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Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Our nightmare we send a ship and a big Chinese ship laughs at it. What do we do,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The only cure for the uncertainty that gnaws at our sense of security -- and invites us to prepare for war to find its opposite in peace -- is the universal acceptance of international law. Not in place of the national self-interest but to serve it better," External link

pna Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The law is wrong; the Supreme Court was wrong," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I banned marine survey ships, amending [the] restriction to France and Japan by adding China,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “So now tell me who do we give to or withhold from authority to survey? flag of the boat or nationality of the surveying group leasing it? Need to inform everyone. For now only Filipino-flagged ships allowed. We need clear rules,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We can't join their ships as just passengers; foreigners turn over command and control, all data gathering facilities, the entire enchilada to Filipinos. Or no permission and/or ban stayswhatever it is since f*****g no knows. But the effect is no foreign survey ship in our EEZ,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Well there you go. Let the foreigners hitch a ride on our marine survey ships,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This then is the new rule: if we grant permission to one legitimate say US concern we will grant to France, China, Japan, any non-haosiao survey” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "One hundred percent agree with China on this one. We go down this road of letting Chinese nationals be hurt, our people in China will pay," External link

pna Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I banned marine survey ships, amending restriction to France & Japan by adding China. To pick & choose invites suspicion of favoritism. Will universalize the ban. Period. Granting exception to one country will automatically lift ban universally. Exceptions invite bribes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 12, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need a special satellite image that can penetrate the jungle to detect plane’s aluminum. CAAP [Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines]has no capability whatsoever in this weather for this mission,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “One more day and it won’t be search & rescue but search & recovery of cadaver. Please US help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need a special satellite image that can penetrate the jungle to detect plane's aluminum. CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines) has no capability whatsoever in this weather for this mission," External link

pna Sunday, August 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting," "We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are filled with renewed inspiration to continue our work of forging ever-stronger ties with the most efficient state in the world, one that started with almost nothing, except for a surfeit of leadership material far more than the rest of Asia combined,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is my honor to celebrate with you the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Philippine - Singapore diplomatic relations. Since 1969 our countries have never wavered in our deep friendship, and fruitful cooperation, through good and challenging times,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Time-lapse of Singapore would be awe-inspiring, from its origin as coastal settlements, to its magnificent skyline, [and] the remarkable expanse of green urban spaces today...And so it became what it is today, the embodied Asian vision of what a country should be,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Singapore harnessed its strengths, which were weaknesses elsewhere,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For the good health of His Excellency Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Her Excellency President Halimah Yacob, to the happiness of the peoples of the Philippines and Singapore, and to our enduring friendship,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “the most efficient state in the world: one that started with almost nothing except for a surfeit of leadership material far more than the rest of Asia combined". "And so it became what it is today: the embodied Asian vision of what a country should be,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The stamp has the map of the entire Philippine EEZ to its widest extent including Benham Rise along with other territorial claims. So tit for tat,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “We will be able to keep track of Chinese nationals entering via visa from our consulates in China or visas upon arrival [after shorter vetting period]hitherto stamped on slips of paper no one could keep track of. Now visas stamped on permanent Chinese passportsso we know all,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The stamp has the map of the entire Philippine EEZ (exclusive economic zone) to its widest extent including Benham Rise along with other territorial claims. So tit for tat,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting. We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 2, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “So we curtail visas on arrival which means: visitor not vetted in our consulates abroad; planes have passengers without visas thereby incurring US Homeland Security wrath. We have to stop stamping visas on slips of paper rather than foreign passports. We need a new visa stamp,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 2, 2019 5:32:00 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 said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting," External link

pna Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide," External link

pna Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting. We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So we curtail visas on arrival which means: visitor not vetted in our consulates abroad; planes have passengers without visas thereby incurring US Homeland Security wrath. We have to stop stamping visas on slips of paper rather than foreign passports. We need a new visa stamp," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "as a pedagogical duty to teach Europeans moral manners" "We're NOT severing diplomatic relations with any country. If we did, where's the conversation? How do you insult those who insulted us if you cut them off?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

pna Monday, July 15, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

pna Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Do not presume to threaten states with accountability for a tough approach to crushing crime,” “We will not tolerate any form of disrespect or acts of bad faith. There will be consequences; far-reaching ones” External link

laht Friday, July 12, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Such resolutions, especially those passed by a tiny minority, can and will be ignored. No consequences,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No effect. Such resolutions especially those passed by a tiny minority can and will be ignored. No consequences. On the other hand, the initiative to insult the Philippines with the assumption without proof that it commits gross abuses there will be far reaching consequences,” External link

pna Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Queen ) : "The Philippines rejects this resolution. It cannot, in good conscience, abide by it. We will not accept a politically partisan and one- sided resolution, so detached from the truth on the ground. It comes straight from the mouth of the Queen in Alice in Wonderland, “First the judgment, then the proof," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This resolution was not universally adopted. Therefore, its validity is highly questionable. It does not represent the will of the Council, much less that of the developing countries who are always the target of such resolutions," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I don’t want to say it because I’m not authorized by the ones who made it, the Coast Guard, to reveal it. But I can tell you this much. There was no lookout that the cook was out there on deck. Everybody was asleep,” External link

manilametro Monday, July 8, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There is no one-year deadline for specific project. Just best effort,” “There is also no one-year deadline on the brilliant oil and gas MOU. I wrote and China and PH signed,” External link

pna Monday, July 8, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Franklin Drilon ) : “The verbal agreement cannot be enforced. It cannot be enforced on us because it’s verbal. Exactly as Senator [Franklin] Drilon said, you need a document to prove an agreement. That’s the way it is,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I didn’t even know there was a verbal agreement. He may have said it because he was given the impression there’s a level of beyond allowable catch that if there’s a surplus you can share it with foreign fishermen,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “But then the question is, what do we do about it? There’s a difference between statement of law and a statement of fact,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The question is, is it policy? It’s not policy. He may have been led to believe we had surplus and he said sure, it’s fine,” “But to make such a point about it because you lost the last election [and] try to make a capital case out of something. What have we done? Have we surrendered something? No. We enforced everything that is our right under the Unclos. We protest its violation,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We work hand in glove with the armed forces because war is conduct of diplomacy by other means, as diplomacy can be the conduct of war with a measure of finesse,” External link

