Richard Gordon

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Richard Gordon told : “It’s important that we get paid because we reinvest our earnings,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, November 22, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This cycle of disaster must be stopped and the dredging of water must be serious,” “Cagayan River is the longest in the Philippines, the government must not neglect the people here,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our response is always fast for speed is the name of the game. We rush and double our efforts after all disasters came one after another,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Based on the initial assessment done by our volunteers and staff, this caravan, composed of rescue vehicles, equipment, relief items, and manpower, will strengthen our response to the ongoing operations,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our relief operations are real-time. We always ensure that aside from rescue, relief is provided after, for we know that under such circumstances, these people are hit hard and left with nothing,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon asked ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Nagsalita na si Secretary Duque pero hanggang ngayon wala pa. Are there updates on (the case of) Barangay Health Centers? Nabawi na ba ang mga pera? (We want) the DOH implement the decision on DOH vs. J Bros or are they sacred cows?” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon urged ( about Francisco Duque ) : “We’re shocked ang lakas ng loob naman ng mga ‘yan. Ano bang ginagawa niyo Sec. Duque? Ano ginagawa ng lawyers niyo d’yan… Umakyat kayo ng CA singilin niyo yan,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon urged : “I want that on record stated by the Department of Health,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon warned : “I’m sorry, I cannot accept that answer and I’m tempted now to block the budget of the DOH if they cannot admit,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon asked : “The question is simple: Do they agree that there is corruption as a department?” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Nag submit kami dyan almost 3 months ago, pero sa health assessment I think a month and a one week na. Pero sabi sa akin nandoon na kay [Health] Secretary [Francisco] Duque,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "This is really swindling the country...in barangay health centers and all," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Thank you, that's all I wanted to hear," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the field of industry, DOST could be the guide [of other agencies]. . . ‘Di kayo nararamdaman eh, (you are not felt) we have to make your presence felt. And I feel that DOST should be given much more money because they should be doing that sort of thing... They will provide for us the highway for the future because science and technology is always a big deal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Maria Theresa ) : "We strongly condemn the remorseless murder of Manila RTC Judge Maria Theresa Abadilla. This is truly unforgivable. It has never been and should never be acceptable that we allow our citizens to be killed especially our judges," External link

pna Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Our judges have a vital impact on the people’s lives as they protect our liberties and rights. They help the victims of various violence and discriminations achieve justice," External link

pna Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are horrified by the devastation caused by this typhoon in many areas. It has smashed into people’s lives and livelihoods on top of the relentless physical, emotional and economic toll of COVID-19. Most of them lost their livelihood and their homes, and we assure them that we are here to help,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Don’t listen to those instigators, Mr. President. Let’s focus on the disaster. Let’s focus on fighting COVID (coronavirus disease),” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are not greedy for money but I hope they would be cautious when speaking because we have been providing help. We were not the one indebted. It was them who owed us a debt. They asked us to test and we did so. Shouldn’t they pay for our service?” “I’m giving him the benefit of the doubt out of respect to the President,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I don't lobby for that (donations). They just call us because they know that the PRC is an experienced society," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Hindi kami mukhang pera pero dahan-dahan naman sa pananalita because nakakatulong naman kami,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Huwag kayong nakikinig sa mga sulsulero dyan, Mr. President. Let’s focus on the disaster. Let’s focus on fighting COVID,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon noted ( about Francisco Duque ) : “The way he (Duque) presented it–that we are demanding the payment already,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "I'm not offended. I think the President should really be careful. Minsan hindi niya alam that the statement is not really presidential," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 6, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “What I’m saying is, be careful with the words because we are helping. They are the ones in debt. They asked for our testing services. And we did it. Isn’t it just to pay us?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s a deadline based on their conscience,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are supposed to be only an auxiliary, government is supposed to bear the brunt of the support but we always help and the whole world helps us through the Red Cross," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Perhaps, there could be some defects (if he is exposed). As for me, as long as he is happy with himself, he can work, he is safe. I’d rather protect himself rather than go around,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 2, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are sending our rescue trucks, ambulance and there water tankers because there was no water. Also, we will provide them with a desalination system for the water from the sea. Fuel tankers will be going around. We will also provide 24 generators in Virac, San Andres, and Bato, which were hard hit by the typhoon," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 2, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “You don’t have to be on the ground right away, but of course, mas maganda kung you are on the ground pero we have to take care of the President as well,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "It doesn't thrill me that we have to create departments... I'm ambivalent towards that," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, November 2, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Right now as of 4 o’clock in the morning, we have two casualties, injured five, and missing one. But that is very preliminary,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I don’t want to see more (fatalities) but I’m preparing to see more. Given the magnitude of water onrushing to the community. You can just imagine the number of casualties,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Hanggang ngayon walang tubig, walang kuryente, and we're considering sending water truck there para mabibigyan ng tubig 'yung mga tao kung tatagal ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 1, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This ordeal is not new to us. We have learnt through experience about the need to be prepared, and the importance of ensuring communities get the support they require in the hours and days after a typhoon hits” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Magpapadala ako ng van at truck ang Red Cross na babaybay sa EDSA, na iikot sa dinaraanan ng MRT at LRT,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are determined to do all we can to help these communities prepare for the oncoming storm,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Secretary General ) : “I have requested the Secretary-General (Elizabeth Zavalla) and all our laboratories in the entire country to open it to PhilHealth again and we are going to have testing tonight (Oct. 27) from the Manila International Airport first and tomorrow (Oct. 28) regular testing will be conducted in full,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “We’re going to ask them to pay right away and then lahat ng mga bagong test within three days they get the billing and they pay right away di na kami papayag na lalaki ng ganyan natakot ako talaga, ang laki ng amount pag hindi nabayaran yan babagsak kami (All the new tests should be paid within three days because I will no longer allow the debt to balloon that much. It's frightening because if they don’t pay us, we will close),” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "The debt is due and demandable. The agreement says upon demand by the Red Cross of payment, when we submit the receipts and all the things that go with this such as the records, pictures and results, they should pay in 3 days," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "They are aware of the contract and he said he’s going to pay it. I don’t know why he did not pay the whole amount," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Buti sinabi ng President 'yung corruption. Siguro dapat tingnan 'yan dahil biglang nagtaasan doon sa airport 'yung mga test at marami na ngayong nagte-test doon. Balita ko sa labas ginagawa... Ang test nila umaabot ng hanggang P20,000 kung madalian talaga," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Ngayon lang kami nagpunta sa airport. Ayaw namin makialam doon eh. Napilitan kami dahil lumalabas nagko-complain sa amin, ginagamit pa 'yung aming stationary ng ibang magtetest. Sinasabi Philippine Red Cross sila. Nung nagpunta kami balita ko medyo nagdahan-dahan sila pero tumitira pa rin 'yang mga 'yan," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "We will test right away. Tonight, I have requested the (PRC) secretary-general and all our laboratories in the entire country to open it to PhilHealth again," External link

manilametro Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : "We are going to (conduct) testing tonight from the Manila International Airport, and tomorrow, regular testing will be conducted in full. So we are ready to test all the people that we have not tested," External link

manilametro Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Buti sinabi ng President 'yung corruption. Siguro dapat tingnan 'yan dahil biglang nagtaasan doon sa airport 'yung mga test at marami na ngayong nagte-test doon. Balita ko sa labas ginagawa... Ang test nila umaabot ng hanggang P20,000 kung madalian talaga," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Ngayon lang kami nagpunta sa airport. Ayaw namin makialam doon eh. Napilitan kami dahil lumalabas nagko-complain sa amin, ginagamit pa 'yung aming stationary ng ibang magtetest. Sinasabi Philippine Red Cross sila. Nung nagpunta kami balita ko medyo nagdahan-dahan sila pero tumitira pa rin 'yang mga 'yan," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "What I have heard (Gierran) say and this is hearsay, OK?When the President (Rodrigo Duterte) leaves, a new administration will come in and investigate me. So I should be careful, really careful," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I am totally perplexed why (Gierran) is acting this way. I don't want to lose our friendship," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "He's afraid to move... I think he's scared to trust anyone (at PhilHealth). That's really difficult," "I know Dante. I thought he was my friend. But when a friend lies to me and promises that he would pay, and he doesn't pay to the prejudice of our people, iba nang usapan 'yan," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Coming from the UP, that's a very important observation that should be heard by PhilHealth," "These guys (in PhilHealth) are living in a bubble. They are living in a vacuum. They don't know that what they are doing is causing repercussions" External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Even assuming that they doubt, magbayad sila then sue us kung talagang may kasalanan kami," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Wala tayong pambili (We don’t have money to buy test kits). I cannot use money allocated for blood. I cannot use money allocated for disasters," "I feel like a caged lion right now. I worry for our people tremendously. I lose sleep over it. Di ako nakakatulog because of thisnot because I'm worried about the Red Cross, Red Cross will survive... I worry about the people, I worry about our economy," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "They said they will pay P100 million, hindi advanced 'yun eh. Rolling account 'yun eh because obviously we cannot supply if we don't pay our suppliers," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "There's nothing illegal about it because unang-una, P100 million ang in-advance, na-test na 'yun, against almost a P1.5 billion na tinest namin ngayon na hindi pa nila binabayaran. Lopsided diba? Lugi ba sila? Kami ang lugi. Lugi ang tao," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Humanitarian reason. He’s in a place which is dangerous. May mga tao na malalakas na baka maging kalaban niya," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I don't operate that way... I'm not gonna use it (debt) as leverage," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Hindi naman ako (I am not) unfair. If I see corruption, I'll call it," "I will go after them if they are using the money for corruption," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Serious ang offense niya kasi siya ang commanding officer pero… sometimes, the court should have leveraged somebody, who is not the most guilty to testify,” “He could have been a hero pag nagsalita siya” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think natatakot siya kung sino ang pagtitiwalaan niya," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I am totally perplexed why he's (Gierran) acting this way," "Sobrang ingat para sa kaniya (Gierran), sobra namang reckless para sa mga taong hindi mate-test," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth (owes) PRC 1.1billion already. No payment as yet in spite of their numerous announcements that they will pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We sadly note that PhilHealth keeps giving excuses on such a serious and critical matter. First, they say they want to be sure the contract is okay. They needed (Department of Budget and Management). The President told them to pay. Then it was referred to (Department of Justice) who told them the contract is valid and they must pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth has been perfidious, reckless and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. PhilHealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "To replenish we need to be paid. We are waiting for payment as the Chinese always require cash payment. Because of PhilHealth’s promises to pay, we had chartered a flight to China for tomorrow," "But due to PhilHealth's non-payment, we do not have the money to pay for the test kits and other equipment worth $6 million to $8 million just for this particular shipment. We will have to cancel the flight tomorrow if no payment is made," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Philhealth has been perfidious, reckless, and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. Philhealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Napipilitan na lang ang mga OFW kumagat sa patalim kasi gusto nila makapiling ang mga pamilya nila kaysa magtagal sa quarantine," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Napipilitan na lang ang mga OFW kumagat sa patalim kasi gusto nila makapiling ang mga pamilya nila kaysa magtagal sa quarantine," External link

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

Richard Gordon said : "Philhealth has been perfidious, reckless & they have been in violation of the contract so many times," "Philhealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 26, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth [owes] PRC P1.1 billion already. No payment as yet in spite of their numerous announcements that they will pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We sadly note that PhilHealth keeps giving excuses on such a serious and critical matter. First, they say they want to be sure the contract is okay. They needed [Department of Budget and Management]. The President told them to pay. Then it was referred to [Department of Justice] who told them the contract is valid and they must pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth has been perfidious, reckless and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. PhilHealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Someone from Washington D.C. texted me and said he or she was charged P10,000. It seems someone there is benefitting from this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I'm surprised about attorney Gierran because I know him. But now, he seems undecided and scared. I don't know who he's scared of because I know he's brave. Maybe someone is being manipulated,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “All I know, Attorney Gierran, if you're listening, is I'm receiving text messages. We were not at the airport. We have just started getting in because many want to transact directly with us because they are being overcharged and are waiting for too long for coronavirus test results,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We discovered four more with coronavirus disease. And we can't resist testing because if we don't, more will be put in danger,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakadiskubre pa tayo ng apat na may sakit. At 'di natin pwedeng pigilin 'yan, di ho natin matitiis 'yan. Kahit papaano, pipigain natin para makapag-test tayo sapagkat 'pag di tayo nag-test, lalong marami ang mapapahamak," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "May nagtext sa'kin galing Washington DC. Ang sabi, ang charge sa kanya P10,000. Mukhang may nabebendisyunan doon," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Dante Gierran ) : "Nagugulat ako dyan kay Atty. (Dante) Gierran dahil kilala kong tao yan eh. Pero mukhang di makadesisyon, natatakot. Ewan ko kung kanino siya natatakot. Alam ko, matapang naman siya. Ang nakikita ko, baka may sinususian," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Experts from all corners of emergency medicine will be meeting to network and discuss the next wave of original research that could revolutionize the practice of emergency medicine," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 23, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Experts from all corners of emergency medicine will be meeting to network and discuss the next wave of original research that could revolutionize the practice of emergency medicine," External link

prnewswire Friday, October 23, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “That’s already P1 billion. In a business, if the debt exceeds P1 million, it becomes in danger of going under,” “If we don’t test, we cannot know how fast the disease is spreading already,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They should pay the whole amount. Because that’s difficult. We’ll be left in the air. They’ll pay in half, leaving a balance of half a billion pesos — what will happen?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We will test them immediately for humanitarian purposes and we are not going to charge their personnel," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They should pay the whole amount. Because that’s difficult. We’ll be left in the air. They’ll pay in half, leaving a balance of half a billion pesos — what will happen?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I would like to thank the President for understanding our position very well. We are not a rich organization. We needed to ask for money today just to get the (COVID-19) test kits from China to here,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The saliva test should be a lot more dramatically low (in cost) than the RT-PCR of Red Cross, which is already the lowest,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The airports in Japan are using the saliva test we are going to use,” “If we do this, napakadali. Ni hindi mo kailangan ng PPE. In four hours you have your test. We’re ready, and all we’re waiting for is the greenlight from the scientists, and they say it’s gonna take another two weeks,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "That's dangerous... Why would they retire here at 35? Why don't they retire in their own islands?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakakapundi talaga yung sasabihin, meron kaming sinisiyasat. Kami ba may kasalanan o kayo? Kayo ang lumapit, di naman kami," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Congratulations on the steadfast, unceasing effort to make people believe in something else other than material things and looking at the Almighty in a spiritual manner and try to live your faith and live for others so others may survive these very difficult times,” External link

pna Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We must be fast... that is the rule of the game now," "We must be focused on what we are doing. We have to be friendly... flexible... and forward-looking," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "You really have to choose where you wanna fight. You cannot spend your money on so many things," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am happy to co-sponsor this bill principally because it is a no-brainer in terms of development. It is something we need that will enhance other airports like Clark, Subic, and the New Manila International Airport,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Ramon Ang ) : “Ramon Ang intends to attract Foxconn, assemblers of Apple products, which means that a lot of jobs during the construction phase and in logistics operations in the manufacturing will be created. If we can attract Foxconn and other investors here, it will definitely be a big boost to our country,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The nice part about it is that there will be no gambling activity allowed within the area. That’s a big plus and it can show that we don’t have to rely on gambling to get new investments. We can rely on the genius or talents as a country,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Our kababayan need our help not only to alleviate them from their dire situations, but to redeem themselves their dignity," External link

manilametro Monday, October 12, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There being no other questions, the proposed budget of the DFA and its attached agencies is approved to be submitted to the plenary, subject to whatever funding we can get you to make your jobs a lot more professional, a lot more efficient and a lot more facilitative. I congratulate you for your patriotism, your hard work, and your dedication,” “I think we are short in giving you more fundsIf there is anything we can do in adding more funds for having a periscope in the mind and having communications capability to train our ambassadors on the very important software of skills that will make him more effective, we are at your disposal,” External link

pna Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “When we have ambition, everything is possible. It is not easy for our country to go through the suppression of COVID-19, so immediate action is needed for us to succeed,” “As we keep moving forward, we look back and see how far we’ve come. We never knew we’d make it this far, but in our heart of hearts we knew that the country needs us more than ever. The Philippine Red Cross will always be here doing what is best for our countrymen especially the most vulnerable members in our society,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 9, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m sorry…I mean you stick all the time with the President. When you’re there you act as a secretary and here you’re a senator,” External link

inquirer Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Secretary Go has requested me if he could immediately come in because he has another appointment to go to," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon : “I’m sorry... You speak all the time with the President and [when] you’re there, you act as a secretary. Here, you are a senator” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I wish Cardinal Tagle good health and more strength with each coming day and guidance from our Lord as he continues his mission to the Vatican,” External link

pna Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think the President will agree to us because he knows that he needs investments," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “It is our responsibility to get ourselves tested for COVID-19. You can literally kill others if you are a carrier of the virus. Getting yourself tested and taking care of yourself is tantamount to taking care of your loved ones and others in your community,” “We cannot beat this invisible enemy unless we unmask it and we can only do that by testing our people. Through this, we will now have our own defense against COVID-19” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Cressida Hubbard ) : "I have decided not to make that report today to do certain things I need to do. I don't want to divide the Senate. I want to present the report... in a less charged manner," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "This is not a question kung sino ang mas magaling, sino ang mas mataas... Dahil nauna na kayo, fine," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “It is our responsibility to get ourselves tested for COVID-19. You can literally kill others if you are a carrier of the virus. Getting yourself tested and taking care of yourself is tantamount to taking care of your loved ones and others in your community,” “We cannot beat this invisible enemy unless we unmask it and we can only do that by testing our people. Through this, we will now have our own defense against COVID-19” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I always want to be fair. It’s not popular to be seen as supporting Duque but he was being blamed for the IRM mess. In truth and in fact, he was never there. He did not participate, he was absent,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Palusot lang nila iyan (that's just an excuse)," "Let the people decide on federalism in a plebiscite. You don't need a revolutionary government for that" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It should not even be discussed. We have so many problems,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

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

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

Richard Gordon told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Wala naman akong hinihingi kay President Duterte Ang dami niyang position na ayaw ko,” External link

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

Richard Gordon said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "I always want to be fair. It’s not popular to be seen as supporting Duque [However], he was never there. He did not participate [in the IRM], he was absent," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We can authorize the Executive Department to make appointments. This way, all may be replaced by fresh faces, fresh minds and untainted personnel,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “All these overcharges, overpayments, upscaling, and other nefarious schemes could not have been perpetrated without their cooperation, or maybe even, principal leadership,” “No exemption here. All of them.... they all got (their share),” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They are not being replaced and so they were able to wield massive influence,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is a clear need to curb the ‘revolving door’ policy in the leadership of the armed forces that is susceptible to personal and political patronage that favors a select few over the security and defense of the State. The persons at the helm of the AFP should be given ample time — even better security of tenure — to develop, test and implement effective reforms and meaningful long-term plans and programs of the AFP,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The amendments proposed in the bill will enhance professionalization in the organization by strengthening the merit system and allow the new leadership a longer period to implement reforms and institutionalize good policies that will redound to the improvement of the AFP,” “They would also create a new culture of excellence in leadership and accountability in the AFP since only the most qualified officers of general rank would be promoted and it would also obviate revolving door accommodation promotions,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s now clear that all regional directors had a hand and used the funds,” “The DoH got PhilHealth’s money. It does not lose money, its investments are earning” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Corruption has been allowed to take over the agency because of poor leadership... There is no vision, no continuity and no punishment for the wicked," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakapag-ipon sila ng napakalaking impluwensya. 'Pag lalabanan mo sila, sisiraan ka," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Regional vice presidents are the kings of the region. Whatever they say goes... They have their own kingdoms," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Once and for all, putulin na ang leeg nitong sawang nakapasok sa manukan ng gobyerno," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Syempre nangangapa na 'ko. Sabi ko, 'pag di pa kayo nagbayad nang mabilis, maipipilitan ako, labag man sa kalooban ko, hihinto yan. Sinabi ko na, aabot tayo ng halos P1 billion, 'di namin kaya yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “According to the DoH, there are about 450,000 pneumonia cases in the entire country and yet the PhilHealth has paid for 707,133 pneumonia cases,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There are 6-out-of-10 people who will die without seeing a doctor. If PhilHealth’s money will be used for their political interests, the people will lose their sense of security that when they go to the hospital, they know they can pay,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PSA should create an online mortality verification system so PhilHealth will no longer pay for the medical services allegedly acquired by dead patients,” “There should also be a board of eminent supervisors to oversee PhilHealth,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “So you can see from there the upcasing of cases to increase the payment for claims. They also practice favoritism in the payments,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “So you can see from there the upcasing of cases to increase the payment for claims. They also practice favoritism in the payments,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “According to the DoH, there are about 450,000 pneumonia cases in the entire country and yet the PhilHealth has paid for 707,133 pneumonia cases,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There are 6-out-of-10 people who will die without seeing a doctor. If PhilHealth’s money will be used for their political interests, the people will lose their sense of security that when they go to the hospital, they know they can pay,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PSA should create an online mortality verification system so PhilHealth will no longer pay for the medical services allegedly acquired by dead patients,” “There should also be a board of eminent supervisors to oversee PhilHealth,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Did we ever punish these people? Did we ever investigate them? Have we ever prosecuted anybody? That answer is no. Zero prosecution," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The DoH should also provide an effective referral system for isolation facilities. It is woeful that one person died because of going from one hospital to another,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “We are continuously purchasing test kits from China. For 400,000 test kits, it will cost us about $6 million,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “How can we operate if we do not have enough test kits and we do not have money to pay our medical technologists, doctors and other staff? We have been totally cooperative in all aspects but we cannot afford to continue if PhilHealth continues to fail to pay its lawful obligations,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “It takes an average of eight-and-a-half days before we get replenished. We have to wait until we are paid P120 million (before our supplier from China) delivers about 230,000 testing kits,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Pagkatapos nilang magbigay ng advanced payment na P100 million noon, paunti-unti na lang ang pagbabayad nila," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 17, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PRC is here to alleviate human suffering. The DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) must give assistance to the Filipinos who are left in Sabah due to the lack of necessary documents,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The DoH should also provide an effective referral system for isolation facilities. It is woeful that one person died because of going from one hospital to another,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “We are continuously purchasing test kits from China. For 400,000 test kits, it will cost us about $6 million,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The debt of PhilHealth to the Red Cross is almost P1 billion. After they gave P100 million before, they have been paying [in small amounts],” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Sino ang prosecutor ninyo? Ang record ng prosecutor ninyo, zero ang napo-prosecute, at isa lang ang arbitration. Sa dinami-dami ng kaso, zero ang napo-prosecute," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should learn from this. The barangays should be trained. Medical workers falling ill with COVID-19 must be treated immediately,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ito ay storya ng discrimination. 'Wag n'yong gagawing ito sa kapwa natin Pilipino... Lahat ng tao, dapat tinutulungan natin," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Qi ) : “Definitely, di ba dapat meron center of clearing area tayo na pwedeng magsabi na s a QI, puno na dun ka na lang sa ano magpunta’Yun ang kelangan ngayon, dapaat may hotline na mapapagtanungan kung anong gaggawin. At para di masaydong marami nag pupunta sa ospital, mag- isolate ka muna, kung kaya naman ng home quarantine based sa s ymptoms na dinisclose (Definitely, we should have center of clearing area which can say this hospital is full already and instead refer to other hospital, there should be hotline which can be used to guide patients if they need to be isolated or home quarantine, or hospital based on their symptoms),” External link

pna Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Bihira ang rotation [ng PhilHealth officials] kaya tingnan mo ang nangayari, ang laki ng overpricing at ng overpayment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It behooves the Senate to listen to the plight of our doctors and other frontliners, and consequently to the suffering of our people, to find out what is wrong so we can alleviate their burden," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Dapat, he (president) would have said, we will stop this.. the government is not going to allow people to be killed'Yun ang gusto kong marinig sa president,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This particular case hindi naman drug pusher itong doctor na ito. he studied medicine, he was at East Avenue. He has tried to do a good job dun sa National Mental hospital. Pinatay, so personal. That indicates to me, even more dangerously, that anybody can pay anybody now, to kill people,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Well mali yung sinabi niya doon na, eh ako mismo eh hinarass niya so it became personal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “I don't know why, parang he has to ingratiate himself with China all the time. Simply because he is asking Xi Jinping na ‘bigyan mo naman kami at a discount nung vaccine.’ He’s giving too much, he’s raising China too much. It can be a business deal. And if China wishes to give us a discount, fine. In the first place, malayo pa yung vaccine na ‘yan eh,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Scarborough Shoal ) : “Napakaagang sabihin yan, hindi pa nagsisimula ang labanan Hindi ako pumapayag na i-relinquish yung Scarborough Shoal, yung Spratlys, 'yung claim natin, hindi possession 'yan. Anong possession nila? We can cross that sea anytime But to my mind, we should always assert Kung hindi mo panindigan, lalo kang bubully-hin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "I think it was unpresidential. Hindi niya dapat nilalabas [sa SONA ang] galit niya sa isang tao lalo na sa isang senador," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "When the President mentions something like this in his SONA, baka akala ng iba nasa sauna siya, hindi SONA (some might think that he is in a sauna and not in the SONA)," "I think he (Duterte) should have stuck to the message," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The biggest threat is complacency as we are far from being out of the woods. We need to act like we already have the virus and keep wearing face masks and practising proper handwashing and physical distancing. While we all carry out our responsibility to protect ourselves and others, we in the Philippine Red Cross will continue responding and focusing our resources on key areas where we can create the most impact to help contain the disease. Together, we will prevail” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Malaking kasalanan talaga 'yan. I am very disappointed in him. Kung talagang namatay o hindi, lumaya o hindi, dapat ni-report," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “He (Baloyo) has committed an offense that has been approved by the committee, almost the whole Senate, which placed him in contempt for being very evasive and changing his answers frequently. He’s been trying to get out of Muntinlupa and the committee is not disposed of, as far as I know, to release him. If it would be up to the determination of this Congress, that will be where we’re headedhe will not be released. At the moment, this is the collective decision,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “The court can do video conferencing, the lawyers can ask the question thru video conferencing, stenographic notes can be taken... The main basis is that he is under contempt and confined to Muntinlupa. If Baloyo will be brought there, it might be difficult to return him here. To avoid that, I consulted SP, and ang pinag-usapan namin video conferencing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We cannot cheat the hangman. The Bureau of Prisons has not earned public trust. And they cannot, on their own, they just cannot say that this [person] died, and then, you take our word for it. We cannot take their word that an inmate dies of COVID-19, we cannot treat that as Gospel truth,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The proper time to change the Constitution is during the campaign. It should be a campaign issue," "Pag-usapan dapat sa kampaniya 'yan at 'yung mga partido mayroon dapat na base plan or draft plan," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Malaking kasalanan talaga 'yan. I am very disappointed in him. Kung talagang namatay o hindi, lumaya o hindi, dapat ni-report," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ilalabas nila ['yung report] kung kailan patay na at nasunog na? Nakakaduda 'yun. Hindi tama 'yun. That is unacceptable to me," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ang problema ko diyan (My problem there) is it cheats the hangman," "Kung life sentence, dapat pag namamatay diyan, ire-report 'yan, hindi ilalagay sa bag, izi-zipper at lalagay sa crematorium," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It is absolute misconduct to allow prisoners to die without proper treatment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am sharing this information with the public in the interest of transparency and so that all potentially affected persons may be attended to,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, July 18, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I have long been saying [that] testing is the key. To contain the virus, [we need testing]. We are dealing with an unseen enemy and it is only through testing that we can unmask it,” “Pag na-control na natin ang contagion at pwede nang magbukas muli ang Cebu, madali ring makakabalik ang mga tao sa kanilang mga trabaho kung magpapa-test sila (When we control the contagion and we can open Cebu, workers can easily return to work.),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am very glad that UPLB opened a molecular laboratory because this would mean that more people can now be tested in Laguna and the nearby provinces. Malaking karagdagan ito sa mga testing centers dito sa Calabarzon (This will be a big addition to testing centers in Calabarzon.),” “I have been pointing to the need to test people so that they can go back to work and won’t have to rely on the government for support. Laguna is home to industrial parks, technoparks, various factories and business establishments. Kapag na-test na ang mga empleyado sa mga ‘yan, maaari na silang magbukas ulit (If their employees get tested, they can open their businesses),” External link

manilatimes Monday, July 13, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Malaking bagay yan sa mga taong umaasa. Hope is talagang important," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “With testing being the key to get our economy going again, the accreditation of our laboratory in Batangas is a very welcome development as it would ensure that we can test more people,” “We can prevent the further spread of the virus thru testing because we will be able to separate the infected people from those who are not infected so they can’t transmit the virus. But, more than that, people who are already tested can go back to his or her job,” External link

manilatimes Monday, July 6, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is a need to investigate and determine what is wrong with the policy that incidents such as these occur,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 3, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We can fix the problem if we really focus on testing the particular areas that need to be tested,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the Philippine Red Cross, our goal is to have everyone tested so we can separate the people who are sick from the people who are not sick so they won’t contaminate,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As the whole world battle with the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, let us make this into an opportunity to reinforce our bilateral relations with other countries, to renew our ties with them, especially with the European community,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Merong mga lugar dito gaya ng Masbate, Sorsogon, mga islands, meron tayong gagawin na malapit sila doon sa mga molecular laboratory, binigyan kami ng Honda ng 104 na motorsiklo at gagamitin natin ang mga ‘yun. Susunduin nila ‘yung mga testing materials (swabs) and bring them to the nearest laboratory. That way, we can have it done, mabilis pang madadala,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If we all work together, kaya natin ‘yan, hindi pwedeng hindi makayanan. We have to get it all together. We can fix the problem if we really focus on testing the particular areas that need to be tested. We can ensure victor over COVID,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “We need to make the regular testing of our healthcare workers mandatory. It is our frontliners who face the patients. We need to test them regularly. It is really dangerous that they aren’t tested when they are constantly exposed to the patients,” “We need to protect them and make sure that they are healthy and virus-free while they take care of our people,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It was (National Action Plan Against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer) Vince Dizon’s idea to get them tested. When we were in Clark, we noticed that when they do media coverage, they usually get together side by side especially the cameramen,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This will really help us ramp up our testing capacity so that more people will get tested all over the country. With more testing capacity, we can easily identify those who are positive and segregate them from those who were tested negative,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have not tested enough but we have the capacity,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The whole testing in the Philippines right now is at 0.4 percent and that is very far from the 13-percent standard of the World Health Organization,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If we don’t vaccinate, another disease outbreak might happen. We have to avoid and prevent it. This can lead to outbreaks of VPDs as well as VPD-related deaths, and further burden the already exhausted healthcare resources due to the rise in COVID-19 cases,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Wala silang information system, dapat meron niyan. Sa mga bodega, dapat one patient, one record sa buong Pilipinas. Sa mga computer makikita mo ito ang mga sakit ng isang pasyente. Dapat nagawa na iyan matagal na. Hindi na natin kailangang hintayin ‘yung National ID System para magawa ‘yan,” External link

inquirer Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Mas madali nating ma-monitor kung ilan na mga nagagamot natin, o nababakunahan, o ilan na ang mga taong na-test na natin. Napakahirap gawin niyan kung ngayon pa lang natin gagawin, dapat noong araw pa nagawa na,” External link

inquirer Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the Philippines, we haven’t tested even one percent of the population yet,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We can advertise to the whole world [that] we have tested all the employees here, we have tested everybody here so now you are welcome to come down, and jobs can be generated right away," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Noong araw pa marami nang sindikato... sapagkat napaka-lucrative ng perang nandiyan kaya dapat bantayan yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Saudi ) : “Kaya susulat ako kay Prince Abdullah na Chairman ng Red Crescent ng Saudi Arabia. At ipagdasal ninyo na sana makuha natin, matulungan tayo, at mapauwi yung mga taong iyan,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, June 21, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Saudi ) : "Kaya susulat ako kay Prince Abdullah na Chairman ng Red Crescent ng Saudi Arabia. At ipagdasal ninyo na sana makuha natin, matulungan tayo, at mapauwi yung mga taong iyan," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, June 21, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Tab Baldwin ) : "The (PBA's) recent decision to suspend Tab Baldwin and fine him for his comments about the league, its officiating and the country’s local coaches is uncalled for," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think he is one of the finest coaches that ever came in to the Philippines. Our players are good but they need coaching and they need to be disciplined. Not listening to him is our loss," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "In college coaching, he took over an Ateneo team which just lost 7 key players to academics and transformed this rag tag team into a second-place team in his first year and a champion team in each of the next three years, the last one via an unprecedented sweep," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our molecular laboratory in Clark is equipped with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines that are capable of testing 2,000 samples per day, which will enable us to run an overall total of 16,000 tests a day since we are also opening our laboratory in Subic. This will really help us as we ramp up our testing capacity so that more people will get tested all over the country,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 19, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We welcome Lysol as our partner in helping control the spread of [the disease]. They are a company who has invested most of their resources in studying pathogens and developing solutions that can kill these. They know what we are up against, and how we can stop the infection," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed added to the existing struggles of many Filipinos and has made them more vulnerable. Being true to our mantra of being always first, always ready and always there for those who are in need and most helpless, PRC hopes to help them through the provision of these multi-purpose cash grants,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This is only preliminary. Ultimately, we will extend the assistance to the hardest-hit individuals,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Your spirit of volunteerism and resilience will help out many in need,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon cited : “South Korea was fast to test, over 350,000 were already tested there. They have been testing 15,000 people per day since March. That’s why they were able to contain the virus,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We thank the Australian government for partnering with the Philippine Red Cross in our operations aimed at ensuring victory over the virus. It was among the first partners that extended help when we first started our campaign to fight the spread of the disease,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Your trust in the Philippine Red Cross is the reason why we keep striving to reach those who are most in need,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have already acquired all the machines. The labs are already built. We just need to pass the proficiency tests,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “In the beach areas, we can assure the general public and foreign tourists that they can come here as we have already tested everybody there,” “We’re looking at all these tourism areas just to assure that when they go back there to work, they will be tested — such as the waiters, bartenders, musicians,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are doing this not for competition. It is really the fact that if we want to be safe, we have to do this test as fast as possible,” “We can do rapid testing because it is cheaper. But if they come out positive, they have to be re-tested again. The costs could become higher,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should try to lessen the dole. Let’s train and provide them with livelihood assistance,” “I have talked to them. Many are domestic helpers from Hong Kong whose bosses can no longer pay for their salaries. But they speak very good English. So, if we plan this well, we can put them in BPO (Business process outsourcing companies) right away” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If this won’t be resolved, (COVID-19 testing in the country) will again slow down,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the past, we were directly transacting with the manufacturer from China, but then (Omnibus Corp.) was appointed as the exclusive local distributor here,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It's neglect to neglect these benefits... A little investigation would show that they died because they were on the front line. It's a no brainer," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They are a company who has invested most of their resources in studying pathogens and developing solutions that can kill these. They know what we are up against, and how we can stop the infection,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 29, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In our COVID-19 Hotline 1158, we will verify first your identity then we will tell you if you are positive or negative,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The results are certified by our doctors here at Red Cross,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “But we found the data encoded in our system have errors. The personal information of the people were not encoded properly. It took us three weeks to correct those errors,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Delays occur because this is a sudden tsunami that hit us. No one is an expert on that,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Even Italy and Spain, they are all falling apart. I am not protecting anybody. But try to be patient and reasonable,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “After this (pandemic), the Philippines will be stronger healthwise because of the molecular testing laboratories,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicated : “Our target is to test 13 percent of Metro Manila,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Some people wrote that they were born in 2020 when they are already in 40s,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They have donated one full-pledged laboratory. We will have additional machines and additional extractors; we’ll have four machines and two RNAs, so we will have 20,000 testing capacity per day for this building alone, which I expect to be built in the next ten days,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I think he was premature. He was trying to put a brave face to the program. Certainly, he was under pressure not only from his peers, from the Cabinet, from everybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are looking to try and fund those elements that could be potentially made locally that we don’t need to import so we can be self-reliant on some of these testing kits,” External link

eyewitness-news Monday, May 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m aware that we have to take precautions, but I think it would not be a problem, if we allow more flights to come in and distribute them to other airports such as Clark, Subic and Mactan,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 18, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m aware that we have to take precautions, but I think it would not be a problem, if we allow more flights to come in and distribute them to other airports such as Clark, Subic, and Mactan,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “This is for the public to know what the PRC volunteers and staff have been doing every day, not just during the times of typhoons or pandemics,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “We prioritize to test frontliners of the Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Immigration,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are working to have accurate data. If we receive bad data, we cannot do the test. This is why we have the backlog,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 15, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Hundreds of volunteers doing the 24-hour shift are here to finish the backlog,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 15, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is with profound sadness that my wife, Kate, and I join the country in mourning the loss of Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta. The country lost a dedicated public servant who was also an advocate of education and employment,” “Not only did we share the same passion for promoting the welfare of our country’s teachers because of our belief that having good teachers is the key to a better future for our country, but Tessie was also a very close friend to us,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, May 15, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As the WHO official said, this virus may become just another endemic virus in our communities, and this virus may never go away, so we have to have very significant control of the virus. We need to unmask the virus so that we can isolate and conduct contact-tracing to be able to control its spread,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am very confident that our numbers will go up because now, we’ve past the learning curve, we’re fixing up our data. And when we open up in Port Area in Manila, we will have another four machines capable of 1,000 tests a day. So, we will see the figures go up even higher,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The Red Cross right now is aiming to hit two percent of Metro Manila’s population, which is 256,000. That is why we are doing everything we can to have more and more people get tested. And once our other facilities open up, we’ll be doing the majority of testing in the country,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should unmask the visible enemy within communities. We can do that by testing. We have to separate the people infected, isolate them, then heal them,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 8, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Kakayanin ba ng mga machines? Yes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 8, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : "During this pandemic that continues to threaten the country, our people, and our economy, we need to be sending out vital lifesaving information to our people on a daily basis, something that mass media is in the best position to help us with," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is a pity that we are going as fast as we can to conduct mass testing but we are not going anywhere,” “We have to be fast because the testing is the key. We have to ensure victory over the virus” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon suggested : “The people can be seated on the bleachers, with people seated on the lower bleachers swabbed first, once they were done, people next in line can come down,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PRC, the DoH and LGU must closely monitor the health status of the members of the household, in case any of them also develop any symptom of the disease. They may also call PRC Hotline 1158 for free counselling and psycho social support,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Sonny Alvarez is a very, very distinguished man. He had no mean bone in his body... His deeds speak for himself," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You have a sacred duty — that is to serve our country even if they don’t appreciate us,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our aim is to really get our people tested so that we can immediately isolate those who are affected and prevent the non-carriers from acquiring the virus. We want to make sure that our OFWs are safe before they go home to their families,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are planning to put up 20 more [laboratories] throughout the country so that we could test more," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 1, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We want to make sure that our OFWs are safe before they go home to their families,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are planning to put up 20 more laboratories throughout the country so that we could test more,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have to maximize our testing. Many people will die if we are not going to test,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “With almost 8,000 confirmed cases and a death toll of more than 500, in our country alone, this ongoing pandemic is a dire reminder that communicable and infectious diseases and public health threats respect no borders,” “The COVID-19 pandemic stirred fear in our people. Consequently, the public is increasingly demanding that the government come up with fundamental solutions to address such global and local health threats. Accordingly, the public’s expectations are growing for the government’s crucial role in increasing health security” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “A lot more money will be wasted if we do not do the mass testing. Testing is the key,” “Test, so you know right away who has (COVID-19) and who hasn’t. They will only spend a few days in the quarantine because the results will be out in two to three days. Then the government do not have to pay the hotels for the following days,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are aligned with the objectives and directives of the Philippine government, even as RC143 is compliant with the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act along with the Data Privacy Act,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 27, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “You can claim it from PhilHealth, they will reimburse the cost. PRC will give you the receipt that you got tested,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Let us not provoke the Red Cross and the DoH to clash against each other. There’s no politics there. All should be quick. I’m glad that we have already built three laboratories in one month. We are still waiting for the approval of the third one located in Port Area, Manila. I asked them to remodel the third lab so our medical technologists would be more comfortable. By Tuesday, three labs will be in operation,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “Last week, we have completed the 1,000 test results backlog of the RITM. Now, they are about to send us 5,000 samples more,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are bringing in six more RNA extraction machines, 20 PCR and thousands of testing kits, swabs and reagents for the additional PRC molecular labs all over the country. This is the third flight that the Red Cross will be chartering in response to COVID-19 and the first time via C-130 through National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. A pleasure to be working with these reliable and dedicated gentlemen,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The wide spread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

rttnews Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As we try to do our part in securing peace, our prayers remain steadfast for our heroes and their families,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “By then, there will be 12 machines in the NCR, epicenter of COVID-19 in the Philippines. I thank the RITM for its good work,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “To be able to fight this (COVID-19) enemy, we need to immediately find out who has this disease. This is a game changer for all of us to significantly expand the country’s capability to test for the virus. Our intention is to beat the pandemic by ferreting out those who test positive, so we can quickly isolate them in quarantine areas or send them to the hospitals for treatment,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “To be able to fight this enemy, we need to immediately find out who has this disease. This is a game changer for all of us to significantly expand the country’s capability to test for the virus,” “Our intention is to beat the COVID-19 pandemic by ferreting out those who test positive so we can quickly isolate them in quarantine areas or send them to the hospitals for treatment,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The wide spread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

rttnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “These laboratories can conduct 96 tests per hour and will operate 24/7,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “By then, there will be 12 machines in the NCR (National Capital Region), epicenter of COVID-19 in the Philippines. I thank the RITM for their good work,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The pace has picked up dramatically,” External link

fox59 Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We get all sorts of questions. A lot of it revolves around the eligibility question, ‘Am I at the right income level?’ Maybe it has to do with their particular family dynamic,” External link

fox59 Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The widespread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

zdnet Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon says : "Non-memory semiconductor markets will experience a significant reduction in smartphone, automobile, and consumer electronics production and be heavily impacted across the board," "In contrast, the hyperscale data center and communications infrastructure sectors will prove more resilient with the continued strategic investment required to support increased remote working and online access" External link

zdnet Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The wide spread of Covid-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “NAND flash supply will remain historically low in 2020 due to fab delays and technology transitions, but the demand will diminish later in 2020,” “Initial price increases of 15.7% during the first half of 2020 will reverse to a 9.4% decline during the second half of the year. However, average pricing levels will still enable NAND flash revenue to achieve growth this year” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Non-memory semiconductor markets will experience a significant reduction in smartphone, automobile and consumer electronics production and be heavily impacted across the board,” “In contrast, the hyperscale data center and communications infrastructure sectors will prove more resilient with continued strategic investment required to support increased remote working and online access” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is our hope that RC143, in the hands of more and more people, will, sooner than later, amount to significant aggregate data that government and health authorities can use in real-time, to mobilize resources and craft policy decisions that will allow the resumption of productive societal life albeit under the new normal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “A lot of people are hungry. They´re asking for milk, they´re asking for diapers. They say it´s not going fast enough,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “A lot of people are hungry. They’re asking for milk, they’re asking for diapers. They say it’s not going fast enough,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "A lot of people are hungry. They're asking for milk, they're asking for diapers. They say it's not going fast enough," External link

startribune Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are already ordering 5 more testing machines. So expect more machines to arrive," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 4, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our fire and medic teams were already dispatched to NAIA Terminal 2 to respond to the plane crash incident involving Lion Air Flight RPC 5880. Eight passengers consisting of a flight medic, nurse, doctor, three flight crew, one patient and a companion were on board,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The tragic circumstance in which this Covid-19 crisis has placed our country changes life permanently for so many,” External link

pna Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Now is not the time to blame. I think he already apologized to the people. You know he just got married and his wife will gave birth through caesarian operation,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Now is not the time to blame. I think he already apologized to the people. You know he just got married and his wife will gave birth through caesarian operation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Philippine Amusement ) : “The moral fabric of the Philippine society is being damaged through corruption, prostitution, and illegal traffic brought about by the influx of POGO workers in the country,” External link

laht Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is tolerance. I don’t know where it is coming from,” External link

asiatimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s not totally okay but I’m not ready to close it down…It can be more of an impact but the real pain here is the money laundering,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "It's not totally okay but I'm not ready to close it down...It can be more of an impact but the real pain here is the money laundering," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "At the very least mahina ang loob niya (Racela). At the same time, he is not using his law," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Like I said, if we get rid of POGO, there should be a replacement for the drivers, the people benefiting... not just remove them,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 9, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Money Laundering Council depends on the apprehension of BOC. BOC does its job, submits its apprehension to Money Laundering Council and to BSP, as you did, and nothing was happening,” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Once you cannot establish the provenance of the money, what is the assumption? Money laundering. Hindi mo alam kung saan nanggaling yan e. And dapat kumita na ang gobyerno diyan, kinumpiska na natin (You don’t know the source of the money. The government should have confiscated the money and gained some revenue),” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “Just last night (Wednesday), at least three members of their family were again caught bringing in millions of dollars to the country. As before, they were released after declaring the money,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Their admitting (declaring) it doesn’t prove provenance, where the money came from. Somebody’s making money out of this,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We will arrest them if they do not appear in the next hearing,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicou : "Alguns convidados sentiram náuseas depois de beber água engarrafada distribuída na celebração" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicou : "Alguns convidados sentiram náuseas depois de beber água engarrafada distribuída na celebração" External link

uol Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT



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chairman26.39%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
committee chairman1.48%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
senate committee chairman0.12%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
manager0.37%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
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committee chairperson0.12%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
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senate blue ribbon committee chairman0.74%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
chief executive officer0.25%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
officer0.12%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
geophysicist0.12%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
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chairman of the panel0.12%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
ceo1.97%EN08/06/201706/08/2017
senate blue ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
blue ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
senador2.47%PT05/26/201726/05/2017
barrister0.12%EN05/02/201702/05/2017
sen5.06%EN04/06/201706/04/2017
attorney0.49%EN02/22/201722/02/2017
consultant0.12%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
chairman of blue ribbon committee0.12%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
leader0.12%EN01/23/201723/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Richard GordonEN54.92%
Richard GordonPT11.72%
Richard GordonFR11.23%
Richard GordonES11.07%
Richard GordonEU11.07%
Richard Gordon (politician)EU0.00%
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Franklin M Drilon added ( about Richard Gordon ) : “There’s a lot to be said about Senator (Richard) Gordon’s comment that the national government’s support to the tourism industry has been all but lip service. It is not reflected in the agency’s budget” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Ramon Ang said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “We feel very honored to be supporting and collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross and Senator Richard Gordon on their efforts to help not just COVID-19 patients but also the many other patients who require blood for various purposes. We hope that through this partnership we can contribute to efforts to save lives,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 25, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Janette Garin said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “Apparently, the unofficial, unsigned report not released to the members of the committee is geared to divert attention of the public and protect the real mafia in PhilHealth,” “He (Gordon) has demonized me to the core,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Wilma Eisma said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “It was really a huge help that Sen. Gordon envisioned putting up a testing center here,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Bong Go said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “People who reside in the provinces are always lured to Manila where they believe everything is available but now as Senator (Richard) Gordon has said, eight out of the top 10 in the recent Bar exams came from the provinces,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “The COVID-19 is revolutionizing our healthcare system. Mass testing is really a game changer. I want to thank Sen. Gordon for procuring the equipment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Francisco Duque said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “Testing remains to be a cornerstone in reference to the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this, the PRC’s support to the DOH is indeed immeasurable. I am with Senator Gordon with all the pandemics and we are fortunate to have PRC in mounting an effective response,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “The COVID-19 is revolutionizing our healthcare system. Mass testing is really a game changer. I want to thank Sen. Gordon for procuring the equipment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

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Richard Gordon told : “It’s important that we get paid because we reinvest our earnings,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, November 22, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This cycle of disaster must be stopped and the dredging of water must be serious,” “Cagayan River is the longest in the Philippines, the government must not neglect the people here,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our response is always fast for speed is the name of the game. We rush and double our efforts after all disasters came one after another,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Based on the initial assessment done by our volunteers and staff, this caravan, composed of rescue vehicles, equipment, relief items, and manpower, will strengthen our response to the ongoing operations,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our relief operations are real-time. We always ensure that aside from rescue, relief is provided after, for we know that under such circumstances, these people are hit hard and left with nothing,” External link

pna Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon asked ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Nagsalita na si Secretary Duque pero hanggang ngayon wala pa. Are there updates on (the case of) Barangay Health Centers? Nabawi na ba ang mga pera? (We want) the DOH implement the decision on DOH vs. J Bros or are they sacred cows?” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon urged ( about Francisco Duque ) : “We’re shocked ang lakas ng loob naman ng mga ‘yan. Ano bang ginagawa niyo Sec. Duque? Ano ginagawa ng lawyers niyo d’yan… Umakyat kayo ng CA singilin niyo yan,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon urged : “I want that on record stated by the Department of Health,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon warned : “I’m sorry, I cannot accept that answer and I’m tempted now to block the budget of the DOH if they cannot admit,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon asked : “The question is simple: Do they agree that there is corruption as a department?” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Nag submit kami dyan almost 3 months ago, pero sa health assessment I think a month and a one week na. Pero sabi sa akin nandoon na kay [Health] Secretary [Francisco] Duque,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "This is really swindling the country...in barangay health centers and all," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Thank you, that's all I wanted to hear," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the field of industry, DOST could be the guide [of other agencies]. . . ‘Di kayo nararamdaman eh, (you are not felt) we have to make your presence felt. And I feel that DOST should be given much more money because they should be doing that sort of thing... They will provide for us the highway for the future because science and technology is always a big deal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Maria Theresa ) : "We strongly condemn the remorseless murder of Manila RTC Judge Maria Theresa Abadilla. This is truly unforgivable. It has never been and should never be acceptable that we allow our citizens to be killed especially our judges," External link

pna Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Our judges have a vital impact on the people’s lives as they protect our liberties and rights. They help the victims of various violence and discriminations achieve justice," External link

pna Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are horrified by the devastation caused by this typhoon in many areas. It has smashed into people’s lives and livelihoods on top of the relentless physical, emotional and economic toll of COVID-19. Most of them lost their livelihood and their homes, and we assure them that we are here to help,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Don’t listen to those instigators, Mr. President. Let’s focus on the disaster. Let’s focus on fighting COVID (coronavirus disease),” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are not greedy for money but I hope they would be cautious when speaking because we have been providing help. We were not the one indebted. It was them who owed us a debt. They asked us to test and we did so. Shouldn’t they pay for our service?” “I’m giving him the benefit of the doubt out of respect to the President,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I don't lobby for that (donations). They just call us because they know that the PRC is an experienced society," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Hindi kami mukhang pera pero dahan-dahan naman sa pananalita because nakakatulong naman kami,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Huwag kayong nakikinig sa mga sulsulero dyan, Mr. President. Let’s focus on the disaster. Let’s focus on fighting COVID,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon noted ( about Francisco Duque ) : “The way he (Duque) presented it–that we are demanding the payment already,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "I'm not offended. I think the President should really be careful. Minsan hindi niya alam that the statement is not really presidential," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 6, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “What I’m saying is, be careful with the words because we are helping. They are the ones in debt. They asked for our testing services. And we did it. Isn’t it just to pay us?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s a deadline based on their conscience,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are supposed to be only an auxiliary, government is supposed to bear the brunt of the support but we always help and the whole world helps us through the Red Cross," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Perhaps, there could be some defects (if he is exposed). As for me, as long as he is happy with himself, he can work, he is safe. I’d rather protect himself rather than go around,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 2, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are sending our rescue trucks, ambulance and there water tankers because there was no water. Also, we will provide them with a desalination system for the water from the sea. Fuel tankers will be going around. We will also provide 24 generators in Virac, San Andres, and Bato, which were hard hit by the typhoon," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 2, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “You don’t have to be on the ground right away, but of course, mas maganda kung you are on the ground pero we have to take care of the President as well,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "It doesn't thrill me that we have to create departments... I'm ambivalent towards that," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, November 2, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Right now as of 4 o’clock in the morning, we have two casualties, injured five, and missing one. But that is very preliminary,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I don’t want to see more (fatalities) but I’m preparing to see more. Given the magnitude of water onrushing to the community. You can just imagine the number of casualties,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Hanggang ngayon walang tubig, walang kuryente, and we're considering sending water truck there para mabibigyan ng tubig 'yung mga tao kung tatagal ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, November 1, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This ordeal is not new to us. We have learnt through experience about the need to be prepared, and the importance of ensuring communities get the support they require in the hours and days after a typhoon hits” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Magpapadala ako ng van at truck ang Red Cross na babaybay sa EDSA, na iikot sa dinaraanan ng MRT at LRT,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are determined to do all we can to help these communities prepare for the oncoming storm,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Three storms have consecutively affected the country this month alone, and now a potential super typhoon is heading our way,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Secretary General ) : “I have requested the Secretary-General (Elizabeth Zavalla) and all our laboratories in the entire country to open it to PhilHealth again and we are going to have testing tonight (Oct. 27) from the Manila International Airport first and tomorrow (Oct. 28) regular testing will be conducted in full,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “We’re going to ask them to pay right away and then lahat ng mga bagong test within three days they get the billing and they pay right away di na kami papayag na lalaki ng ganyan natakot ako talaga, ang laki ng amount pag hindi nabayaran yan babagsak kami (All the new tests should be paid within three days because I will no longer allow the debt to balloon that much. It's frightening because if they don’t pay us, we will close),” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "The debt is due and demandable. The agreement says upon demand by the Red Cross of payment, when we submit the receipts and all the things that go with this such as the records, pictures and results, they should pay in 3 days," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "They are aware of the contract and he said he’s going to pay it. I don’t know why he did not pay the whole amount," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Buti sinabi ng President 'yung corruption. Siguro dapat tingnan 'yan dahil biglang nagtaasan doon sa airport 'yung mga test at marami na ngayong nagte-test doon. Balita ko sa labas ginagawa... Ang test nila umaabot ng hanggang P20,000 kung madalian talaga," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Ngayon lang kami nagpunta sa airport. Ayaw namin makialam doon eh. Napilitan kami dahil lumalabas nagko-complain sa amin, ginagamit pa 'yung aming stationary ng ibang magtetest. Sinasabi Philippine Red Cross sila. Nung nagpunta kami balita ko medyo nagdahan-dahan sila pero tumitira pa rin 'yang mga 'yan," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "We will test right away. Tonight, I have requested the (PRC) secretary-general and all our laboratories in the entire country to open it to PhilHealth again," External link

manilametro Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : "We are going to (conduct) testing tonight from the Manila International Airport, and tomorrow, regular testing will be conducted in full. So we are ready to test all the people that we have not tested," External link

manilametro Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Buti sinabi ng President 'yung corruption. Siguro dapat tingnan 'yan dahil biglang nagtaasan doon sa airport 'yung mga test at marami na ngayong nagte-test doon. Balita ko sa labas ginagawa... Ang test nila umaabot ng hanggang P20,000 kung madalian talaga," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Ngayon lang kami nagpunta sa airport. Ayaw namin makialam doon eh. Napilitan kami dahil lumalabas nagko-complain sa amin, ginagamit pa 'yung aming stationary ng ibang magtetest. Sinasabi Philippine Red Cross sila. Nung nagpunta kami balita ko medyo nagdahan-dahan sila pero tumitira pa rin 'yang mga 'yan," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "What I have heard (Gierran) say and this is hearsay, OK?When the President (Rodrigo Duterte) leaves, a new administration will come in and investigate me. So I should be careful, really careful," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I am totally perplexed why (Gierran) is acting this way. I don't want to lose our friendship," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "He's afraid to move... I think he's scared to trust anyone (at PhilHealth). That's really difficult," "I know Dante. I thought he was my friend. But when a friend lies to me and promises that he would pay, and he doesn't pay to the prejudice of our people, iba nang usapan 'yan," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Coming from the UP, that's a very important observation that should be heard by PhilHealth," "These guys (in PhilHealth) are living in a bubble. They are living in a vacuum. They don't know that what they are doing is causing repercussions" External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Even assuming that they doubt, magbayad sila then sue us kung talagang may kasalanan kami," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Wala tayong pambili (We don’t have money to buy test kits). I cannot use money allocated for blood. I cannot use money allocated for disasters," "I feel like a caged lion right now. I worry for our people tremendously. I lose sleep over it. Di ako nakakatulog because of thisnot because I'm worried about the Red Cross, Red Cross will survive... I worry about the people, I worry about our economy," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "They said they will pay P100 million, hindi advanced 'yun eh. Rolling account 'yun eh because obviously we cannot supply if we don't pay our suppliers," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "There's nothing illegal about it because unang-una, P100 million ang in-advance, na-test na 'yun, against almost a P1.5 billion na tinest namin ngayon na hindi pa nila binabayaran. Lopsided diba? Lugi ba sila? Kami ang lugi. Lugi ang tao," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Humanitarian reason. He’s in a place which is dangerous. May mga tao na malalakas na baka maging kalaban niya," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I don't operate that way... I'm not gonna use it (debt) as leverage," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Hindi naman ako (I am not) unfair. If I see corruption, I'll call it," "I will go after them if they are using the money for corruption," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Serious ang offense niya kasi siya ang commanding officer pero… sometimes, the court should have leveraged somebody, who is not the most guilty to testify,” “He could have been a hero pag nagsalita siya” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think natatakot siya kung sino ang pagtitiwalaan niya," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I am totally perplexed why he's (Gierran) acting this way," "Sobrang ingat para sa kaniya (Gierran), sobra namang reckless para sa mga taong hindi mate-test," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth (owes) PRC 1.1billion already. No payment as yet in spite of their numerous announcements that they will pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We sadly note that PhilHealth keeps giving excuses on such a serious and critical matter. First, they say they want to be sure the contract is okay. They needed (Department of Budget and Management). The President told them to pay. Then it was referred to (Department of Justice) who told them the contract is valid and they must pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth has been perfidious, reckless and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. PhilHealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "To replenish we need to be paid. We are waiting for payment as the Chinese always require cash payment. Because of PhilHealth’s promises to pay, we had chartered a flight to China for tomorrow," "But due to PhilHealth's non-payment, we do not have the money to pay for the test kits and other equipment worth $6 million to $8 million just for this particular shipment. We will have to cancel the flight tomorrow if no payment is made," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Philhealth has been perfidious, reckless, and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. Philhealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Napipilitan na lang ang mga OFW kumagat sa patalim kasi gusto nila makapiling ang mga pamilya nila kaysa magtagal sa quarantine," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, October 26, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Napipilitan na lang ang mga OFW kumagat sa patalim kasi gusto nila makapiling ang mga pamilya nila kaysa magtagal sa quarantine," External link

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

Richard Gordon said : "Philhealth has been perfidious, reckless & they have been in violation of the contract so many times," "Philhealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 26, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth [owes] PRC P1.1 billion already. No payment as yet in spite of their numerous announcements that they will pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We sadly note that PhilHealth keeps giving excuses on such a serious and critical matter. First, they say they want to be sure the contract is okay. They needed [Department of Budget and Management]. The President told them to pay. Then it was referred to [Department of Justice] who told them the contract is valid and they must pay,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PhilHealth has been perfidious, reckless and they have been in violation of the contract so many times. PRC covered the first humongous wave of people to be tested. PhilHealth should be ashamed of themselves for betraying our vulnerable people,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, October 26, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Someone from Washington D.C. texted me and said he or she was charged P10,000. It seems someone there is benefitting from this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I'm surprised about attorney Gierran because I know him. But now, he seems undecided and scared. I don't know who he's scared of because I know he's brave. Maybe someone is being manipulated,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “All I know, Attorney Gierran, if you're listening, is I'm receiving text messages. We were not at the airport. We have just started getting in because many want to transact directly with us because they are being overcharged and are waiting for too long for coronavirus test results,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We discovered four more with coronavirus disease. And we can't resist testing because if we don't, more will be put in danger,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakadiskubre pa tayo ng apat na may sakit. At 'di natin pwedeng pigilin 'yan, di ho natin matitiis 'yan. Kahit papaano, pipigain natin para makapag-test tayo sapagkat 'pag di tayo nag-test, lalong marami ang mapapahamak," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "May nagtext sa'kin galing Washington DC. Ang sabi, ang charge sa kanya P10,000. Mukhang may nabebendisyunan doon," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Dante Gierran ) : "Nagugulat ako dyan kay Atty. (Dante) Gierran dahil kilala kong tao yan eh. Pero mukhang di makadesisyon, natatakot. Ewan ko kung kanino siya natatakot. Alam ko, matapang naman siya. Ang nakikita ko, baka may sinususian," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Experts from all corners of emergency medicine will be meeting to network and discuss the next wave of original research that could revolutionize the practice of emergency medicine," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 23, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Experts from all corners of emergency medicine will be meeting to network and discuss the next wave of original research that could revolutionize the practice of emergency medicine," External link

prnewswire Friday, October 23, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “That’s already P1 billion. In a business, if the debt exceeds P1 million, it becomes in danger of going under,” “If we don’t test, we cannot know how fast the disease is spreading already,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They should pay the whole amount. Because that’s difficult. We’ll be left in the air. They’ll pay in half, leaving a balance of half a billion pesos — what will happen?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We will test them immediately for humanitarian purposes and we are not going to charge their personnel," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They should pay the whole amount. Because that’s difficult. We’ll be left in the air. They’ll pay in half, leaving a balance of half a billion pesos — what will happen?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I would like to thank the President for understanding our position very well. We are not a rich organization. We needed to ask for money today just to get the (COVID-19) test kits from China to here,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The saliva test should be a lot more dramatically low (in cost) than the RT-PCR of Red Cross, which is already the lowest,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The airports in Japan are using the saliva test we are going to use,” “If we do this, napakadali. Ni hindi mo kailangan ng PPE. In four hours you have your test. We’re ready, and all we’re waiting for is the greenlight from the scientists, and they say it’s gonna take another two weeks,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "That's dangerous... Why would they retire here at 35? Why don't they retire in their own islands?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakakapundi talaga yung sasabihin, meron kaming sinisiyasat. Kami ba may kasalanan o kayo? Kayo ang lumapit, di naman kami," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Congratulations on the steadfast, unceasing effort to make people believe in something else other than material things and looking at the Almighty in a spiritual manner and try to live your faith and live for others so others may survive these very difficult times,” External link

pna Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We must be fast... that is the rule of the game now," "We must be focused on what we are doing. We have to be friendly... flexible... and forward-looking," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "You really have to choose where you wanna fight. You cannot spend your money on so many things," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am happy to co-sponsor this bill principally because it is a no-brainer in terms of development. It is something we need that will enhance other airports like Clark, Subic, and the New Manila International Airport,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Ramon Ang ) : “Ramon Ang intends to attract Foxconn, assemblers of Apple products, which means that a lot of jobs during the construction phase and in logistics operations in the manufacturing will be created. If we can attract Foxconn and other investors here, it will definitely be a big boost to our country,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The nice part about it is that there will be no gambling activity allowed within the area. That’s a big plus and it can show that we don’t have to rely on gambling to get new investments. We can rely on the genius or talents as a country,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Our kababayan need our help not only to alleviate them from their dire situations, but to redeem themselves their dignity," External link

manilametro Monday, October 12, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There being no other questions, the proposed budget of the DFA and its attached agencies is approved to be submitted to the plenary, subject to whatever funding we can get you to make your jobs a lot more professional, a lot more efficient and a lot more facilitative. I congratulate you for your patriotism, your hard work, and your dedication,” “I think we are short in giving you more fundsIf there is anything we can do in adding more funds for having a periscope in the mind and having communications capability to train our ambassadors on the very important software of skills that will make him more effective, we are at your disposal,” External link

pna Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “When we have ambition, everything is possible. It is not easy for our country to go through the suppression of COVID-19, so immediate action is needed for us to succeed,” “As we keep moving forward, we look back and see how far we’ve come. We never knew we’d make it this far, but in our heart of hearts we knew that the country needs us more than ever. The Philippine Red Cross will always be here doing what is best for our countrymen especially the most vulnerable members in our society,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, October 9, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m sorry…I mean you stick all the time with the President. When you’re there you act as a secretary and here you’re a senator,” External link

inquirer Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Secretary Go has requested me if he could immediately come in because he has another appointment to go to," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon : “I’m sorry... You speak all the time with the President and [when] you’re there, you act as a secretary. Here, you are a senator” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I wish Cardinal Tagle good health and more strength with each coming day and guidance from our Lord as he continues his mission to the Vatican,” External link

pna Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think the President will agree to us because he knows that he needs investments," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “It is our responsibility to get ourselves tested for COVID-19. You can literally kill others if you are a carrier of the virus. Getting yourself tested and taking care of yourself is tantamount to taking care of your loved ones and others in your community,” “We cannot beat this invisible enemy unless we unmask it and we can only do that by testing our people. Through this, we will now have our own defense against COVID-19” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Cressida Hubbard ) : "I have decided not to make that report today to do certain things I need to do. I don't want to divide the Senate. I want to present the report... in a less charged manner," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "This is not a question kung sino ang mas magaling, sino ang mas mataas... Dahil nauna na kayo, fine," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You are a universal person. You won the Miss Universe, now you are serving the universe as a humanitarian,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “It is our responsibility to get ourselves tested for COVID-19. You can literally kill others if you are a carrier of the virus. Getting yourself tested and taking care of yourself is tantamount to taking care of your loved ones and others in your community,” “We cannot beat this invisible enemy unless we unmask it and we can only do that by testing our people. Through this, we will now have our own defense against COVID-19” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I always want to be fair. It’s not popular to be seen as supporting Duque but he was being blamed for the IRM mess. In truth and in fact, he was never there. He did not participate, he was absent,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Palusot lang nila iyan (that's just an excuse)," "Let the people decide on federalism in a plebiscite. You don't need a revolutionary government for that" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It should not even be discussed. We have so many problems,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

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

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

Richard Gordon told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Wala naman akong hinihingi kay President Duterte Ang dami niyang position na ayaw ko,” External link

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

Richard Gordon said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "I always want to be fair. It’s not popular to be seen as supporting Duque [However], he was never there. He did not participate [in the IRM], he was absent," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We can authorize the Executive Department to make appointments. This way, all may be replaced by fresh faces, fresh minds and untainted personnel,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “All these overcharges, overpayments, upscaling, and other nefarious schemes could not have been perpetrated without their cooperation, or maybe even, principal leadership,” “No exemption here. All of them.... they all got (their share),” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They are not being replaced and so they were able to wield massive influence,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is a clear need to curb the ‘revolving door’ policy in the leadership of the armed forces that is susceptible to personal and political patronage that favors a select few over the security and defense of the State. The persons at the helm of the AFP should be given ample time — even better security of tenure — to develop, test and implement effective reforms and meaningful long-term plans and programs of the AFP,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The amendments proposed in the bill will enhance professionalization in the organization by strengthening the merit system and allow the new leadership a longer period to implement reforms and institutionalize good policies that will redound to the improvement of the AFP,” “They would also create a new culture of excellence in leadership and accountability in the AFP since only the most qualified officers of general rank would be promoted and it would also obviate revolving door accommodation promotions,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s now clear that all regional directors had a hand and used the funds,” “The DoH got PhilHealth’s money. It does not lose money, its investments are earning” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Corruption has been allowed to take over the agency because of poor leadership... There is no vision, no continuity and no punishment for the wicked," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Nakapag-ipon sila ng napakalaking impluwensya. 'Pag lalabanan mo sila, sisiraan ka," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Regional vice presidents are the kings of the region. Whatever they say goes... They have their own kingdoms," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Once and for all, putulin na ang leeg nitong sawang nakapasok sa manukan ng gobyerno," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Syempre nangangapa na 'ko. Sabi ko, 'pag di pa kayo nagbayad nang mabilis, maipipilitan ako, labag man sa kalooban ko, hihinto yan. Sinabi ko na, aabot tayo ng halos P1 billion, 'di namin kaya yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “According to the DoH, there are about 450,000 pneumonia cases in the entire country and yet the PhilHealth has paid for 707,133 pneumonia cases,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There are 6-out-of-10 people who will die without seeing a doctor. If PhilHealth’s money will be used for their political interests, the people will lose their sense of security that when they go to the hospital, they know they can pay,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PSA should create an online mortality verification system so PhilHealth will no longer pay for the medical services allegedly acquired by dead patients,” “There should also be a board of eminent supervisors to oversee PhilHealth,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 21, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “So you can see from there the upcasing of cases to increase the payment for claims. They also practice favoritism in the payments,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “So you can see from there the upcasing of cases to increase the payment for claims. They also practice favoritism in the payments,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “According to the DoH, there are about 450,000 pneumonia cases in the entire country and yet the PhilHealth has paid for 707,133 pneumonia cases,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There are 6-out-of-10 people who will die without seeing a doctor. If PhilHealth’s money will be used for their political interests, the people will lose their sense of security that when they go to the hospital, they know they can pay,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PSA should create an online mortality verification system so PhilHealth will no longer pay for the medical services allegedly acquired by dead patients,” “There should also be a board of eminent supervisors to oversee PhilHealth,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Did we ever punish these people? Did we ever investigate them? Have we ever prosecuted anybody? That answer is no. Zero prosecution," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The DoH should also provide an effective referral system for isolation facilities. It is woeful that one person died because of going from one hospital to another,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “We are continuously purchasing test kits from China. For 400,000 test kits, it will cost us about $6 million,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “How can we operate if we do not have enough test kits and we do not have money to pay our medical technologists, doctors and other staff? We have been totally cooperative in all aspects but we cannot afford to continue if PhilHealth continues to fail to pay its lawful obligations,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “It takes an average of eight-and-a-half days before we get replenished. We have to wait until we are paid P120 million (before our supplier from China) delivers about 230,000 testing kits,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 17, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Pagkatapos nilang magbigay ng advanced payment na P100 million noon, paunti-unti na lang ang pagbabayad nila," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 17, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “PRC is here to alleviate human suffering. The DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) must give assistance to the Filipinos who are left in Sabah due to the lack of necessary documents,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The DoH should also provide an effective referral system for isolation facilities. It is woeful that one person died because of going from one hospital to another,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “We are continuously purchasing test kits from China. For 400,000 test kits, it will cost us about $6 million,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The debt of PhilHealth to the Red Cross is almost P1 billion. After they gave P100 million before, they have been paying [in small amounts],” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Sino ang prosecutor ninyo? Ang record ng prosecutor ninyo, zero ang napo-prosecute, at isa lang ang arbitration. Sa dinami-dami ng kaso, zero ang napo-prosecute," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should learn from this. The barangays should be trained. Medical workers falling ill with COVID-19 must be treated immediately,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ito ay storya ng discrimination. 'Wag n'yong gagawing ito sa kapwa natin Pilipino... Lahat ng tao, dapat tinutulungan natin," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Qi ) : “Definitely, di ba dapat meron center of clearing area tayo na pwedeng magsabi na s a QI, puno na dun ka na lang sa ano magpunta’Yun ang kelangan ngayon, dapaat may hotline na mapapagtanungan kung anong gaggawin. At para di masaydong marami nag pupunta sa ospital, mag- isolate ka muna, kung kaya naman ng home quarantine based sa s ymptoms na dinisclose (Definitely, we should have center of clearing area which can say this hospital is full already and instead refer to other hospital, there should be hotline which can be used to guide patients if they need to be isolated or home quarantine, or hospital based on their symptoms),” External link

pna Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Bihira ang rotation [ng PhilHealth officials] kaya tingnan mo ang nangayari, ang laki ng overpricing at ng overpayment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It behooves the Senate to listen to the plight of our doctors and other frontliners, and consequently to the suffering of our people, to find out what is wrong so we can alleviate their burden," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Dapat, he (president) would have said, we will stop this.. the government is not going to allow people to be killed'Yun ang gusto kong marinig sa president,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This particular case hindi naman drug pusher itong doctor na ito. he studied medicine, he was at East Avenue. He has tried to do a good job dun sa National Mental hospital. Pinatay, so personal. That indicates to me, even more dangerously, that anybody can pay anybody now, to kill people,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Well mali yung sinabi niya doon na, eh ako mismo eh hinarass niya so it became personal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “I don't know why, parang he has to ingratiate himself with China all the time. Simply because he is asking Xi Jinping na ‘bigyan mo naman kami at a discount nung vaccine.’ He’s giving too much, he’s raising China too much. It can be a business deal. And if China wishes to give us a discount, fine. In the first place, malayo pa yung vaccine na ‘yan eh,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Scarborough Shoal ) : “Napakaagang sabihin yan, hindi pa nagsisimula ang labanan Hindi ako pumapayag na i-relinquish yung Scarborough Shoal, yung Spratlys, 'yung claim natin, hindi possession 'yan. Anong possession nila? We can cross that sea anytime But to my mind, we should always assert Kung hindi mo panindigan, lalo kang bubully-hin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "I think it was unpresidential. Hindi niya dapat nilalabas [sa SONA ang] galit niya sa isang tao lalo na sa isang senador," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "When the President mentions something like this in his SONA, baka akala ng iba nasa sauna siya, hindi SONA (some might think that he is in a sauna and not in the SONA)," "I think he (Duterte) should have stuck to the message," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The biggest threat is complacency as we are far from being out of the woods. We need to act like we already have the virus and keep wearing face masks and practising proper handwashing and physical distancing. While we all carry out our responsibility to protect ourselves and others, we in the Philippine Red Cross will continue responding and focusing our resources on key areas where we can create the most impact to help contain the disease. Together, we will prevail” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Malaking kasalanan talaga 'yan. I am very disappointed in him. Kung talagang namatay o hindi, lumaya o hindi, dapat ni-report," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “He (Baloyo) has committed an offense that has been approved by the committee, almost the whole Senate, which placed him in contempt for being very evasive and changing his answers frequently. He’s been trying to get out of Muntinlupa and the committee is not disposed of, as far as I know, to release him. If it would be up to the determination of this Congress, that will be where we’re headedhe will not be released. At the moment, this is the collective decision,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “The court can do video conferencing, the lawyers can ask the question thru video conferencing, stenographic notes can be taken... The main basis is that he is under contempt and confined to Muntinlupa. If Baloyo will be brought there, it might be difficult to return him here. To avoid that, I consulted SP, and ang pinag-usapan namin video conferencing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We cannot cheat the hangman. The Bureau of Prisons has not earned public trust. And they cannot, on their own, they just cannot say that this [person] died, and then, you take our word for it. We cannot take their word that an inmate dies of COVID-19, we cannot treat that as Gospel truth,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The proper time to change the Constitution is during the campaign. It should be a campaign issue," "Pag-usapan dapat sa kampaniya 'yan at 'yung mga partido mayroon dapat na base plan or draft plan," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "Malaking kasalanan talaga 'yan. I am very disappointed in him. Kung talagang namatay o hindi, lumaya o hindi, dapat ni-report," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ilalabas nila ['yung report] kung kailan patay na at nasunog na? Nakakaduda 'yun. Hindi tama 'yun. That is unacceptable to me," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Ang problema ko diyan (My problem there) is it cheats the hangman," "Kung life sentence, dapat pag namamatay diyan, ire-report 'yan, hindi ilalagay sa bag, izi-zipper at lalagay sa crematorium," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It is absolute misconduct to allow prisoners to die without proper treatment," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am sharing this information with the public in the interest of transparency and so that all potentially affected persons may be attended to,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, July 18, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I have long been saying [that] testing is the key. To contain the virus, [we need testing]. We are dealing with an unseen enemy and it is only through testing that we can unmask it,” “Pag na-control na natin ang contagion at pwede nang magbukas muli ang Cebu, madali ring makakabalik ang mga tao sa kanilang mga trabaho kung magpapa-test sila (When we control the contagion and we can open Cebu, workers can easily return to work.),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am very glad that UPLB opened a molecular laboratory because this would mean that more people can now be tested in Laguna and the nearby provinces. Malaking karagdagan ito sa mga testing centers dito sa Calabarzon (This will be a big addition to testing centers in Calabarzon.),” “I have been pointing to the need to test people so that they can go back to work and won’t have to rely on the government for support. Laguna is home to industrial parks, technoparks, various factories and business establishments. Kapag na-test na ang mga empleyado sa mga ‘yan, maaari na silang magbukas ulit (If their employees get tested, they can open their businesses),” External link

manilatimes Monday, July 13, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Malaking bagay yan sa mga taong umaasa. Hope is talagang important," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “With testing being the key to get our economy going again, the accreditation of our laboratory in Batangas is a very welcome development as it would ensure that we can test more people,” “We can prevent the further spread of the virus thru testing because we will be able to separate the infected people from those who are not infected so they can’t transmit the virus. But, more than that, people who are already tested can go back to his or her job,” External link

manilatimes Monday, July 6, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is a need to investigate and determine what is wrong with the policy that incidents such as these occur,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 3, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We can fix the problem if we really focus on testing the particular areas that need to be tested,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the Philippine Red Cross, our goal is to have everyone tested so we can separate the people who are sick from the people who are not sick so they won’t contaminate,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As the whole world battle with the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, let us make this into an opportunity to reinforce our bilateral relations with other countries, to renew our ties with them, especially with the European community,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Merong mga lugar dito gaya ng Masbate, Sorsogon, mga islands, meron tayong gagawin na malapit sila doon sa mga molecular laboratory, binigyan kami ng Honda ng 104 na motorsiklo at gagamitin natin ang mga ‘yun. Susunduin nila ‘yung mga testing materials (swabs) and bring them to the nearest laboratory. That way, we can have it done, mabilis pang madadala,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If we all work together, kaya natin ‘yan, hindi pwedeng hindi makayanan. We have to get it all together. We can fix the problem if we really focus on testing the particular areas that need to be tested. We can ensure victor over COVID,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “We need to make the regular testing of our healthcare workers mandatory. It is our frontliners who face the patients. We need to test them regularly. It is really dangerous that they aren’t tested when they are constantly exposed to the patients,” “We need to protect them and make sure that they are healthy and virus-free while they take care of our people,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It was (National Action Plan Against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer) Vince Dizon’s idea to get them tested. When we were in Clark, we noticed that when they do media coverage, they usually get together side by side especially the cameramen,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This will really help us ramp up our testing capacity so that more people will get tested all over the country. With more testing capacity, we can easily identify those who are positive and segregate them from those who were tested negative,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have not tested enough but we have the capacity,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The whole testing in the Philippines right now is at 0.4 percent and that is very far from the 13-percent standard of the World Health Organization,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If we don’t vaccinate, another disease outbreak might happen. We have to avoid and prevent it. This can lead to outbreaks of VPDs as well as VPD-related deaths, and further burden the already exhausted healthcare resources due to the rise in COVID-19 cases,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Wala silang information system, dapat meron niyan. Sa mga bodega, dapat one patient, one record sa buong Pilipinas. Sa mga computer makikita mo ito ang mga sakit ng isang pasyente. Dapat nagawa na iyan matagal na. Hindi na natin kailangang hintayin ‘yung National ID System para magawa ‘yan,” External link

inquirer Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Mas madali nating ma-monitor kung ilan na mga nagagamot natin, o nababakunahan, o ilan na ang mga taong na-test na natin. Napakahirap gawin niyan kung ngayon pa lang natin gagawin, dapat noong araw pa nagawa na,” External link

inquirer Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the Philippines, we haven’t tested even one percent of the population yet,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We can advertise to the whole world [that] we have tested all the employees here, we have tested everybody here so now you are welcome to come down, and jobs can be generated right away," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Noong araw pa marami nang sindikato... sapagkat napaka-lucrative ng perang nandiyan kaya dapat bantayan yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Saudi ) : “Kaya susulat ako kay Prince Abdullah na Chairman ng Red Crescent ng Saudi Arabia. At ipagdasal ninyo na sana makuha natin, matulungan tayo, at mapauwi yung mga taong iyan,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, June 21, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Saudi ) : "Kaya susulat ako kay Prince Abdullah na Chairman ng Red Crescent ng Saudi Arabia. At ipagdasal ninyo na sana makuha natin, matulungan tayo, at mapauwi yung mga taong iyan," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, June 21, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Tab Baldwin ) : "The (PBA's) recent decision to suspend Tab Baldwin and fine him for his comments about the league, its officiating and the country’s local coaches is uncalled for," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "I think he is one of the finest coaches that ever came in to the Philippines. Our players are good but they need coaching and they need to be disciplined. Not listening to him is our loss," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "In college coaching, he took over an Ateneo team which just lost 7 key players to academics and transformed this rag tag team into a second-place team in his first year and a champion team in each of the next three years, the last one via an unprecedented sweep," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our molecular laboratory in Clark is equipped with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines that are capable of testing 2,000 samples per day, which will enable us to run an overall total of 16,000 tests a day since we are also opening our laboratory in Subic. This will really help us as we ramp up our testing capacity so that more people will get tested all over the country,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 19, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We welcome Lysol as our partner in helping control the spread of [the disease]. They are a company who has invested most of their resources in studying pathogens and developing solutions that can kill these. They know what we are up against, and how we can stop the infection," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed added to the existing struggles of many Filipinos and has made them more vulnerable. Being true to our mantra of being always first, always ready and always there for those who are in need and most helpless, PRC hopes to help them through the provision of these multi-purpose cash grants,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “This is only preliminary. Ultimately, we will extend the assistance to the hardest-hit individuals,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Your spirit of volunteerism and resilience will help out many in need,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon cited : “South Korea was fast to test, over 350,000 were already tested there. They have been testing 15,000 people per day since March. That’s why they were able to contain the virus,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We thank the Australian government for partnering with the Philippine Red Cross in our operations aimed at ensuring victory over the virus. It was among the first partners that extended help when we first started our campaign to fight the spread of the disease,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Your trust in the Philippine Red Cross is the reason why we keep striving to reach those who are most in need,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have already acquired all the machines. The labs are already built. We just need to pass the proficiency tests,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “In the beach areas, we can assure the general public and foreign tourists that they can come here as we have already tested everybody there,” “We’re looking at all these tourism areas just to assure that when they go back there to work, they will be tested — such as the waiters, bartenders, musicians,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are doing this not for competition. It is really the fact that if we want to be safe, we have to do this test as fast as possible,” “We can do rapid testing because it is cheaper. But if they come out positive, they have to be re-tested again. The costs could become higher,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should try to lessen the dole. Let’s train and provide them with livelihood assistance,” “I have talked to them. Many are domestic helpers from Hong Kong whose bosses can no longer pay for their salaries. But they speak very good English. So, if we plan this well, we can put them in BPO (Business process outsourcing companies) right away” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “If this won’t be resolved, (COVID-19 testing in the country) will again slow down,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In the past, we were directly transacting with the manufacturer from China, but then (Omnibus Corp.) was appointed as the exclusive local distributor here,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "It's neglect to neglect these benefits... A little investigation would show that they died because they were on the front line. It's a no brainer," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They are a company who has invested most of their resources in studying pathogens and developing solutions that can kill these. They know what we are up against, and how we can stop the infection,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 29, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “In our COVID-19 Hotline 1158, we will verify first your identity then we will tell you if you are positive or negative,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The results are certified by our doctors here at Red Cross,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “But we found the data encoded in our system have errors. The personal information of the people were not encoded properly. It took us three weeks to correct those errors,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Delays occur because this is a sudden tsunami that hit us. No one is an expert on that,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Even Italy and Spain, they are all falling apart. I am not protecting anybody. But try to be patient and reasonable,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “After this (pandemic), the Philippines will be stronger healthwise because of the molecular testing laboratories,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicated : “Our target is to test 13 percent of Metro Manila,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Some people wrote that they were born in 2020 when they are already in 40s,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “They have donated one full-pledged laboratory. We will have additional machines and additional extractors; we’ll have four machines and two RNAs, so we will have 20,000 testing capacity per day for this building alone, which I expect to be built in the next ten days,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I think he was premature. He was trying to put a brave face to the program. Certainly, he was under pressure not only from his peers, from the Cabinet, from everybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are looking to try and fund those elements that could be potentially made locally that we don’t need to import so we can be self-reliant on some of these testing kits,” External link

eyewitness-news Monday, May 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m aware that we have to take precautions, but I think it would not be a problem, if we allow more flights to come in and distribute them to other airports such as Clark, Subic and Mactan,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 18, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I’m aware that we have to take precautions, but I think it would not be a problem, if we allow more flights to come in and distribute them to other airports such as Clark, Subic, and Mactan,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon noted : “This is for the public to know what the PRC volunteers and staff have been doing every day, not just during the times of typhoons or pandemics,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “We prioritize to test frontliners of the Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Immigration,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are working to have accurate data. If we receive bad data, we cannot do the test. This is why we have the backlog,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 15, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Hundreds of volunteers doing the 24-hour shift are here to finish the backlog,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 15, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is with profound sadness that my wife, Kate, and I join the country in mourning the loss of Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta. The country lost a dedicated public servant who was also an advocate of education and employment,” “Not only did we share the same passion for promoting the welfare of our country’s teachers because of our belief that having good teachers is the key to a better future for our country, but Tessie was also a very close friend to us,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, May 15, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As the WHO official said, this virus may become just another endemic virus in our communities, and this virus may never go away, so we have to have very significant control of the virus. We need to unmask the virus so that we can isolate and conduct contact-tracing to be able to control its spread,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “I am very confident that our numbers will go up because now, we’ve past the learning curve, we’re fixing up our data. And when we open up in Port Area in Manila, we will have another four machines capable of 1,000 tests a day. So, we will see the figures go up even higher,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The Red Cross right now is aiming to hit two percent of Metro Manila’s population, which is 256,000. That is why we are doing everything we can to have more and more people get tested. And once our other facilities open up, we’ll be doing the majority of testing in the country,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We should unmask the visible enemy within communities. We can do that by testing. We have to separate the people infected, isolate them, then heal them,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 8, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Kakayanin ba ng mga machines? Yes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 8, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : "During this pandemic that continues to threaten the country, our people, and our economy, we need to be sending out vital lifesaving information to our people on a daily basis, something that mass media is in the best position to help us with," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is a pity that we are going as fast as we can to conduct mass testing but we are not going anywhere,” “We have to be fast because the testing is the key. We have to ensure victory over the virus” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon suggested : “The people can be seated on the bleachers, with people seated on the lower bleachers swabbed first, once they were done, people next in line can come down,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The PRC, the DoH and LGU must closely monitor the health status of the members of the household, in case any of them also develop any symptom of the disease. They may also call PRC Hotline 1158 for free counselling and psycho social support,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, May 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "Sonny Alvarez is a very, very distinguished man. He had no mean bone in his body... His deeds speak for himself," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “You have a sacred duty — that is to serve our country even if they don’t appreciate us,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our aim is to really get our people tested so that we can immediately isolate those who are affected and prevent the non-carriers from acquiring the virus. We want to make sure that our OFWs are safe before they go home to their families,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are planning to put up 20 more [laboratories] throughout the country so that we could test more," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 1, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We want to make sure that our OFWs are safe before they go home to their families,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are planning to put up 20 more laboratories throughout the country so that we could test more,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, May 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We have to maximize our testing. Many people will die if we are not going to test,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “With almost 8,000 confirmed cases and a death toll of more than 500, in our country alone, this ongoing pandemic is a dire reminder that communicable and infectious diseases and public health threats respect no borders,” “The COVID-19 pandemic stirred fear in our people. Consequently, the public is increasingly demanding that the government come up with fundamental solutions to address such global and local health threats. Accordingly, the public’s expectations are growing for the government’s crucial role in increasing health security” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “A lot more money will be wasted if we do not do the mass testing. Testing is the key,” “Test, so you know right away who has (COVID-19) and who hasn’t. They will only spend a few days in the quarantine because the results will be out in two to three days. Then the government do not have to pay the hotels for the following days,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are aligned with the objectives and directives of the Philippine government, even as RC143 is compliant with the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act along with the Data Privacy Act,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 27, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon explained : “You can claim it from PhilHealth, they will reimburse the cost. PRC will give you the receipt that you got tested,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Let us not provoke the Red Cross and the DoH to clash against each other. There’s no politics there. All should be quick. I’m glad that we have already built three laboratories in one month. We are still waiting for the approval of the third one located in Port Area, Manila. I asked them to remodel the third lab so our medical technologists would be more comfortable. By Tuesday, three labs will be in operation,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “Last week, we have completed the 1,000 test results backlog of the RITM. Now, they are about to send us 5,000 samples more,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We are bringing in six more RNA extraction machines, 20 PCR and thousands of testing kits, swabs and reagents for the additional PRC molecular labs all over the country. This is the third flight that the Red Cross will be chartering in response to COVID-19 and the first time via C-130 through National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. A pleasure to be working with these reliable and dedicated gentlemen,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The wide spread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

rttnews Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “As we try to do our part in securing peace, our prayers remain steadfast for our heroes and their families,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “By then, there will be 12 machines in the NCR, epicenter of COVID-19 in the Philippines. I thank the RITM for its good work,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon stated : “To be able to fight this (COVID-19) enemy, we need to immediately find out who has this disease. This is a game changer for all of us to significantly expand the country’s capability to test for the virus. Our intention is to beat the pandemic by ferreting out those who test positive, so we can quickly isolate them in quarantine areas or send them to the hospitals for treatment,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “To be able to fight this enemy, we need to immediately find out who has this disease. This is a game changer for all of us to significantly expand the country’s capability to test for the virus,” “Our intention is to beat the COVID-19 pandemic by ferreting out those who test positive so we can quickly isolate them in quarantine areas or send them to the hospitals for treatment,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The wide spread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

rttnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “These laboratories can conduct 96 tests per hour and will operate 24/7,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “By then, there will be 12 machines in the NCR (National Capital Region), epicenter of COVID-19 in the Philippines. I thank the RITM for their good work,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The pace has picked up dramatically,” External link

fox59 Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We get all sorts of questions. A lot of it revolves around the eligibility question, ‘Am I at the right income level?’ Maybe it has to do with their particular family dynamic,” External link

fox59 Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "The widespread of COVID-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted," External link

zdnet Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon says : "Non-memory semiconductor markets will experience a significant reduction in smartphone, automobile, and consumer electronics production and be heavily impacted across the board," "In contrast, the hyperscale data center and communications infrastructure sectors will prove more resilient with the continued strategic investment required to support increased remote working and online access" External link

zdnet Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The wide spread of Covid-19 across the world and the resulting strong actions by governments to contain the spread will have a far more severe impact on demand than initially predicted,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “NAND flash supply will remain historically low in 2020 due to fab delays and technology transitions, but the demand will diminish later in 2020,” “Initial price increases of 15.7% during the first half of 2020 will reverse to a 9.4% decline during the second half of the year. However, average pricing levels will still enable NAND flash revenue to achieve growth this year” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Non-memory semiconductor markets will experience a significant reduction in smartphone, automobile and consumer electronics production and be heavily impacted across the board,” “In contrast, the hyperscale data center and communications infrastructure sectors will prove more resilient with continued strategic investment required to support increased remote working and online access” External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It is our hope that RC143, in the hands of more and more people, will, sooner than later, amount to significant aggregate data that government and health authorities can use in real-time, to mobilize resources and craft policy decisions that will allow the resumption of productive societal life albeit under the new normal,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “A lot of people are hungry. They´re asking for milk, they´re asking for diapers. They say it´s not going fast enough,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “A lot of people are hungry. They’re asking for milk, they’re asking for diapers. They say it’s not going fast enough,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "A lot of people are hungry. They're asking for milk, they're asking for diapers. They say it's not going fast enough," External link

startribune Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "We are already ordering 5 more testing machines. So expect more machines to arrive," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 4, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Our fire and medic teams were already dispatched to NAIA Terminal 2 to respond to the plane crash incident involving Lion Air Flight RPC 5880. Eight passengers consisting of a flight medic, nurse, doctor, three flight crew, one patient and a companion were on board,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “The tragic circumstance in which this Covid-19 crisis has placed our country changes life permanently for so many,” External link

pna Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Now is not the time to blame. I think he already apologized to the people. You know he just got married and his wife will gave birth through caesarian operation,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon added : “Now is not the time to blame. I think he already apologized to the people. You know he just got married and his wife will gave birth through caesarian operation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said ( about Philippine Amusement ) : “The moral fabric of the Philippine society is being damaged through corruption, prostitution, and illegal traffic brought about by the influx of POGO workers in the country,” External link

laht Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “There is tolerance. I don’t know where it is coming from,” External link

asiatimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “It’s not totally okay but I’m not ready to close it down…It can be more of an impact but the real pain here is the money laundering,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : "It's not totally okay but I'm not ready to close it down...It can be more of an impact but the real pain here is the money laundering," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : "At the very least mahina ang loob niya (Racela). At the same time, he is not using his law," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Like I said, if we get rid of POGO, there should be a replacement for the drivers, the people benefiting... not just remove them,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 9, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Money Laundering Council depends on the apprehension of BOC. BOC does its job, submits its apprehension to Money Laundering Council and to BSP, as you did, and nothing was happening,” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Once you cannot establish the provenance of the money, what is the assumption? Money laundering. Hindi mo alam kung saan nanggaling yan e. And dapat kumita na ang gobyerno diyan, kinumpiska na natin (You don’t know the source of the money. The government should have confiscated the money and gained some revenue),” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon told : “Just last night (Wednesday), at least three members of their family were again caught bringing in millions of dollars to the country. As before, they were released after declaring the money,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “Their admitting (declaring) it doesn’t prove provenance, where the money came from. Somebody’s making money out of this,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon said : “We will arrest them if they do not appear in the next hearing,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicou : "Alguns convidados sentiram náuseas depois de beber água engarrafada distribuída na celebração" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Richard Gordon indicou : "Alguns convidados sentiram náuseas depois de beber água engarrafada distribuída na celebração" External link

uol Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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chairman of the committee0.62%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
vice chairman of the committee0.12%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
chairman26.39%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
committee chairman1.48%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
senate committee chairman0.12%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
manager0.37%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
trinity mirror plc. manager0.25%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
mirror plc. manager0.25%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
chairperson0.25%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
committee chairperson0.12%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
blue ribbon committee chairman1.11%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
ribbon committee chairman1.11%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
senate blue ribbon committee chairman0.74%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
chief executive officer0.25%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
officer0.12%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
geophysicist0.12%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
head3.45%EN08/14/201714/08/2017
chairman of the panel0.12%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
ceo1.97%EN08/06/201706/08/2017
senate blue ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
blue ribbon committee chairman senator0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
senador2.47%PT05/26/201726/05/2017
barrister0.12%EN05/02/201702/05/2017
sen5.06%EN04/06/201706/04/2017
attorney0.49%EN02/22/201722/02/2017
consultant0.12%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
chairman of blue ribbon committee0.12%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
leader0.12%EN01/23/201723/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Richard GordonEN54.92%
Richard GordonPT11.72%
Richard GordonFR11.23%
Richard GordonES11.07%
Richard GordonEU11.07%
Richard Gordon (politician)EU0.00%
Richard Gordon (politician)EN0.00%


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Franklin M Drilon added ( about Richard Gordon ) : “There’s a lot to be said about Senator (Richard) Gordon’s comment that the national government’s support to the tourism industry has been all but lip service. It is not reflected in the agency’s budget” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Ramon Ang said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “We feel very honored to be supporting and collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross and Senator Richard Gordon on their efforts to help not just COVID-19 patients but also the many other patients who require blood for various purposes. We hope that through this partnership we can contribute to efforts to save lives,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 25, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Janette Garin said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “Apparently, the unofficial, unsigned report not released to the members of the committee is geared to divert attention of the public and protect the real mafia in PhilHealth,” “He (Gordon) has demonized me to the core,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Wilma Eisma said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “It was really a huge help that Sen. Gordon envisioned putting up a testing center here,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Bong Go said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “People who reside in the provinces are always lured to Manila where they believe everything is available but now as Senator (Richard) Gordon has said, eight out of the top 10 in the recent Bar exams came from the provinces,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “The COVID-19 is revolutionizing our healthcare system. Mass testing is really a game changer. I want to thank Sen. Gordon for procuring the equipment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Francisco Duque said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “Testing remains to be a cornerstone in reference to the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this, the PRC’s support to the DOH is indeed immeasurable. I am with Senator Gordon with all the pandemics and we are fortunate to have PRC in mounting an effective response,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Delfin Lorenzana said ( about Richard Gordon ) : “The COVID-19 is revolutionizing our healthcare system. Mass testing is really a game changer. I want to thank Sen. Gordon for procuring the equipment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT