Teodoro Locsin

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Teodoro Locsin said : “Nations break ranks in the race for the first COVID-19 vaccine. The UN must stand in the breach made by disunity to ensure that the less powerful, the less rich, those who cannot be heard, those who cannot be reached, those who cannot be savedif we fail them mankind will never be safe again,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will always be those who will remember that they were left to suffer and die alone. The COVID-19 pandemic gave nations the chance to come close together and “reshape the world to better effect," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Together and never at odds with each other, we must face it head on and save all our people because we cannot save just our own,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The never-ending recurring scenario of being driven away from one’s home because of strife, violence and persecution is one of our species’ unnecessary heartbreaking inventions. The only way to even this out is to respond with ‘malasakit,’” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 23, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Post-convention and protocol, we opened our doors once again to both people from Vietnam, to Iranians, Indo-Chinese, and East Timorese refugees, among others," External link

pna Friday, October 23, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The basis of our external relations with other countries is, foremost, friendship, and not whatever material benefit we hope to get from them. We scorn talk of mutual benefit first rather than sincere friendship,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You’re the only one who got that. Other reactions have been idiotic,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The reports we’re getting now, is this, China is mellowing. It’s no longer insisting on the exclusion of foreign powers. It’s no longer insisting on this and that,” “So I brought this basically to, you know, the enemies of China and some of our allies” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “told him, ‘This [code of conduct] is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let’s get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who’s right, who’s wrong when something happens,’” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It’s very clear — no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied ( about Xi Jinping ) : “I read everything he told President Xi. China has never made setting aside the arbitral award a prerequisite to anything,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “On the contrary, China agrees with the Philippines to disagree on their respective claims,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Can’t help it if traitors try to put a treasonous spin to it. But it’s [OK], one day they’ll be assassinated with impunity; indeed to loud acclaim,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need help and we are willing to do it but we’re not gonna ask for help and get it…in the form of people coming in who already pre-judged what happened in the Philippines. I said no, if I see any of their faces I myself will block them from coming in,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "The PCVF's budget must reflect the fact that we have abrogated the VFA," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Believe me, no power in the region is anything but relieved that we have suspended the abrogation... But the President's order stays and we must respect it," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "One thing I don't like is the almost patronizing attitude our neighbors in Southeast Asia have against our [Sabah] claim," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "respected in Southeast Asia as a power in our own right," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "are most valued for their professionalism," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There is a tug of war going on on how many should be allowed to go, but it is their constitutional right to travel and work where they can find the best terms," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Now, they are listening (to us). We took a meeting before, I think I said nobody is to attend a single national day celebration, a single cocktail… until these people learn manners and they did. Now, this is the result but we need to do our part. We’re gonna have to do our part,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “I said, ‘no.’ If I see any of their faces, I, myself, will block them from coming in,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “His years of experience in business and extent of his professional network will be vital in enhancing our links,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Nuclear Weapons ) : "In his address before the General Assembly, my President committed to the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Philippines was among the first to sign the Treaty and we will adhere to its universalization of global norms against nuclear weapons," External link

pna Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Peace ) : "Flat out the best US ambassador, including the Long Peace of the Cold War. Holding firm to American principles and key interests, he understood us, especially this President with whom he worked fabulously well even in tempestuous circumstances, like old friends pulling in opposite directions," External link

pna Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I will never agree to the sale of our properties in Japan for any reason. Sell the properties of the departments of budget, treasury, health above all for its lousy response to COVID,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Less than 5 percent [because] Finance Secretary Sonny [Dominguez], unlike his predecessors, is careful for the national interest. He set up a take-it-or-leave-it-system. We decide what project. Put it out for loan or bid; best bid wins," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 28, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Unlike in Indonesia these dealers were not fooled,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I smell a local connection to the local drug trade. Sorry. No mercy,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The European Union has gone down to the level of deciding for us. They have descended on the level of stupidity,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The European Union has gone down to the level of deciding for us. They have descended on the level of stupidity,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "Withholding the vaccine the most effective means of mass salvation is a weapon of mass destruction," External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Roy Cimatu ) : “We filled in moat of US embassy to keep threats at Bayget it? Will fix that. I was stunned by the beauty and vast possibility for tourism of Cimatu’s idea of a white sand beach from end to end. DENR & DPWH show it can be done in half a year. Pure genius. Marine life appearing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I can swear to you: Western powers will be in the South China Sea,” External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “China’s demand to exclude Western powers from the South China Sea – that I will never allow,” “The Western powers must be present in the South China Sea as a balancer” External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I can swear to you, Western powers will be in the South China Sea,” External link

BangkokPost Monday, September 21, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We won it already. Why litigate something you already won?” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “The question of ASEAN amity won’t get in the way of my assertion of what is ours,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau after realizing that the rest of the world has forgotten our Sabah claim, casually designating it as another country’s territory when we have not forgotten it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “The question of ASEAN amity won’t get in the way of my assertion of what is ours,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau after realizing that the rest of the world has forgotten our Sabah claim, casually designating it as another country’s territory when we have not forgotten it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Japanese government and ambassador and I are on this and Japan did not cease its search that Saturday but had in fact continued it against protocol,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “No such concern about China’s vaccine at all,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No such concern about China’s vaccine at all,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 18, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Japanese government and ambassador and I are on this and Japan did not cease its search that Saturday but had in fact continued it against protocol. On the other hand, I refuse to ask other Asian powers to join in the search because that is an attack on the sovereignty of Japan,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 18, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with that company,” “If they were in any way involved in the reclamation, then it becomes consistent on our part to terminate any contract with them,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “China has my word on that and it will be a COC with which the rest of the world will be totally comfortable, friends and enemies alike,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Association ) : “I remind colleagues that this kind of terrorism threatens everyone in the Association. It will be tempting to pass on the threat; but its very exportability makes this terrorism as easily importable as happened in Marawi,” “Nor is one country turning its back on another’s terrorist problem an option. As terrorism grows in one, the threat of it increases in others,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I declared that as China Coordinator I will push through to the 2nd Draft and get started on the 3rd before handing the China Coordinatorship to my brother Myanmar. That is what I am honor bound to do," External link

pna Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It is imperative to bring everyone back to the negotiating table to demonstrate to the world that we are sincerely committed and determined to arrive at a conclusive result, one way or the other, but we must get down to sincere and serious work," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "While we fiercely guard our waters, we are not forgetting our terrestrial domain. In pursuit of securing what is ours, I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That is part of Philippine history, especially of Philippine south," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “And that is the American way: as hard in their soldiers as they are on the enemy. The US Navy captain who rammed the coral was ruined although the coral did not scream in pain as my leftist colleagues in Congress were suggesting. Pemberton will get it as bad,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There is another plot to dispose of 4 of our Japan properties,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Dollar patriotism. Not while I am alive. Kaching, kaching. Disgusting!!!” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The plight of our poor veterans, so few of them left, have been invoked by every gang of officials who've run through the budgets of their own agencies. Usually happens toward the end of a term. Retirement fund of last resort,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 14, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “There is no exchange. I clinched that purely on my charm with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. I insisted that it (vaccine procurement) be a private sector venture,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, September 11, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Mike Pompeo ) : "There is no exchange. I clinched that purely on my charm with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. I insisted that it (vaccine procurement) be a private sector venture," External link

pna Friday, September 11, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Reserve forces, if you want to use wartime analogies, are usually paid and they’re paid well,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Only rabid anti-Americans see wrong in an act of right and fairness” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There you go. Only rabid anti-Americans see wrong in an act of right and fairness. Now America knows who are its friends and who are its implacable enemies in the Philippines,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s controland to do justicethe President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “Why I turned down Coast Guard insistence on opening 11 archipelagic lanes instead of 3 the DA, DND, NSA and other agencies to do with fisheries and marine conservation. With 11, might as well turn over our territorial waters to the nearest naval power. Cheaper than patrolling,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Of course, since the contract was already entered into they could sue us on that but…I’m very careful about validating anything that China does by inaction,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company," External link

upi Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin recalled : “an old bureau within the DFA exclusively devoted to the issue,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “While we have always endeavored not to let it affect our relations with Malaysia, well, it’s up to them. But we will certainly never give it up,” “As the successor in sovereignty of the Sultanate of Sulu, the Philippines has legal ownership and sovereignty over Northern Borneo, or what I call the tropical island of Borneo,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with the company," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : ''Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,'' External link

koreatimes Monday, August 31, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

samoaobserver Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done," External link

thenational Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

wcfcourier Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, August 29, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with that company,” “If they were in any way involved in the reclamation, then it becomes consistent on our part to terminate any contract with them,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 28, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “What if it reopens our arbitral victory? They’re just dying and other members of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations who are dying to have us reopen that. And then we’ll be all alone, and then we’ll lose what [former President] Noynoy (Aquino) won for us. I have to think very carefully,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “The Coast Guard is an instrumentality of the policy we make. They do not make policy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, August 28, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done," External link

startribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

msn-uk Friday, August 28, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It benefits the Philippine interests that we have a US presence in the region, I’ve said that very clearly. It is the same as the presence of Great Britain of the European coast in the old days of the balance of power,” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There is no kowtowing. The president himself confronted (Chinese President) Xi Jinping," "He brought it up and the reaction (from Mr Xi) was not very nice" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China,” External link

angop Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “The Philippine Coast Guard applied for a Coast Guard attache IN Washington after I flatly rejected one FOR Beijing. The Washington request is likewise rejected and don't ever go behind my back. We don't share a coastline with the US like Canada does. So no, nunca, never,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're going to continue our patrol[s] because it's ours," "They will continue to call it an illegal provocation, but that's their right - that's the free world" External link

manilametro Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Yes, we need the U.S. presence in Asia," External link

manilametro Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're going to continue our patrol[s] because it's ours," "They will continue to call it an illegal provocation, but that's their right - that's the free world" External link

irishsun Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Yes, we need the U.S. presence in Asia," External link

irishsun Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “This is really unique in its insanity. It is a movement, a seditious movement to keep the government. Why would you do that, why don’t you just call you know, form a cheering squad, stand outside the palace and clap,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “Philippine Coast Guard wants own attaché in Beijing Embassy. Flat no. We have a Defense attaché for national defense issues. A separate Coast Guard attaché means we concede exclusive sovereignty over our coastal waters so they are now subject to discussion instead of automatic protest,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “I don’t want anyone discussing with his foreign counterpart what naval maneuvers are or are not acceptable,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I was very firm about protecting what was ours,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

wsau Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Over the weekend, we brought in repatriates from Tashkent, Uzbekistan and that was the first repat(riation) flight from Central Asia. We expect to bring home 177,000 more OFWs," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Liberal Parti ) : “She conducted a great campaign, considering that she was barely supported by the Liberal Party, which by the way, might have been involved in her husband’s death,” “This poor woman just fought there and got it, she got 200,000 votes. Why is the opposition so afraid to field her in 2022? Don’t be like that” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Philippine Coast Guard wants own attaché in Beijing Embassy. Flat no. We have a Defense attaché for national defense issues. A separate Coast Guard attaché means we concede exclusive sovereignty over our coastal waters so they are now subject to discussion instead of automatic protest," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "I don't want anyone discussing with his foreign counterpart what naval maneuvers are or are not acceptable," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "a seditious movement to keep the government," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Reserve forces, if you want to use wartime analogies, are usually paid and they’re paid well," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The first thing about this plan is you’re looking at it. He (Duterte) appointed me, knowing where I was coming from. I was in the UN, I was very firm about protecting what is ours, I was very firm about never bending a knee to China. And that’s why he took me,” “If Risa Hontiveros would only stop listening to her own voice and trying to listen to others,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I ordered shifts in consulates so COVID infections don't close consulates anymore. They stay open. Only shift with infection goes into quarantine; not everybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "first and only President who has cared for the least of the Filipino people”. “Welcome home! President Duterte welcomes you home. I want to thank the people around me. Every day nandito sila to welcome our people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 17, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As far as I know we've stopped all marine surveys by foreign ships because, while they follow the rule that it must contain Filipino scientific crew usually from UP, I'm told all our crew do is behave like mushrooms: fed and kept in the dark,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I know there was permission for a US survey ship, then a French one though I can't remember when that was from the undiminishing pile of sheets on my table. @DFAPHL ASPAC check on this,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Poor https.//twitter.com/dododulay/status/1290854053656682498 In response to Dulay's tweet, Locsin Jr . ordered the immediate re... . Locsin Jr . expressed condolences to the Lebanese people following the twin explosion that killed about people and injured some 4, others. Locsin said he hopes to extend material help as "some gesture of solidarity hope material and medical help as well," Locsin said on Twitter 'We saw the mushroom' ... . Locsin Jr Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr . (PCOO / / MANILA BULLETIN) ... We have meanwhile turned down all proposals of acquisition of properties abroad in this pandemic,” External link

antiguanews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Our hearts go out to the Lebanese people. And I hope material and medical help as well," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Department of Foreign Affairs opposes the sale of its properties abroad especially in key capitals. We have meanwhile turned down all proposals for the acquisition of properties abroad in this pandemic. The DFA has realigned all its retrofitting to the anti-COVID campaign,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Medyo mayabang ako e. ‘Absolutely not sir, we work with what I have and if we have to realign our budget I will, (if) I have to take it out of other operations I will and will not hesitate,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “We have a big budget for that (retrofitting), and I said no, that all goes to the OFWs to get them home and to take care of them, to the extent we can,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 31, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He was already summoned. It was about to happen. They are always trying to sneak in an attempt to implicitly abandon our claim. But I warned our diplomats. Never,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No country can tell another what it can and cannot say about what the latter regards as rightfully its own. I don’t insist China say only what we want to hear about the Arbitral Award. It is free to say what it wants while we say and do what needs doing. That holds for Sabah,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He was already summoned. It was about to happen. They are always trying to sneak in an attempt to implicitly abandon our claim. But I warned our diplomats. Never,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have and continue to assert our rights in the Spratlys/WPS (West Philippine Sea). I am doing that with regard to Sabah. There have been repeated attempts to sell that claim but no Philippine president has succumbed,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award. This was reported to us by our diplomats on the scene and our German lawyer. None may share our Hague victory who worked against it” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines" External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Anne Frank ) : "The killing of 6MJews, 20MRussians & innocents like Anne Frank in WW2 is historical fact," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "No country can tell another what it can and cannot say about what the latter regards as rightfully its own," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I don't insist China say only what we want to hear about the Arbitral Award. It is free to say what it wants while we say and do what needs doing. That holds for Sabah," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "time and again to talk about our differences, sometimes heatedly but always forthrightly," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award. This was reported to us by our diplomats on the scene and our German lawyer. None may share our Hague victory who worked against it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We won it already. Now, why would you want to relitigate something that you've won? It's like, you don't like you won? That just doesn't make any sense. So, I rejected it," External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "You want to bring it up to the United Nations? No. We won it. You bring it back to the UN and it becomes a question of numbers and this has nothing to do with numbers. It has to do with law," External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's a free world. You want me to get angry at China because they express their own opinion? Come on," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's a free world, they don't have to agree with us," "We don't always have to be angry all the time. What's wrong with that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is a matter close to my heart. I know the fear, the risk, and the deprivation that Overseas Filipino Workers have to endure in order to seek a better life for their families and loved ones,” External link

pna Monday, July 20, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I assure our people that the Department of Foreign Affairs and its embassies and consulates abroad will do whatever it takes to bring our distressed Overseas Filipinos home - on their feet or on their backs,” External link

pna Monday, July 20, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We also honor the families and loved ones they left behind, those who must bravely live bearing the burden of unfathomable grief and extreme uncertainty," External link

pna Sunday, July 19, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China’s claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’ had no basis in law The award is non-negotiable,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin pointed out : “The arbitration award conclusively settled the issue of historic rights and maritime entitlements in the South China Sea and is a milestone in the corpus of international law” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law, including (the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) to which both parties are signatories," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China’s claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’ had no basis in law. Rather, claims to historic rights, or other sovereign rights or jurisdiction that exceed the geographic and substantive limits of maritime entitlements under UNCLOS, are without legal effect," External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitration case initiated and overwhelmingly won by the Republic of the Philippines versus the People’s Republic of China is a contribution of great significance and consequence to the peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea and to the peace and stability of the region at large," External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law as a means to settle disputes amicably, achieve peace, advance a rules-based and equitable international order, foster cooperation among friendly, responsible and civilized nations and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award,'" External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

manilametro Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

polandsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as a law-abiding, peace-loving, and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change. The award is non-negotiable," External link

pna Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitral tribunal’s award of 12 July 2016 represents a victory, not just for the Philippines, but for the entire community of consistently law-abiding nations," External link

pna Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as law-abiding, peace-loving and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change," External link

manilametro Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as law-abiding, peace-loving and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, July 13, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” External link

vietnamplus-en Monday, July 13, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitral tribunal's award of 12 July 2016 represents a victory, not just for the Philippines, but for the entire community of consistently law-abiding nations... The award is non-negotiable," External link

polandsun Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

cknw Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

globalnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of and under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

washtimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law," "We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award" External link

startribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 12, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law, including UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) to which both parties are signatories,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

economictimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The timely assistance of the Philippine Red Cross shows the world the compassionate and encompassing heart of the Filipinos. The kind gesture manifests that we do not only take care of our own but also other nationalities in need,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names. They open themselves to error unless the real purpose is to excuse and challenge mistakes that may over time harden into rights,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The tax-evading POGOs did pay out as you must suspect but under the table which puzzled them. Usually they line up in a revenue office and pay up but this was special: collector whose affiliation to any department was kept a mystery turned up himself like home pick up,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin suggests : “get only Sarao to build the same jeepneys, retaining the traditional look, just improve the engine” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're getting a cargo flight even as we speak," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'm afraid the 50 will be cremated. The DOH (Department of Health) is handling that and the cremation will take place," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That's the highest, Middle East and Africa, the Americas, 373, the Asia and the Pacific, 492, Europe, 305," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "he saw that the tensions in the south China Sea were getting in the way of a united response to the COVID-19 crisis," "The American side won't feel that they have their backs to the wall and the Chinese will be actually, I believe relieved that the Americans will feel that way so we can then concentrate on COVID," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "the opposite of appeasement right now," "Every transgression and incursion made by the Chinese or even just a suspicion of it is immediately reported to me... and we craft a diplomatic note and fire it off," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "what we won in the Hague tribunal," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "They're concerned by the verdict, but we have to explain to them and I think I've adequately explained to them that she failed to defend herself," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The rule of law must prevail. After her conviction in the lower court, she should appeal immediately to the upper court and not appeal to social media and the like-minded there," "This is a matter of law" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'd give it some thought," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have entered a brave new world in the writer’s original sense: a world that will need bravery to survive, the courage to dare, and above all trust among everyone to prevail,” External link

pna Friday, June 19, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "He never complained; got cardiac arrest; doctors didn't help. He died. Shame. Abject apologies to UK," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Let's decriminalize libel, Senate President Sotto. The money damages alone are far, far, far, far more painful," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Jun Yasay has donned the garment of immortality . . . More important it makes him finally impervious to pain,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 12, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He hurt no one and helped everyone he could. He did what many fighting tyranny had to: shield themselves with US law,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 12, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "He hurt no one and helped everyone he could. He did what many fighting tyranny had to: shield themselves with US law," "Thank you, America, for shielding him while he fought for Filipino liberty. May his detractors burn in hell" External link

pna Friday, June 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I issued this diplomatic note to the US ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “To PLDT. Just drop that roaming partnership shit with China and Vietnam. You f---ers are making my work harder” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To PLDT. Just drop that roaming partnership shit with China and Vietnam. You f---ers are making my work harder” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Since then there has never been a break in the friendship between our peoples,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are still grateful for that,” “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress for China is no longer poor, far from it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in light of political and other developments in the region,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, June 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “A man who does not change his mind cannot change anything. He ran on the slogan ‘change is coming.’ But in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened superpower tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world,” “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin told : “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense toward enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part of the world,” External link

arabnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense toward enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part of the world,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why did he [the President] change his mind,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened super power tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Everyone now is free to speculate about what is clear and true on its face. But the reckless and bad intention may undo, though I doubt they have the credibility the good that we all, women and men of peace and goodwill, seek,” “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin cited : "political and other developments in the region" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A man who does not change his mind cannot change anything. He ran on the slogan ‘change is coming.’ But in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened superpower tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

irrawaddy.com Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president´s instruction," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I issued this diplomatic note to the US Ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are never going back to the Visiting Forces Agreement but there are other enduring-predictable not just ad hoc- ways of cooperation to give muscle memory to the Mutual Defense Treaty without which we would be an Oriental slave state,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in light of political and other developments in the region,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

pulse Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I issued this diplomatic note to the US ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "When it (test results) comes out, why does it take so long to give it back to them so they can qualify to get out? That's what the President got angry about," "By God, I can tell you everybody's jumping to get it solved" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 29, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We showed goodwill when we have the chance to demonstrate it, they are so grateful to Secretary Berna for the extraordinary work she did to get the stranded nationals out,” External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "The foreign ministers have called me to say, 'Thank you so much because the Philippines stands out by the care and concern they did to bring they nationals back and we will not forget,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Our own similar experience revealed how much trust in a friendship is lost by it and how much trust was created by Vietnam’s humanitarian act of directly saving the lives of our Filipino fishermen,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 18, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Everything everyone's worked for so hard in government in the service of the Filipino and the first President who genuinely cares for the least Filipino flushed down the toilet with all the great work of the IATF in the pandemic swirling like turd. Thank you NTC and f*ck you!” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Now more than ever the world needs Filipinos. Am not glad of the adversity but gotta admit it is when the Filipino shines brightest. Not us back here but you out there,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It is like an income tax which was abolished for OFWs and even their tax-free income filings were destroyed. They are just totally out of the purview of government exactions for which they will not benefit at all," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Leave the Chinese embassy in Manila alone. It never made a connection between medical help and legal claim,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 27, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, April 27, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

washtimes Monday, April 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ABCnews Monday, April 27, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

startribune Monday, April 27, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Han Dong ) : “South Korea is (a) true friend in every sense; and Ambassador Han Dong-man is simply outstanding,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Manila Bay ) : “I will bring up the distorted and truncated statement of the resolution adopted by the IATF unanimously regarding the Green Lane and the adoption of the sea voyage as compliance with the 14-day quarantine. We have vessels rotting in Manila Bay because of that distortion,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is essential at a time when countries must not only navigate the Covid crisis, but must also prepare a post-pandemic plan of social and economic recovery,” “In Asia, that recovery hinges on China’s recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 24, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In Asia, that recovery hinges on China's recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty," External link

globalsecurity Friday, April 24, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is essential at a time when countries must not only navigate the Covid crisis but must also prepare a post-pandemic plan of social and economic recovery,” “In Asia, that recovery hinges on China’s recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In Asia, that recovery hinges on China's recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty," External link

irishsun Friday, April 24, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “At 5:17 p.m. today (Wednesday), the Chinese embassy received 2 diplomatic protests: 1. on the pointing of a radar gun at a Philippine Navy ship in Philippine waters and 2. declaring parts of Philippine territory as part of Hainan province,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “China created Nansha district under the jurisdiction of Sansha City, akin to something we already protested in 2012. Old hat but bears repeating the protest” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We worked on this the whole day. And that is all that was said on it because diplomatic notes are strictly confidential between the two states parties. Period,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

manilametro Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

irishsun Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

voanews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

startribune Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "At 5:17 pm today the Chinese embassy received 2 diplomatic protests: 1. on the pointing of a radar gun at a Philippine Navy ship in PH waters & 2. declaring parts of Philippine territory as part of Hainan provinceboth violations of international law & Philippine sovereignty," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I expect that no one else in the government will comment on it because they are not competent to do it. Only the President himself can reveal these notes of his alter ego the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and rule thereon,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Duque is still the best man for the job; he has integrity to his marrow; I trust him; he is not hungry for anything but public service,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Done. Nurses, other health workers with existing contracts of work abroad can leave," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Karlo Nograles ) : “I was rapidly tested, result in 10 minutes as a precondition to entering Malacañang. Negative! I left the Palace to the go to the airport to see off hundreds of Canadians. I need to go to the Palace again for another test. Karlo Nograles has had all his fingers punctured already,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “But tomorrow I welcome a returning hero. One of many known unto God. She was loved by the world of diplomacy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “That POEA ban violates the IATF resolution protecting OFW contract work abroad from any restriction especially nurses now that their worth will be appreciated even more by their foreign hosts,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, April 13, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “That POEA ban violates the IATF resolution protecting OFW contract work abroad from any restriction especially nurses now that their worth will be appreciated even more by their foreign hosts,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “DoLE Secretary Bebot Bello says the DFA representative at the POEA governing board did not object to the resolution which made it unanimous. Well I, as SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, object to it and fill up the silence of the DFA representative. I REJECT THIS ABOMINATION,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the IATF (Interagency Task Force),” “We will fight the ban in Cabinet. We will never surrender our constitutional right to travel and our contractual right to work where there is need for our work” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Ban cannot constitutionally apply to health workers with existing jobs abroad. Any lawyers wanna help?” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the IATF (Interagency Task Force). We will fight the ban in Cabinet...We will never surrender our constitutional right to travel and our contractual right to work where there is need for our work," External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Well I, as Secretary of Foreign Affairs, object to it and fill up the silence of the DFA representative. I reject this abomination," External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Well they are wrong, dead wrong, and violating the Constitution,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 10, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China's medical experts are going to share their experience with the Philippines on how to fight it, how to contain it, and hopefully one day how to cure it," External link

ecns Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China's medical experts are going to share their experience with the Philippines on how to fight it, how to contain it, and hopefully one day how to cure it," External link

chinadaily Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Chinese experts arrived with invaluable firsthand experiences to share on fighting and containing Covid. Thank you China,” External link

manilatimes Monday, April 6, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

ecns Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Ambassador Bernie Catalla's remains will be received with an honour guard and I am putting forward a nomination for Gawad Mabini and Sikatuna. Not that she needs more honour than the profound regret and mourning of a grateful service, government, and I hope nation," External link

thenational Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Ambassador Bernie Catalla's remains will be received with an honor guard and I am putting forward a nomination for Gawad Mabini and Sikatuna. Not that she needs more honor than the profound regret and mourning of a grateful service, government, and I hope nation," External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “LAST GERMAN FLIGHT OUT planned for this weekend to take last tourists stranded in Palawan, Siargao, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Bohol, Caticlan, Surigao, Tacloban, Mindanao & Bacolod to Cebu and Manila. Cebu makes it hard for evacuees to enter its airport,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I am trying to spare Philippine tourism from a justified retaliation in the future,” “I am also asking our local officials to put themselves in the shoes/rubber slippers of foreign tourists stuck here for the duration out in the open with their kids or price-gouged in hotels,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Labor ) : "while DOT (Department of Tourism) has a list of accommodations, the OWWA (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) of DOLE (Department of Labor and Employment) must approve the items in the list; however, OWWA says it cannot approve the DOT list unless the DOH first approves the list. The DOH says that the rooms must qualify as individual isolation wards with room service so there is no mingling just in case some are Covid" External link

pna Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Costa Luminosa ) : "Filipino seafarers from Costa Luminosa in Italy will be flying home to Manila March 26, arriving March 28. They were stranded on the cruise ship and Costa Luminosa has undertaken to repatriate them at its own cost. Decent of it. THANK YOU SO MUCH. A responsible cruise liner," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Isko Moreno ) : “Isko, distribute the stuff fast before it ends up in government warehouse. Now,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin déclaré : "Les ministres ont reconnu la nécessité de maximiser les opportunités inhérentes de coopération accrue au sein de la sous-région et ils sont convenues de poursuivre des efforts concertés pour combattre les effets destructeurs des changements climatiques dans la région, de la montée des eaux, et des phénomènes climatiques extrêmes ces dernières années" External link

french-news Friday, August 2, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin déclaré : "Les ministres ont reconnu la nécessité de maximiser les opportunités inhérentes de coopération accrue au sein de la sous-région et ils sont convenues de poursuivre des efforts concertés pour combattre les effets destructeurs des changements climatiques dans la région, de la montée des eaux, et des phénomènes climatiques extrêmes ces dernières années" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin écrit : "Le Canada a raté la date limite du 15 mai. Et nous maintiendrons une présence diplomatique réduite au Canada jusqu'à ce que ses déchets y soient acheminés par bateau" External link

tv5 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT



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Teodoro Locsin said : “Nations break ranks in the race for the first COVID-19 vaccine. The UN must stand in the breach made by disunity to ensure that the less powerful, the less rich, those who cannot be heard, those who cannot be reached, those who cannot be savedif we fail them mankind will never be safe again,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will always be those who will remember that they were left to suffer and die alone. The COVID-19 pandemic gave nations the chance to come close together and “reshape the world to better effect," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Together and never at odds with each other, we must face it head on and save all our people because we cannot save just our own,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The never-ending recurring scenario of being driven away from one’s home because of strife, violence and persecution is one of our species’ unnecessary heartbreaking inventions. The only way to even this out is to respond with ‘malasakit,’” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 23, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Post-convention and protocol, we opened our doors once again to both people from Vietnam, to Iranians, Indo-Chinese, and East Timorese refugees, among others," External link

pna Friday, October 23, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The basis of our external relations with other countries is, foremost, friendship, and not whatever material benefit we hope to get from them. We scorn talk of mutual benefit first rather than sincere friendship,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You’re the only one who got that. Other reactions have been idiotic,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The reports we’re getting now, is this, China is mellowing. It’s no longer insisting on the exclusion of foreign powers. It’s no longer insisting on this and that,” “So I brought this basically to, you know, the enemies of China and some of our allies” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “told him, ‘This [code of conduct] is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let’s get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who’s right, who’s wrong when something happens,’” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It’s very clear — no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied ( about Xi Jinping ) : “I read everything he told President Xi. China has never made setting aside the arbitral award a prerequisite to anything,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “On the contrary, China agrees with the Philippines to disagree on their respective claims,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Can’t help it if traitors try to put a treasonous spin to it. But it’s [OK], one day they’ll be assassinated with impunity; indeed to loud acclaim,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, October 9, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need help and we are willing to do it but we’re not gonna ask for help and get it…in the form of people coming in who already pre-judged what happened in the Philippines. I said no, if I see any of their faces I myself will block them from coming in,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "The PCVF's budget must reflect the fact that we have abrogated the VFA," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Believe me, no power in the region is anything but relieved that we have suspended the abrogation... But the President's order stays and we must respect it," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "One thing I don't like is the almost patronizing attitude our neighbors in Southeast Asia have against our [Sabah] claim," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "respected in Southeast Asia as a power in our own right," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "are most valued for their professionalism," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There is a tug of war going on on how many should be allowed to go, but it is their constitutional right to travel and work where they can find the best terms," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Now, they are listening (to us). We took a meeting before, I think I said nobody is to attend a single national day celebration, a single cocktail… until these people learn manners and they did. Now, this is the result but we need to do our part. We’re gonna have to do our part,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “I said, ‘no.’ If I see any of their faces, I, myself, will block them from coming in,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “His years of experience in business and extent of his professional network will be vital in enhancing our links,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Nuclear Weapons ) : "In his address before the General Assembly, my President committed to the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Philippines was among the first to sign the Treaty and we will adhere to its universalization of global norms against nuclear weapons," External link

pna Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Peace ) : "Flat out the best US ambassador, including the Long Peace of the Cold War. Holding firm to American principles and key interests, he understood us, especially this President with whom he worked fabulously well even in tempestuous circumstances, like old friends pulling in opposite directions," External link

pna Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I will never agree to the sale of our properties in Japan for any reason. Sell the properties of the departments of budget, treasury, health above all for its lousy response to COVID,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Less than 5 percent [because] Finance Secretary Sonny [Dominguez], unlike his predecessors, is careful for the national interest. He set up a take-it-or-leave-it-system. We decide what project. Put it out for loan or bid; best bid wins," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 28, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Unlike in Indonesia these dealers were not fooled,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I smell a local connection to the local drug trade. Sorry. No mercy,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The European Union has gone down to the level of deciding for us. They have descended on the level of stupidity,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The European Union has gone down to the level of deciding for us. They have descended on the level of stupidity,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "Withholding the vaccine the most effective means of mass salvation is a weapon of mass destruction," External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Roy Cimatu ) : “We filled in moat of US embassy to keep threats at Bayget it? Will fix that. I was stunned by the beauty and vast possibility for tourism of Cimatu’s idea of a white sand beach from end to end. DENR & DPWH show it can be done in half a year. Pure genius. Marine life appearing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I can swear to you: Western powers will be in the South China Sea,” External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “China’s demand to exclude Western powers from the South China Sea – that I will never allow,” “The Western powers must be present in the South China Sea as a balancer” External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I can swear to you, Western powers will be in the South China Sea,” External link

BangkokPost Monday, September 21, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We won it already. Why litigate something you already won?” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “The question of ASEAN amity won’t get in the way of my assertion of what is ours,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau after realizing that the rest of the world has forgotten our Sabah claim, casually designating it as another country’s territory when we have not forgotten it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “The question of ASEAN amity won’t get in the way of my assertion of what is ours,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau after realizing that the rest of the world has forgotten our Sabah claim, casually designating it as another country’s territory when we have not forgotten it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Japanese government and ambassador and I are on this and Japan did not cease its search that Saturday but had in fact continued it against protocol,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “No such concern about China’s vaccine at all,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No such concern about China’s vaccine at all,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 18, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Japanese government and ambassador and I are on this and Japan did not cease its search that Saturday but had in fact continued it against protocol. On the other hand, I refuse to ask other Asian powers to join in the search because that is an attack on the sovereignty of Japan,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 18, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with that company,” “If they were in any way involved in the reclamation, then it becomes consistent on our part to terminate any contract with them,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “China has my word on that and it will be a COC with which the rest of the world will be totally comfortable, friends and enemies alike,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Association ) : “I remind colleagues that this kind of terrorism threatens everyone in the Association. It will be tempting to pass on the threat; but its very exportability makes this terrorism as easily importable as happened in Marawi,” “Nor is one country turning its back on another’s terrorist problem an option. As terrorism grows in one, the threat of it increases in others,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I declared that as China Coordinator I will push through to the 2nd Draft and get started on the 3rd before handing the China Coordinatorship to my brother Myanmar. That is what I am honor bound to do," External link

pna Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It is imperative to bring everyone back to the negotiating table to demonstrate to the world that we are sincerely committed and determined to arrive at a conclusive result, one way or the other, but we must get down to sincere and serious work," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "While we fiercely guard our waters, we are not forgetting our terrestrial domain. In pursuit of securing what is ours, I have decided to reactivate the North Borneo Bureau," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That is part of Philippine history, especially of Philippine south," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “And that is the American way: as hard in their soldiers as they are on the enemy. The US Navy captain who rammed the coral was ruined although the coral did not scream in pain as my leftist colleagues in Congress were suggesting. Pemberton will get it as bad,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There is another plot to dispose of 4 of our Japan properties,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Dollar patriotism. Not while I am alive. Kaching, kaching. Disgusting!!!” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, September 14, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The plight of our poor veterans, so few of them left, have been invoked by every gang of officials who've run through the budgets of their own agencies. Usually happens toward the end of a term. Retirement fund of last resort,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 14, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “There is no exchange. I clinched that purely on my charm with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. I insisted that it (vaccine procurement) be a private sector venture,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, September 11, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Mike Pompeo ) : "There is no exchange. I clinched that purely on my charm with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. I insisted that it (vaccine procurement) be a private sector venture," External link

pna Friday, September 11, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Reserve forces, if you want to use wartime analogies, are usually paid and they’re paid well,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why relitigate a case which we have already won?” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Only rabid anti-Americans see wrong in an act of right and fairness” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There you go. Only rabid anti-Americans see wrong in an act of right and fairness. Now America knows who are its friends and who are its implacable enemies in the Philippines,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s control — and to do justice — the President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Cutting matters short over what constitutes time served, and since where he was detained was not in the prisoner’s controland to do justicethe President has granted an absolute pardon to Pemberton. Here at the Palace," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “Why I turned down Coast Guard insistence on opening 11 archipelagic lanes instead of 3 the DA, DND, NSA and other agencies to do with fisheries and marine conservation. With 11, might as well turn over our territorial waters to the nearest naval power. Cheaper than patrolling,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Of course, since the contract was already entered into they could sue us on that but…I’m very careful about validating anything that China does by inaction,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company," External link

upi Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend that we terminate the relationship with that company,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin recalled : “an old bureau within the DFA exclusively devoted to the issue,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “While we have always endeavored not to let it affect our relations with Malaysia, well, it’s up to them. But we will certainly never give it up,” “As the successor in sovereignty of the Sultanate of Sulu, the Philippines has legal ownership and sovereignty over Northern Borneo, or what I call the tropical island of Borneo,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with the company," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : ''Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,'' External link

koreatimes Monday, August 31, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

samoaobserver Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done," External link

thenational Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

wcfcourier Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, August 29, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If I find that any of those companies are doing business with us, then I would strongly recommend we terminate that relationship with that company,” “If they were in any way involved in the reclamation, then it becomes consistent on our part to terminate any contract with them,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 28, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “What if it reopens our arbitral victory? They’re just dying and other members of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations who are dying to have us reopen that. And then we’ll be all alone, and then we’ll lose what [former President] Noynoy (Aquino) won for us. I have to think very carefully,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “The Coast Guard is an instrumentality of the policy we make. They do not make policy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, August 28, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done," External link

startribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

msn-uk Friday, August 28, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Watching President Duterte and PM Abe talking was like watching two old friends, no holds barred, talking frankly and freely of the true lay of the land and what can and cannot be done,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It benefits the Philippine interests that we have a US presence in the region, I’ve said that very clearly. It is the same as the presence of Great Britain of the European coast in the old days of the balance of power,” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There is no kowtowing. The president himself confronted (Chinese President) Xi Jinping," "He brought it up and the reaction (from Mr Xi) was not very nice" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China,” External link

angop Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “The Philippine Coast Guard applied for a Coast Guard attache IN Washington after I flatly rejected one FOR Beijing. The Washington request is likewise rejected and don't ever go behind my back. We don't share a coastline with the US like Canada does. So no, nunca, never,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're going to continue our patrol[s] because it's ours," "They will continue to call it an illegal provocation, but that's their right - that's the free world" External link

manilametro Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Yes, we need the U.S. presence in Asia," External link

manilametro Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're going to continue our patrol[s] because it's ours," "They will continue to call it an illegal provocation, but that's their right - that's the free world" External link

irishsun Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Yes, we need the U.S. presence in Asia," External link

irishsun Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “This is really unique in its insanity. It is a movement, a seditious movement to keep the government. Why would you do that, why don’t you just call you know, form a cheering squad, stand outside the palace and clap,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “Philippine Coast Guard wants own attaché in Beijing Embassy. Flat no. We have a Defense attaché for national defense issues. A separate Coast Guard attaché means we concede exclusive sovereignty over our coastal waters so they are now subject to discussion instead of automatic protest,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “I don’t want anyone discussing with his foreign counterpart what naval maneuvers are or are not acceptable,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I was very firm about protecting what was ours,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was very firm about protecting what was ours. I was very firm about never bending a knee to China," External link

wsau Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Over the weekend, we brought in repatriates from Tashkent, Uzbekistan and that was the first repat(riation) flight from Central Asia. We expect to bring home 177,000 more OFWs," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Liberal Parti ) : “She conducted a great campaign, considering that she was barely supported by the Liberal Party, which by the way, might have been involved in her husband’s death,” “This poor woman just fought there and got it, she got 200,000 votes. Why is the opposition so afraid to field her in 2022? Don’t be like that” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "Philippine Coast Guard wants own attaché in Beijing Embassy. Flat no. We have a Defense attaché for national defense issues. A separate Coast Guard attaché means we concede exclusive sovereignty over our coastal waters so they are now subject to discussion instead of automatic protest," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "I don't want anyone discussing with his foreign counterpart what naval maneuvers are or are not acceptable," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "a seditious movement to keep the government," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Reserve forces, if you want to use wartime analogies, are usually paid and they’re paid well," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The first thing about this plan is you’re looking at it. He (Duterte) appointed me, knowing where I was coming from. I was in the UN, I was very firm about protecting what is ours, I was very firm about never bending a knee to China. And that’s why he took me,” “If Risa Hontiveros would only stop listening to her own voice and trying to listen to others,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I ordered shifts in consulates so COVID infections don't close consulates anymore. They stay open. Only shift with infection goes into quarantine; not everybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "first and only President who has cared for the least of the Filipino people”. “Welcome home! President Duterte welcomes you home. I want to thank the people around me. Every day nandito sila to welcome our people," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 17, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As far as I know we've stopped all marine surveys by foreign ships because, while they follow the rule that it must contain Filipino scientific crew usually from UP, I'm told all our crew do is behave like mushrooms: fed and kept in the dark,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I know there was permission for a US survey ship, then a French one though I can't remember when that was from the undiminishing pile of sheets on my table. @DFAPHL ASPAC check on this,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Poor https.//twitter.com/dododulay/status/1290854053656682498 In response to Dulay's tweet, Locsin Jr . ordered the immediate re... . Locsin Jr . expressed condolences to the Lebanese people following the twin explosion that killed about people and injured some 4, others. Locsin said he hopes to extend material help as "some gesture of solidarity hope material and medical help as well," Locsin said on Twitter 'We saw the mushroom' ... . Locsin Jr Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr . (PCOO / / MANILA BULLETIN) ... We have meanwhile turned down all proposals of acquisition of properties abroad in this pandemic,” External link

antiguanews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “When this COVID-19 was starting and Zamboanga was getting quite a lot of infections from Filipinos leaving Sabah to return to Zamboanga, I told the ambassador, ‘Don’t you dare call them repatriates,’” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Our hearts go out to the Lebanese people. And I hope material and medical help as well," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Department of Foreign Affairs opposes the sale of its properties abroad especially in key capitals. We have meanwhile turned down all proposals for the acquisition of properties abroad in this pandemic. The DFA has realigned all its retrofitting to the anti-COVID campaign,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Medyo mayabang ako e. ‘Absolutely not sir, we work with what I have and if we have to realign our budget I will, (if) I have to take it out of other operations I will and will not hesitate,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “We have a big budget for that (retrofitting), and I said no, that all goes to the OFWs to get them home and to take care of them, to the extent we can,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 31, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He was already summoned. It was about to happen. They are always trying to sneak in an attempt to implicitly abandon our claim. But I warned our diplomats. Never,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No country can tell another what it can and cannot say about what the latter regards as rightfully its own. I don’t insist China say only what we want to hear about the Arbitral Award. It is free to say what it wants while we say and do what needs doing. That holds for Sabah,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He was already summoned. It was about to happen. They are always trying to sneak in an attempt to implicitly abandon our claim. But I warned our diplomats. Never,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have and continue to assert our rights in the Spratlys/WPS (West Philippine Sea). I am doing that with regard to Sabah. There have been repeated attempts to sell that claim but no Philippine president has succumbed,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award. This was reported to us by our diplomats on the scene and our German lawyer. None may share our Hague victory who worked against it” External link

manilatimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines" External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Anne Frank ) : "The killing of 6MJews, 20MRussians & innocents like Anne Frank in WW2 is historical fact," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "No country can tell another what it can and cannot say about what the latter regards as rightfully its own," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I don't insist China say only what we want to hear about the Arbitral Award. It is free to say what it wants while we say and do what needs doing. That holds for Sabah," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "time and again to talk about our differences, sometimes heatedly but always forthrightly," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “You summoned our ambassador for a historically factual statement I made: that Malaysia tried to derail the Arbitral Award. This was reported to us by our diplomats on the scene and our German lawyer. None may share our Hague victory who worked against it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Sabah is not in Malaysia if you want to have anything to do with the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We won it already. Now, why would you want to relitigate something that you've won? It's like, you don't like you won? That just doesn't make any sense. So, I rejected it," External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "You want to bring it up to the United Nations? No. We won it. You bring it back to the UN and it becomes a question of numbers and this has nothing to do with numbers. It has to do with law," External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's a free world. You want me to get angry at China because they express their own opinion? Come on," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's a free world, they don't have to agree with us," "We don't always have to be angry all the time. What's wrong with that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is a matter close to my heart. I know the fear, the risk, and the deprivation that Overseas Filipino Workers have to endure in order to seek a better life for their families and loved ones,” External link

pna Monday, July 20, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I assure our people that the Department of Foreign Affairs and its embassies and consulates abroad will do whatever it takes to bring our distressed Overseas Filipinos home - on their feet or on their backs,” External link

pna Monday, July 20, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We also honor the families and loved ones they left behind, those who must bravely live bearing the burden of unfathomable grief and extreme uncertainty," External link

pna Sunday, July 19, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China’s claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’ had no basis in law The award is non-negotiable,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin pointed out : “The arbitration award conclusively settled the issue of historic rights and maritime entitlements in the South China Sea and is a milestone in the corpus of international law” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : "Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law, including (the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) to which both parties are signatories," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China’s claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’ had no basis in law. Rather, claims to historic rights, or other sovereign rights or jurisdiction that exceed the geographic and substantive limits of maritime entitlements under UNCLOS, are without legal effect," External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitration case initiated and overwhelmingly won by the Republic of the Philippines versus the People’s Republic of China is a contribution of great significance and consequence to the peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea and to the peace and stability of the region at large," External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law as a means to settle disputes amicably, achieve peace, advance a rules-based and equitable international order, foster cooperation among friendly, responsible and civilized nations and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award,'" External link

economictimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

manilametro Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

polandsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Tribunal authoritatively ruled that China's claim of historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the 'nine-dash line' had no basis in law," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as a law-abiding, peace-loving, and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change. The award is non-negotiable," External link

pna Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitral tribunal’s award of 12 July 2016 represents a victory, not just for the Philippines, but for the entire community of consistently law-abiding nations," External link

pna Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as law-abiding, peace-loving and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change," External link

manilametro Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The Philippines, as law-abiding, peace-loving and responsible member of the international community, reaffirms on this occasion its adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, July 13, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” External link

vietnamplus-en Monday, July 13, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The arbitral tribunal's award of 12 July 2016 represents a victory, not just for the Philippines, but for the entire community of consistently law-abiding nations... The award is non-negotiable," External link

polandsun Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

cknw Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

globalnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of and under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably … and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

washtimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law," "We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award" External link

startribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law,” “We commemorate the issuance of the award as a celebration of the rule of law, as a means to settle disputes amicably ... and clearly mark out who would be in the wrong to insist on claims contrary to this award” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 12, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Compliance in good faith with the award would be consistent with the obligations of the Philippines and China under international law, including UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) to which both parties are signatories,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

economictimes Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The timely assistance of the Philippine Red Cross shows the world the compassionate and encompassing heart of the Filipinos. The kind gesture manifests that we do not only take care of our own but also other nationalities in need,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 3, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

timesofindia Friday, July 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names. They open themselves to error unless the real purpose is to excuse and challenge mistakes that may over time harden into rights,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : "This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names," "They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights" External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory, then China is forewarned that it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about error ) : “This is the problem with playing fast and loose with historical narratives and historical names,” “They open themselves to error; unless the real purpose is to excuse unchallenged mistakes that may over time harden into rights” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to look to China, as our nearest and biggest trading partner,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The tax-evading POGOs did pay out as you must suspect but under the table which puzzled them. Usually they line up in a revenue office and pay up but this was special: collector whose affiliation to any department was kept a mystery turned up himself like home pick up,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin suggests : “get only Sarao to build the same jeepneys, retaining the traditional look, just improve the engine” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We're getting a cargo flight even as we speak," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'm afraid the 50 will be cremated. The DOH (Department of Health) is handling that and the cremation will take place," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That's the highest, Middle East and Africa, the Americas, 373, the Asia and the Pacific, 492, Europe, 305," External link

pna Monday, June 22, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "he saw that the tensions in the south China Sea were getting in the way of a united response to the COVID-19 crisis," "The American side won't feel that they have their backs to the wall and the Chinese will be actually, I believe relieved that the Americans will feel that way so we can then concentrate on COVID," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "the opposite of appeasement right now," "Every transgression and incursion made by the Chinese or even just a suspicion of it is immediately reported to me... and we craft a diplomatic note and fire it off," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "what we won in the Hague tribunal," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "They're concerned by the verdict, but we have to explain to them and I think I've adequately explained to them that she failed to defend herself," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The rule of law must prevail. After her conviction in the lower court, she should appeal immediately to the upper court and not appeal to social media and the like-minded there," "This is a matter of law" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'd give it some thought," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have entered a brave new world in the writer’s original sense: a world that will need bravery to survive, the courage to dare, and above all trust among everyone to prevail,” External link

pna Friday, June 19, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "He never complained; got cardiac arrest; doctors didn't help. He died. Shame. Abject apologies to UK," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Let's decriminalize libel, Senate President Sotto. The money damages alone are far, far, far, far more painful," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Jun Yasay has donned the garment of immortality . . . More important it makes him finally impervious to pain,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 12, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “He hurt no one and helped everyone he could. He did what many fighting tyranny had to: shield themselves with US law,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 12, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "He hurt no one and helped everyone he could. He did what many fighting tyranny had to: shield themselves with US law," "Thank you, America, for shielding him while he fought for Filipino liberty. May his detractors burn in hell" External link

pna Friday, June 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I issued this diplomatic note to the US ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin said : “To PLDT. Just drop that roaming partnership shit with China and Vietnam. You f---ers are making my work harder” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To PLDT. Just drop that roaming partnership shit with China and Vietnam. You f---ers are making my work harder” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Since then there has never been a break in the friendship between our peoples,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are still grateful for that,” “The feeling of warm friendship has not cooled, let alone been lost, not even in our differences. But under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, that old friendship has flowered into a new partnership for mutual profit and progress for China is no longer poor, far from it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in light of political and other developments in the region,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, June 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “A man who does not change his mind cannot change anything. He ran on the slogan ‘change is coming.’ But in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened superpower tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world,” “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin told : “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense toward enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part of the world,” External link

arabnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense toward enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part of the world,” External link

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

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Why did he [the President] change his mind,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened super power tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Everyone now is free to speculate about what is clear and true on its face. But the reckless and bad intention may undo, though I doubt they have the credibility the good that we all, women and men of peace and goodwill, seek,” “We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin cited : "political and other developments in the region" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A man who does not change his mind cannot change anything. He ran on the slogan ‘change is coming.’ But in the vast and swiftly changing circumstances of the world, the time of pandemic and heightened superpower tensions, a world leader must be quick in mind and fast on his feet for the safety of our nation and the peace of the world," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We look forward to continuing our strong military partnership with the United States even as we continue to reach out to our regional allies in building a common defense towards enduring stability and peace and continuing economic progress and prosperity in our part in the world," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

irrawaddy.com Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president´s instruction," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

manilametro Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I issued this diplomatic note to the US Ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are never going back to the Visiting Forces Agreement but there are other enduring-predictable not just ad hoc- ways of cooperation to give muscle memory to the Mutual Defense Treaty without which we would be an Oriental slave state,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “in light of political and other developments in the region,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president’s instruction,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

pulse Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I issued this diplomatic note to the US ambassador. It has been received by Washington and well at that,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement has been suspended upon the president's instruction," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "When it (test results) comes out, why does it take so long to give it back to them so they can qualify to get out? That's what the President got angry about," "By God, I can tell you everybody's jumping to get it solved" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 29, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We showed goodwill when we have the chance to demonstrate it, they are so grateful to Secretary Berna for the extraordinary work she did to get the stranded nationals out,” External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "The foreign ministers have called me to say, 'Thank you so much because the Philippines stands out by the care and concern they did to bring they nationals back and we will not forget,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Our own similar experience revealed how much trust in a friendship is lost by it and how much trust was created by Vietnam’s humanitarian act of directly saving the lives of our Filipino fishermen,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 18, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Everything everyone's worked for so hard in government in the service of the Filipino and the first President who genuinely cares for the least Filipino flushed down the toilet with all the great work of the IATF in the pandemic swirling like turd. Thank you NTC and f*ck you!” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Now more than ever the world needs Filipinos. Am not glad of the adversity but gotta admit it is when the Filipino shines brightest. Not us back here but you out there,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It is like an income tax which was abolished for OFWs and even their tax-free income filings were destroyed. They are just totally out of the purview of government exactions for which they will not benefit at all," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Leave the Chinese embassy in Manila alone. It never made a connection between medical help and legal claim,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 27, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, April 27, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

washtimes Monday, April 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ABCnews Monday, April 27, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

startribune Monday, April 27, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Han Dong ) : “South Korea is (a) true friend in every sense; and Ambassador Han Dong-man is simply outstanding,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Manila Bay ) : “I will bring up the distorted and truncated statement of the resolution adopted by the IATF unanimously regarding the Green Lane and the adoption of the sea voyage as compliance with the 14-day quarantine. We have vessels rotting in Manila Bay because of that distortion,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is essential at a time when countries must not only navigate the Covid crisis, but must also prepare a post-pandemic plan of social and economic recovery,” “In Asia, that recovery hinges on China’s recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 24, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In Asia, that recovery hinges on China's recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty," External link

globalsecurity Friday, April 24, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is essential at a time when countries must not only navigate the Covid crisis but must also prepare a post-pandemic plan of social and economic recovery,” “In Asia, that recovery hinges on China’s recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In Asia, that recovery hinges on China's recovery from the ravages of the pandemic; but it can never be at the price of our honor and sovereignty," External link

irishsun Friday, April 24, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “At 5:17 p.m. today (Wednesday), the Chinese embassy received 2 diplomatic protests: 1. on the pointing of a radar gun at a Philippine Navy ship in Philippine waters and 2. declaring parts of Philippine territory as part of Hainan province,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin noted : “China created Nansha district under the jurisdiction of Sansha City, akin to something we already protested in 2012. Old hat but bears repeating the protest” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We worked on this the whole day. And that is all that was said on it because diplomatic notes are strictly confidential between the two states parties. Period,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

manilametro Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

irishsun Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

voanews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : "both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty," External link

startribune Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Foreign ) : “both violations of international law and Philippine sovereignty,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "At 5:17 pm today the Chinese embassy received 2 diplomatic protests: 1. on the pointing of a radar gun at a Philippine Navy ship in PH waters & 2. declaring parts of Philippine territory as part of Hainan provinceboth violations of international law & Philippine sovereignty," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I expect that no one else in the government will comment on it because they are not competent to do it. Only the President himself can reveal these notes of his alter ego the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and rule thereon,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Duque is still the best man for the job; he has integrity to his marrow; I trust him; he is not hungry for anything but public service,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Done. Nurses, other health workers with existing contracts of work abroad can leave," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Karlo Nograles ) : “I was rapidly tested, result in 10 minutes as a precondition to entering Malacañang. Negative! I left the Palace to the go to the airport to see off hundreds of Canadians. I need to go to the Palace again for another test. Karlo Nograles has had all his fingers punctured already,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “But tomorrow I welcome a returning hero. One of many known unto God. She was loved by the world of diplomacy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “That POEA ban violates the IATF resolution protecting OFW contract work abroad from any restriction especially nurses now that their worth will be appreciated even more by their foreign hosts,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, April 13, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “That POEA ban violates the IATF resolution protecting OFW contract work abroad from any restriction especially nurses now that their worth will be appreciated even more by their foreign hosts,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “DoLE Secretary Bebot Bello says the DFA representative at the POEA governing board did not object to the resolution which made it unanimous. Well I, as SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, object to it and fill up the silence of the DFA representative. I REJECT THIS ABOMINATION,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the IATF (Interagency Task Force),” “We will fight the ban in Cabinet. We will never surrender our constitutional right to travel and our contractual right to work where there is need for our work” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin asked : “Ban cannot constitutionally apply to health workers with existing jobs abroad. Any lawyers wanna help?” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the cabinet,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The fight is not over. We will fight the ban in the IATF (Interagency Task Force). We will fight the ban in Cabinet...We will never surrender our constitutional right to travel and our contractual right to work where there is need for our work," External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Well I, as Secretary of Foreign Affairs, object to it and fill up the silence of the DFA representative. I reject this abomination," External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Well they are wrong, dead wrong, and violating the Constitution,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 10, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China's medical experts are going to share their experience with the Philippines on how to fight it, how to contain it, and hopefully one day how to cure it," External link

ecns Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China's medical experts are going to share their experience with the Philippines on how to fight it, how to contain it, and hopefully one day how to cure it," External link

chinadaily Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Chinese experts arrived with invaluable firsthand experiences to share on fighting and containing Covid. Thank you China,” External link

manilatimes Monday, April 6, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

ecns Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "To the Chinese people, thank you so much! We are so grateful because this is a new virus, and the only ones who can really tell us how to handle it are those who fought it on the ground and those are the experts in China," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Ambassador Bernie Catalla's remains will be received with an honour guard and I am putting forward a nomination for Gawad Mabini and Sikatuna. Not that she needs more honour than the profound regret and mourning of a grateful service, government, and I hope nation," External link

thenational Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Ambassador Bernie Catalla's remains will be received with an honor guard and I am putting forward a nomination for Gawad Mabini and Sikatuna. Not that she needs more honor than the profound regret and mourning of a grateful service, government, and I hope nation," External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “LAST GERMAN FLIGHT OUT planned for this weekend to take last tourists stranded in Palawan, Siargao, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Bohol, Caticlan, Surigao, Tacloban, Mindanao & Bacolod to Cebu and Manila. Cebu makes it hard for evacuees to enter its airport,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I am trying to spare Philippine tourism from a justified retaliation in the future,” “I am also asking our local officials to put themselves in the shoes/rubber slippers of foreign tourists stuck here for the duration out in the open with their kids or price-gouged in hotels,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Labor ) : "while DOT (Department of Tourism) has a list of accommodations, the OWWA (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) of DOLE (Department of Labor and Employment) must approve the items in the list; however, OWWA says it cannot approve the DOT list unless the DOH first approves the list. The DOH says that the rooms must qualify as individual isolation wards with room service so there is no mingling just in case some are Covid" External link

pna Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Costa Luminosa ) : "Filipino seafarers from Costa Luminosa in Italy will be flying home to Manila March 26, arriving March 28. They were stranded on the cruise ship and Costa Luminosa has undertaken to repatriate them at its own cost. Decent of it. THANK YOU SO MUCH. A responsible cruise liner," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Isko Moreno ) : “Isko, distribute the stuff fast before it ends up in government warehouse. Now,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin déclaré : "Les ministres ont reconnu la nécessité de maximiser les opportunités inhérentes de coopération accrue au sein de la sous-région et ils sont convenues de poursuivre des efforts concertés pour combattre les effets destructeurs des changements climatiques dans la région, de la montée des eaux, et des phénomènes climatiques extrêmes ces dernières années" External link

french-news Friday, August 2, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin déclaré : "Les ministres ont reconnu la nécessité de maximiser les opportunités inhérentes de coopération accrue au sein de la sous-région et ils sont convenues de poursuivre des efforts concertés pour combattre les effets destructeurs des changements climatiques dans la région, de la montée des eaux, et des phénomènes climatiques extrêmes ces dernières années" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin écrit : "Le Canada a raté la date limite du 15 mai. Et nous maintiendrons une présence diplomatique réduite au Canada jusqu'à ce que ses déchets y soient acheminés par bateau" External link

tv5 Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT



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