inquirer Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A country’s natural ally is always the one that is too far to get into one’s hair, yet with a reach long enough to deliver a strong punch at a common enemy. Two countries fit that bill; one far more than the other and that is the United States," External link

pna Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The verbal agreement cannot be enforced on us because it’s verbal. You need a document to prove an agreement. That’s the way it is,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “I got the Coast Guard report immediately. Our investigation was finished. It was exhaustive. It’s not, I got to tell you, it doesn’t paint our fishermen in the brightest lights,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There was no lookout. The cook was out there on deck. Everybody was asleep. And he looked up and said ‘there’s a boat coming’ and continued with whatever he was doing and he looked up again and said ‘it’s coming closer.’ And then he looked up again and he said ‘My God it’s gonna hit’ and he shouted,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I will not ask China to seek safe passage in the EEZ. Safe passage is a legal concept. What I’m gonna ask, as I’ve said it, be careful of swarming,” “If you swarm, then what happened in the Reed Bank was an accident waiting to happen so don’t do it. But if you insist on doing it, this will keep deteriorating our friendship and I don’t want to do that because China offers things that the rest of the world does not,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offers things that the rest of the world does not," "Because China is offering us that and because of our proximity to China, suddenly other countries are being very generous with us because they know what we are. We are the unsinkable aircraft carrier group of the coast of China, that's what McArthur called us," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's not covered by law. That's their interpretation which is fine. What they should do is go to court," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "He may have been led to believe we had a surplus and he may have said sure, that's fine" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "The verbal agreement cannot be enforced on us, it's verbal," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "Hey boba, that is precisely why I have ordered the cancellation of all courtesy diplomatic passports because I refuse to single out Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM 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 Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have not backed down in our pursuit of this independent foreign policy,” “We have stood our principled ground on various issues, such as the return of the Balangiga Bells, the West Philippine Sea, the protection and repatriation of displaced personsours and that of other countries, the promotion, and protection of the welfare of our overseas workers, the decent treatment of migrant workers, most famously the open-arm reception of refugeesand that garbage thing,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We have not backed down in our pursuit of this independent foreign policy," External link

pna Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That’s no way for a gentleman to speak to a lady. Apologies," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "I have to return the P500,000 check donation or I shall be compelled to turn it over to Treasury. DFA cannot dispense donations. I certainly won't turn it over to another department; that's malversation. So with florid expressions of gratitude I had it returned to Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Will someone please do her the kindness to give her a brain? Here I am trying to do what's right, which is to restrict diplomatic passports to real existing working diplomats so as not to devalue them abroadand not pass them out as favors to retirees and friends," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "Hey boba, that is precisely why I have ordered the cancellation of all courtesy diplomatic passports because I refuse to single out Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “So now Vietnam has tracked it down and journalists at that. I guess state journalism works,” External link

manilametro Monday, June 24, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will be no joint investigation. China and Philippines will conduct their respective investigations," External link

pna Friday, June 21, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will be no joint investigation. China and Philippines will conduct their respective investigations," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 21, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The rescue of persons in distress is a universally recognized obligation of people and governments; and in the civil law and, maybe even in common law, it is a felony to abandon people in distress; especially when we cause that distress; and more so when it is no bother at all to save them at no risk to oneself,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As the ‘constitution of the oceans,’ it affirms the rule of law in maritime space. Rule of law must be adhered to by all states parties in the belief that no one can thrive nor survive for long in anarchy. Whether international law can be enforced is another matter. And it doesn’t help that parties with the strength to enforce it and who have invoked a lot the need for it have not joined it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

inquirer Monday, June 17, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, June 17, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Freedom of navigation in the South China Sea by itself is merely the freedom to walk in a zoo past cages of animals. Freedom of navigation to mean anything includes willingness to use US power to uphold the sovereign rights of the littoral states of Southeast Asia or it is nothing,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Freedom of navigation in the South China Sea by itself is merely the freedom to walk in a zoo past cages of animals. Freedom of navigation to mean anything includes willingness to use US power to uphold the sovereign rights of the littoral states of Southeast Asia or it is nothing," External link

pna Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I fired off a diplomatic protest yesterday,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “I will proceed on the merits of the case and what it calls for while the matter is studied by the International Maritime Organization [IMO],” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I fired off a diplomatic protest yesterday," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Delfin Lorenzana ) : “I take my cue from Defense Secretary Lorenzana. What is contemptible and condemnable is the abandonment of the crew to the elements,” “Vietnam’s rescue will be the basis of enhanced Vietnam-PH military cooperation,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “These are the values of daily life the President has writ large in his governance to serve our countrymen, whatever their station in life may be, and wherever they may be in the world. These are also the values that sustain the resolve of the government to beat corruption, criminality, illegal drugs and other social ills,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “O, by the way, the garbage from Australia, that's going back too. No, I don't give a flying f**k that it is used in making cement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Following Duterte's answer to UN's plea for yet another stronger stand against climate changewhich he branded as more hot airI am rejecting all official participation in climate change conferences requiring air travel," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks, and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point," External link

pna Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Commission ) : “Over a month ago, I fired off a memo to all our European embassies to tell their host governments to clear any and all donations to their NGOs in the Philippines with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Or we will deregister them in the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission]. If that hasn’t been done, do it now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Commission ) : "Over a month ago, I fired off a memo to all our European embassies to tell their host governments to clear any and all donations to their NGOs in the Philippines with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Or we will deregister them in the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). If that hasn’t been done, do it now," External link

pna Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 31, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Roy Cimatu ) : “Thank you Cimatu for getting up so early to get last minute okay from foreign transshipment points,” External link

thedailybeast Friday, May 31, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point," External link

pna Friday, May 31, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “All containers containing garbage [were] cleaned and ready to go. Waiting for a couple of documents and routine permission from China for transshipment to Canada,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “All containers containing garbage cleaned and ready to go. Waiting for a couple of documents and routine permission from China for transshipment to Canada,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Ricky Razon ) : “Also thank ICTSI’s (International Container Terminal Services) Ricky Razon for picking up our part of the tab. A cooperative effort of DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources), the Canadian Ambassador, the Canadian Foreign Minister – everyone who had nothing to do with legally letting the garbage in the first place then never lifting a finger to get it out,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Clams? Again? O, it’s just an allegation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Clams? Again? O, it’s just an allegation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No money passed. Not a friggin’ cent. What we had was far better; what we had and have forever were old friends abroad to help,” External link

manilametro Monday, May 20, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China’s offer of a strategic partnership is a bit more attractive than the current offer of the U.S. of strategic confusion," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 20, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Our defense treaty with the U.S. does not preclude increasing or deepening economic relations with China. In that regard, we’re very far behind in the region. We’re not the biggest or most-linked with their economy,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 20, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Affairs Canada ) : "We shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 19, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No money passed. Not a friggin’ cent. What we had was far better; what we had and have forever were old friends abroad to help,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 19, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are glad that we were able to bring them home alive and safe to their families. These Filipinos coming home to their families are living proof that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will never leave a Filipino in danger behind,” External link

manilametro Sunday, May 19, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “Canada missed the... deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is [shipped back] there,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “At midnight last night letters for the recall of our ambassador and consuls to Canada went out,” “And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there” External link

thetimes Friday, May 17, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Affairs Canada ) : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline, and we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there,” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:52:00 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

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “At midnight last night, letters for the recall of our ambassador and consuls to Canada went out,” “And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there” External link

thetimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there,” External link

manilametro Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:47:00 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

afp-fr Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

thenational Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

naharnet-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We share the Japanese people’s hope that the Reiwa Era heralds a time of harmony for Japan and our region as we ride the wave of unbridled opportunity from gain and loss,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The UN can only achieve its purpose and spearhead programs through its various organs and institutions with funds contributed by most of its 193 members each year,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 10, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "What is important is we work together to meet our president's deadline of May 15 and not give Canada excuses to push the deadline further," External link

upi Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “expects the garbage to be seaborne by May 15,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If this clam issue ends up with China GRANTING us PERMISSION and even help to save the clamsthereby eroding our victory in the HagueI will tear out your genitals with pliers,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 28, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If this clam issue ends up with China GRANTING us PERMISSION and even help to save the clamsthereby eroding our victory in the HagueI will tear out your genitals with pliers," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Philippines has no landmark like that (Eiffel Tower) or the Chrysler Building (in New York City, United States) but we can ask to turn off the lights of all tall buildings in our capital to show solidarity (with Sri Lanka). It’s a great idea,” External link

manilatimes Monday, April 22, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "propaganda lapped up by tree huggers that China is massively restoring the environment they damaged like they are heroes for that," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Save your prayers, we're doing all that can be donefor now. And later on with firmer commitment from abroad more" "Also keep your eye on Sabah. Some jerks are proposing we compromise our historical claim to it with diplomatic moves of implicit surrender," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a free world now after the United States’ CIA Central Intelligence Agency defeated the United Socialist Soviet Region (USSR, now Russia). Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I am not going down in history as a clam defender, okay? It's a complaint; we're looking into it; but these are just fucking food; no one goes to war for clams (maybe Oysters of Locquemariaquer) but they just happen to be OUR food. They should pay for them like in fish market," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 19, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a free world now after the (United States’) CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) defeated the USSR ( United Socialist Soviet Region, now Russia). Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 19, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : “China is doing an awful job in the South China Sea. Its actions there have turned everyone country against itand for what? Reefs the US will turn into glass (sand turns to glass under extreme heat) in the first 3 minutes of a conflict. A stationary weapons platform is suicide” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 16, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We protest this. This is illegal, and in fact you are also violating conventions on environmental protection, for which we can take legal action," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This is actually not the right time to bring up disagreements over the South China/West Philippine Sea with both sides hot under the collar while a pissing contest is in full flower," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action. With our legal department now," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : "No. China is far, far, far, far behind the US in military destructive power," "US military will remain 500 years ahead of the rest of the militaries in the world for the next 500 years. All aspiring powers must live with that prospect," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 15, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Why I am surprised. It is weird," "It is also distressing to the Panda huggers or the China lobbies in the Philippines; especially trolls on their payroll," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 15, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The tribunal does not expect us to enforce its decision. In fact, the tribunal opposes any enforcement because it means war,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin argued : “In vagueness lies the best deterrence. I don’t believe going down into the details is the way that the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown” External link

manilametro Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : "The US is and will remain our only military ally. You can't make an ally out of a near powertoo close for comfort. Natural allies are US across Pacific and Russia behind China," "With China, friendship is wisest; never a military alliance. The logic of balance of power," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “OK guys at DFA, let’s look into this and file ASAP if not too late. Let’s see if we can undo the fuck-ups of previous administrations that sold us,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, April 5, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what if there was oversight? He’s being open, ayaw n’yo pa (and still you reject it). He can’t do right, only wrong and yet whenever I offer a selfie with people I just met they insist on doing the fist [sign] for Duterte,” External link

manilametro Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what if there was oversight? He’s being open, ayaw n’yo pa (and still you reject it). He can’t do right, only wrong and yet whenever I offer a selfie with people I just met they insist on doing the fist [sign] for Duterte,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s,” External link

pna Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I don’t believe that going down into the details is the way the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 25, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 25, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 25, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

thenewstribune Monday, March 25, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

foxnews Monday, March 25, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

startribune Monday, March 25, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 25, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

islandpacket Monday, March 25, 2019 10:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The emergence of a new China is creating a world where the lesser (developed countries) have a chance, and more than a chance - cooperation for mutual benefit instead of words," External link

ecns Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "You have our assurance that the Philippines will look out for your people in my country as I have seen China look out for our people in yours," External link

pna Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” “We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period” External link

washtimes Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” “We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," "We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Popoy [de Vera], there’s lotta work out there on the fate of our seafarers on the best paying bottoms — EU (European Union) ships,” External link

manilatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In this endeavor, EU non-government organizations support a cause unquestionably lethal but totally unredeemed by any prospect of success," "Their generous contributions promise at best the prospect of a small and ragged parade under a cracked marble arch to the strains of a broken Hallelujah. As always, the Philippines fights its battles alone; it needs no help; it fears no opposition from any quarter; but it wouldn’t mind a little understanding," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Association ) : "just gave it a sharper edge, a longer blade, and a wider swing" "Ours is a whole of nation approach we throw everything at the drug trade but firmly anchored on UN drug conventions, the 2009 Political Declaration and Plan of Action, the 2016 UNGASS (UN General Assembly Special Session) Outcome, the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Work Plan against Illicit Drugs, and our national development plan, which has no place above ground for the drug trade," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The key word is mutual; we have our end to hold up as well; and we need the means to do that from the United States. But ever and always there must be the sincere mutual desire to help and be helped,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The key word is mutual; we have our end to hold up as well; and we need the means to do that from the United States. But ever and always there must be the sincere mutual desire to help and be helped,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Some seek a review of the MDT. This requires further thought. In vagueness lies uncertainty: a deterrent. Specificity invites evasion and actions outside the MDT framework. But too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Pagdating sa loans, they always ask me to be careful. My answer to that is we are the experts in the bad loans," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Cabinet Secretary Mama-o goes to Libya on March 8 as the representative of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs—to be extended all the honors due the office—to receive the 7 acquitted seamen. Take good care of him. He is my good friend,” External link

manilametro Wednesday, March 6, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I believe in the old theory of deterrence ... in vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In vagueness lies the best deterrence," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Tell our boys in Tripoli I love them. Amazing. We thank the Assistance to Nationals Fund as well for paying for the appeals lawyers who got our people acquitted," External link

libyaobserver Monday, March 4, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I’m an old man. I’ve been engaged in the Cold War for longer than you’ll probably remember. But in vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 4, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I don’t believe that going down into details is the way the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, March 4, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “But too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments. For the time being, helping the Philippines build up our self-defense capacity should do it,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, March 4, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back," External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments,” External link

pna Sunday, March 3, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Ideally mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front. Secretary Pompeo and I agreed that it was in both our countries’ interest to ensure that the alliance effectively address other non-traditional security issues such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief; and, above all, the fight against human trafficking,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our President: We have your back,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view, it is a dynamic exchange that’s going on in government, my own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I have been an old man, I’ve engaged in the Cold War for longer than you. In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Ideally mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front. Secretary Pompeo and I agreed that it was in both our countries’ interest to ensure that the alliance effectively address other non-traditional security issues such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief; and, above all, the fight against human trafficking,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our President: We have your back,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view, it is a dynamic exchange that’s going on in government, my own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I have been an old man, I’ve engaged in the Cold War for longer than you. In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back,” “Ideally, mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front” External link

manilametro Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In vagueness lies the best deterrence," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, March 2, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “President Duterte has been repeatedly invited to go to the United States (…) He has a very strong affection for President Trump,” External link

laht Saturday, March 2, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “They (US forces) will respond depending on the circumstances but we are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, March 1, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are very assured, we are very confident that [the] United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and [the] words of President Trump to our president: We have your back,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, March 1, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "They (US forces) will respond depending on the circumstances but we are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back," External link

manilametro Friday, March 1, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT



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Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "I'm sure the Department of Foreign Affairs secretary [Teodoro Locsin Jr.] will do something about that" External link

globalsecurity Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin proposed to stamp the Philippine visa on passports of Chinese nationals who wish to enter the country instead of the practice adapted before of placing it on a piece of paper. This was approved by the President,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “We don’t need the advice of the good senator on that. Bahala na si (We’ll leave it to) Secretary Locsin,” External link

pna Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “He (Locsin) said not today but tomorrow because the arrival of the boat has been delayed,” External link

inquirer Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "The fact alone that Secretary Locsin has recalled our diplomats there (Canada) shows that we are not only serious, but we're warning them that we're gonna sever diplomatic relations with them," External link

kualalumpurtimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "The fact alone that Secretary Locsin has recalled our diplomats there (Canada) shows that we are not only serious, but we're warning them that we're gonna sever diplomatic relations with them," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Panfilo Lacson said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "DFA Sec. (Teodoro) Locsin's move to recall our diplomats is the right thing to do under the circumstances. National dignity is part and parcel of diplomacy," External link

pna Friday, May 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

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Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Our nightmare we send a ship and a big Chinese ship laughs at it. What do we do,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The only cure for the uncertainty that gnaws at our sense of security -- and invites us to prepare for war to find its opposite in peace -- is the universal acceptance of international law. Not in place of the national self-interest but to serve it better," External link

pna Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The law is wrong; the Supreme Court was wrong," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I banned marine survey ships, amending [the] restriction to France and Japan by adding China,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “So now tell me who do we give to or withhold from authority to survey? flag of the boat or nationality of the surveying group leasing it? Need to inform everyone. For now only Filipino-flagged ships allowed. We need clear rules,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We can't join their ships as just passengers; foreigners turn over command and control, all data gathering facilities, the entire enchilada to Filipinos. Or no permission and/or ban stayswhatever it is since f*****g no knows. But the effect is no foreign survey ship in our EEZ,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Well there you go. Let the foreigners hitch a ride on our marine survey ships,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This then is the new rule: if we grant permission to one legitimate say US concern we will grant to France, China, Japan, any non-haosiao survey” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "One hundred percent agree with China on this one. We go down this road of letting Chinese nationals be hurt, our people in China will pay," External link

pna Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I banned marine survey ships, amending restriction to France & Japan by adding China. To pick & choose invites suspicion of favoritism. Will universalize the ban. Period. Granting exception to one country will automatically lift ban universally. Exceptions invite bribes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 12, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need a special satellite image that can penetrate the jungle to detect plane’s aluminum. CAAP [Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines]has no capability whatsoever in this weather for this mission,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “One more day and it won’t be search & rescue but search & recovery of cadaver. Please US help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need a special satellite image that can penetrate the jungle to detect plane's aluminum. CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines) has no capability whatsoever in this weather for this mission," External link

pna Sunday, August 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting," "We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are filled with renewed inspiration to continue our work of forging ever-stronger ties with the most efficient state in the world, one that started with almost nothing, except for a surfeit of leadership material far more than the rest of Asia combined,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is my honor to celebrate with you the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Philippine - Singapore diplomatic relations. Since 1969 our countries have never wavered in our deep friendship, and fruitful cooperation, through good and challenging times,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Time-lapse of Singapore would be awe-inspiring, from its origin as coastal settlements, to its magnificent skyline, [and] the remarkable expanse of green urban spaces today...And so it became what it is today, the embodied Asian vision of what a country should be,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Singapore harnessed its strengths, which were weaknesses elsewhere,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For the good health of His Excellency Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Her Excellency President Halimah Yacob, to the happiness of the peoples of the Philippines and Singapore, and to our enduring friendship,” External link

pna Friday, August 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “the most efficient state in the world: one that started with almost nothing except for a surfeit of leadership material far more than the rest of Asia combined". "And so it became what it is today: the embodied Asian vision of what a country should be,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The stamp has the map of the entire Philippine EEZ to its widest extent including Benham Rise along with other territorial claims. So tit for tat,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “We will be able to keep track of Chinese nationals entering via visa from our consulates in China or visas upon arrival [after shorter vetting period]hitherto stamped on slips of paper no one could keep track of. Now visas stamped on permanent Chinese passportsso we know all,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The stamp has the map of the entire Philippine EEZ (exclusive economic zone) to its widest extent including Benham Rise along with other territorial claims. So tit for tat,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting. We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 2, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “So we curtail visas on arrival which means: visitor not vetted in our consulates abroad; planes have passengers without visas thereby incurring US Homeland Security wrath. We have to stop stamping visas on slips of paper rather than foreign passports. We need a new visa stamp,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 2, 2019 5:32:00 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 said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting," External link

pna Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide," External link

pna Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We need to put an end to visas upon arrival; all visas should be issued by consular offices after vetting. We must take extra care in outsourcing any part of the visa application process, picking only the most reputable worldwide," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So we curtail visas on arrival which means: visitor not vetted in our consulates abroad; planes have passengers without visas thereby incurring US Homeland Security wrath. We have to stop stamping visas on slips of paper rather than foreign passports. We need a new visa stamp," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "as a pedagogical duty to teach Europeans moral manners" "We're NOT severing diplomatic relations with any country. If we did, where's the conversation? How do you insult those who insulted us if you cut them off?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

pna Monday, July 15, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

pna Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Do not presume to threaten states with accountability for a tough approach to crushing crime,” “We will not tolerate any form of disrespect or acts of bad faith. There will be consequences; far-reaching ones” External link

laht Friday, July 12, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Such resolutions, especially those passed by a tiny minority, can and will be ignored. No consequences,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No effect. Such resolutions especially those passed by a tiny minority can and will be ignored. No consequences. On the other hand, the initiative to insult the Philippines with the assumption without proof that it commits gross abuses there will be far reaching consequences,” External link

pna Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : "Western countries pushed for this resolution in the confidence that the world has forgotten what they did and what should have been done to them had there been a Human Rights Council. It was pushed with the arrogance that developing countries must not stand up to them even if we can and as we hereby do. There will be consequences," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Queen ) : "The Philippines rejects this resolution. It cannot, in good conscience, abide by it. We will not accept a politically partisan and one- sided resolution, so detached from the truth on the ground. It comes straight from the mouth of the Queen in Alice in Wonderland, “First the judgment, then the proof," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This resolution was not universally adopted. Therefore, its validity is highly questionable. It does not represent the will of the Council, much less that of the developing countries who are always the target of such resolutions," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I don’t want to say it because I’m not authorized by the ones who made it, the Coast Guard, to reveal it. But I can tell you this much. There was no lookout that the cook was out there on deck. Everybody was asleep,” External link

manilametro Monday, July 8, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There is no one-year deadline for specific project. Just best effort,” “There is also no one-year deadline on the brilliant oil and gas MOU. I wrote and China and PH signed,” External link

pna Monday, July 8, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Franklin Drilon ) : “The verbal agreement cannot be enforced. It cannot be enforced on us because it’s verbal. Exactly as Senator [Franklin] Drilon said, you need a document to prove an agreement. That’s the way it is,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I didn’t even know there was a verbal agreement. He may have said it because he was given the impression there’s a level of beyond allowable catch that if there’s a surplus you can share it with foreign fishermen,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “But then the question is, what do we do about it? There’s a difference between statement of law and a statement of fact,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The question is, is it policy? It’s not policy. He may have been led to believe we had surplus and he said sure, it’s fine,” “But to make such a point about it because you lost the last election [and] try to make a capital case out of something. What have we done? Have we surrendered something? No. We enforced everything that is our right under the Unclos. We protest its violation,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 5, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We work hand in glove with the armed forces because war is conduct of diplomacy by other means, as diplomacy can be the conduct of war with a measure of finesse,” External link

inquirer Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A country’s natural ally is always the one that is too far to get into one’s hair, yet with a reach long enough to deliver a strong punch at a common enemy. Two countries fit that bill; one far more than the other and that is the United States," External link

pna Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The verbal agreement cannot be enforced on us because it’s verbal. You need a document to prove an agreement. That’s the way it is,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “I got the Coast Guard report immediately. Our investigation was finished. It was exhaustive. It’s not, I got to tell you, it doesn’t paint our fishermen in the brightest lights,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “There was no lookout. The cook was out there on deck. Everybody was asleep. And he looked up and said ‘there’s a boat coming’ and continued with whatever he was doing and he looked up again and said ‘it’s coming closer.’ And then he looked up again and he said ‘My God it’s gonna hit’ and he shouted,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I will not ask China to seek safe passage in the EEZ. Safe passage is a legal concept. What I’m gonna ask, as I’ve said it, be careful of swarming,” “If you swarm, then what happened in the Reed Bank was an accident waiting to happen so don’t do it. But if you insist on doing it, this will keep deteriorating our friendship and I don’t want to do that because China offers things that the rest of the world does not,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offers things that the rest of the world does not," "Because China is offering us that and because of our proximity to China, suddenly other countries are being very generous with us because they know what we are. We are the unsinkable aircraft carrier group of the coast of China, that's what McArthur called us," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's not covered by law. That's their interpretation which is fine. What they should do is go to court," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "He may have been led to believe we had a surplus and he may have said sure, that's fine" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "The verbal agreement cannot be enforced on us, it's verbal," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "Hey boba, that is precisely why I have ordered the cancellation of all courtesy diplomatic passports because I refuse to single out Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM 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 Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We have not backed down in our pursuit of this independent foreign policy,” “We have stood our principled ground on various issues, such as the return of the Balangiga Bells, the West Philippine Sea, the protection and repatriation of displaced personsours and that of other countries, the promotion, and protection of the welfare of our overseas workers, the decent treatment of migrant workers, most famously the open-arm reception of refugeesand that garbage thing,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We have not backed down in our pursuit of this independent foreign policy," External link

pna Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "That’s no way for a gentleman to speak to a lady. Apologies," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "I have to return the P500,000 check donation or I shall be compelled to turn it over to Treasury. DFA cannot dispense donations. I certainly won't turn it over to another department; that's malversation. So with florid expressions of gratitude I had it returned to Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Will someone please do her the kindness to give her a brain? Here I am trying to do what's right, which is to restrict diplomatic passports to real existing working diplomats so as not to devalue them abroadand not pass them out as favors to retirees and friends," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Del Rosario ) : "Hey boba, that is precisely why I have ordered the cancellation of all courtesy diplomatic passports because I refuse to single out Del Rosario," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “So now Vietnam has tracked it down and journalists at that. I guess state journalism works,” External link

manilametro Monday, June 24, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will be no joint investigation. China and Philippines will conduct their respective investigations," External link

pna Friday, June 21, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "There will be no joint investigation. China and Philippines will conduct their respective investigations," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 21, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The rescue of persons in distress is a universally recognized obligation of people and governments; and in the civil law and, maybe even in common law, it is a felony to abandon people in distress; especially when we cause that distress; and more so when it is no bother at all to save them at no risk to oneself,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As the ‘constitution of the oceans,’ it affirms the rule of law in maritime space. Rule of law must be adhered to by all states parties in the belief that no one can thrive nor survive for long in anarchy. Whether international law can be enforced is another matter. And it doesn’t help that parties with the strength to enforce it and who have invoked a lot the need for it have not joined it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

inquirer Monday, June 17, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Philippine Navy ) : “The hit-and-run incident in the South China Sea where a Chinese fishing vessel sank a Philippine fishing boat and left the crew to the mercy of the elements will test the fortitude of our commitment to independence,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, June 17, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Freedom of navigation in the South China Sea by itself is merely the freedom to walk in a zoo past cages of animals. Freedom of navigation to mean anything includes willingness to use US power to uphold the sovereign rights of the littoral states of Southeast Asia or it is nothing,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Freedom of navigation in the South China Sea by itself is merely the freedom to walk in a zoo past cages of animals. Freedom of navigation to mean anything includes willingness to use US power to uphold the sovereign rights of the littoral states of Southeast Asia or it is nothing," External link

pna Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I fired off a diplomatic protest yesterday,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “I will proceed on the merits of the case and what it calls for while the matter is studied by the International Maritime Organization [IMO],” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I fired off a diplomatic protest yesterday," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Delfin Lorenzana ) : “I take my cue from Defense Secretary Lorenzana. What is contemptible and condemnable is the abandonment of the crew to the elements,” “Vietnam’s rescue will be the basis of enhanced Vietnam-PH military cooperation,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “These are the values of daily life the President has writ large in his governance to serve our countrymen, whatever their station in life may be, and wherever they may be in the world. These are also the values that sustain the resolve of the government to beat corruption, criminality, illegal drugs and other social ills,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “O, by the way, the garbage from Australia, that's going back too. No, I don't give a flying f**k that it is used in making cement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Following Duterte's answer to UN's plea for yet another stronger stand against climate changewhich he branded as more hot airI am rejecting all official participation in climate change conferences requiring air travel," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks, and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point," External link

pna Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Commission ) : “Over a month ago, I fired off a memo to all our European embassies to tell their host governments to clear any and all donations to their NGOs in the Philippines with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Or we will deregister them in the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission]. If that hasn’t been done, do it now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Commission ) : "Over a month ago, I fired off a memo to all our European embassies to tell their host governments to clear any and all donations to their NGOs in the Philippines with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Or we will deregister them in the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). If that hasn’t been done, do it now," External link

pna Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 31, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Roy Cimatu ) : “Thank you Cimatu for getting up so early to get last minute okay from foreign transshipment points,” External link

thedailybeast Friday, May 31, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point," External link

pna Friday, May 31, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “All containers containing garbage [were] cleaned and ready to go. Waiting for a couple of documents and routine permission from China for transshipment to Canada,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “All containers containing garbage cleaned and ready to go. Waiting for a couple of documents and routine permission from China for transshipment to Canada,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Ricky Razon ) : “Also thank ICTSI’s (International Container Terminal Services) Ricky Razon for picking up our part of the tab. A cooperative effort of DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources), the Canadian Ambassador, the Canadian Foreign Minister – everyone who had nothing to do with legally letting the garbage in the first place then never lifting a finger to get it out,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Clams? Again? O, it’s just an allegation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Clams? Again? O, it’s just an allegation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No money passed. Not a friggin’ cent. What we had was far better; what we had and have forever were old friends abroad to help,” External link

manilametro Monday, May 20, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China’s offer of a strategic partnership is a bit more attractive than the current offer of the U.S. of strategic confusion," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 20, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Our defense treaty with the U.S. does not preclude increasing or deepening economic relations with China. In that regard, we’re very far behind in the region. We’re not the biggest or most-linked with their economy,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 20, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added ( about Affairs Canada ) : "We shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 19, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No money passed. Not a friggin’ cent. What we had was far better; what we had and have forever were old friends abroad to help,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 19, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are glad that we were able to bring them home alive and safe to their families. These Filipinos coming home to their families are living proof that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will never leave a Filipino in danger behind,” External link

manilametro Sunday, May 19, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “Canada missed the... deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is [shipped back] there,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “At midnight last night letters for the recall of our ambassador and consuls to Canada went out,” “And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there” External link

thetimes Friday, May 17, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Affairs Canada ) : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline, and we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there,” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:52:00 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

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “At midnight last night, letters for the recall of our ambassador and consuls to Canada went out,” “And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there” External link

thetimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there,” External link

manilametro Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:47:00 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

afp-fr Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

thenational Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

naharnet-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Canada missed the May 15 deadline. And we shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship-bound there," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We share the Japanese people’s hope that the Reiwa Era heralds a time of harmony for Japan and our region as we ride the wave of unbridled opportunity from gain and loss,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The UN can only achieve its purpose and spearhead programs through its various organs and institutions with funds contributed by most of its 193 members each year,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 10, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "What is important is we work together to meet our president's deadline of May 15 and not give Canada excuses to push the deadline further," External link

upi Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “expects the garbage to be seaborne by May 15,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 9, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “If this clam issue ends up with China GRANTING us PERMISSION and even help to save the clamsthereby eroding our victory in the HagueI will tear out your genitals with pliers,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 28, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If this clam issue ends up with China GRANTING us PERMISSION and even help to save the clamsthereby eroding our victory in the HagueI will tear out your genitals with pliers," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The Philippines has no landmark like that (Eiffel Tower) or the Chrysler Building (in New York City, United States) but we can ask to turn off the lights of all tall buildings in our capital to show solidarity (with Sri Lanka). It’s a great idea,” External link

manilatimes Monday, April 22, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "propaganda lapped up by tree huggers that China is massively restoring the environment they damaged like they are heroes for that," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Save your prayers, we're doing all that can be donefor now. And later on with firmer commitment from abroad more" "Also keep your eye on Sabah. Some jerks are proposing we compromise our historical claim to it with diplomatic moves of implicit surrender," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a free world now after the United States’ CIA Central Intelligence Agency defeated the United Socialist Soviet Region (USSR, now Russia). Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I am not going down in history as a clam defender, okay? It's a complaint; we're looking into it; but these are just fucking food; no one goes to war for clams (maybe Oysters of Locquemariaquer) but they just happen to be OUR food. They should pay for them like in fish market," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 19, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a free world now after the (United States’) CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) defeated the USSR ( United Socialist Soviet Region, now Russia). Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 19, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What it says should not determine foreign policy but it should inform the national budgetary process that we gotta stop throwing money at poverty and throw it at weaponry,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : “China is doing an awful job in the South China Sea. Its actions there have turned everyone country against itand for what? Reefs the US will turn into glass (sand turns to glass under extreme heat) in the first 3 minutes of a conflict. A stationary weapons platform is suicide” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action with our legal department now,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 16, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We protest this. This is illegal, and in fact you are also violating conventions on environmental protection, for which we can take legal action," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This is actually not the right time to bring up disagreements over the South China/West Philippine Sea with both sides hot under the collar while a pissing contest is in full flower," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We just caught them doing that recently, filed a diplomatic note, and will be taking legal action. With our legal department now," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : "No. China is far, far, far, far behind the US in military destructive power," "US military will remain 500 years ahead of the rest of the militaries in the world for the next 500 years. All aspiring powers must live with that prospect," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 15, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Why I am surprised. It is weird," "It is also distressing to the Panda huggers or the China lobbies in the Philippines; especially trolls on their payroll," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 15, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The tribunal does not expect us to enforce its decision. In fact, the tribunal opposes any enforcement because it means war,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin argued : “In vagueness lies the best deterrence. I don’t believe going down into the details is the way that the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown” External link

manilametro Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin replied : "The US is and will remain our only military ally. You can't make an ally out of a near powertoo close for comfort. Natural allies are US across Pacific and Russia behind China," "With China, friendship is wisest; never a military alliance. The logic of balance of power," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “OK guys at DFA, let’s look into this and file ASAP if not too late. Let’s see if we can undo the fuck-ups of previous administrations that sold us,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, April 5, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what if there was oversight? He’s being open, ayaw n’yo pa (and still you reject it). He can’t do right, only wrong and yet whenever I offer a selfie with people I just met they insist on doing the fist [sign] for Duterte,” External link

manilametro Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what if there was oversight? He’s being open, ayaw n’yo pa (and still you reject it). He can’t do right, only wrong and yet whenever I offer a selfie with people I just met they insist on doing the fist [sign] for Duterte,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s,” External link

pna Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I don’t believe that going down into the details is the way the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 25, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 25, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 25, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

thenewstribune Monday, March 25, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

foxnews Monday, March 25, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

startribune Monday, March 25, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 25, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," External link

islandpacket Monday, March 25, 2019 10:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The emergence of a new China is creating a world where the lesser (developed countries) have a chance, and more than a chance - cooperation for mutual benefit instead of words," External link

ecns Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "You have our assurance that the Philippines will look out for your people in my country as I have seen China look out for our people in yours," External link

pna Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” “We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period” External link

washtimes Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies,” “We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Without the new China there will be no prospect whatsoever for the developing world to grow into emerging economies," "We would still be as we were throughout the second half of the last century. We were at the mercy of Western markets which on a whim can turn us away as they did throughout the post- and neo-colonial period" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Popoy [de Vera], there’s lotta work out there on the fate of our seafarers on the best paying bottoms — EU (European Union) ships,” External link

manilatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "EU funding continues for the widely detested, nowhere supported, and foredoomed communist insurgency composed of the last dregs of the New Khmer Rouge, as US intelligence branded them in the late 80s," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In this endeavor, EU non-government organizations support a cause unquestionably lethal but totally unredeemed by any prospect of success," "Their generous contributions promise at best the prospect of a small and ragged parade under a cracked marble arch to the strains of a broken Hallelujah. As always, the Philippines fights its battles alone; it needs no help; it fears no opposition from any quarter; but it wouldn’t mind a little understanding," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Association ) : "just gave it a sharper edge, a longer blade, and a wider swing" "Ours is a whole of nation approach we throw everything at the drug trade but firmly anchored on UN drug conventions, the 2009 Political Declaration and Plan of Action, the 2016 UNGASS (UN General Assembly Special Session) Outcome, the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Work Plan against Illicit Drugs, and our national development plan, which has no place above ground for the drug trade," External link

pna Friday, March 15, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The key word is mutual; we have our end to hold up as well; and we need the means to do that from the United States. But ever and always there must be the sincere mutual desire to help and be helped,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The key word is mutual; we have our end to hold up as well; and we need the means to do that from the United States. But ever and always there must be the sincere mutual desire to help and be helped,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Some seek a review of the MDT. This requires further thought. In vagueness lies uncertainty: a deterrent. Specificity invites evasion and actions outside the MDT framework. But too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 11, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Pagdating sa loans, they always ask me to be careful. My answer to that is we are the experts in the bad loans," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Cabinet Secretary Mama-o goes to Libya on March 8 as the representative of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs—to be extended all the honors due the office—to receive the 7 acquitted seamen. Take good care of him. He is my good friend,” External link

manilametro Wednesday, March 6, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I believe in the old theory of deterrence ... in vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In vagueness lies the best deterrence," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Tell our boys in Tripoli I love them. Amazing. We thank the Assistance to Nationals Fund as well for paying for the appeals lawyers who got our people acquitted," External link

libyaobserver Monday, March 4, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I’m an old man. I’ve been engaged in the Cold War for longer than you’ll probably remember. But in vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

manilametro Monday, March 4, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “I don’t believe that going down into details is the way the sincerity of the American commitment will be shown,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, March 4, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “But too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments. For the time being, helping the Philippines build up our self-defense capacity should do it,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, March 4, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back," External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “too much vagueness lends itself to doubt the firmness of commitments,” External link

pna Sunday, March 3, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Ideally mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front. Secretary Pompeo and I agreed that it was in both our countries’ interest to ensure that the alliance effectively address other non-traditional security issues such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief; and, above all, the fight against human trafficking,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our President: We have your back,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view, it is a dynamic exchange that’s going on in government, my own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I have been an old man, I’ve engaged in the Cold War for longer than you. In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

manilametro Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Ideally mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front. Secretary Pompeo and I agreed that it was in both our countries’ interest to ensure that the alliance effectively address other non-traditional security issues such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief; and, above all, the fight against human trafficking,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our President: We have your back,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “My own view, it is a dynamic exchange that’s going on in government, my own view is no. I believe in the old theory of deterrence. I have been an old man, I’ve engaged in the Cold War for longer than you. In vagueness lies the best deterrence,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about President Trump ) : “We are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back,” “Ideally, mutual defense should cover a partner’s back as well as its front” External link

manilametro Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "In vagueness lies the best deterrence," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, March 2, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “President Duterte has been repeatedly invited to go to the United States (…) He has a very strong affection for President Trump,” External link

laht Saturday, March 2, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “They (US forces) will respond depending on the circumstances but we are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, March 1, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We are very assured, we are very confident that [the] United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and [the] words of President Trump to our president: We have your back,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, March 1, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "They (US forces) will respond depending on the circumstances but we are very assured, we are very confident that United States has, in the words of Secretary Pompeo and words of President Trump to our president: we have your back," External link

manilametro Friday, March 1, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT



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Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "I'm sure the Department of Foreign Affairs secretary [Teodoro Locsin Jr.] will do something about that" External link

globalsecurity Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin proposed to stamp the Philippine visa on passports of Chinese nationals who wish to enter the country instead of the practice adapted before of placing it on a piece of paper. This was approved by the President,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “We don’t need the advice of the good senator on that. Bahala na si (We’ll leave it to) Secretary Locsin,” External link

pna Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “He (Locsin) said not today but tomorrow because the arrival of the boat has been delayed,” External link

inquirer Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "The fact alone that Secretary Locsin has recalled our diplomats there (Canada) shows that we are not only serious, but we're warning them that we're gonna sever diplomatic relations with them," External link

kualalumpurtimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "The fact alone that Secretary Locsin has recalled our diplomats there (Canada) shows that we are not only serious, but we're warning them that we're gonna sever diplomatic relations with them," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Panfilo Lacson said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "DFA Sec. (Teodoro) Locsin's move to recall our diplomats is the right thing to do under the circumstances. National dignity is part and parcel of diplomacy," External link

pna Friday, May 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT