Teodoro Locsin

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Teodoro Locsin said : “POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration) wants to use (the) torture or murder of OFW (overseas Filipino worker) Jeanelyn Villavende as leverage to get Kuwait to sign on to labor standards. Signing on doesn’t mean observing in Middle East. I will not use Jeanelyn as leverage,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea. We committed to continue our cooperation bilaterally and in all possible forums to maintain peace and security, stability and the rule of law in our region," External link

globalsecurity Friday, January 10, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Iyong pinatay sa Kuwait, sinabi ko na a life for a life -- no other compromise. Ayaw ko iyong ransom," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 10, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea. We committed to continue our cooperation - bilaterally and in all possible forums - to maintain peace and security, stability and the rule of law in our region," External link

manilametro Friday, January 10, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A survey of the most pressing concerns in the regional security environment is an indispensable element of our strategic dialogue. I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This is the first of our many meetings which I look forward to having with Minister Motegi. The Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership has been a positive force, not just for Philippine development and security, but in the best interest of our larger region," "In 2017, President Duterte described the Philippine-Japan Strategic Partnership as having entered a “Golden Age”. Minister Motegi’s visit adds further luster to that golden friendship which remains one of the region’s closest and strongest," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So far, US said no Filipinos found to have been hurt. But search and damage assessment not complete," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So far, US said no Filipinos found to have been hurt. But search and damage assessment not complete," External link

pna Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Let’s wait where the situation goes. To evacuate is like a sign of no faith in the intelligence of the countries involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Let me tell you, our teams in the Middle East foreign affairs, embassies, consulates we are ready to help you when the emergency happens," "We'll get you out or we will be there with you to make sure that the same risks you run, we will run as well" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offer to take them (Filipinos) out, to take them home," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "We've hired one of the best Kuwaiti lawyers to prosecute the case," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I don't want to make a big geopolitical issue," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Let’s wait where the situation goes. To evacuate is like a sign of no faith in the intelligence of the countries involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offer to take them (Filipinos) out, to take them home," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Visa free, visas upon arrival, they are wrong. Every country is entitled to control their borders and we just gave it up," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about De Lima ) : "In the United States appropriations act, there is no mention of De Lima, of a visa," "It is in a resolution... from the Senate. It is a separate body" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “The friendship between your country which gives our people the jobs they cannot find at home and our people whose faithful service makes the life of your people easier depends on justice being done the murdered maid. An eye for an eye, a life for a life,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “In short. She bashed her head. So I want the head of the employer’s wife who murdered their Filipina maid,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I beg you to give her justice. We will go after the Filipino recruiters and government officials who put her in harm’s way,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “She [employer] bashed her head. So I want the head of the employer’s wife who murdered their Filipina maid,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The friendship between your country which gives our people the jobs they cannot find at home and our people whose faithful service make the life of your people easier depends on justice being done the murdered maid. An eye for an eye, a life for a life,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 31, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "While we can, we also cultivate new friendships and keep alive old friendship," External link

pna Monday, December 30, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I met with Turkish Amb. Artemiz Sümer to clear up the misunderstanding. We both agreed to continue to coordinate all engagements with BARMM together," External link

pna Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Filing a diplomatic protest against Turkey; studying charges vs Filipino BARMM officials involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 27, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To her credit [D]e Lima dared challenge the sufficiency of the charges,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Maguindanao Massacre ) : “ON TOP OF WHICH the decision in the Maguindanao Massacre proves our justice system works better than the American which let the My Lai killers off; although the great woman judge should’ve convicted the PNP (Philippine National Police) accomplices as well. Kin of victims should’ve had ’em shot in the head,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “To its credit the Republic’s highest legal authority ruled them sufficient for prosecution & trial—2x (twice),” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Yes, it has to do with sovereignty which if we waive here we may as well waive it to China and give Subic and Clark,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Media is fortunate in having Sal who loves engaging them. We never contradicted each other," External link

pna Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Say Thank You to the President you moron in a white Mu-Mu. Without him, she'd be stuck with her retarded retinue and ecclesiastical idiots like you," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 15, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Her retarded retinue. Don’t worry; he can’t get into the country,” “We have to spare Leni the moral moronism of those who use her,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Her retarded retinue. Don’t worry; he can’t get into the country,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “TY (Thank you), Leni. Now get your team together to attend UNODC review in Vienna,” External link

manilatimes Friday, November 8, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “They have a right of reply ‘di ba ok so over Twitter then you say what you said is not true if it’s not true. And actually this is what happened there is no point in cursing. It’s a matter of just saying your views or Mr. Locsin, Secretary Locsin could have complained to the Inquirer because Ms. Enano is a reporter of the Inquirer or in the case of Mr. Cayabyab, he could have also complained to the Star why is mister so-and-so lecturing me. There is no need to curse anybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “The journalist took a photo and said the president was not there and Mr. Locsin was the one who was in his place. Where is the slander in that? It’s just a matter of stating the facts, which is the responsibility of journalists. The primary responsibility of journalists is to report the truth,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Malacanang Palace ) : "That was my strong and insistent proposal and I wouldn’t take no for an answer. The Palace protocol gave in and told him," External link

pna Friday, November 8, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : “If he (Duterte) didn’t catch the plane’s takeoff at 7 p.m., he’d be stuck. He left at 6 p.m. after Asean-Japan Summit, (bilateral meeting) with Japan, three hours of East Asia Summit -- since he spoke first, he stayed ‘til last spoke as a courtesy. Others stepped out,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a Greek vessel of Greek ownership flying a Liberian flag of convenience which just happens to have a skipper of Philippine nationality,” External link

pna Monday, November 4, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Want the employment 400,000 Pinoy mariners to hang in the balance of the games an idiot native media likes to play? Now that’s harming their livelihoods,” External link

pna Monday, November 4, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China doesn't need our oil and gas. We do. And China is the only one offering to help develop it," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Since the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Manila, the Philippines is witnessing a reinvigoration of our bilateral relations with Hungary," External link

pna Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "of course they should cut out the offending scene" External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 21, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "of course they should cut out the offending scene" External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

thehindu Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If it becomes a formal state offer, I will flatly reject it and fight it," External link

pna Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For me, call a universal boycott of all DreamWorks production here on,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, October 18, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on the diplomatic level, but our reaction must be minimally invasive of free speech concerns,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, October 18, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We can't starve another animal to death in a dead zoo. We're just no good at this," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For me, call a universal boycott of all DreamWorks production here on,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on the diplomatic level,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on a diplomatic level” External link

businessday Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest. Do cut out crudely," External link

pna Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As we celebrate the Republic of Korea’s National Day and 70 years of fruitful cooperation and friendship, we reaffirm the determination of our government and people to work with the government of South Korea in taking our friendship further, forward, and upward,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We join our Korean friends in marking Armed Forces Day. We honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform. Philippine-ROK relations were solidified with mortal mixed with blood and brotherhood,” “Today, 70 years after we forged diplomatic relations, it gratifies us to see Philippine-Korean ties continue to grow, nurtured by the same values that we ardently defended,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Oscar Albayalde ) : “There is a certain Sermonia who’s angling to take Albayalde’s job and is making the rounds of my embassies,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'm in Moscow. Do I have to fly home to file the goddamned diplomatic protest myself? File now!" External link

pna Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We've completed the first draft. That objectionable provisions excluding the Western military presence... they're not holding on to that anymore," External link

pna Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "At photo shoot w/ Pres. Trump and First Lady Melania, I shook his hand, he looked straight at me and said, 'Say Hi to Frank Sinatra.' Me stunned: 'I admire you so much.' He: 'You know who I mean?' 'Uh.'," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The truth is, I think he’ll [Trump will] surprise us,” “They [US] reach out to [North] Korea. Isn’t that supposed to be a major threat? The guy [North Korean leader Kim Jong-un] could be crazy, unleash his weapons” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Only Trump was able to do it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Someone with that sense of humor, self-deprecating, it might work,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This guy might still get an agreement with Korea,” “The ultimate gain of that is the unification of Korea” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “They hardly materialize and if you would compare to Japanese investments and official assistance[it's] nothing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “experience showed the same countries that voted for the Iceland resolution never gave or lent us anything worthwhile or offered with conditions more onerous than the loans we'd have to pay back” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “China's influence cannot be countered. Anyone who thinks different is ignorant. Hague Award too valuable to lose in a forlorn fight,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We don't need the money; we've more than enough without turning to anyone outside except Japan of course whose generosity is unconditional, quick; and whose motivation is honestly to help the Philippines. The rest are tongue in cheek and negligible," External link

pna Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Finally action instead of more talk. Thank you America,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The reports we're getting now is this: China is mellowing. It's no longer insisting on the exclusion of foreign powers. It's no longer insisting on this and that," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

pattayamail Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

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

pattayamail Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already pre-judged. " External link

AsiaOne Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

AsiaOne Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No. Because they have already prejudged” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No I don’t want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true ‘because we saw it’.How? Are they going to exhume every body?” “No. I’m not going to give them that chance” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

newshub Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

newshub Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

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

taipeitimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged. " External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No – I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it.' How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

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

business-standard Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No. Because they have already prejudged” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No — I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?” “No. I'm not going to give them that chance” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

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

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

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

arabnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:53:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

trust2 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

trust2 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

wsau Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

wsau Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

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

ABCnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

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

startribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

startribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It wasn't carried. The point is, they can't do anything about it," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

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

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "They’re (China) hoping we finish the first text in 3 years. 2021, I think," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The President when he met Xi Jinping here in Manila told him, 'This sea code is taking forever. Can we rush this so we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who’s right and who’s wrong when something happens?'" "Xi Jinping said ‘why not’ and then he turned to his foreign minister. Then Wang Yi comes to me and says 'Is he serious?' Yeah he’s very serious" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin pointed out : “For too long, they spend considerable time, money, and effort to avail of simple government service. I can only imagine the difficulties, hardships, and the frustration of the people,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is just the beginning. Under my watch, I tend to open more authentication centers and consular offices throughout Mindanao and Visayas in order to bring frontline services closer to the people,” “There are many other services that the DFA renders to the public that you want it here, you will have it here, as fast as possible,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Before today, Filipinos from the Visayas needed to travel to Manila to have their documents authenticated by the DFA. They are usually OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) whose work or livelihood abroad rests on a piece of paper that needs authentication. For too long, they have spent considerable time, money and effort to avail of a simple government service,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin explained ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Thanks to President Duterte who signed the Instrument of Accession to the Apostille Convention, the authentication process for public documents has been cut by half," Locsin said. He said if the document is to be used in a foreign country which is among 117 members of the Apostille Convention, it would not require another authentication in the said country's embassy or consulate in the Philippines. "This means less aggravation and less cost for the millions of Filipinos who rely on the cross-border exchange of public documents for work, study and business,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is in this context that it behooves the international community -- weapons making and selling states, and their victims together -- to share the responsibility of keeping the spirit of international humanitarian law and the Geneva Conventions alive,” External link

pna Monday, September 9, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We shall never have an embassy in Sabah. That is an act of treason," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We’re gonna have to do it with China unless other people step up the way Shell stepped up in Malampaya before,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin indicated : “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

tribuneonline Friday, August 30, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Hey morons! I merely NOTED the Chinese apology. I did not accept it. I am not a fisherman," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

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

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



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Toshimitsu Motegi said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "Secretary Locsin and I were able to deepen our discussion from such perspectives and agree to deepen our discussions ... and agree to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of laws of the seas," External link

globalsecurity Friday, January 10, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Toshimitsu Motegi said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "Secretary Locsin and I were able to deepen our discussion from such perspectives and agree to deepen our discussions ... and agree to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of laws of the seas," External link

manilametro Friday, January 10, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “I will defer to the statement to be issued by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Teodoro Locsin Jr.),” External link

pna Monday, December 2, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “They have a right of reply ‘di ba ok so over Twitter then you say what you said is not true if it’s not true. And actually this is what happened there is no point in cursing. It’s a matter of just saying your views or Mr. Locsin, Secretary Locsin could have complained to the Inquirer because Ms. Enano is a reporter of the Inquirer or in the case of Mr. Cayabyab, he could have also complained to the Star why is mister so-and-so lecturing me. There is no need to curse anybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “The journalist took a photo and said the president was not there and Mr. Locsin was the one who was in his place. Where is the slander in that? It’s just a matter of stating the facts, which is the responsibility of journalists. The primary responsibility of journalists is to report the truth,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin explained ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Thanks to President Duterte who signed the Instrument of Accession to the Apostille Convention, the authentication process for public documents has been cut by half," Locsin said. He said if the document is to be used in a foreign country which is among 117 members of the Apostille Convention, it would not require another authentication in the said country's embassy or consulate in the Philippines. "This means less aggravation and less cost for the millions of Filipinos who rely on the cross-border exchange of public documents for work, study and business,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

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

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Teodoro Locsin said : “POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration) wants to use (the) torture or murder of OFW (overseas Filipino worker) Jeanelyn Villavende as leverage to get Kuwait to sign on to labor standards. Signing on doesn’t mean observing in Middle East. I will not use Jeanelyn as leverage,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea. We committed to continue our cooperation bilaterally and in all possible forums to maintain peace and security, stability and the rule of law in our region," External link

globalsecurity Friday, January 10, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Iyong pinatay sa Kuwait, sinabi ko na a life for a life -- no other compromise. Ayaw ko iyong ransom," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 10, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea. We committed to continue our cooperation - bilaterally and in all possible forums - to maintain peace and security, stability and the rule of law in our region," External link

manilametro Friday, January 10, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "A survey of the most pressing concerns in the regional security environment is an indispensable element of our strategic dialogue. I was pleased with my candid exchanges with Minister Motegi on issues such as rule of law in the maritime commons and the situation in the West Philippine Sea," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "This is the first of our many meetings which I look forward to having with Minister Motegi. The Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership has been a positive force, not just for Philippine development and security, but in the best interest of our larger region," "In 2017, President Duterte described the Philippine-Japan Strategic Partnership as having entered a “Golden Age”. Minister Motegi’s visit adds further luster to that golden friendship which remains one of the region’s closest and strongest," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So far, US said no Filipinos found to have been hurt. But search and damage assessment not complete," External link

pna Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "So far, US said no Filipinos found to have been hurt. But search and damage assessment not complete," External link

pna Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Let’s wait where the situation goes. To evacuate is like a sign of no faith in the intelligence of the countries involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Let me tell you, our teams in the Middle East foreign affairs, embassies, consulates we are ready to help you when the emergency happens," "We'll get you out or we will be there with you to make sure that the same risks you run, we will run as well" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offer to take them (Filipinos) out, to take them home," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "We've hired one of the best Kuwaiti lawyers to prosecute the case," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I don't want to make a big geopolitical issue," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : "Let’s wait where the situation goes. To evacuate is like a sign of no faith in the intelligence of the countries involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "offer to take them (Filipinos) out, to take them home," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Visa free, visas upon arrival, they are wrong. Every country is entitled to control their borders and we just gave it up," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about De Lima ) : "In the United States appropriations act, there is no mention of De Lima, of a visa," "It is in a resolution... from the Senate. It is a separate body" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “The friendship between your country which gives our people the jobs they cannot find at home and our people whose faithful service makes the life of your people easier depends on justice being done the murdered maid. An eye for an eye, a life for a life,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “In short. She bashed her head. So I want the head of the employer’s wife who murdered their Filipina maid,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin told : “I beg you to give her justice. We will go after the Filipino recruiters and government officials who put her in harm’s way,” External link

kuwaittimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “She [employer] bashed her head. So I want the head of the employer’s wife who murdered their Filipina maid,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The friendship between your country which gives our people the jobs they cannot find at home and our people whose faithful service make the life of your people easier depends on justice being done the murdered maid. An eye for an eye, a life for a life,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 31, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "While we can, we also cultivate new friendships and keep alive old friendship," External link

pna Monday, December 30, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I met with Turkish Amb. Artemiz Sümer to clear up the misunderstanding. We both agreed to continue to coordinate all engagements with BARMM together," External link

pna Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Filing a diplomatic protest against Turkey; studying charges vs Filipino BARMM officials involved," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 27, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “To her credit [D]e Lima dared challenge the sufficiency of the charges,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Maguindanao Massacre ) : “ON TOP OF WHICH the decision in the Maguindanao Massacre proves our justice system works better than the American which let the My Lai killers off; although the great woman judge should’ve convicted the PNP (Philippine National Police) accomplices as well. Kin of victims should’ve had ’em shot in the head,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “To its credit the Republic’s highest legal authority ruled them sufficient for prosecution & trial—2x (twice),” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Yes, it has to do with sovereignty which if we waive here we may as well waive it to China and give Subic and Clark,” External link

inquirer Monday, December 23, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Media is fortunate in having Sal who loves engaging them. We never contradicted each other," External link

pna Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Say Thank You to the President you moron in a white Mu-Mu. Without him, she'd be stuck with her retarded retinue and ecclesiastical idiots like you," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 15, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Her retarded retinue. Don’t worry; he can’t get into the country,” “We have to spare Leni the moral moronism of those who use her,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Her retarded retinue. Don’t worry; he can’t get into the country,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “TY (Thank you), Leni. Now get your team together to attend UNODC review in Vienna,” External link

manilatimes Friday, November 8, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “They have a right of reply ‘di ba ok so over Twitter then you say what you said is not true if it’s not true. And actually this is what happened there is no point in cursing. It’s a matter of just saying your views or Mr. Locsin, Secretary Locsin could have complained to the Inquirer because Ms. Enano is a reporter of the Inquirer or in the case of Mr. Cayabyab, he could have also complained to the Star why is mister so-and-so lecturing me. There is no need to curse anybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “The journalist took a photo and said the president was not there and Mr. Locsin was the one who was in his place. Where is the slander in that? It’s just a matter of stating the facts, which is the responsibility of journalists. The primary responsibility of journalists is to report the truth,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Malacanang Palace ) : "That was my strong and insistent proposal and I wouldn’t take no for an answer. The Palace protocol gave in and told him," External link

pna Friday, November 8, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : “If he (Duterte) didn’t catch the plane’s takeoff at 7 p.m., he’d be stuck. He left at 6 p.m. after Asean-Japan Summit, (bilateral meeting) with Japan, three hours of East Asia Summit -- since he spoke first, he stayed ‘til last spoke as a courtesy. Others stepped out,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is a Greek vessel of Greek ownership flying a Liberian flag of convenience which just happens to have a skipper of Philippine nationality,” External link

pna Monday, November 4, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Want the employment 400,000 Pinoy mariners to hang in the balance of the games an idiot native media likes to play? Now that’s harming their livelihoods,” External link

pna Monday, November 4, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "China doesn't need our oil and gas. We do. And China is the only one offering to help develop it," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Since the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Manila, the Philippines is witnessing a reinvigoration of our bilateral relations with Hungary," External link

pna Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "of course they should cut out the offending scene" External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 21, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "of course they should cut out the offending scene" External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “of course they should cut out the offending scene” External link

thehindu Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "If it becomes a formal state offer, I will flatly reject it and fight it," External link

pna Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For me, call a universal boycott of all DreamWorks production here on,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, October 18, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : “Failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on the diplomatic level, but our reaction must be minimally invasive of free speech concerns,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, October 18, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We can't starve another animal to death in a dead zoo. We're just no good at this," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “For me, call a universal boycott of all DreamWorks production here on,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on the diplomatic level,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “failure to react may be seen as a kind of submission on a diplomatic level” External link

businessday Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote : "Of course they should cut out the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Of course they should cut the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest. Do cut out crudely," External link

pna Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “As we celebrate the Republic of Korea’s National Day and 70 years of fruitful cooperation and friendship, we reaffirm the determination of our government and people to work with the government of South Korea in taking our friendship further, forward, and upward,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We join our Korean friends in marking Armed Forces Day. We honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform. Philippine-ROK relations were solidified with mortal mixed with blood and brotherhood,” “Today, 70 years after we forged diplomatic relations, it gratifies us to see Philippine-Korean ties continue to grow, nurtured by the same values that we ardently defended,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin wrote ( about Oscar Albayalde ) : “There is a certain Sermonia who’s angling to take Albayalde’s job and is making the rounds of my embassies,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "I'm in Moscow. Do I have to fly home to file the goddamned diplomatic protest myself? File now!" External link

pna Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We've completed the first draft. That objectionable provisions excluding the Western military presence... they're not holding on to that anymore," External link

pna Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "At photo shoot w/ Pres. Trump and First Lady Melania, I shook his hand, he looked straight at me and said, 'Say Hi to Frank Sinatra.' Me stunned: 'I admire you so much.' He: 'You know who I mean?' 'Uh.'," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “The truth is, I think he’ll [Trump will] surprise us,” “They [US] reach out to [North] Korea. Isn’t that supposed to be a major threat? The guy [North Korean leader Kim Jong-un] could be crazy, unleash his weapons” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Only Trump was able to do it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Someone with that sense of humor, self-deprecating, it might work,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This guy might still get an agreement with Korea,” “The ultimate gain of that is the unification of Korea” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “They hardly materialize and if you would compare to Japanese investments and official assistance[it's] nothing,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin added : “experience showed the same countries that voted for the Iceland resolution never gave or lent us anything worthwhile or offered with conditions more onerous than the loans we'd have to pay back” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “China's influence cannot be countered. Anyone who thinks different is ignorant. Hague Award too valuable to lose in a forlorn fight,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We don't need the money; we've more than enough without turning to anyone outside except Japan of course whose generosity is unconditional, quick; and whose motivation is honestly to help the Philippines. The rest are tongue in cheek and negligible," External link

pna Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Finally action instead of more talk. Thank you America,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The reports we're getting now is this: China is mellowing. It's no longer insisting on the exclusion of foreign powers. It's no longer insisting on this and that," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

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

pattayamail Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

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

pattayamail Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already pre-judged. " External link

AsiaOne Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

AsiaOne Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No. Because they have already prejudged” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No I don’t want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true ‘because we saw it’.How? Are they going to exhume every body?” “No. I’m not going to give them that chance” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

newshub Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

newshub Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

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

taipeitimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged. " External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No – I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it.' How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

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

business-standard Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No. Because they have already prejudged” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “No — I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?” “No. I'm not going to give them that chance” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

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

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

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

arabnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:53:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

trust2 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

trust2 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

wsau Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

wsau Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No. Because they have already prejudged" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "No - I don't want them coming here and then saying that everything they have been saying, but have not proved, is true 'because we saw it'. How? Are they going to exhume every body?" "No. I'm not going to give them that chance" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

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

ABCnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

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

startribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "told him, 'This COC is taking forever. Can we rush this? Let's get this out of the way so that we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who's right, who's wrong when something happens,'" External link

startribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It wasn't carried. The point is, they can't do anything about it," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

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

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "They’re (China) hoping we finish the first text in 3 years. 2021, I think," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "The President when he met Xi Jinping here in Manila told him, 'This sea code is taking forever. Can we rush this so we can avoid all of these tensions and we know who’s right and who’s wrong when something happens?'" "Xi Jinping said ‘why not’ and then he turned to his foreign minister. Then Wang Yi comes to me and says 'Is he serious?' Yeah he’s very serious" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "It's very clear - no legal position is compromised if we enter into this agreement," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin pointed out : “For too long, they spend considerable time, money, and effort to avail of simple government service. I can only imagine the difficulties, hardships, and the frustration of the people,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “This is just the beginning. Under my watch, I tend to open more authentication centers and consular offices throughout Mindanao and Visayas in order to bring frontline services closer to the people,” “There are many other services that the DFA renders to the public that you want it here, you will have it here, as fast as possible,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “Before today, Filipinos from the Visayas needed to travel to Manila to have their documents authenticated by the DFA. They are usually OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) whose work or livelihood abroad rests on a piece of paper that needs authentication. For too long, they have spent considerable time, money and effort to avail of a simple government service,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin explained ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Thanks to President Duterte who signed the Instrument of Accession to the Apostille Convention, the authentication process for public documents has been cut by half," Locsin said. He said if the document is to be used in a foreign country which is among 117 members of the Apostille Convention, it would not require another authentication in the said country's embassy or consulate in the Philippines. "This means less aggravation and less cost for the millions of Filipinos who rely on the cross-border exchange of public documents for work, study and business,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “It is in this context that it behooves the international community -- weapons making and selling states, and their victims together -- to share the responsibility of keeping the spirit of international humanitarian law and the Geneva Conventions alive,” External link

pna Monday, September 9, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "We shall never have an embassy in Sabah. That is an act of treason," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : “We’re gonna have to do it with China unless other people step up the way Shell stepped up in Malampaya before,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Teodoro Locsin indicated : “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

tribuneonline Friday, August 30, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said : "Hey morons! I merely NOTED the Chinese apology. I did not accept it. I am not a fisherman," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

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

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



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Toshimitsu Motegi said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "Secretary Locsin and I were able to deepen our discussion from such perspectives and agree to deepen our discussions ... and agree to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of laws of the seas," External link

globalsecurity Friday, January 10, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Toshimitsu Motegi said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : "Secretary Locsin and I were able to deepen our discussion from such perspectives and agree to deepen our discussions ... and agree to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of laws of the seas," External link

manilametro Friday, January 10, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “I will defer to the statement to be issued by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Teodoro Locsin Jr.),” External link

pna Monday, December 2, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “They have a right of reply ‘di ba ok so over Twitter then you say what you said is not true if it’s not true. And actually this is what happened there is no point in cursing. It’s a matter of just saying your views or Mr. Locsin, Secretary Locsin could have complained to the Inquirer because Ms. Enano is a reporter of the Inquirer or in the case of Mr. Cayabyab, he could have also complained to the Star why is mister so-and-so lecturing me. There is no need to curse anybody,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin said ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “The journalist took a photo and said the president was not there and Mr. Locsin was the one who was in his place. Where is the slander in that? It’s just a matter of stating the facts, which is the responsibility of journalists. The primary responsibility of journalists is to report the truth,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, November 8, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Teodoro Locsin explained ( about Teodoro Locsin ) : “Thanks to President Duterte who signed the Instrument of Accession to the Apostille Convention, the authentication process for public documents has been cut by half," Locsin said. He said if the document is to be used in a foreign country which is among 117 members of the Apostille Convention, it would not require another authentication in the said country's embassy or consulate in the Philippines. "This means less aggravation and less cost for the millions of Filipinos who rely on the cross-border exchange of public documents for work, study and business,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

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