business-standard Monday, November 1, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite the overall improvement in operating conditions, jobs failed to increase. This was often linked to sufficient capacity to deal with current workloads and government norms surrounding shift work," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Upbeat business confidence and projects in the pipeline should also support production in the coming months," External link

economictimes Monday, November 1, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite the overall improvement in operating conditions, jobs failed to increase. This was often linked to sufficient capacity to deal with current workloads and government norms surrounding shift work," External link

4-traders Monday, November 1, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “About the last game for the national team, I think we had hard luck. We win the game, but the referee didn’t give the last goal. And we [miss] many chances in the games, but this happens” External link

thenational Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “This is truly a triumph of truth over lies, and the award has not come at a more opportune time than during our struggle to regain our lost freedoms under Duterte,” External link

guardian Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “It has to be Leni. It can only be Leni,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima disse : “Os custos crescentes dos insumos novamente contribuíram para os encargos de fábrica, situação que poderia deter a demanda nos próximos meses e prejudicar os lucros corporativos” External link

diariodocomercio Saturday, October 2, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Indian manufacturers lifted production to a greater extent in September as they geared up for improvements in demand and the replenishment of stocks. There was a substantial pick-up in intakes of new work, with some contribution from international markets,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Companies continued to purchase extra inputs in September,but jobs were little changed over the month. In some instances,survey participants indicated that government guidelinessurrounding shift work prevented hiring,” External link

wsau Friday, October 1, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Companies continued to purchase extra inputs in September, but jobs were little changed over the month. In some instances, survey participants indicated that government guidelines surrounding shift work prevented hiring," External link

business-standard Friday, October 1, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “This bill shows this government that there are great consequences to its blatant disregard for human rights and the rule of law and that Duterte should finally rethink his approach to his murderous and fake drug war,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Fatou Bensouda ) : “I most gladly welcome the decision of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Honorable Fatou Bensouda, to proceed with the investigation of the drug war killings as a possible case of the ‘Crime Against Humanity of Murder’ under the Rome Statute,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "He might actually be entertaining that notion now, better to die first than to suffer the humiliation of being dragged in chains to The Hague as one of the few individuals in history to be tried as an enemy of mankind," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about William Hussey ) : "The only question now is whether his own death will come as a boon and save him from the trial and judgment of the ICC for his crimes against humanity," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The judicial confession made by Mr. Capones may be used against him," External link

rappler Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “It is shocking to know that of the P401-billion fund under Bayanihan 3, there is an insertion that is not in the original version submitted by lawmakers in Congress. Why is there a P54.6-billion for the pension of the military and police? What kind of gimmick is this?” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The international recognition given to us, particularly Karapatan’s Zabel human rights award, should not only help shine a bright light on our efforts but should propel us to do more, to give more and to be more, for the disadvantaged among our Filipino brothers and sisters,” External link

bulatlat Friday, June 4, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Amid efforts to keep a lid on expenses given the deterioration in new business, services companies reduced payroll numbers to the greatest extent in seven months. Concerns towards the outlook, evidenced by a dip in sentiment, could prevent job creation in the near term,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 4, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “adding to the challenges faced by manufacturers were rising input prices as raw material shortages pushed up cost burdens” External link

wsau Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "adding to the challenges faced by manufacturers were rising input prices as raw material shortages pushed up cost burdens" External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

De Lima explicou : “Os problemas da cadeia de suprimentos permaneceram como um ponto, com muitas empresas sinalizando atrasos graves no recebimento dos itens comprados. Afunilamentos nas empresas de logística global, junto com a depreciação do real, também levaram a outro aumento acentuado nos custos de insumos sem precedentes antes da pandemia” External link

diariodocomercio Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “It has come to our attention that our official page, Leila de Lima Official, has been inaccessible on desktop and laptop from 12 pm to 1:30 pm today. Official pages of other members of the opposition were also reportedly shut down,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We hope that this is not an organized attack. Amid these challenging times, when social media serve as a very significant vehicle to disseminate truthful and useful information to the public, we have witnessed how the Duterte regime and those with sinister motives and selfish interests weaponize paid trolls to curtail truthful reporting, free speech and critical thinking, and instead propagate disinformation, misinformation, negativism and hate speech,” External link

rappler Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Joke lang para kay Duterte ang napaka-importanteng isyu sa bansa, kaya patuloy ang pagkamkam ng Tsina sa ating teritoryo at pagnakaw sa kabuhayan ng mga mangingisdang Pilipino,” External link

rappler Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays,” “The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Services firms noted the steepest rise in overall expenses in over nine years as global shortages of inputs and higher transportation costs continued to exert upward pressure on outlays," "The gap between rates of inflation for input prices and charges was one of the widest since the global financial crisis" External link

reuters-af Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "The surge in COVID-19 cases could dampen demand further when firms' financials are already susceptible to the hurdle of rising global prices," "Data for the coming months will be important at verifying whether client demand is resilient to these challenges or if producers will have to further absorb cost burdens themselves to secure new work" External link

4-traders Monday, May 3, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “With the colossal and detrimental effects of the pandemic, employees are forced to stay in a job that is low paying despite health hazards due to the virus and consequences of contractualization,” “Those who are gainfully employed, while fortunate, struggle to do their jobs by personally reporting to their workplace despite risk of acquiring the virus on the way to and from work and even in the workplace itself,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Pero imbes na tugunan at tuparin ang mga ipinangako, hinamak pa ni Duterte ang mahihirap sa pagiging maralita. Bahala kayo. Magtiis kayo sa hirap – tatak ng kanyang pamamalakad kung saan iniiwan ang mga Pilipino sa 'kanya-kanya' na lang na sistema," External link

rappler Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “This series of beatings which led to deaths of innocent victims is a demonstration of how government is continuing with its campaign of systemic violence, climate of fear, and impunity among officials and lack of regard for human rights,” External link

rappler Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima asked : "If he can do it with the Chinese or Russian presidents, why not the US President, the US being a friend and the Filipinos’ most trusted major ally?" External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Silence and softness, if not inaction on the part of our President on a clear breach of our sovereignty, only serves to weaken our territorial integrity for future generations,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “In order for the State to fulfill its mandate of protecting and upholding Philippine sovereignty, it is imperative that the government exhaust any and all legal remedies, including invoking the 2016 PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration) ruling, in order to be more forceful in asserting our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Mr. President, maawa ka naman sa taumbayan. Namamatay na mga mahal nila sa buhay ako pa rin ang problema mo?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Magtrabaho ka na lang Duterte. Kung nagtrabaho ka lang sana hindi tayo umabot sa ganito. Huwag ka na lang puro ngawngaw,” External link

rappler Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "No one is really in charge," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 12, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “The escalation of the pandemic and the reinstatement of restrictions could cause a notable slowdown in growth during April. Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Service providers hope for an improvement in vaccine availability, which would curb the spread of the disease and support the economy," External link

4-traders Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "While the COVID-19 vaccination program lifted business confidence to a one-year high in February, growing concerns about a further wave of infections and the possibility that controls could tighten restricted sentiment in March. Uncertainty could further delay the recovery, dampening business investments and preventing job creation" External link

wsau Monday, April 5, 2021 6:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “While the COVID-19 vaccination program lifted business confidence to a one-year high in February, growing concerns about a further wave of infections and the possibility that controls could tighten restricted sentiment in March. Uncertainty could further delay the recovery, dampening business investments and preventing job creation” External link

reuters-af Monday, April 5, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "While predictions that the vaccination programme will curb the disease and underpin output growth in the year ahead meant that business confidence remained positive, growing uncertainty over the near-term outlook due to a rise in COVID-19 cases dragged sentiment to a seven-month low," External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “These [Department of Justice]-protected and morally depraved convicts are getting bolder and bolder and yet more absurd, with their lies. Durano. Capones. And now [Colanggo]. More lies. Fantastic tales,” External link

rappler Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rolando Espinosa ) : "Time for Espenido to come clean and tell all. Who ordered him to execute Mayor Espinosa and the Parojinogs? Who ordered him to lie during a Senate inquiry about my alleged links to Kerwin Espinosa?" External link

rappler Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The serious and continuing threats against lawyers and judges, as the sentinels of the rule of law, and teachers, as guardians of learning sanctuaries, who are being victimized in their very offices and schools expose how the State, who is supposed to protect them, disregards the importance of rule of law and democracy,” External link

rappler Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "It is unfortunate that so many lawyers had to die before the Supreme Court acted," External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima asked : "The question is, will Duterte listen or will he continue to instruct our police to ignore human rights?" External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "In the first place, it is the Supreme Court itself who said that he is immune from suit, and that anyone he attacks is without recourse in law," External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Duterte is a monster that the SC helped create" External link

rappler Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “His prejudicial statements delivered now during the ongoing criminal proceedings against me can only contribute to what is looming to be a mistrial of the most unjust proportions,” External link

rappler Monday, March 22, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “And this happened while a Blue Mass for Police Officers in the Manila Cathedral was happening,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 8, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “I also don’t find it a coincidence that the massacre happened in the provinces under the jurisdiction of the AFP Southern Luzon Command, whose head is Lt. General Antonio Parlade, Jr., the poster boy of the Duterte regime’s brutal anti-insurgency campaign,” External link

rappler Monday, March 8, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "As I said, it's still a long haul for me. Prolonged persecution. Delayed justice. Delayed vindication. But I shall not stop for fighting for truth and freedom because I want not just to be released from this most unjust detention, but to be unequivocally and categorically declared innocent," External link

rappler Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Had the prosecution exerted real effort to read the motion for reconsideration, the prosecution would easily know that the said motion raised new critical insights on how the Honorable Court missed out and overlooked important details in its omnibus order," External link

rappler Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Sa ilalim ng ating Saligang Batas, trabaho ng prosecution na magpakita ng ebidensya na gumawa ng krimen ang isang akusado. Hindi ang akusado ang kailangan magpatunay na siya ay inosente. Itong panukalang batas na isinusulong ng Kongreso ay labag sa ating Konstitusyon kaya hindi siya dapat maisabatas," External link

rappler Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The primordial presumption that governs all others when it comes to criminal law is the presumption of innocence. Anything contrary to that is unjust, invalid, and unconstitutional," External link

rappler Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Again, inflation remains a topic of concern," "Once firms' additional cost burdens start to feed through to clients via price hikes, demand strength may come under pressure" External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Per the standards laid down in jurisprudence, the out-of-court statements of respondents consisting of a fair and accurate report of the proceedings in herein respondent’s public trial in a criminal case are allowed, not only by virtue of the guarantee of free expression and free publication, but more importantly, by virtue herein respondent’s constitutionally guaranteed right to a public trial, which not even the courts can deprive her of,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Again, inflation remains a topic of concern," "Once firms' additional cost burdens start to feed through to clients via price hikes, demand strength may come under pressure" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “The upbeat mood supported the fastest increase in inputbuying for almost a decade as companies focused on rebuildingtheir input stocks to fulfill demand growth. February datashowed the sharpest monthly rise in pre-production inventoriesin the survey history,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 1, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “If the Prosecution does not believe that Joel Capones was telling the truth, and yet they presented him as a witness before the Court, then the Prosecution would have committed the offense of subornation of perjury or, at the very least, violated their lawyer’s oath,” “On the other hand, if the Prosecution does believe that Capones committed illegal drug trading, then they are currently in the act of committing the criminal offense of dereliction of duty, punishable under Article 208 of the Revised Penal Code” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 1, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “For me, what is worse than the lies of witnesses under oath is subornation of perjury by prosecutors” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 1, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “If the Prosecution does not believe that Joel Capones was telling the truth, and yet they presented him as a witness before the Court, then the Prosecution would have committed the offense of subornation of perjury or, at the very least, violated their lawyer’s oath,” “On the other hand, if the Prosecution does believe that Capones committed illegal drug trading, then they are currently in the act of committing the criminal offense of dereliction of duty, punishable under Article 208 of the Revised Penal Code [RPC],” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "The upbeat mood supported the fastest increase in input buying for almost a decade as companies focused on rebuilding their input stocks to fulfill demand growth. February data showed the sharpest monthly rise in pre-production inventories in the survey history," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 1, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "I strongly urge you use all powers available under your office to prosecute anyone who has been involved in illegal drug trading in the New Bilibid Prison without any fear or favor, and to charge those responsible with utmost resolve, including Mr Capones and his 13 mayores under the Sigue Sigue Sputnik Gang," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "A reader would be led to believe that this was an Order resolving a Motion that was filed before the witnesses were ever presented and made to testify, and without their competence and credibility being tested in open court," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Thus, unsurprisingly, the Omnibus Order created an unfair impression that the witnesses all testified to a seamless and wholly credible narration of accused De Lima's guilt when, in fact, the prosecution's own witnesses undermined the prosecution's own case," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "a key fact that was conspicuously left out from the recitation of facts set forth in page 2 of the Omnibus Order," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima asked ( about Rafael Ragos ) : “Why would he, NBI Deputy Director and BuCor OIC Ragos, do the bidding of an inmate, without even attempting to get to the bottom of things before abandoning his post in the BuCor on those two occasions of alleged deliveries in order to run errands for said inmate?” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “I thank them not only for recognizing these facts, but also for their steadfast resolve to ensure that I get the justice that I deserve. To Senators Leahy, Durbin, and Markey, thank you for your continued trust and support for our shared causes for human rights, justice, and democracy,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, February 21, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

De Lima afirmou : “o bloqueio preventivo incide sobre os recursos do segundo semestre” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima précisé : "Nous nous sommes mis d'accord pour que l'éducation, le e-gouvernement et les services publics ainsi que l'entreprenariat soient des domaines dans lesquels les deux pays peuvent coopérer" External link

allafrica-fr Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:10:00 PM EAT

De Lima souligné : "Il y a une volonté politique pour coopérer dans ces domaines et je suis sûr que nous allons établir un plan de coopération entre les entreprises des deux pays" External link

allafrica-fr Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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secretary24.40%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
justice secretary4.99%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
former justice secretary0.74%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
head0.37%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
accused17.19%EN03/05/201705/03/2017
minister0.18%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
justice minister0.18%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
congresswoman0.18%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
president0.92%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
queen0.18%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
engineer0.18%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
mayor0.18%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
president accused0.55%EN11/09/201609/11/2016
justice0.55%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
secretary of justice0.18%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
chairperson0.92%EN10/03/201603/10/2016
inquirer0.37%EN10/02/201602/10/2016
chairperson of commission on human rights0.18%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
chief secretary0.18%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
boss1.11%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
former boss0.18%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
predecessor0.18%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
Names Lang Count
De LimaEN92.24%
De LimaFR2.60%
De LimaPT2.25%
DE LIMAEN1.23%
DE LIMAPT1.09%
De LimaDE0.14%
De LimaMT0.10%
De LimaSA0.07%
De LimaCS0.07%
De LimaES0.07%
De LimaHR0.03%
De LimaAR0.03%
De LimaRO0.03%
DE LIMAES0.03%


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Menardo Guevarra said ( about De Lima ) : “I will give Sen. De Lima’s letter my serious consideration and will discuss the matter with other senior officials of the DOJ and the NPS (National Prosecutor Service),” External link

philstar Saturday, May 7, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Carlos Conde explained ( about De Lima ) : "De Lima's release would provide hope for Filipinos that their country will get better after six years. If she remains in detention, particularly under another Marcos regime, that can only mean another human rights catastrophe," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, May 6, 2022 4:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima added ( about De Lima ) : “Accused De Lima respectfully submits that, at this juncture, she is already entitled to the outright dismissal of the charges against her given the utter lack of sufficient evidence to support her conviction; and, at the very least, to immediate release on bail given the utter absence of ‘strong’ evidence of her guilt,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 4:40:00 PM EAT

Risa Hontiveros said ( about De Lima ) : “the admission of not one, but two witnesses, that their allegations against De Lima were fabricated only confirm what we knew all along: the criminal charges against her are fake, baseless, and motivated only by malice and political vendetta” External link

philstar Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Carlos Conde said ( about De Lima ) : “This en banc now is a far cry from the calcified and bureaucratic en banc that we had before De Lima came on board,” “It helps that most of the commissioners are more vocal about these issues and they were not hesitant to go against the government’s position,” External link

rappler Wednesday, May 4, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Antonio Trillanes said ( about De Lima ) : “It is now time to set Senator De Lima free. Her ordeal at the hands of the administration has been nothing short of painful and extremely demoralizing. If they can do it with a senator, what about people who can’t afford to defend themselves?” “We appeal to all those who were involved in this elaborate crime to imprison a sitting senator and have yet to come out in the open: now is the time to let your conscience decide for you. At least have some integrity,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 3, 2022 7:38:00 PM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “As far as I know and based on my professional relationship with Sec. De Lima, she is incapable of doing anything illegal, much less engage in the illegal drug trade or accept money from Bilibid inmates” “All of my allegations to the contrary in my affidavits and House and court testimonies are all fiction, false and fabricated,” External link

philstar Monday, May 2, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “personalities who harassed me include Usec. Mecate who persistently pressured me to further implicate and manufacture lies against Senator De Lima, and [NBI] Deputy Directors Rachel Angeles and Vicente De Guzman who made my life difficult during my detention,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rafael Ragos said ( about De Lima ) : “personalities who harassed me include Usec. Mecate who persistently pressured me to further implicate and manufacture lies against Senator De Lima, and [NBI] Deputy Directors Rachel Angeles and Vicente De Guzman who made my life difficult during my detention,” External link

rappler Monday, May 2, 2022 3:54:00 AM EAT

Martin Andanar said ( about De Lima ) : “While we respect the opinions of the presidentiables who gave their stance on Senator De Lima's detention, we have to underscore that the senator has been accorded due process in all stages of her criminal prosecution,” External link

pna Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Adams added ( about De Lima ) : “Candidates for president should commit to free De Lima immediately and to rebuild the Philippines’ tarnished criminal justice system to meet international standards,” External link

philstar Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:41:00 PM EAT

Bert van Marwijk told ( about De Lima ) : “I think the team now is better. They are physically stronger, and we have a few good players extra with De Lima and Caio,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 7, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Herbert Colanggo said ( about De Lima ) : "Gusto nila po, siguro, na gagawin nilang scenario dito kung sila ay papalit bukas, gagawa sila ng scenario para siguro hindi ako makapagsalita doon sa hearing ko kay De Lima," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Thus, unsurprisingly, the Omnibus Order created an unfair impression that the witnesses all testified to a seamless and wholly credible narration of accused De Lima's guilt when, in fact, the prosecution's own witnesses undermined the prosecution's own case," External link

rappler Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT