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De Lima said : “There is a need to conduct a Senate inquiry into these matters to ensure that our testing capabilities and results are reliable and up to date in order to preserve the health and safety of the general public and ensure that the health protocols in place are still effective and responsive,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Intrusions into our territory as well as into our exclusive economic zone should never be taken sitting down and should be acted on swiftly and decisively. All eyes must be on every attempt to dilute our sovereignty,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, January 11, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : “Considering the clear absence of evidencethere is even no evidence of an overt act, much less proof beyond reasonable doubt-proving her guilt for violation of Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 and Section 3(jj) of Republic Act No. 9165 (R.A. 9165), Accused De Lima respectfully submits that this instant trumped-up charge against her has no merit and must be dismissed,” “In view of the absence of evidence of guilt, it is needless to still proceed with the presentation of the defense’s evidence, and the Court and the Accused must both be spared from this travesty of justice” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Prosecution witnesses Peter Co, Hans Tan and Sally Serrano all testified that the real plot of this case is the kidnapping of Sally Serrano [Co’s niece] by rogue cops,” “Their testimonies further show that the alleged money delivered to Accused Dera is the ransom payment for the supposed abduction or kidnapping of Sally Serrano, where, based on the Prosecution’s own theory and evidence, Accused De Lima had no part whatsoever” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Ronnie Palisoc Dayan ) : “Conclusively, there is nothing on record that serves as proof that first, herein Accused conspired and confederated with co-accused Ronnie Palisoc Dayan to commit illegal drug trading; Second, that the NBP inmates were used as vehicles to commit illegal drug trading,” “And lastly, that the NBP inmates provided money equivalent to P10 million to herein Accused from the illegal drug trade,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 8, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Bilyon-bilyong piso ang gagastusin para pag-aralan, isulong sa Kongreso, at magsagawa ng plebisito para amyendahan ang ating Konstitusyon. Sino ang magbabayad niyan, sila ba?!" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 8, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "unregistered and unvetted vaccines constitutes endangerment not only to themselves but also to our national security," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 4, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 4, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

4-traders Monday, January 4, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The cost of universal vaccination may seem too high on its face, but could later on be the very tool that will help the government to save more money in order to create and institutionalize more programs for the welfare of all," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "A concrete plan of action that will universally promote the right of all Filipinos to health is vital in winning this battle against COVID-19," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The DOJ wants to silence me and my lawyers in these cases because they know they are conducting a witch hunt, and a trial by burning at the stake," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "It is of public knowledge that even before the trial in my cases and during the early stages thereof, Mr. Duterte has been spewing lies about my alleged drug links and has openly and repeatedly prejudged my guilt," "Now tell me don’t I have the right to now debunk those lies using the court testimonies of witnesses, and Duterte’s own witnesses at that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "There is only one reason why a government and its prosecution arm, in this case the DOJ, would want our camp barred from sharing with the public the trial developments, particularly the material points or truths extracted from my lawyers’ cross examination of prosecution witnesses," "It is to hide the trial from the public. It is to deny transparency to the conduct of the trial. It is to hide from the world the fabrication and manufacturing of evidence and testimony used to convict the innocent. It is to make a kangaroo court out of the judiciary" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “As their principal, I authorized my lawyers to disclose to the public material and significant particulars from witnesses’ declarations during the hearings, and other case developments in the interest of truth and transparency,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 4, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Service providers noted another decline in employment, but anecdotal evidence suggested that efforts to hire had been hampered by labour shortages,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of Covid-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of Covid-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Also, confidence towards the year-ahead outlook for production improved as firms hoped that fewer Covid19 cases and the reopening of other businesses could boost output growth. There was disappointing news on the employment front though, with October seeing another reduction in payroll numbers," External link

asianage Monday, November 2, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "60 days after the completion of the project," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "This meant that the report should have been submitted on February 9, 2020... Meaning, the financial statements were already 8 months overdue," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Given the controversies surrounding the 2019 SEA Games - from allegations of corruption and overspending, to logistical nightmares and a bevy of complaints from foreign athletes and delegates - it is imperative for Senate and other agencies with supervision over PHISGOC to look into the matter," "A complete financial report will help shed light on these questions surrounding the PHISGOC's handling of the event," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "There is a need to investigate these series of events to determine the cause of delay in the submission of PHISGOC's financial statements and finally determine the truth behind the allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the PHISGOC during the 2019 SEA Games," "There is also a need to ensure that support and funding are given to the agencies that have the proper mandate, and that accountability lies even with private organizations, especially those who have access to government resources," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila M de Lima ) : “It is clear since day one that the cases against me are bogus, invented and have no integrity altogether. Any charge of me being involved in the drug trade is an act of political persecution by a vindictive man,” “I sincerely thank my colleagues from the minority bloc and allies and supporters from the Committee for the Freedom of Leila M. de Lima for recognizing these as they renewed their calls for my immediate release” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

De Lima pointed out : “Our fight and our struggle against tyranny, dictatorship, authoritarianism, and militarization demands no less. It demands that we kill this law, lest it kills all us in the end,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Backlogs data suggest that hiring efforts will continue in the near term, however, so we could see a better employment trend in coming months provided that people are willing to leave their hometown in search for vacancies,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Taking into account the performance of the manufacturing industry, a better picture of the Indian economy is painted. Private sector output expanded for the first time in six months during September, and at an above trend rate, while the increase in sales was the first since February,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The Indian manufacturing industry continued to move in the right direction, with PMI data for September highlighting many positives. Due to loosened Covid-19 restrictions, factories went full steam ahead for production, supported by a surge in new work," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "One area that lagged behind, however, was employment. Some companies reported difficulties in hiring workers, while others suggested that staff numbers had been kept to a minimum amid efforts to observe social distancing guidelines" External link

business-standard Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We cannot simply forget that Facebook’s security and privacy issues had also compromised our national election in 2016,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I also hope FB will no longer allow its platform to become a factory of coordinated lies and disinformation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Para kay Duterte, nandiyan lang ang Facebook para ikalat ang pambababoy, kabalbalan, at fake news ni Mocha (Uson) at ng mga trolls nila," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We cannot simply forget that Facebook’s security and privacy issues had also compromised our national election in 2016,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What Europe is saying is that countries who respect human rights will be given preferential treatment in trade, as opposed to those who do not,” “Europe therefore has no obligation to maintain trade preferences once a trade partner country starts to treat human rights with disdain and contempt, like what the Philippines under Duterte is doing,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “A murdering, lying regime simply cannot feign indignance over an imagined affront to its murdering and lying ways. Murderers and liars can never complain that they are being treated unfairly by a world that values human life and truth above all,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What Europe is saying is that countries who respect human rights will be given preferential treatment in trade, as opposed to those who do not,” “Europe therefore has no obligation to maintain trade preferences once a trade partner country starts to treat human rights with disdain and contempt, like what the Philippines under Duterte is doing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “A murdering, lying regime simply cannot feign indignance over an imagined affront to its murdering and lying ways. Murderers and liars can never complain that they are being treated unfairly by a world that values human life and truth above all,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We should investigate whether the questionable provisions in this MOA are repeated in other agreements entered into by PhilHealth. Even as many hospitals feel the pinch of having to wait for PhilHealth reimbursements for their COVID-19-related expenses, we see some institutions favored by not just prompt but advanced payments agreed to in spite of clear statutory prohibitions,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about National Health ) : “It cannot be argued that the basis for the advance payment agreement is the interim reimbursement mechanism (IRM). Under PhilHealth Circular 2020-0007, the IRM is limited to Health Care Institutions (HCIs) directly hit by fortuitous events with clear and apparent intent to continuously operate and/or rebuild. The PRC does not fall under this qualification. Former PhilHealth executive Rodolfo del Rosario, Jr. also admitted that the MOA with the PRC is not covered by the IRM,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima asked : “What then is the statutory basis for agreeing to advance payments?” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “As I write this dispatch, I received reports from my staff of two more killings in Brgy. Pinyahan, one in V. Luna, and the other, along NIA Road,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Risa Hontiveros ) : "I am relinquishing my membership in the Committee on Justice and Human Rights in favor of Sen. Risa Hontiveros," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Dapat kasi ang naging focus ni Duterte sa kanyang SONA 2020 ay yung paglatag ng mga konkretong plano para tugunan ang COVID-19 health crisis, lalo na ang suporta sa healthcare system at mga healthcare workers," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I am also sure she knows a lot about the intense pressure exerted on Sebastian and his family to falsely testify against me during the House Justice Committee hearings on the Bilibid Drug Trade in September and October 2016,” “Sebastian refused to falsely testify before the House Committee until he was stabbed and was almost killed inside NBP Building 14 on September 28, 2016. A few days later, he was dragged to the Batasan, with his stab wounds still fresh, to falsely testify against me” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 24, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “However, all testimonies coming from the inmates and some other so-called witnesses are all fabrications anyway. One less fabrication might be good in my case, but let us not forget all the other testimony fabrications. Whether the fabricator is dead or alive does not change the fact that their stories are all lies, and that the cases against me are all fake,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, July 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "COVID-19 is not a joke, as the Duterte regime has treated it, especially in our prison system that hosts the perfect conditions for the spread of the virus," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "One less fabrication might be good in my case, but let us not forget all the other testimony fabrications," "Whether the fabricator is dead or alive does not change the fact that their stories are all lies, and that the cases against me are all fake," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The Duterte regime can have 100 live witnesses for all I care, but this still does not change the fact that the charges against me are absolutely false and fictitious," "Conversely, the regime’s witnesses can all be dead, but this will not prevent Duterte and his operators from inventing other evidence to keep me in jail," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "It is imperative to determine where and how the funds were spent, as well as address the numerous corruption issues at PhilHealth and exact accountability from its leadership," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "to improve the dismal response of DOH against the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 29, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

De Lima argued : "participation in Senate sessions and committee hearings through teleconferencing... does not entail going out of the four corners" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 26, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Instead of proving her guilt, the prosecution itself provided strong evidence of accused De Lima's innocence and the regularity of the performance of her duties as then Secretary of Justice," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite its numerous witnesses, the prosecution miserably failed to prove a veritable link between accused De Lima and Dera, much less the alleged conspiracy to commit illegal drug trading among De Lima, Dera, and Peter Co," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "They will not stop at going after critics and human rights defenders. To them, journalists too must be silenced. But we will not allow it," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 15, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "While far from ideal, I can live with this interim set-up," "Good enough, in keeping with the avowed objective of ensuring the good health and safety of the PDLs (persons deprived of liberty) and custodial personnel while the COVID-19 pandemic rages on," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The lack of effective mass testing has effectively hampered our ability to control the spread of the virus by denying us leads for contact tracing, which in turn prevents us from isolating and containing the infected individuals," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 1, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “By hosting the illegal Pogo Covid-19 hospital and the warehouse of illegal Chinese medicines inside Clark, Mass Testing Czar Vince Dizon is actually endangering the public health within his territory,” “This government never ceases to be so horrendous and diabolical in their treason to the Filipino nation” External link

AsiaOne Friday, May 29, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima recalled : “He was always interested (in music),” “We kept up our relationship from then, and now (my daughter) Kalenaku is the voice coach for his two kids. He was starting his own group with his kids, too, and he really looked up to what I was doing (with my kids) and he’d ask me questions about that” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "All is not lost for ABS-CBN. There are available legal remedies," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The ABS-CBN forced shutdown is another abominable illustration of the weaponization of the rule of law to serve personal ends of vendetta and power-tripping," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "I continue to urge my colleagues in the legislature to put their money where their mouth is and make this happen," "Tama na po ang salita at magtrabaho na po tayo. Kung talagang sinusuportahan natin ang ABS-CBN, panahon na po para dinggin ng Kongreso ang kanilang franchise renewal," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima told : “The government isn’t supplying the UPAs. It’s not supplying the family clinics, and those health professionals are at the mercy of the virus, working with what they have,” External link

laht Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “When we talk about Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, we’re also talking about a lot of government neglect. So, we’re practically on our own, left to our own fate, but we have community leaders who do work that I can’t even describe,” External link

laht Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “We need to understand that quarantine does not suspend our Constitution and human rights. Our police force and our government have the frightening power to destroy human lives, that is why they are given the burden, and the implicit duty, to hold their temper in the face of dissent,” “It is not helping, as it is most deplorable, that the current occupant in Malacañang publicly instructs our law enforcers to commit violence against quarantine violators,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The decision of the Senate leadership to exclude me from participating in Senate sessions via teleconferencing, under amended rules to be adopted, is nothing but a continuation of this administration’s efforts to silence me and prevent me from fully performing my duties as a senator," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Foul and unfair! This is petty politics," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "If my colleagues really believe in the role of the Senate in our democracy, I should be allowed to participate regardless of my political affiliation and views," "Malinaw na ayaw lang talaga ng mga nasa kapangyarihan na ipalahok ako sa mga deliberasyon sa Senado. Kung ayaw, maraming dahilan. Kung gugustuhin, hahanap ng paraan... And they say there’s no persecution in my case. Really?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “For him to owe a debt of gratitude to any foreign entity is a conflict of interest at best and treason at worst,” “We need an armed forces chief who cannot be bought by anyone, especially foreigners” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Asking for a non-Food and Drug Administration-approved medicine to give to his friends is wrong in so many levels," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "We are in the middle of a territorial tension against China, and our Armed Forces and our country need an assurance that the integrity and loyalty of our Chief of Staff is beyond question," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "For him to owe a debt of gratitude to any foreign entity is a conflict of interest at best and treason at worst," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I think it’s a nice petition. I thought it would be helpful to the other international students. I know I’m experiencing some challenges,” “We’re put in a pretty unique situation, because we don’t have a lot of resources. Everyone has to go through these difficulties, but we don’t have our families around” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 18, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima urged : "the most powerful sector in the Philippines right now," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "You now hold the power over life and death. In this battle against the virus, you are the frontliners. You are the thin white line that stands between us and catastrophe. Use that power to demand from government what you need to defeat the enemy," "Make a list of your demands. What you want from government and what you think government needs to do," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Whatever you need, whatever you want to fight this virus, put it in writing and send it to the IATF," "Tell them how government should spend our taxes and utilize all other available resources. Tell them to spend it now on things that you need to keep saving lives and to keep protecting yourselves," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Wala pa tayo sa puntong ‘yon. Dapat makumbinse tayo na wala na talagang pera ang gobyerno (We’re. not yet at that point. We should be convinced that the government has no more funds) in the budgets of. 2019 and 2020; funds held by GOCCs and other agencies, etc. at mga special purpose fund like. Malampaya, road users’ fund, etc. to begin contemplating the selling of our assets,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "If done properly, we would be able to free up additional resources to improve the nutrition and sanitation in the jails and prisons for the remaining persons deprived of liberty," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “He has once again blatantly weaponized the law against those who dare stand up against his atrocious policies,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Arya Stark ) : “An ‘Arya List’ so to speak, if you will,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Arya Stark ) : “Yes, I have their names stored in my mind all this time (not unlike the names Arya Stark used to recite like a litany, after her father was falsely branded and punished as a traitor by the power players in the Kingdom, who were acting out of fear of the truth he might reveal), even before this whole issue of the US visa ban cropped up. I’ve recently converted my mental list into a written formal list, and am now finalizing the same,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The final determination as to who will be part of the official list as subjects of the US entry ban lies entirely on [the State Department]. It may or may not publish said list,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “With or without my list, they are mandated to come up with a list,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The spurious use of the law has a destructive power used by repressive governments to persecute and silence adversaries – that is being used for personal and political gains,” External link

laht Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales," "Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales," "Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:26:00 AM 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 afirmou : "o bloqueio preventivo incide sobre os recursos do segundo semestre" External link

em Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:04:00 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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secretary24.40%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
justice secretary4.99%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
former justice secretary0.74%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
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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
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justice0.55%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
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boss1.11%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
former boss0.18%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
predecessor0.18%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
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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%
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De LimaHR0.03%
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Harry Roque said ( about De Lima ) : “Let’s just say that appointment is an exclusive prerogative of the president. Senator De Lima should wait for her turn to become president so she can appoint whoever she wants,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about De Lima ) : “Let’s just say that appointment is an exclusive prerogative of the president. Senator De Lima should wait for her turn to become president so she can appoint whoever she wants,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : “Considering the clear absence of evidencethere is even no evidence of an overt act, much less proof beyond reasonable doubt-proving her guilt for violation of Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 and Section 3(jj) of Republic Act No. 9165 (R.A. 9165), Accused De Lima respectfully submits that this instant trumped-up charge against her has no merit and must be dismissed,” “In view of the absence of evidence of guilt, it is needless to still proceed with the presentation of the defense’s evidence, and the Court and the Accused must both be spared from this travesty of justice” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about De Lima ) : “The colleagues of De Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for De Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about De Lima ) : “What can I expect from Senator De Lima? She’s very bitter,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Instead of proving her guilt, the prosecution itself provided strong evidence of accused De Lima's innocence and the regularity of the performance of her duties as then Secretary of Justice," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Harry Roque indicated ( about De Lima ) : “This was Senator De Lima’s defense strategy: stage an offense knowing that the truth on her drug dealings will soon be revealed at the House of Representatives next week,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 29, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “The problem with the Americans they kept on hammering and demanding the release (of De Lima) and then threatening those Filipino officials in government who were one way or another connected with the case, whether as investigator or as a prosecutor and even the Supreme Court which rendered an opinion on a certain point of the case,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “You know, De Lima she was investigated and the investigation was even brought in court, to the Supreme Court, to decide whether or not everything was in order. And the Supreme Court said it is,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rody Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “They were demanding that we release De Lima. Her case went through investigation and her arrest was brought to the Supreme Court to decide whether or not everything was in order. And the Supreme Court said it is,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

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De Lima said : “There is a need to conduct a Senate inquiry into these matters to ensure that our testing capabilities and results are reliable and up to date in order to preserve the health and safety of the general public and ensure that the health protocols in place are still effective and responsive,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Intrusions into our territory as well as into our exclusive economic zone should never be taken sitting down and should be acted on swiftly and decisively. All eyes must be on every attempt to dilute our sovereignty,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, January 11, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : “Considering the clear absence of evidencethere is even no evidence of an overt act, much less proof beyond reasonable doubt-proving her guilt for violation of Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 and Section 3(jj) of Republic Act No. 9165 (R.A. 9165), Accused De Lima respectfully submits that this instant trumped-up charge against her has no merit and must be dismissed,” “In view of the absence of evidence of guilt, it is needless to still proceed with the presentation of the defense’s evidence, and the Court and the Accused must both be spared from this travesty of justice” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Prosecution witnesses Peter Co, Hans Tan and Sally Serrano all testified that the real plot of this case is the kidnapping of Sally Serrano [Co’s niece] by rogue cops,” “Their testimonies further show that the alleged money delivered to Accused Dera is the ransom payment for the supposed abduction or kidnapping of Sally Serrano, where, based on the Prosecution’s own theory and evidence, Accused De Lima had no part whatsoever” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Ronnie Palisoc Dayan ) : “Conclusively, there is nothing on record that serves as proof that first, herein Accused conspired and confederated with co-accused Ronnie Palisoc Dayan to commit illegal drug trading; Second, that the NBP inmates were used as vehicles to commit illegal drug trading,” “And lastly, that the NBP inmates provided money equivalent to P10 million to herein Accused from the illegal drug trade,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 8, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Bilyon-bilyong piso ang gagastusin para pag-aralan, isulong sa Kongreso, at magsagawa ng plebisito para amyendahan ang ating Konstitusyon. Sino ang magbabayad niyan, sila ba?!" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 8, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "unregistered and unvetted vaccines constitutes endangerment not only to themselves but also to our national security," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Given the damaging impact of the pandemic on the service economy, some companies are facing financial difficulties, which is preventing staff hiring. December saw the ninth round of job shedding in ten months,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 4, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 4, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Once again, the survey brought the bad news of falling employment. However, the trend for jobs is at least moving in the right direction as the rate of contraction softened to the weakest in the current nine-month period of reduction," External link

4-traders Monday, January 4, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The cost of universal vaccination may seem too high on its face, but could later on be the very tool that will help the government to save more money in order to create and institutionalize more programs for the welfare of all," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "A concrete plan of action that will universally promote the right of all Filipinos to health is vital in winning this battle against COVID-19," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The DOJ wants to silence me and my lawyers in these cases because they know they are conducting a witch hunt, and a trial by burning at the stake," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "It is of public knowledge that even before the trial in my cases and during the early stages thereof, Mr. Duterte has been spewing lies about my alleged drug links and has openly and repeatedly prejudged my guilt," "Now tell me don’t I have the right to now debunk those lies using the court testimonies of witnesses, and Duterte’s own witnesses at that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "There is only one reason why a government and its prosecution arm, in this case the DOJ, would want our camp barred from sharing with the public the trial developments, particularly the material points or truths extracted from my lawyers’ cross examination of prosecution witnesses," "It is to hide the trial from the public. It is to deny transparency to the conduct of the trial. It is to hide from the world the fabrication and manufacturing of evidence and testimony used to convict the innocent. It is to make a kangaroo court out of the judiciary" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “As their principal, I authorized my lawyers to disclose to the public material and significant particulars from witnesses’ declarations during the hearings, and other case developments in the interest of truth and transparency,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 4, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “Service providers noted another decline in employment, but anecdotal evidence suggested that efforts to hire had been hampered by labour shortages,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

De Lima added : “Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of Covid-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of Covid-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : “Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

De Lima added : "Survey participants indicated that workers on leave had not returned and that a widespread fear of COVID-19 contamination continued to restrict staff supply," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Also, confidence towards the year-ahead outlook for production improved as firms hoped that fewer Covid19 cases and the reopening of other businesses could boost output growth. There was disappointing news on the employment front though, with October seeing another reduction in payroll numbers," External link

asianage Monday, November 2, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "60 days after the completion of the project," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "This meant that the report should have been submitted on February 9, 2020... Meaning, the financial statements were already 8 months overdue," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Given the controversies surrounding the 2019 SEA Games - from allegations of corruption and overspending, to logistical nightmares and a bevy of complaints from foreign athletes and delegates - it is imperative for Senate and other agencies with supervision over PHISGOC to look into the matter," "A complete financial report will help shed light on these questions surrounding the PHISGOC's handling of the event," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "There is a need to investigate these series of events to determine the cause of delay in the submission of PHISGOC's financial statements and finally determine the truth behind the allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the PHISGOC during the 2019 SEA Games," "There is also a need to ensure that support and funding are given to the agencies that have the proper mandate, and that accountability lies even with private organizations, especially those who have access to government resources," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Leila M de Lima ) : “It is clear since day one that the cases against me are bogus, invented and have no integrity altogether. Any charge of me being involved in the drug trade is an act of political persecution by a vindictive man,” “I sincerely thank my colleagues from the minority bloc and allies and supporters from the Committee for the Freedom of Leila M. de Lima for recognizing these as they renewed their calls for my immediate release” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

De Lima pointed out : “Our fight and our struggle against tyranny, dictatorship, authoritarianism, and militarization demands no less. It demands that we kill this law, lest it kills all us in the end,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Backlogs data suggest that hiring efforts will continue in the near term, however, so we could see a better employment trend in coming months provided that people are willing to leave their hometown in search for vacancies,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Taking into account the performance of the manufacturing industry, a better picture of the Indian economy is painted. Private sector output expanded for the first time in six months during September, and at an above trend rate, while the increase in sales was the first since February,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The Indian manufacturing industry continued to move in the right direction, with PMI data for September highlighting many positives. Due to loosened Covid-19 restrictions, factories went full steam ahead for production, supported by a surge in new work," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "One area that lagged behind, however, was employment. Some companies reported difficulties in hiring workers, while others suggested that staff numbers had been kept to a minimum amid efforts to observe social distancing guidelines" External link

business-standard Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We cannot simply forget that Facebook’s security and privacy issues had also compromised our national election in 2016,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “I also hope FB will no longer allow its platform to become a factory of coordinated lies and disinformation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Para kay Duterte, nandiyan lang ang Facebook para ikalat ang pambababoy, kabalbalan, at fake news ni Mocha (Uson) at ng mga trolls nila," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We cannot simply forget that Facebook’s security and privacy issues had also compromised our national election in 2016,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What Europe is saying is that countries who respect human rights will be given preferential treatment in trade, as opposed to those who do not,” “Europe therefore has no obligation to maintain trade preferences once a trade partner country starts to treat human rights with disdain and contempt, like what the Philippines under Duterte is doing,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “A murdering, lying regime simply cannot feign indignance over an imagined affront to its murdering and lying ways. Murderers and liars can never complain that they are being treated unfairly by a world that values human life and truth above all,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “What Europe is saying is that countries who respect human rights will be given preferential treatment in trade, as opposed to those who do not,” “Europe therefore has no obligation to maintain trade preferences once a trade partner country starts to treat human rights with disdain and contempt, like what the Philippines under Duterte is doing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “A murdering, lying regime simply cannot feign indignance over an imagined affront to its murdering and lying ways. Murderers and liars can never complain that they are being treated unfairly by a world that values human life and truth above all,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “We should investigate whether the questionable provisions in this MOA are repeated in other agreements entered into by PhilHealth. Even as many hospitals feel the pinch of having to wait for PhilHealth reimbursements for their COVID-19-related expenses, we see some institutions favored by not just prompt but advanced payments agreed to in spite of clear statutory prohibitions,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about National Health ) : “It cannot be argued that the basis for the advance payment agreement is the interim reimbursement mechanism (IRM). Under PhilHealth Circular 2020-0007, the IRM is limited to Health Care Institutions (HCIs) directly hit by fortuitous events with clear and apparent intent to continuously operate and/or rebuild. The PRC does not fall under this qualification. Former PhilHealth executive Rodolfo del Rosario, Jr. also admitted that the MOA with the PRC is not covered by the IRM,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima asked : “What then is the statutory basis for agreeing to advance payments?” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, September 18, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “As I write this dispatch, I received reports from my staff of two more killings in Brgy. Pinyahan, one in V. Luna, and the other, along NIA Road,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

De Lima said ( about Risa Hontiveros ) : "I am relinquishing my membership in the Committee on Justice and Human Rights in favor of Sen. Risa Hontiveros," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Dapat kasi ang naging focus ni Duterte sa kanyang SONA 2020 ay yung paglatag ng mga konkretong plano para tugunan ang COVID-19 health crisis, lalo na ang suporta sa healthcare system at mga healthcare workers," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I am also sure she knows a lot about the intense pressure exerted on Sebastian and his family to falsely testify against me during the House Justice Committee hearings on the Bilibid Drug Trade in September and October 2016,” “Sebastian refused to falsely testify before the House Committee until he was stabbed and was almost killed inside NBP Building 14 on September 28, 2016. A few days later, he was dragged to the Batasan, with his stab wounds still fresh, to falsely testify against me” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 24, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “However, all testimonies coming from the inmates and some other so-called witnesses are all fabrications anyway. One less fabrication might be good in my case, but let us not forget all the other testimony fabrications. Whether the fabricator is dead or alive does not change the fact that their stories are all lies, and that the cases against me are all fake,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, July 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "COVID-19 is not a joke, as the Duterte regime has treated it, especially in our prison system that hosts the perfect conditions for the spread of the virus," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "One less fabrication might be good in my case, but let us not forget all the other testimony fabrications," "Whether the fabricator is dead or alive does not change the fact that their stories are all lies, and that the cases against me are all fake," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The Duterte regime can have 100 live witnesses for all I care, but this still does not change the fact that the charges against me are absolutely false and fictitious," "Conversely, the regime’s witnesses can all be dead, but this will not prevent Duterte and his operators from inventing other evidence to keep me in jail," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "It is imperative to determine where and how the funds were spent, as well as address the numerous corruption issues at PhilHealth and exact accountability from its leadership," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "to improve the dismal response of DOH against the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 29, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

De Lima argued : "participation in Senate sessions and committee hearings through teleconferencing... does not entail going out of the four corners" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 26, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Instead of proving her guilt, the prosecution itself provided strong evidence of accused De Lima's innocence and the regularity of the performance of her duties as then Secretary of Justice," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Despite its numerous witnesses, the prosecution miserably failed to prove a veritable link between accused De Lima and Dera, much less the alleged conspiracy to commit illegal drug trading among De Lima, Dera, and Peter Co," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "They will not stop at going after critics and human rights defenders. To them, journalists too must be silenced. But we will not allow it," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 15, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "While far from ideal, I can live with this interim set-up," "Good enough, in keeping with the avowed objective of ensuring the good health and safety of the PDLs (persons deprived of liberty) and custodial personnel while the COVID-19 pandemic rages on," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The lack of effective mass testing has effectively hampered our ability to control the spread of the virus by denying us leads for contact tracing, which in turn prevents us from isolating and containing the infected individuals," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 1, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “By hosting the illegal Pogo Covid-19 hospital and the warehouse of illegal Chinese medicines inside Clark, Mass Testing Czar Vince Dizon is actually endangering the public health within his territory,” “This government never ceases to be so horrendous and diabolical in their treason to the Filipino nation” External link

AsiaOne Friday, May 29, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

De Lima recalled : “He was always interested (in music),” “We kept up our relationship from then, and now (my daughter) Kalenaku is the voice coach for his two kids. He was starting his own group with his kids, too, and he really looked up to what I was doing (with my kids) and he’d ask me questions about that” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "All is not lost for ABS-CBN. There are available legal remedies," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "The ABS-CBN forced shutdown is another abominable illustration of the weaponization of the rule of law to serve personal ends of vendetta and power-tripping," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "I continue to urge my colleagues in the legislature to put their money where their mouth is and make this happen," "Tama na po ang salita at magtrabaho na po tayo. Kung talagang sinusuportahan natin ang ABS-CBN, panahon na po para dinggin ng Kongreso ang kanilang franchise renewal," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima told : “The government isn’t supplying the UPAs. It’s not supplying the family clinics, and those health professionals are at the mercy of the virus, working with what they have,” External link

laht Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “When we talk about Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, we’re also talking about a lot of government neglect. So, we’re practically on our own, left to our own fate, but we have community leaders who do work that I can’t even describe,” External link

laht Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “We need to understand that quarantine does not suspend our Constitution and human rights. Our police force and our government have the frightening power to destroy human lives, that is why they are given the burden, and the implicit duty, to hold their temper in the face of dissent,” “It is not helping, as it is most deplorable, that the current occupant in Malacañang publicly instructs our law enforcers to commit violence against quarantine violators,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "The decision of the Senate leadership to exclude me from participating in Senate sessions via teleconferencing, under amended rules to be adopted, is nothing but a continuation of this administration’s efforts to silence me and prevent me from fully performing my duties as a senator," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Foul and unfair! This is petty politics," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "If my colleagues really believe in the role of the Senate in our democracy, I should be allowed to participate regardless of my political affiliation and views," "Malinaw na ayaw lang talaga ng mga nasa kapangyarihan na ipalahok ako sa mga deliberasyon sa Senado. Kung ayaw, maraming dahilan. Kung gugustuhin, hahanap ng paraan... And they say there’s no persecution in my case. Really?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “For him to owe a debt of gratitude to any foreign entity is a conflict of interest at best and treason at worst,” “We need an armed forces chief who cannot be bought by anyone, especially foreigners” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "Asking for a non-Food and Drug Administration-approved medicine to give to his friends is wrong in so many levels," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "We are in the middle of a territorial tension against China, and our Armed Forces and our country need an assurance that the integrity and loyalty of our Chief of Staff is beyond question," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "For him to owe a debt of gratitude to any foreign entity is a conflict of interest at best and treason at worst," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “I think it’s a nice petition. I thought it would be helpful to the other international students. I know I’m experiencing some challenges,” “We’re put in a pretty unique situation, because we don’t have a lot of resources. Everyone has to go through these difficulties, but we don’t have our families around” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 18, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

De Lima urged : "the most powerful sector in the Philippines right now," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "You now hold the power over life and death. In this battle against the virus, you are the frontliners. You are the thin white line that stands between us and catastrophe. Use that power to demand from government what you need to defeat the enemy," "Make a list of your demands. What you want from government and what you think government needs to do," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "Whatever you need, whatever you want to fight this virus, put it in writing and send it to the IATF," "Tell them how government should spend our taxes and utilize all other available resources. Tell them to spend it now on things that you need to keep saving lives and to keep protecting yourselves," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “Wala pa tayo sa puntong ‘yon. Dapat makumbinse tayo na wala na talagang pera ang gobyerno (We’re. not yet at that point. We should be convinced that the government has no more funds) in the budgets of. 2019 and 2020; funds held by GOCCs and other agencies, etc. at mga special purpose fund like. Malampaya, road users’ fund, etc. to begin contemplating the selling of our assets,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : "If done properly, we would be able to free up additional resources to improve the nutrition and sanitation in the jails and prisons for the remaining persons deprived of liberty," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

De Lima said : “He has once again blatantly weaponized the law against those who dare stand up against his atrocious policies,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Arya Stark ) : “An ‘Arya List’ so to speak, if you will,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about Arya Stark ) : “Yes, I have their names stored in my mind all this time (not unlike the names Arya Stark used to recite like a litany, after her father was falsely branded and punished as a traitor by the power players in the Kingdom, who were acting out of fear of the truth he might reveal), even before this whole issue of the US visa ban cropped up. I’ve recently converted my mental list into a written formal list, and am now finalizing the same,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The final determination as to who will be part of the official list as subjects of the US entry ban lies entirely on [the State Department]. It may or may not publish said list,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “With or without my list, they are mandated to come up with a list,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “The spurious use of the law has a destructive power used by repressive governments to persecute and silence adversaries – that is being used for personal and political gains,” External link

laht Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales," "Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : "One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales," "Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

De Lima said : “One worrying development, however, was the trend for inflation. This may translate into quicker increases in selling prices in months to come, which may curb sales,” “Firms could also choose to restrict hiring in order to protect profit margins” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:26:00 AM 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 afirmou : "o bloqueio preventivo incide sobre os recursos do segundo semestre" External link

em Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:04:00 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
senator45.84%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
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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Harry Roque said ( about De Lima ) : “Let’s just say that appointment is an exclusive prerogative of the president. Senator De Lima should wait for her turn to become president so she can appoint whoever she wants,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about De Lima ) : “Let’s just say that appointment is an exclusive prerogative of the president. Senator De Lima should wait for her turn to become president so she can appoint whoever she wants,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : “Considering the clear absence of evidencethere is even no evidence of an overt act, much less proof beyond reasonable doubt-proving her guilt for violation of Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 and Section 3(jj) of Republic Act No. 9165 (R.A. 9165), Accused De Lima respectfully submits that this instant trumped-up charge against her has no merit and must be dismissed,” “In view of the absence of evidence of guilt, it is needless to still proceed with the presentation of the defense’s evidence, and the Court and the Accused must both be spared from this travesty of justice” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 8, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about De Lima ) : “The colleagues of De Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for De Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about De Lima ) : “What can I expect from Senator De Lima? She’s very bitter,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

De Lima said ( about De Lima ) : "Instead of proving her guilt, the prosecution itself provided strong evidence of accused De Lima's innocence and the regularity of the performance of her duties as then Secretary of Justice," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Harry Roque indicated ( about De Lima ) : “This was Senator De Lima’s defense strategy: stage an offense knowing that the truth on her drug dealings will soon be revealed at the House of Representatives next week,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 29, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “The problem with the Americans they kept on hammering and demanding the release (of De Lima) and then threatening those Filipino officials in government who were one way or another connected with the case, whether as investigator or as a prosecutor and even the Supreme Court which rendered an opinion on a certain point of the case,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “You know, De Lima she was investigated and the investigation was even brought in court, to the Supreme Court, to decide whether or not everything was in order. And the Supreme Court said it is,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rody Duterte said ( about De Lima ) : “They were demanding that we release De Lima. Her case went through investigation and her arrest was brought to the Supreme Court to decide whether or not everything was in order. And the Supreme Court said it is,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT