Delfin Lorenzana

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Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are planning to construct a maintenance depot here for all (HHI-ordered) ships," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:38:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “Until now, I am surprised by the things he says sometimes,” External link

rappler Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:33:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 29, 2022 7:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Her appointment is actually like a homecoming to the Department since she previously served as the 16th President of the National Defense College of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. Known for being feisty and media savvy, she holds the distinction of being the first and only female civilian to lead the higher institution for national defense and security," External link

manilametro Monday, June 27, 2022 8:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “We talked about the counterinsurgency operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the need to sustain it,” External link

philstar Friday, June 24, 2022 7:48:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:21:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor, and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Friday, June 17, 2022 7:18:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Hindi mo kami mapipigilan mag-resupply sa mga tao namin doon. Nandyan na kami ng matagal na (They cannot stop us from conducting resupply missions to our troops there. We have been there for a long time). For the past 20 years, we've been doing that, nobody was interfering with us, not even you [China], why now?" External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 15, 2022 8:03:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Do you believe in miracles? I do. Last Sunday, Mayor-elect Dra. Honey Lacuna of Manila saved me from a possible life-altering injury when I fainted due to the heat and exhaustion. Thank you again, Mayor Honey, for being at the right place, at the right time!" External link

manilametro Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:29:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In April this year, the President signed Republic Act 11709 prescribing fixed terms for key officers to further promote further professionalization and meritocracy in the AFP," External link

manilametro Friday, June 10, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Friday, June 10, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Sa dako naman ng AFP, tayo ay nagsasagawa ng mga operasyon laban sa NPA at ibang local terrorists, nalinis natin ang limampu't anim guerrilla fronts (ng) NPA (On the AFP, we have conducted operations against the NPA and other local terrorist groups, we have so far cleared 56 guerilla fronts of the NPA)," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 9:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo ay aktibong sinisiguro ng ating territorial integrity at sovereignty sa pamamagitan ng mga detection, identification, at interdiction efforts. Nagsagawa tayo ng mga naval surface patrols at maritime air patrols (We are actively securing our territorial integrity and sovereignty through our detection, identification, and interdiction efforts. We also have conducted naval surface patrols and maritime air patrols," External link

manilametro Monday, May 30, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We also acquired new equipment to strengthen our humanitarian assistance and disaster response (capabilities), air, maritime, and land defense along with joint command-and-control capabilities. This includes air assets, radars, missile systems, and other items which greatly improved the capabilities of our Task Force to the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Monday, May 30, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo ay aktibong sinisiguro ng ating territorial integrity at sovereignty sa pamamagitan ng mga detection, identification, at interdiction efforts. Nagsagawa tayo ng mga naval surface patrols at maritime air patrols (We are actively securing our territorial integrity and sovereignty through our detection, identification, and interdiction efforts. We also have conducted naval surface patrols and maritime air patrols," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 7:25:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We also acquired new equipment to strengthen our humanitarian assistance and disaster response (capabilities), air, maritime, and land defense along with joint command-and-control capabilities. This includes air assets, radars, missile systems, and other items which greatly improved the capabilities of our Task Force to the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 7:25:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We need ships that could (sail out) there and patrol our maritime domains so the challenge now for the next Flag-Officer-In-Command, Chief-of-Staff and the Secretary of Defense is to convince Congress to allocate more funds for the maintenance of these equipment," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Number 2, I also told Flag-Officer-In-Command that we have been buying ships, wala naman tayong paradahan (we have no area to dock), we have no adequate naval base to park the ships," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But recently, we were able to get the northern part of Hanjin, the Navy is happy because they now have a place of their own that they can park their capital ships, that's it," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But anyway, even if there was Covid, we were able to accomplish what we set out to do. So my advice to the Philippine Navy is to take care of these equipment that you have acquired, make them operational all the time and also keep improving the skills and expertise of your sailors and marines," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We need ships that could (sail out) there and patrol our maritime domains so the challenge now for the next Flag-Officer-In-Command, Chief-of-Staff and the Secretary of Defense is to convince Congress to allocate more funds for the maintenance of these equipment," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Number 2, I also told Flag-Officer-In-Command that we have been buying ships, wala naman tayong paradahan (we have no area to dock), we have no adequate naval base to park the ships," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But recently, we were able to get the northern part of Hanjin, the Navy is happy because they now have a place of their own that they can park their capital ships, that’s it," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But anyway, even if there was Covid, we were able to accomplish what we set out to do. So my advice to the Philippine Navy is to take care of these equipment that you have acquired, make them operational all the time and also keep improving the skills and expertise of your sailors and marines," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This will also put an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We thank President Duterte for signing RA 11709 into law, which caps his vision and programs higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment and improved health services for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We would like to thank the members of Congress, especially Sen. Dick Gordon, Sen. Ping Lacson and Cong. Boboy Tupaz for advocating and espousing this law throughout the legislative process," External link

manilametro Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Lastly, we thank President Duterte for signing it into law RA (Republic Act) 11709, which caps his vision and programs -- higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment, and improved health services -- for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term," External link

manilametro Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We would like to thank the members of Congress, especially Sen. Dick Gordon, Sen. Ping Lacson and Cong. Boboy Tupaz for advocating and espousing this law throughout the legislative process," External link

pna Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Lastly, we thank President Duterte for signing it into law RA (Republic Act) 11709, which caps his vision and programs -- higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment, and improved health services -- for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term," External link

pna Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The election is over. The people have spoken. Let us respect their decision. That is the essence of our democracy," External link

manilametro Friday, May 13, 2022 11:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The election is over. The people have spoken. Let us respect their decision. That is the essence of our democracy," External link

pna Friday, May 13, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I also reiterate my previous guidance to the AFP to remain professional and non-partisan as the Filipino people head to the polls next week,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 7:42:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "So far, generally it will be a very peaceful election," External link

pna Friday, May 6, 2022 7:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "I hope this month magkakaroon ng (there will be a contract (signing) after that or by June. Tignan natin kung maihabol natin bago matapos termino ni Presidente (let us see on whether we can do it before the President ends his term)," External link

manilametro Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I discussed that with the president, especially during the command conference. He asked, 'Are we in danger of being dragged into that?' Because he said he allowed the US to use Clark in case it goes to war," External link

philstar Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "I hope this month magkakaroon ng (there will be a contract (signing) after that or by June. Tignan natin kung maihabol natin bago matapos termino ni Presidente (let us see on whether we can do it before the President ends his term)," External link

pna Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

pna Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The NDRRMC could not have a more suitable location other than here in Fort Magsaysay," External link

manilametro Monday, May 2, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The NDRRMC could not have a more suitable location other than here in Fort Magsaysay,” External link

pna Monday, May 2, 2022 4:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "While great strides have been achieved in the improvement of labor conditions in the country, we recognize the imbalance in opportunities and the need for improvement in order to achieve equitable access to dignified work for everyone. As part of the security sector, the DND endeavors to secure our country and create an environment conducive to national development," External link

manilametro Sunday, May 1, 2022 11:00:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "While great strides have been achieved in the improvement of labor conditions in the country, we recognize the imbalance in opportunities and the need for improvement in order to achieve equitable access to dignified work for everyone. As part of the security sector, the DND endeavors to secure our country and create an environment conducive to national development," External link

pna Sunday, May 1, 2022 8:57:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "While the Armed Forces never demand awards and recognition, as Defense Secretary, I see the value in highlighting extraordinary heroism as a morale booster and reminder of the nobility of our Filipino soldiers. Allow me, therefore, to thank Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky for organizing this recognition ceremony to appreciate the heroism not only of the awardees but of all Filipino soldiers in general," External link

manilametro Friday, April 29, 2022 10:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “May this new simulator training centre inspire you to look into the Command’s bright future, utilise its capabilities to ensure the success of your missions” External link

airforcetechnology Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:48:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, so they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Wednesday, April 27, 2022 3:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, so they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

pna Wednesday, April 27, 2022 11:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added ( about Jesus Christ ) : “May we all be stewards of grace and may the resurrection of Jesus Christ inspire us to look forward to a peaceful and better tomorrow,” External link

philstar Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “With courage and faith, we can overcome the greatest of trials and prepare ourselves for immeasurable blessings and salvation,” External link

philstar Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Absent these data, the accusations are nothing but innuendos and witch hunt. At worst, the state has become a gullible victim of black propaganda," External link

manilametro Friday, April 15, 2022 8:09:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Commission ) : “We question the State Department’s report of abuses by security forces. But since the state department seems so sure of its facts we challenge it to provide us with details so our Commission on Human Rights, a constitutional and independent body, can verify them, and if proven accurate, the perpetrators will be punished,” External link

inquirer Friday, April 15, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "to address issues of mutual concern," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 10, 2022 12:56:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, April 9, 2022 8:55:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, April 9, 2022 3:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:16:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Thursday, April 7, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The area where the Chinese ship passed is not international waters. ... It is the waters between Palawan and Mindanao," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "What the ship did was shadow the ongoing exercises with the U.S. forces, U.S. Navy, that we were having," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “They can’t put us under surveillance within our territorial waters,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 5, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “It’s a sensitive area because it’s not in international waters. It is an internal water, it is the water between Palawan and Mindanao,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 5, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "Ang ginawa nitong barko na ito, meron kasi tayong exercise na nangyayari with the US force, US navy — ay minamanmanan nya (What this ship did was it monitored our military exercises with the US Navy)," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Medyo sensitive 'yan na area because itong dinaanan nung barko ng Tsina ay hindi na ito international waters (The area where the Chinese vessel passed cannot be classified as international waters)," "It is an internal water, it is the water between Palawan at saka yung (and) Mindanao," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "What I am doing now is I have directed my staff to prepare my own transition and prepare the documents, including our clearances from the Ombudsman and all those agencies requiring us to get a clearance, and they are now listing or putting in a paper, sheet of paper, all of the functions of the SND, (committees) where I am chair, where I am member, so that when the new (SND) will arrive or assume the post, he will be ready)," External link

pna Tuesday, April 5, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This year’s Balikatan exercise is no ordinary iteration because it is the largest edition ever held, with almost 9,000 participants from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States Indo-Pacific Command,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We are, thus, sending a message to the world that the alliance between our countries is stronger than ever and that we remain committed to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in response to the evolving security challenges that face both our nations and the region,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Taking a cue from past 'Balikatan' exercises, this year's joint training activities are intended to strengthen the interoperability between the AFP and the US Indo-Pacific command so that we can readily and jointly respond to our mutual security concerns, and contribute to regional peace and stability," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to affect many countries in the world, reminds us that problems, especially those that are transboundary in nature, should be dealt with in unison by all countries and sectors affected. Aided by this lesson, we will continue to highlight humanitarian assistance and disaster response in 'Balikatan' exercises," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have been expanding the scope of the exercises through wider engagement and networking with our partners in the region," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Taking a cue from past 'Balikatan' exercises, this year’s joint training activities are intended to strengthen the interoperability between the AFP and the US Indo-Pacific command so that we can readily and jointly respond to our mutual security concerns, and contribute to regional peace and stability," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to affect many countries in the world, reminds us that problems, especially those that are transboundary in nature, should be dealt with in unison by all countries and sectors affected. Aided by this lesson, we will continue to highlight humanitarian assistance and disaster response in 'Balikatan' exercises," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have been expanding the scope of the exercises through wider engagement and networking with our partners in the region," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We are once again reminded of the lives lost and the suffering caused by the Communist Terrorists, particularly their armed wing, the NPA. Over the years, the NPA took pride in committing lawless activities such as extortion, destruction of civilian-owned properties, and undermining the government, all in the name of their so-called ideology," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "However, we are filled with hope for a more progressive and developed Philippines. Under the inter-agency Task Force Balik-Loob (TFBL), thousands have been given the chance to live their lives anew and become productive members of society through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). They have given their firearms in exchange for more peaceful tools of trade, and I am encouraged by the success stories of our former rebels," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There is more to be done. Even as we enjoy the dividends of peace, we continue our mission to secure our communities, encourage CPP-NPA members to avail of the E-CLIP, and finally put a stop to the decades-long communist armed conflicts in the country. It is our hope that whoever comes next will continue what we have started and sustain our peace initiatives," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana recalled : “I still remember maybe four years ago when President Duterte told us to finish off [the communist-led insurgency] and not to let the next administration inherit it,” External link

philstar Friday, March 25, 2022 8:25:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Sustain your fervor in serving the Filipino people with passion and dedication. Continue building your capacities and learn from your experiences. Cultivate your harmonious working relationship with our stakeholders because convergence with them is the key to keeping the trust of the Filipino people," External link

manilametro Wednesday, March 23, 2022 10:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Sustain your fervor in serving the Filipino people with passion and dedication. Continue building your capacities and learn from your experiences. Cultivate your harmonious working relationship with our stakeholders because convergence with them is the key to keeping the trust of the Filipino people,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 23, 2022 7:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We at the Department of Defense denounce the attempt by (retired) Lt. Gen. (Antonio) Parlade to involve the Department, especially the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines), in airing his personal grievances and his call for a revolutionary government," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The DND shall continue to adhere to Constitutional authority, fully respecting the mandates of our democratic institutions. We remain committed to doing our solemn duty to the nation," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "The Constitution forbids any active military personnel from engaging in partisan politics or supporting any candidates. We will ensure that this is followed and enforced," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

manilatimes Friday, March 11, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

manilametro Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

pna Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This will have a positive impact on the readiness of our combat support and service battalions in providing firepower, transportation, as well as organizational and maintenance equipment to army units on the ground," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Given all these, you aptly embody the desired image of the AFP that is feared by the enemy but loved by the people. You have created an environment that is conducive to the progress and development not only of north and Central Luzon but also for the entire nation," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "No, we do not see any likelihood of (of the contract) being scrapped as of this moment," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The heavy-lift helicopter procurement project with Russia is on track. The contract was signed and the down payment (was) done before the Ukraine crisis happened," "Will the Ukraine crisis affect the project? Only time will tell," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo naman we just closely watch what's happening there. Wala naman tayong pakialam sa Europe; hindi naman tayo katabi ng Ukraine (We have no interest in Europe; we are not a neighbor of Ukraine)," External link

manilatimes Friday, February 25, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the US has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, February 23, 2022 8:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 23, 2022 6:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the US has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 22, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:49:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Hopefully, the delivery of these new utility helicopters will start soon. I think we will not be here anymore to receive these helicopters, but nonetheless, we will be happy to see the improvement of the capability of the Philippine Air Force,” External link

rappler Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The delivery of these helicopters will start on CY (Calendar Year) 2023 (five units) while the remaining ones will be delivered in three batches as follows: CY2024 - 2nd batch (10 units); CY2025 - 3rd batch (10 units); and CY2026 - last batch (seven units)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand-new 'Black Hawk' bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "Napalaking tulong po ang ginagawa niyong pagdodoble ng salaries, ang sweldo ng mga active personnel (Doubling the salaries active personnel is a huge help to them)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "Hanggang ngayon , Mr. President, ay nakakatanggap pa rin ako ng mga salita or words from soldiers and retirees pinapaabot na sa inyo ang pasasalamat nila sa inyong pagtataas, pagdodoble ng mga suweldo at saka pension (Until now, Mr. President, I am still receiving words from soldiers and retirees expressing their gratitude to you for your increase, double of salaries and also pension," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The delivery of these helicopters will start on CY (Calendar Year) 2023 (five units) while the remaining ones will be delivered in three batches as follows: CY2024 - 2nd batch (10 units); CY2025 - 3rd batch (10 units); and CY2026 - last batch (seven units)," External link

pna Tuesday, February 22, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand-new 'Black Hawk' bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

pna Tuesday, February 22, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We have no business whatsoever what people put in their cars or what to wear for as long as they do not violate camp regulations," External link

pna Monday, February 21, 2022 5:28:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We join the nation and the families of the victims in demanding justice from these terrorists. Now more than ever, we are more determined to finally bring the communist terrorists to the ground, and finally, free our people from the destruction and fear of the NPA. We enjoin all Filipinos to help us win this fight and support our efforts for genuine and long-lasting peace for our communities," External link

pna Monday, February 14, 2022 6:39:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The NPA operatives, who ambushed soldiers dispatched to the area, indiscriminately open-fired despite knowing of the presence of civilians. The victims had no chance against the bullets from the NPA that rained down on them," "There are no words enough to describe this tragedy. Yet, this is but one of the countless murders committed by the NPA against our youth, the vulnerable and the defenseless" External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 12, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Beyond this endeavor, I thank you for steadfastly holding the other end of our enduring partnership, that is helping us modernize our armed forces. Your ardent support to the AFP modernization program is very much appreciated and valued not just by the defense and security sector but the entire Filipino nation as well on our end, rest assured that we are committed more than ever to the alliance," External link

manilatimes Friday, February 11, 2022 8:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims,” External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, February 10, 2022 5:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we rejoice over this milestone, we also recognized the productive and enduring relationship between the United States and the Philippines, which is the key to the success of this acquisition program," External link

pna Thursday, February 10, 2022 10:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "I would like to congratulate the Armed Forces under the Chief-of-Staff Gen. Centino and the Navy under Flag-Officer-in-Command (Vice) Admiral Bordado for their leadership that made possible this huge leap in our capability upgrade. Let us also give credit to the project management team that closely supervised and worked tirelessly for this project and also the American team," External link

pna Thursday, February 10, 2022 10:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic and friends despite some issues on territorial claims,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, February 10, 2022 4:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Even as a non-traditional partner, China paid special attention to Marawi at the height of the rebellion in 2017 by providing PHP370 million worth of firearms and ammunition. We are happy that after almost five years, Marawi has risen from its destruction with peace and order now in place for Filipinos who consider it home," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In 2020, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and I agreed to sustain closer cooperation between our nations amid the WPS dispute. Both of us unequivocally committed to the primacy of peace in dealing with this complex issue," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Indeed, there is more we can achieve by working together. As we enter a new cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar Year, I wish for prosperity for both our peoples, good health, and mutual respect for our sovereignties," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Even as a non-traditional partner, China paid special attention to Marawi at the height of the rebellion in 2017 by providing PHP370 million worth of firearms and ammunition. We are happy that after almost five years, Marawi has risen from its destruction with peace and order now in place for Filipinos who consider it home," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In 2020, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and I agreed to sustain closer cooperation between our nations amid the WPS dispute. Both of us unequivocally committed to the primacy of peace in dealing with this complex issue," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Indeed, there is more we can achieve by working together. As we enter a new cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar Year, I wish for prosperity for both our peoples, good health, and mutual respect for our sovereignties," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “Maybe because there is no confirmation, no evidence, so we’ll leave it at that,” External link

philstar Tuesday, February 8, 2022 7:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Oro City ) : "But I’m more excited about the new hospital being constructed inside Camp Evangelista in Patag, Cagayan de Oro City. As we all know, our station hospitals and medical facilities in various camps not only serve our soldiers and their dependents but also people in the community, pati mga nasusugatang (New People's Army) NPA (even wounded NPAs)," External link

pna Friday, February 4, 2022 6:11:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As my term as SND (Secretary of National Defense) is about to end, I thanked each and everyone of them for the solid support that they have accorded me. I also reminded them to stay non-partisan and apolitical during the upcoming national elections and do their best to ensure a smooth transition of national and local leadership," External link

pna Thursday, February 3, 2022 7:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marines Corps Coastal Defense Regiment,” External link

trendnews-az Sunday, January 30, 2022 7:30:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marines Corps Coastal Defense Regiment,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 28, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the Brahmos Missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

philstar Friday, January 28, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Brahmos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marine Corps coastal defense regiment. Its system will provide counter-attack capabilities within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone,” External link

philstar Friday, January 28, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

nwitimes Friday, January 28, 2022 6:52:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

ABCnews Friday, January 28, 2022 6:06:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

seattlepi Friday, January 28, 2022 5:35:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "With that, allow me now to express my gratitude to the government and the people of India, represented by Ambassador Shambu Kumaran, for making this endeavor. This was facilitated by the implementing agreement on the procurement of defense material and equipment signed by the DND and Ministry of Defense of the Republic of India in March 2021," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : "Let me also thank BrahMos Aerospace for what has been a smooth procurement process, which I hope that we can maintain as we move forward with our respective contractual obligations. It is our absolute honor to be the first foreign nation to acquire your supersonic cruise missile systems," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we race against time in implementing Horizon 2 of the Revised AFP Modernization Program, may this milestone drive you to work harder in completing our remaining acquisition projects," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Rest assured that the government under the Duterte Administration, up until the end of the President's term, will support your vision of becoming a modern and multi-capable Navy that is able to defend our territory, protect our seas, and secure our maritime nation's future," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the Brahmos Missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

rappler Friday, January 28, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "With that, allow me now to express my gratitude to the government and the people of India, represented by Ambassador Shambu Kumaran, for making this endeavor. This was facilitated by the implementing agreement on the procurement of defense material and equipment signed by the DND and Ministry of Defense of the Republic of India in March 2021," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : "Let me also thank BrahMos Aerospace for what has been a smooth procurement process, which I hope that we can maintain as we move forward with our respective contractual obligations. It is our absolute honor to be the first foreign nation to acquire your supersonic cruise missile systems," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we race against time in implementing Horizon 2 of the Revised AFP Modernization Program, may this milestone drive you to work harder in completing our remaining acquisition projects," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Rest assured that the government under the Duterte Administration, up until the end of the President's term, will support your vision of becoming a modern and multi-capable Navy that is able to defend our territory, protect our seas, and secure our maritime nation's future," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “But he would be handicapped about land operations and the bulk of our troops are still Army, and our main effort is internal security,” External link

rappler Friday, January 28, 2022 6:36:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “There are huge hurdles in implementing this,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We in the DND support the mandatory military service of 18-year-old Filipinos… The implementation of mandatory ROTC in private and public schools is the better alternative,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We feel that the product of the ROTC program is more than sufficient to meet our requirements for warm bodies in case of conflict and in times of calamities and disasters,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The contract agreement is now being drafted, after which I will issue a notice to proceed to officially commence the project,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The DND welcomes the appointment of Maj. Gen. Ernesto C. Torres Jr. as the new commander of the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) Northern Luzon Command, vice Lt. Gen. Arnulfo Marcelo B. Burgos Jr., and Rear Admiral Alberto B. Carlos as the new chief of the AFP Western Command, vice Vice Admiral Roberto Enriquez," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Maj. Gen. Torres and Rear Admiral Carlos will take over the helms of the two commands of the AFP tasked with protecting the country's northern and western frontiers," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As these gentlemen assume their new roles in the organization, I am confident that they will rise to the occasion and effectively lead our troops in securing our nation and our people," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, January 18, 2022 8:26:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "It includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers, as well as the necessary integrated logistics support package. Conceptualized as early as 2017, the Office of the President approved its inclusion in the Horizon 2 Priority Projects in 2020," External link

manilatimes Monday, January 17, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As of now, it is a go. The implementing agreement recently signed will facilitate the G2G (government-to-government) mode of procurement," External link

pna Monday, January 17, 2022 6:00:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the [COVID-19] pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon [Rai],” “This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, January 16, 2022 2:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand new Black Hawk bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

manilametro Sunday, January 16, 2022 1:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 16, 2022 11:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand new Black Hawk bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

pna Sunday, January 16, 2022 9:50:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy Shore-Based Anti-Ship Missile Acquisition Project,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 15, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana noted ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 15, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 10:29:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 10:29:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project. Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 14, 2022 9:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project. Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 14, 2022 8:15:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 6:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 6:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “His leadership, especially during a pivotal period in our country’s recent history, inspired and propelled the military towards its continued professionalization that we continue to witness to this day,” External link

rappler Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:57:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “There is no compelling reason to declare martial law,” External link

pna Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:32:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Not true. Fake news. Definitely out of the picture. There is no compelling reason to declare martial law," External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The IATF is still evaluating. But not total lockdown," External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine Army was able to transport 12 truckloads of relief goods, transported to Surigao and nine truckloads of relief goods sent to Leyte," External link

manilametro Wednesday, January 5, 2022 1:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine Army was able to transport 12 truckloads of relief goods, transported to Surigao and nine truckloads of relief goods sent to Leyte," External link

pna Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we look back to the past year, it is likewise heartening to note that the Department continues its steady progress towards achieving the goals we set in 2016. We have not only continued to upgrade the equipment of the Armed Forces and the other Bureaus but also developed and raised their skills, expertise, and knowledge," External link

manilametro Friday, December 31, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we look back to the past year, it is likewise heartening to note that the Department continues its steady progress towards achieving the goals we set in 2016. We have not only continued to upgrade the equipment of the Armed Forces and the other Bureaus but also developed and raised their skills, expertise, and knowledge," External link

pna Friday, December 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "Bagama't nakamit na natin ang ating kalayaan, nawa' y magsilbi pa ring inspirasyon ang kanyang kabayanihan upang pagbutihin natin ang ating mga sarili at maging kabahagi ng pag-unlad ng bayan (While we have attained our freedom, may Rizal's heroism serve as inspiration for all of countrymen to better themselves and be a part of the change that will bring prosperity to the nation). Let us always strive to fulfill our responsibilities as dutiful citizens in the service of our countrymen, just as Dr. Rizal did," External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 30, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 30, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

manilametro Thursday, December 30, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

pna Thursday, December 30, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine, and anti-air warfare missions," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "These acquisitions will bolster the nation’s naval capability. We have already come a long way in our modernization, and with this additional acquisition, we are steps closer to a more capable fleet," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Black Hawks ) : "Those (Black Hawks and OPVs) could be the last two contracts to be signed next month," External link

manilametro Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Black Hawks ) : "Those (Black Hawks and OPVs) could be the last two contracts to be signed next month," External link

pna Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 28, 2021 12:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 28, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Tuesday, December 28, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Medical services through the BRP Ang Pangulo. Ito ngayon nasa Siargao ito, to help these people there," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 27, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

manilametro Monday, December 27, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Monday, December 27, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

pna Monday, December 27, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Monday, December 27, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "For more than five decades, the CPP has brought nothing but misery, loss of lives, destruction of property and denial of a bright future for many Filipinos," External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 21, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

sinacom-en Monday, December 20, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

business-standard Monday, December 20, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

sinacom-en Monday, December 20, 2021 1:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

ecns Monday, December 20, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

manilametro Monday, December 20, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have told the Chinese Ambassador (Huang Xilian) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to lawfully do within the West Philippine Sea, an area where we have sovereign rights by international laws," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 14, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have told the Chinese Ambassador (Huang Xilian) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to lawfully do within the West Philippine Sea, an area where we have sovereign rights by international laws,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Tuesday, December 14, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “It is fake news. Not true,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, December 13, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Also, the down payment for the heavy-lift helicopters, I think will be paid soon so that we will have the heavy-lift helicopter, Mi-17, of Russia. Malaking helicopter po iyon (that is a big helicopter)," External link

manilametro Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Also, the down payment for the heavy-lift helicopters, I think will be paid soon so that we will have the heavy-lift helicopter, Mi-17, of Russia. Malaking helicopter po iyon (that is a big helicopter)," External link

pna Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Newly approved funding for capital assets acquisition: 32 units Blackhawk helicopters- P32B. [Six] units OPV - P30B," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I hope we can sign the contract before the end of the President's tenure. Medyo matagal yung proseso (The process is taking a bit long)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

pna Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I hope we can sign the contract before the end of the President's tenure. Medyo matagal yung proseso (The process is taking a bit long)," External link

pna Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Andres Bonifacio ) : "Like Bonifacio, may we all become faithful stewards of our nation’s freedom and dedicate ourselves in the service of our fellowmen," External link

pna Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Today, we take courage in facing our present-day challenges inspired by the patriotism and perseverance of the Great Plebeian. He laid the groundwork for the formation of our republic, and underscored the importance of fulfilling our individual duties and working together towards a common goal," External link

pna Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Andres Bonifacio ) : "Like Bonifacio, may we all become faithful stewards of our nation's freedom and dedicate ourselves in the service of our fellowmen," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Today, we take courage in facing our present-day challenges inspired by the patriotism and perseverance of the Great Plebeian. He laid the groundwork for the formation of our republic, and underscored the importance of fulfilling our individual duties and working together towards a common goal," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have 2 documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, November 29, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As far as I know there is no such commitment. That ship has been there since 1999. If there was (a) commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

manilametro Friday, November 26, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As far as I know there is no such commitment. That ship has been there since 1999. If there was (a) commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

pna Friday, November 26, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Association ) : "We have taken note of the published Government Defence Integrity Index 2020 report from Transparency International, that ranked the Philippines in Band C. A cursory look at the report showed that the Philippines has been classified as having 'moderate' risk overall, the only Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) country together with Singapore to be in the same bracket," External link

manilametro Friday, November 26, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Association ) : "We have taken note of the published Government Defence Integrity Index 2020 report from Transparency International, that ranked the Philippines in Band C. A cursory look at the report showed that the Philippines has been classified as having 'moderate' risk overall, the only Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) country together with Singapore to be in the same bracket," External link

pna Friday, November 26, 2021 6:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Ergo, we can do whatever we want there and it is they who are actually trespassing," External link

AsiaOne Friday, November 26, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don’t, and their claims have no basis,” “China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of” External link

gulf-times Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don’t, and their claims have no basis,” “China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I told the Chinese ambassador (in Manila) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to do within the West Philippine Sea where we have sovereign rights by international laws,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “Ayungin lies inside our (exclusive economic zone) which we have sovereign rights. Our EEZ was awarded to us by the 1982 (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which China ratified. China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "They are presently unloading personnel and cargo. After a couple of days, they will return to Oyster Bay [in Palawan]," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There was a Chinese coast guard ship in the vicinity which sent a rubber boat with three persons near the [BRP] Sierra Madre while our boats were unloading and took photos and videos," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana pointed out ( about Huang Xilian ) : "I think telling the [Chinese] ambassador we consider them [as an act of] intimidation and harassment is sufficient at the moment," "He (Huang) communicates with his principals in Beijing regularly, and I am sure he relays our concern," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

buffalonews Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "The two civilian resupply boats manned by the Philippine Navy arrived at the Sierra Madre in the Ayungin shoal at 11 a.m. today without any untoward incident," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "After a couple of days they will return to Oyster Bay," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : "I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "The two civilian resupply boats manned by the Philippine Navy arrived at the Sierra Madre in the Ayungin shoal at 11 a.m. today without any untoward incident," External link

pna Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "After a couple of days they will return to Oyster Bay," External link

pna Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "The resupply ships left this morning [from] Oyster Bay in Palawan and will reach [BRP] Sierra Madre tomorrow morning," External link

manilatimes Monday, November 22, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Chinese ambassador assured me they will not be impeded, but they requested there should be no escort,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 22, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Philippine mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

manilametro Monday, November 22, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : “The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador, (Huang Xilian),” External link

japantimes Monday, November 22, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Philippine mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

pna Monday, November 22, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We will see if they are true to their word as our navy will proceed with the resupply this week," External link

manilatimes Sunday, November 21, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : “The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador (Huang Xilian),” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the one's violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Phil mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : "The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador (Huang Xilian)," External link

rappler Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Chinese will not interfere [with the delivery of supplies this week]," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 21, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ (exclusive economic zone)," "They have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 21, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "But, according to (Health) Secretary (Francisco) Duque (III), (I will) continue home quarantine until 23 November," External link

manilametro Friday, November 19, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "But, according to (Health) Secretary (Francisco) Duque (III), (I will) continue home quarantine until 23 November," External link

pna Friday, November 19, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Hello everyone, yes, I am covid positive. This morning I got the result of my swab test yesterday afternoon after the senate hearing. I am a symptomatic,” External link

rappler Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Mr. President, kung puwede daw po iyon daw online sabong ay limitahan lang 'yung panahon dahil marami pong nalululong na mga overseas na mga Filipinos sa online sabong (Mr. President, if possible, they asked for the limited time allotted because many overseas Filipinos are being addicted to online cockfighting)," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The President stands by his own decisions, has always been firm in his directives to us, who are working for him, and is not as easily swayed or influenced by others as purported by the general," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There is no truth to the allegations that there is brewing trouble or discontent in the AFP," External link

pna Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The President stands by his own decisions, has always been firm in his directives to us, who are working for him, and is not as easily swayed or influenced by others as purported by the general," External link

pna Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Their act was supposed to punish the NTF, but in effect, they are punishing the poor people who would have benefited from the infrastructure and social services projects under the BDP. The previous BDP funds were all disbursed through the LGUs (local government units)," External link

pna Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The neutralization of Jorge 'Ka Oris' Madlos and Salahuddin Hassan through the sustained internal security operations of our troops is a big blow to these local terrorist groups, and a manifestation of the AFP's commitment to secure the people against the threat of these lawless elements, especially in Mindanao," External link

pna Monday, November 1, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana disse ( about Mar Ocidental ) : “A presença contínua de milícias marítimas chinesas na área revela a sua intenção de ocupar ainda mais no Mar Ocidental das Filipinas” External link

observador Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana justificou : “negligência do chefe dos serviços secretos mostra apenas uma atitude despropositada em relação ao seu trabalho, resultando em confusão e prejuízo para a reputação” External link

observador Monday, March 8, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana disse : “Cabe aos governos regionais ou locais declarar a emergência ou o estado de calamidade” External link

ptjornal Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana afirmó : “Condenamos en los términos más firmes la acción cobarde del navío pesquero chino y su tripulación por abandonar a la tripulación filipina” “Esto no es lo que se espera de un pueblo responsable y amistoso” External link

wsoctv Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana déclaré : "C'est un bon signe. Plus tôt nous pourrons l'achever, mieux cela vaudra. C'est une bonne nouvelle (pour les Philippines)" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, December 7, 2018 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana ajouté : "Si nous avions un COC, nous aurions l'assurance d'agir en conformité avec celui-ci, et il n'y aurait pas de malentendus ni de mauvais calculs" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, December 7, 2018 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana dit : "Notre Parlement est en train de nous donner de l'argent pour l'acquisition de matériels. Je pense qu'il nous en donnera davantage si nous n'avons plus d'autres sources de financement" External link

french-news Friday, October 7, 2016 3:25:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana dit : "Personne n'a encore revendiqué cet acte, mais nous ne pouvons que conclure qu'il a été commis par le groupe terroriste Abou Sayyaf qui a encaissé de nombreuses pertes à Jolo au cours des dernières semaines" External link

lefigaro Saturday, September 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary56.56%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
defense secretary19.61%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
homologue philippin0.23%FR10/28/201728/10/2017
ministre0.19%FR10/28/201728/10/2017
defence secretary8.36%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
philippines defence secretary0.23%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
forsvarsminister0.15%DA10/26/201726/10/2017
earlier defence secretary0.08%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
minister4.84%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defence minister2.48%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
chief0.66%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defense chief0.54%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
secretary of national defense0.15%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defense minister1.12%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
philippines defense secretary0.35%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
philippine defence chief0.08%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
defence chief0.08%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
secretário de defesa0.04%PT10/23/201723/10/2017
general0.15%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
national defense secretary0.27%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
finance secretary0.19%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
armed forces chief of staff0.15%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
foreign affairs secretary0.04%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
philippines defence minister0.12%EN09/08/201708/09/2017
trade secretary0.04%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
secretary of defence0.04%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
filipino defense minister0.08%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
philippines secretary of defense0.04%EN07/27/201727/07/2017
secretary of defense0.04%EN07/27/201727/07/2017
philippine defense secretary0.12%EN05/16/201716/05/2017
Names Lang Count
Delfin LorenzanaEN92.95%
Delfin LorenzanaFR5.59%
Delfin LorenzanaPT1.22%
Delfin LorenzanaES0.08%
Delfin LorenzanaHR0.08%
Delfin LorenzanaDA0.08%


 
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Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are planning to construct a maintenance depot here for all (HHI-ordered) ships," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:38:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “Until now, I am surprised by the things he says sometimes,” External link

rappler Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:33:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 29, 2022 7:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Her appointment is actually like a homecoming to the Department since she previously served as the 16th President of the National Defense College of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. Known for being feisty and media savvy, she holds the distinction of being the first and only female civilian to lead the higher institution for national defense and security," External link

manilametro Monday, June 27, 2022 8:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “We talked about the counterinsurgency operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the need to sustain it,” External link

philstar Friday, June 24, 2022 7:48:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:21:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor, and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Friday, June 17, 2022 7:18:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Hindi mo kami mapipigilan mag-resupply sa mga tao namin doon. Nandyan na kami ng matagal na (They cannot stop us from conducting resupply missions to our troops there. We have been there for a long time). For the past 20 years, we've been doing that, nobody was interfering with us, not even you [China], why now?" External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 15, 2022 8:03:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Do you believe in miracles? I do. Last Sunday, Mayor-elect Dra. Honey Lacuna of Manila saved me from a possible life-altering injury when I fainted due to the heat and exhaustion. Thank you again, Mayor Honey, for being at the right place, at the right time!" External link

manilametro Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:29:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In April this year, the President signed Republic Act 11709 prescribing fixed terms for key officers to further promote further professionalization and meritocracy in the AFP," External link

manilametro Friday, June 10, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The principal objective of this law is to allow general officers sufficient time, i.e., three years time-in-grade, to do their jobs. If they are not promoted to the next higher grade, they are retired. This ensures that only the best officers ascend the ladder of leadership. This also puts an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979," External link

manilametro Friday, June 10, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Sa dako naman ng AFP, tayo ay nagsasagawa ng mga operasyon laban sa NPA at ibang local terrorists, nalinis natin ang limampu't anim guerrilla fronts (ng) NPA (On the AFP, we have conducted operations against the NPA and other local terrorist groups, we have so far cleared 56 guerilla fronts of the NPA)," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 9:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo ay aktibong sinisiguro ng ating territorial integrity at sovereignty sa pamamagitan ng mga detection, identification, at interdiction efforts. Nagsagawa tayo ng mga naval surface patrols at maritime air patrols (We are actively securing our territorial integrity and sovereignty through our detection, identification, and interdiction efforts. We also have conducted naval surface patrols and maritime air patrols," External link

manilametro Monday, May 30, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We also acquired new equipment to strengthen our humanitarian assistance and disaster response (capabilities), air, maritime, and land defense along with joint command-and-control capabilities. This includes air assets, radars, missile systems, and other items which greatly improved the capabilities of our Task Force to the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Monday, May 30, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo ay aktibong sinisiguro ng ating territorial integrity at sovereignty sa pamamagitan ng mga detection, identification, at interdiction efforts. Nagsagawa tayo ng mga naval surface patrols at maritime air patrols (We are actively securing our territorial integrity and sovereignty through our detection, identification, and interdiction efforts. We also have conducted naval surface patrols and maritime air patrols," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 7:25:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We also acquired new equipment to strengthen our humanitarian assistance and disaster response (capabilities), air, maritime, and land defense along with joint command-and-control capabilities. This includes air assets, radars, missile systems, and other items which greatly improved the capabilities of our Task Force to the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Monday, May 30, 2022 7:25:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We need ships that could (sail out) there and patrol our maritime domains so the challenge now for the next Flag-Officer-In-Command, Chief-of-Staff and the Secretary of Defense is to convince Congress to allocate more funds for the maintenance of these equipment," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Number 2, I also told Flag-Officer-In-Command that we have been buying ships, wala naman tayong paradahan (we have no area to dock), we have no adequate naval base to park the ships," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But recently, we were able to get the northern part of Hanjin, the Navy is happy because they now have a place of their own that they can park their capital ships, that's it," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But anyway, even if there was Covid, we were able to accomplish what we set out to do. So my advice to the Philippine Navy is to take care of these equipment that you have acquired, make them operational all the time and also keep improving the skills and expertise of your sailors and marines," External link

manilametro Friday, May 20, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We need ships that could (sail out) there and patrol our maritime domains so the challenge now for the next Flag-Officer-In-Command, Chief-of-Staff and the Secretary of Defense is to convince Congress to allocate more funds for the maintenance of these equipment," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Number 2, I also told Flag-Officer-In-Command that we have been buying ships, wala naman tayong paradahan (we have no area to dock), we have no adequate naval base to park the ships," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But recently, we were able to get the northern part of Hanjin, the Navy is happy because they now have a place of their own that they can park their capital ships, that’s it," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "But anyway, even if there was Covid, we were able to accomplish what we set out to do. So my advice to the Philippine Navy is to take care of these equipment that you have acquired, make them operational all the time and also keep improving the skills and expertise of your sailors and marines," External link

pna Friday, May 20, 2022 2:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This will also put an end to the revolving door system in the AFP leadership that resulted from the retirement law passed in 1979,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We thank President Duterte for signing RA 11709 into law, which caps his vision and programs higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment and improved health services for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term,” External link

philstar Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We would like to thank the members of Congress, especially Sen. Dick Gordon, Sen. Ping Lacson and Cong. Boboy Tupaz for advocating and espousing this law throughout the legislative process," External link

manilametro Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Lastly, we thank President Duterte for signing it into law RA (Republic Act) 11709, which caps his vision and programs -- higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment, and improved health services -- for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term," External link

manilametro Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We would like to thank the members of Congress, especially Sen. Dick Gordon, Sen. Ping Lacson and Cong. Boboy Tupaz for advocating and espousing this law throughout the legislative process," External link

pna Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Lastly, we thank President Duterte for signing it into law RA (Republic Act) 11709, which caps his vision and programs -- higher pay, more troops, more brand new equipment, and improved health services -- for a better and professional AFP that he implemented during his term," External link

pna Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The election is over. The people have spoken. Let us respect their decision. That is the essence of our democracy," External link

manilametro Friday, May 13, 2022 11:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The election is over. The people have spoken. Let us respect their decision. That is the essence of our democracy," External link

pna Friday, May 13, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I also reiterate my previous guidance to the AFP to remain professional and non-partisan as the Filipino people head to the polls next week,” External link

philstar Friday, May 6, 2022 7:42:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "So far, generally it will be a very peaceful election," External link

pna Friday, May 6, 2022 7:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "I hope this month magkakaroon ng (there will be a contract (signing) after that or by June. Tignan natin kung maihabol natin bago matapos termino ni Presidente (let us see on whether we can do it before the President ends his term)," External link

manilametro Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I discussed that with the president, especially during the command conference. He asked, 'Are we in danger of being dragged into that?' Because he said he allowed the US to use Clark in case it goes to war," External link

philstar Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "I hope this month magkakaroon ng (there will be a contract (signing) after that or by June. Tignan natin kung maihabol natin bago matapos termino ni Presidente (let us see on whether we can do it before the President ends his term)," External link

pna Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

pna Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The NDRRMC could not have a more suitable location other than here in Fort Magsaysay," External link

manilametro Monday, May 2, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The NDRRMC could not have a more suitable location other than here in Fort Magsaysay,” External link

pna Monday, May 2, 2022 4:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "While great strides have been achieved in the improvement of labor conditions in the country, we recognize the imbalance in opportunities and the need for improvement in order to achieve equitable access to dignified work for everyone. As part of the security sector, the DND endeavors to secure our country and create an environment conducive to national development," External link

manilametro Sunday, May 1, 2022 11:00:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "While great strides have been achieved in the improvement of labor conditions in the country, we recognize the imbalance in opportunities and the need for improvement in order to achieve equitable access to dignified work for everyone. As part of the security sector, the DND endeavors to secure our country and create an environment conducive to national development," External link

pna Sunday, May 1, 2022 8:57:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "While the Armed Forces never demand awards and recognition, as Defense Secretary, I see the value in highlighting extraordinary heroism as a morale booster and reminder of the nobility of our Filipino soldiers. Allow me, therefore, to thank Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky for organizing this recognition ceremony to appreciate the heroism not only of the awardees but of all Filipino soldiers in general," External link

manilametro Friday, April 29, 2022 10:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “May this new simulator training centre inspire you to look into the Command’s bright future, utilise its capabilities to ensure the success of your missions” External link

airforcetechnology Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:48:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, so they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

manilametro Wednesday, April 27, 2022 3:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Pending our approval of the contract for the purchase, they (Austal) said the cost has increased -- materials, labor and everything. They asked for additional payment. I think our budget is PHP30 billion, so they want PHP12 billion more for the six OPVs or they said we can reduce the number from six to five," External link

pna Wednesday, April 27, 2022 11:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added ( about Jesus Christ ) : “May we all be stewards of grace and may the resurrection of Jesus Christ inspire us to look forward to a peaceful and better tomorrow,” External link

philstar Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “With courage and faith, we can overcome the greatest of trials and prepare ourselves for immeasurable blessings and salvation,” External link

philstar Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Absent these data, the accusations are nothing but innuendos and witch hunt. At worst, the state has become a gullible victim of black propaganda," External link

manilametro Friday, April 15, 2022 8:09:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Commission ) : “We question the State Department’s report of abuses by security forces. But since the state department seems so sure of its facts we challenge it to provide us with details so our Commission on Human Rights, a constitutional and independent body, can verify them, and if proven accurate, the perpetrators will be punished,” External link

inquirer Friday, April 15, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "to address issues of mutual concern," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 10, 2022 12:56:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, April 9, 2022 8:55:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, April 9, 2022 3:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “to address issues of mutual concern,” External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:16:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Thursday, April 7, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The area where the Chinese ship passed is not international waters. ... It is the waters between Palawan and Mindanao," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "What the ship did was shadow the ongoing exercises with the U.S. forces, U.S. Navy, that we were having," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “They can’t put us under surveillance within our territorial waters,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 5, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “It’s a sensitive area because it’s not in international waters. It is an internal water, it is the water between Palawan and Mindanao,” External link

philstar Tuesday, April 5, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "Ang ginawa nitong barko na ito, meron kasi tayong exercise na nangyayari with the US force, US navy — ay minamanmanan nya (What this ship did was it monitored our military exercises with the US Navy)," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Medyo sensitive 'yan na area because itong dinaanan nung barko ng Tsina ay hindi na ito international waters (The area where the Chinese vessel passed cannot be classified as international waters)," "It is an internal water, it is the water between Palawan at saka yung (and) Mindanao," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "What I am doing now is I have directed my staff to prepare my own transition and prepare the documents, including our clearances from the Ombudsman and all those agencies requiring us to get a clearance, and they are now listing or putting in a paper, sheet of paper, all of the functions of the SND, (committees) where I am chair, where I am member, so that when the new (SND) will arrive or assume the post, he will be ready)," External link

pna Tuesday, April 5, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This year’s Balikatan exercise is no ordinary iteration because it is the largest edition ever held, with almost 9,000 participants from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States Indo-Pacific Command,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We are, thus, sending a message to the world that the alliance between our countries is stronger than ever and that we remain committed to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in response to the evolving security challenges that face both our nations and the region,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Taking a cue from past 'Balikatan' exercises, this year's joint training activities are intended to strengthen the interoperability between the AFP and the US Indo-Pacific command so that we can readily and jointly respond to our mutual security concerns, and contribute to regional peace and stability," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to affect many countries in the world, reminds us that problems, especially those that are transboundary in nature, should be dealt with in unison by all countries and sectors affected. Aided by this lesson, we will continue to highlight humanitarian assistance and disaster response in 'Balikatan' exercises," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have been expanding the scope of the exercises through wider engagement and networking with our partners in the region," External link

manilametro Monday, March 28, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Taking a cue from past 'Balikatan' exercises, this year’s joint training activities are intended to strengthen the interoperability between the AFP and the US Indo-Pacific command so that we can readily and jointly respond to our mutual security concerns, and contribute to regional peace and stability," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to affect many countries in the world, reminds us that problems, especially those that are transboundary in nature, should be dealt with in unison by all countries and sectors affected. Aided by this lesson, we will continue to highlight humanitarian assistance and disaster response in 'Balikatan' exercises," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have been expanding the scope of the exercises through wider engagement and networking with our partners in the region," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We are once again reminded of the lives lost and the suffering caused by the Communist Terrorists, particularly their armed wing, the NPA. Over the years, the NPA took pride in committing lawless activities such as extortion, destruction of civilian-owned properties, and undermining the government, all in the name of their so-called ideology," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "However, we are filled with hope for a more progressive and developed Philippines. Under the inter-agency Task Force Balik-Loob (TFBL), thousands have been given the chance to live their lives anew and become productive members of society through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). They have given their firearms in exchange for more peaceful tools of trade, and I am encouraged by the success stories of our former rebels," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There is more to be done. Even as we enjoy the dividends of peace, we continue our mission to secure our communities, encourage CPP-NPA members to avail of the E-CLIP, and finally put a stop to the decades-long communist armed conflicts in the country. It is our hope that whoever comes next will continue what we have started and sustain our peace initiatives," External link

pna Monday, March 28, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana recalled : “I still remember maybe four years ago when President Duterte told us to finish off [the communist-led insurgency] and not to let the next administration inherit it,” External link

philstar Friday, March 25, 2022 8:25:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Sustain your fervor in serving the Filipino people with passion and dedication. Continue building your capacities and learn from your experiences. Cultivate your harmonious working relationship with our stakeholders because convergence with them is the key to keeping the trust of the Filipino people," External link

manilametro Wednesday, March 23, 2022 10:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Sustain your fervor in serving the Filipino people with passion and dedication. Continue building your capacities and learn from your experiences. Cultivate your harmonious working relationship with our stakeholders because convergence with them is the key to keeping the trust of the Filipino people,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 23, 2022 7:24:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We at the Department of Defense denounce the attempt by (retired) Lt. Gen. (Antonio) Parlade to involve the Department, especially the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines), in airing his personal grievances and his call for a revolutionary government," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The DND shall continue to adhere to Constitutional authority, fully respecting the mandates of our democratic institutions. We remain committed to doing our solemn duty to the nation," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "The Constitution forbids any active military personnel from engaging in partisan politics or supporting any candidates. We will ensure that this is followed and enforced," External link

pna Wednesday, March 16, 2022 6:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

manilatimes Friday, March 11, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

manilametro Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "At present, the onus of fulfilling the compliances and deliverables under the contract rests on the side of the Russian proponent," External link

pna Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This will have a positive impact on the readiness of our combat support and service battalions in providing firepower, transportation, as well as organizational and maintenance equipment to army units on the ground," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Given all these, you aptly embody the desired image of the AFP that is feared by the enemy but loved by the people. You have created an environment that is conducive to the progress and development not only of north and Central Luzon but also for the entire nation," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "No, we do not see any likelihood of (of the contract) being scrapped as of this moment," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The heavy-lift helicopter procurement project with Russia is on track. The contract was signed and the down payment (was) done before the Ukraine crisis happened," "Will the Ukraine crisis affect the project? Only time will tell," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Tayo naman we just closely watch what's happening there. Wala naman tayong pakialam sa Europe; hindi naman tayo katabi ng Ukraine (We have no interest in Europe; we are not a neighbor of Ukraine)," External link

manilatimes Friday, February 25, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the US has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, February 23, 2022 8:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 23, 2022 6:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the US has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 22, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Philippine air force is so good at maintaining these helicopters that long. Long after the U.S. has already ditched their Hueys, we are still flying them,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:49:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Hopefully, the delivery of these new utility helicopters will start soon. I think we will not be here anymore to receive these helicopters, but nonetheless, we will be happy to see the improvement of the capability of the Philippine Air Force,” External link

rappler Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The delivery of these helicopters will start on CY (Calendar Year) 2023 (five units) while the remaining ones will be delivered in three batches as follows: CY2024 - 2nd batch (10 units); CY2025 - 3rd batch (10 units); and CY2026 - last batch (seven units)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand-new 'Black Hawk' bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "Napalaking tulong po ang ginagawa niyong pagdodoble ng salaries, ang sweldo ng mga active personnel (Doubling the salaries active personnel is a huge help to them)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "Hanggang ngayon , Mr. President, ay nakakatanggap pa rin ako ng mga salita or words from soldiers and retirees pinapaabot na sa inyo ang pasasalamat nila sa inyong pagtataas, pagdodoble ng mga suweldo at saka pension (Until now, Mr. President, I am still receiving words from soldiers and retirees expressing their gratitude to you for your increase, double of salaries and also pension," External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 22, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The delivery of these helicopters will start on CY (Calendar Year) 2023 (five units) while the remaining ones will be delivered in three batches as follows: CY2024 - 2nd batch (10 units); CY2025 - 3rd batch (10 units); and CY2026 - last batch (seven units)," External link

pna Tuesday, February 22, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand-new 'Black Hawk' bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

pna Tuesday, February 22, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We have no business whatsoever what people put in their cars or what to wear for as long as they do not violate camp regulations," External link

pna Monday, February 21, 2022 5:28:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "We join the nation and the families of the victims in demanding justice from these terrorists. Now more than ever, we are more determined to finally bring the communist terrorists to the ground, and finally, free our people from the destruction and fear of the NPA. We enjoin all Filipinos to help us win this fight and support our efforts for genuine and long-lasting peace for our communities," External link

pna Monday, February 14, 2022 6:39:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The NPA operatives, who ambushed soldiers dispatched to the area, indiscriminately open-fired despite knowing of the presence of civilians. The victims had no chance against the bullets from the NPA that rained down on them," "There are no words enough to describe this tragedy. Yet, this is but one of the countless murders committed by the NPA against our youth, the vulnerable and the defenseless" External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 12, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Beyond this endeavor, I thank you for steadfastly holding the other end of our enduring partnership, that is helping us modernize our armed forces. Your ardent support to the AFP modernization program is very much appreciated and valued not just by the defense and security sector but the entire Filipino nation as well on our end, rest assured that we are committed more than ever to the alliance," External link

manilatimes Friday, February 11, 2022 8:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims,” External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, February 10, 2022 5:03:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we rejoice over this milestone, we also recognized the productive and enduring relationship between the United States and the Philippines, which is the key to the success of this acquisition program," External link

pna Thursday, February 10, 2022 10:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "I would like to congratulate the Armed Forces under the Chief-of-Staff Gen. Centino and the Navy under Flag-Officer-in-Command (Vice) Admiral Bordado for their leadership that made possible this huge leap in our capability upgrade. Let us also give credit to the project management team that closely supervised and worked tirelessly for this project and also the American team," External link

pna Thursday, February 10, 2022 10:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic and friends despite some issues on territorial claims,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, February 10, 2022 4:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Even as a non-traditional partner, China paid special attention to Marawi at the height of the rebellion in 2017 by providing PHP370 million worth of firearms and ammunition. We are happy that after almost five years, Marawi has risen from its destruction with peace and order now in place for Filipinos who consider it home," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In 2020, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and I agreed to sustain closer cooperation between our nations amid the WPS dispute. Both of us unequivocally committed to the primacy of peace in dealing with this complex issue," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Indeed, there is more we can achieve by working together. As we enter a new cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar Year, I wish for prosperity for both our peoples, good health, and mutual respect for our sovereignties," External link

manilametro Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "This military grant from China speaks volumes on how our two nations can be civil, diplomatic, and friends despite some issues on territorial claims," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Even as a non-traditional partner, China paid special attention to Marawi at the height of the rebellion in 2017 by providing PHP370 million worth of firearms and ammunition. We are happy that after almost five years, Marawi has risen from its destruction with peace and order now in place for Filipinos who consider it home," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "In 2020, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and I agreed to sustain closer cooperation between our nations amid the WPS dispute. Both of us unequivocally committed to the primacy of peace in dealing with this complex issue," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Indeed, there is more we can achieve by working together. As we enter a new cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar Year, I wish for prosperity for both our peoples, good health, and mutual respect for our sovereignties," External link

pna Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “Maybe because there is no confirmation, no evidence, so we’ll leave it at that,” External link

philstar Tuesday, February 8, 2022 7:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Oro City ) : "But I’m more excited about the new hospital being constructed inside Camp Evangelista in Patag, Cagayan de Oro City. As we all know, our station hospitals and medical facilities in various camps not only serve our soldiers and their dependents but also people in the community, pati mga nasusugatang (New People's Army) NPA (even wounded NPAs)," External link

pna Friday, February 4, 2022 6:11:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As my term as SND (Secretary of National Defense) is about to end, I thanked each and everyone of them for the solid support that they have accorded me. I also reminded them to stay non-partisan and apolitical during the upcoming national elections and do their best to ensure a smooth transition of national and local leadership," External link

pna Thursday, February 3, 2022 7:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marines Corps Coastal Defense Regiment,” External link

trendnews-az Sunday, January 30, 2022 7:30:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marines Corps Coastal Defense Regiment,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 28, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the Brahmos Missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

philstar Friday, January 28, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Brahmos supersonic cruise missiles will certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy, particularly the Philippine Marine Corps coastal defense regiment. Its system will provide counter-attack capabilities within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone,” External link

philstar Friday, January 28, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

nwitimes Friday, January 28, 2022 6:52:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

ABCnews Friday, January 28, 2022 6:06:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippines Sea,” External link

seattlepi Friday, January 28, 2022 5:35:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "With that, allow me now to express my gratitude to the government and the people of India, represented by Ambassador Shambu Kumaran, for making this endeavor. This was facilitated by the implementing agreement on the procurement of defense material and equipment signed by the DND and Ministry of Defense of the Republic of India in March 2021," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : "Let me also thank BrahMos Aerospace for what has been a smooth procurement process, which I hope that we can maintain as we move forward with our respective contractual obligations. It is our absolute honor to be the first foreign nation to acquire your supersonic cruise missile systems," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we race against time in implementing Horizon 2 of the Revised AFP Modernization Program, may this milestone drive you to work harder in completing our remaining acquisition projects," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Rest assured that the government under the Duterte Administration, up until the end of the President's term, will support your vision of becoming a modern and multi-capable Navy that is able to defend our territory, protect our seas, and secure our maritime nation's future," External link

manilametro Friday, January 28, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “As the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the Brahmos Missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

rappler Friday, January 28, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As the world's fastest supersonic cruise missiles, the BrahMos missiles will provide deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "With that, allow me now to express my gratitude to the government and the people of India, represented by Ambassador Shambu Kumaran, for making this endeavor. This was facilitated by the implementing agreement on the procurement of defense material and equipment signed by the DND and Ministry of Defense of the Republic of India in March 2021," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Brahmos Aerospace ) : "Let me also thank BrahMos Aerospace for what has been a smooth procurement process, which I hope that we can maintain as we move forward with our respective contractual obligations. It is our absolute honor to be the first foreign nation to acquire your supersonic cruise missile systems," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we race against time in implementing Horizon 2 of the Revised AFP Modernization Program, may this milestone drive you to work harder in completing our remaining acquisition projects," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : "Rest assured that the government under the Duterte Administration, up until the end of the President's term, will support your vision of becoming a modern and multi-capable Navy that is able to defend our territory, protect our seas, and secure our maritime nation's future," External link

pna Friday, January 28, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “But he would be handicapped about land operations and the bulk of our troops are still Army, and our main effort is internal security,” External link

rappler Friday, January 28, 2022 6:36:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “There are huge hurdles in implementing this,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We in the DND support the mandatory military service of 18-year-old Filipinos… The implementation of mandatory ROTC in private and public schools is the better alternative,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We feel that the product of the ROTC program is more than sufficient to meet our requirements for warm bodies in case of conflict and in times of calamities and disasters,” External link

rappler Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The contract agreement is now being drafted, after which I will issue a notice to proceed to officially commence the project,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The DND welcomes the appointment of Maj. Gen. Ernesto C. Torres Jr. as the new commander of the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) Northern Luzon Command, vice Lt. Gen. Arnulfo Marcelo B. Burgos Jr., and Rear Admiral Alberto B. Carlos as the new chief of the AFP Western Command, vice Vice Admiral Roberto Enriquez," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Maj. Gen. Torres and Rear Admiral Carlos will take over the helms of the two commands of the AFP tasked with protecting the country's northern and western frontiers," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As these gentlemen assume their new roles in the organization, I am confident that they will rise to the occasion and effectively lead our troops in securing our nation and our people," External link

pna Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, January 18, 2022 8:26:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "It includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers, as well as the necessary integrated logistics support package. Conceptualized as early as 2017, the Office of the President approved its inclusion in the Horizon 2 Priority Projects in 2020," External link

manilatimes Monday, January 17, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As of now, it is a go. The implementing agreement recently signed will facilitate the G2G (government-to-government) mode of procurement," External link

pna Monday, January 17, 2022 6:00:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the [COVID-19] pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon [Rai],” “This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, January 16, 2022 2:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand new Black Hawk bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

manilametro Sunday, January 16, 2022 1:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 16, 2022 11:59:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The lack of transport planes and helicopters have never been more acute during the pandemic and in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. This was exacerbated by our aging Hueys that have become uneconomical to maintain. The 12 brand new Black Hawk bore the brunt of the work during these critical times," External link

pna Sunday, January 16, 2022 9:50:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy Shore-Based Anti-Ship Missile Acquisition Project,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 15, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana noted ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 15, 2022 2:21:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 10:29:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 10:29:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project. Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 14, 2022 9:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “As head of procuring entity (HOPE), I recently signed the Notice of Award for the Philippine Navy shore-based anti-ship missile acquisition project. Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 14, 2022 8:15:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Negotiated with the Government of India, it includes the delivery of three batteries, training for operators and maintainers as well as the necessary Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) package,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 6:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Marines ) : “The Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippine Marines will be the primary employer of this modern strategic defense capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 14, 2022 6:27:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “His leadership, especially during a pivotal period in our country’s recent history, inspired and propelled the military towards its continued professionalization that we continue to witness to this day,” External link

rappler Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:57:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “There is no compelling reason to declare martial law,” External link

pna Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:32:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Not true. Fake news. Definitely out of the picture. There is no compelling reason to declare martial law," External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The IATF is still evaluating. But not total lockdown," External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 6, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine Army was able to transport 12 truckloads of relief goods, transported to Surigao and nine truckloads of relief goods sent to Leyte," External link

manilametro Wednesday, January 5, 2022 1:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Philippine Army was able to transport 12 truckloads of relief goods, transported to Surigao and nine truckloads of relief goods sent to Leyte," External link

pna Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we look back to the past year, it is likewise heartening to note that the Department continues its steady progress towards achieving the goals we set in 2016. We have not only continued to upgrade the equipment of the Armed Forces and the other Bureaus but also developed and raised their skills, expertise, and knowledge," External link

manilametro Friday, December 31, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As we look back to the past year, it is likewise heartening to note that the Department continues its steady progress towards achieving the goals we set in 2016. We have not only continued to upgrade the equipment of the Armed Forces and the other Bureaus but also developed and raised their skills, expertise, and knowledge," External link

pna Friday, December 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "Bagama't nakamit na natin ang ating kalayaan, nawa' y magsilbi pa ring inspirasyon ang kanyang kabayanihan upang pagbutihin natin ang ating mga sarili at maging kabahagi ng pag-unlad ng bayan (While we have attained our freedom, may Rizal's heroism serve as inspiration for all of countrymen to better themselves and be a part of the change that will bring prosperity to the nation). Let us always strive to fulfill our responsibilities as dutiful citizens in the service of our countrymen, just as Dr. Rizal did," External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 30, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 30, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

manilametro Thursday, December 30, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "In commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Rizal, we are reminded of the continuing battles we face as a country, and how we can overcome them with the same devotion and courage as our national hero. May we always remember his ideals and the ultimate sacrifice he made to defend and uphold our nation's dignity," External link

pna Thursday, December 30, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine, and anti-air warfare missions," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "These acquisitions will bolster the nation’s naval capability. We have already come a long way in our modernization, and with this additional acquisition, we are steps closer to a more capable fleet," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Black Hawks ) : "Those (Black Hawks and OPVs) could be the last two contracts to be signed next month," External link

manilametro Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Black Hawks ) : "Those (Black Hawks and OPVs) could be the last two contracts to be signed next month," External link

pna Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "This project will give the Philippine Navy two modern corvettes that are capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare missions," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 28, 2021 12:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 28, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Tuesday, December 28, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Medical services through the BRP Ang Pangulo. Ito ngayon nasa Siargao ito, to help these people there," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 27, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

manilametro Monday, December 27, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Monday, December 27, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

pna Monday, December 27, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Monday, December 27, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "For more than five decades, the CPP has brought nothing but misery, loss of lives, destruction of property and denial of a bright future for many Filipinos," External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 21, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

sinacom-en Monday, December 20, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

business-standard Monday, December 20, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

sinacom-en Monday, December 20, 2021 1:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

ecns Monday, December 20, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have directed the armed forces to deploy all available assets such as ships, boats, aircraft, and trucks to bring relief goods to the stricken areas and the deployment of troops if necessary," External link

manilametro Monday, December 20, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have told the Chinese Ambassador (Huang Xilian) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to lawfully do within the West Philippine Sea, an area where we have sovereign rights by international laws," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 14, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have told the Chinese Ambassador (Huang Xilian) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to lawfully do within the West Philippine Sea, an area where we have sovereign rights by international laws,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Jose Rizal ) : "They are smaller than the (two Jose Rizal-class frigates) but will also be sufficiently armed," External link

pna Tuesday, December 14, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “It is fake news. Not true,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, December 13, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Also, the down payment for the heavy-lift helicopters, I think will be paid soon so that we will have the heavy-lift helicopter, Mi-17, of Russia. Malaking helicopter po iyon (that is a big helicopter)," External link

manilametro Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Also, the down payment for the heavy-lift helicopters, I think will be paid soon so that we will have the heavy-lift helicopter, Mi-17, of Russia. Malaking helicopter po iyon (that is a big helicopter)," External link

pna Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Newly approved funding for capital assets acquisition: 32 units Blackhawk helicopters- P32B. [Six] units OPV - P30B," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I hope we can sign the contract before the end of the President's tenure. Medyo matagal yung proseso (The process is taking a bit long)," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana replied : "OPV with Austal (the Australian defense manufacturer and shipbuilder) and 'Black Hawk' from PZL Mielec, Poland" External link

pna Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I hope we can sign the contract before the end of the President's tenure. Medyo matagal yung proseso (The process is taking a bit long)," External link

pna Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Andres Bonifacio ) : "Like Bonifacio, may we all become faithful stewards of our nation’s freedom and dedicate ourselves in the service of our fellowmen," External link

pna Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Today, we take courage in facing our present-day challenges inspired by the patriotism and perseverance of the Great Plebeian. He laid the groundwork for the formation of our republic, and underscored the importance of fulfilling our individual duties and working together towards a common goal," External link

pna Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Andres Bonifacio ) : "Like Bonifacio, may we all become faithful stewards of our nation's freedom and dedicate ourselves in the service of our fellowmen," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana added : "Today, we take courage in facing our present-day challenges inspired by the patriotism and perseverance of the Great Plebeian. He laid the groundwork for the formation of our republic, and underscored the importance of fulfilling our individual duties and working together towards a common goal," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have 2 documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, November 29, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As far as I know there is no such commitment. That ship has been there since 1999. If there was (a) commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

manilametro Friday, November 26, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "As far as I know there is no such commitment. That ship has been there since 1999. If there was (a) commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

pna Friday, November 26, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Association ) : "We have taken note of the published Government Defence Integrity Index 2020 report from Transparency International, that ranked the Philippines in Band C. A cursory look at the report showed that the Philippines has been classified as having 'moderate' risk overall, the only Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) country together with Singapore to be in the same bracket," External link

manilametro Friday, November 26, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Association ) : "We have taken note of the published Government Defence Integrity Index 2020 report from Transparency International, that ranked the Philippines in Band C. A cursory look at the report showed that the Philippines has been classified as having 'moderate' risk overall, the only Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) country together with Singapore to be in the same bracket," External link

pna Friday, November 26, 2021 6:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Ergo, we can do whatever we want there and it is they who are actually trespassing," External link

AsiaOne Friday, November 26, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don’t, and their claims have no basis,” “China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of” External link

gulf-times Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don’t, and their claims have no basis,” “China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I told the Chinese ambassador (in Manila) that no one can prevent us from doing what we have to do within the West Philippine Sea where we have sovereign rights by international laws,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "That ship has been there since 1999. If there was commitment it would have been removed a long time ago," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We have two documents attesting that we have sovereign rights in our EEZ while they don't, and their claims have no basis," "China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : “Ayungin lies inside our (exclusive economic zone) which we have sovereign rights. Our EEZ was awarded to us by the 1982 (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which China ratified. China should abide by its international obligations that it is part of,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "They are presently unloading personnel and cargo. After a couple of days, they will return to Oyster Bay [in Palawan]," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There was a Chinese coast guard ship in the vicinity which sent a rubber boat with three persons near the [BRP] Sierra Madre while our boats were unloading and took photos and videos," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana pointed out ( about Huang Xilian ) : "I think telling the [Chinese] ambassador we consider them [as an act of] intimidation and harassment is sufficient at the moment," "He (Huang) communicates with his principals in Beijing regularly, and I am sure he relays our concern," External link

manilatimes Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

buffalonews Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "The two civilian resupply boats manned by the Philippine Navy arrived at the Sierra Madre in the Ayungin shoal at 11 a.m. today without any untoward incident," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "After a couple of days they will return to Oyster Bay," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : "I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "The two civilian resupply boats manned by the Philippine Navy arrived at the Sierra Madre in the Ayungin shoal at 11 a.m. today without any untoward incident," External link

pna Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "After a couple of days they will return to Oyster Bay," External link

pna Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “I have communicated to the Chinese ambassador that we consider these acts as a form of intimidation and harassment,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana told : "The resupply ships left this morning [from] Oyster Bay in Palawan and will reach [BRP] Sierra Madre tomorrow morning," External link

manilatimes Monday, November 22, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “The Chinese ambassador assured me they will not be impeded, but they requested there should be no escort,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 22, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Philippine mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

manilametro Monday, November 22, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : “The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador, (Huang Xilian),” External link

japantimes Monday, November 22, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Philippine mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

pna Monday, November 22, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "We will see if they are true to their word as our navy will proceed with the resupply this week," External link

manilatimes Sunday, November 21, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : “The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador (Huang Xilian),” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the one's violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ. Our EEZ (200 NM from the Phil mainland) was granted to the Philippines (by) the 1982 UNCLOS which, by the way, was ratified by China. Therefore, they have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin shoal," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Huang Xilian ) : "The Chinese will not interfere per my conversation with the Chinese ambassador (Huang Xilian)," External link

rappler Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The Chinese will not interfere [with the delivery of supplies this week]," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 21, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "They are the ones violating our sovereign rights within our EEZ (exclusive economic zone)," "They have no right to impede, prevent or harass our ships within our EEZ whether we are fishing or bringing supplies to our detachment in the Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 21, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "But, according to (Health) Secretary (Francisco) Duque (III), (I will) continue home quarantine until 23 November," External link

manilametro Friday, November 19, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "But, according to (Health) Secretary (Francisco) Duque (III), (I will) continue home quarantine until 23 November," External link

pna Friday, November 19, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : “Hello everyone, yes, I am covid positive. This morning I got the result of my swab test yesterday afternoon after the senate hearing. I am a symptomatic,” External link

rappler Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Mr. President, kung puwede daw po iyon daw online sabong ay limitahan lang 'yung panahon dahil marami pong nalululong na mga overseas na mga Filipinos sa online sabong (Mr. President, if possible, they asked for the limited time allotted because many overseas Filipinos are being addicted to online cockfighting)," External link

manilatimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The President stands by his own decisions, has always been firm in his directives to us, who are working for him, and is not as easily swayed or influenced by others as purported by the general," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "There is no truth to the allegations that there is brewing trouble or discontent in the AFP," External link

pna Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The President stands by his own decisions, has always been firm in his directives to us, who are working for him, and is not as easily swayed or influenced by others as purported by the general," External link

pna Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "Their act was supposed to punish the NTF, but in effect, they are punishing the poor people who would have benefited from the infrastructure and social services projects under the BDP. The previous BDP funds were all disbursed through the LGUs (local government units)," External link

pna Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said : "The neutralization of Jorge 'Ka Oris' Madlos and Salahuddin Hassan through the sustained internal security operations of our troops is a big blow to these local terrorist groups, and a manifestation of the AFP's commitment to secure the people against the threat of these lawless elements, especially in Mindanao," External link

pna Monday, November 1, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana disse ( about Mar Ocidental ) : “A presença contínua de milícias marítimas chinesas na área revela a sua intenção de ocupar ainda mais no Mar Ocidental das Filipinas” External link

observador Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana justificou : “negligência do chefe dos serviços secretos mostra apenas uma atitude despropositada em relação ao seu trabalho, resultando em confusão e prejuízo para a reputação” External link

observador Monday, March 8, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana disse : “Cabe aos governos regionais ou locais declarar a emergência ou o estado de calamidade” External link

ptjornal Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana afirmó : “Condenamos en los términos más firmes la acción cobarde del navío pesquero chino y su tripulación por abandonar a la tripulación filipina” “Esto no es lo que se espera de un pueblo responsable y amistoso” External link

wsoctv Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana déclaré : "C'est un bon signe. Plus tôt nous pourrons l'achever, mieux cela vaudra. C'est une bonne nouvelle (pour les Philippines)" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, December 7, 2018 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana ajouté : "Si nous avions un COC, nous aurions l'assurance d'agir en conformité avec celui-ci, et il n'y aurait pas de malentendus ni de mauvais calculs" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, December 7, 2018 2:36:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana dit : "Notre Parlement est en train de nous donner de l'argent pour l'acquisition de matériels. Je pense qu'il nous en donnera davantage si nous n'avons plus d'autres sources de financement" External link

french-news Friday, October 7, 2016 3:25:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana dit : "Personne n'a encore revendiqué cet acte, mais nous ne pouvons que conclure qu'il a été commis par le groupe terroriste Abou Sayyaf qui a encaissé de nombreuses pertes à Jolo au cours des dernières semaines" External link

lefigaro Saturday, September 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary56.56%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
defense secretary19.61%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
homologue philippin0.23%FR10/28/201728/10/2017
ministre0.19%FR10/28/201728/10/2017
defence secretary8.36%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
philippines defence secretary0.23%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
forsvarsminister0.15%DA10/26/201726/10/2017
earlier defence secretary0.08%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
minister4.84%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defence minister2.48%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
chief0.66%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defense chief0.54%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
secretary of national defense0.15%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
defense minister1.12%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
philippines defense secretary0.35%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
philippine defence chief0.08%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
defence chief0.08%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
secretário de defesa0.04%PT10/23/201723/10/2017
general0.15%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
national defense secretary0.27%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
finance secretary0.19%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
armed forces chief of staff0.15%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
foreign affairs secretary0.04%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
philippines defence minister0.12%EN09/08/201708/09/2017
trade secretary0.04%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
secretary of defence0.04%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
filipino defense minister0.08%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
philippines secretary of defense0.04%EN07/27/201727/07/2017
secretary of defense0.04%EN07/27/201727/07/2017
philippine defense secretary0.12%EN05/16/201716/05/2017
Names Lang Count
Delfin LorenzanaEN92.95%
Delfin LorenzanaFR5.59%
Delfin LorenzanaPT1.22%
Delfin LorenzanaES0.08%
Delfin LorenzanaHR0.08%
Delfin LorenzanaDA0.08%


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