Francis Pangilinan

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Francis Pangilinan said : “Since the PITC is under the Department of Trade and Industry, it is in the realm of executive action to order the immediate return of the said amount,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd, whoever approved it should have reviewed the content thoroughly,” “We understand that the vast majority of the farmers are poor but to stereotype them… what message are we sending to our youth? That it’s not acceptable to become farmers?” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd, whoever approved it should have reviewed the content thoroughly,” “We understand that the vast majority of the farmers are poor but to stereotype them… what message are we sending to our youth? That it’s not acceptable to become farmers?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd. Ito yung DepEd module featuring the farmer ang sa akin dito sino nag-approve nito at ito ba ay napag-aaralan nang husto,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Sa madaling sabi, kung nasunod ang mga protocol at napaghandaan nang maayos si Ulysses, maaring naiwasan sana ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Kung ito ay matutuloy ng November at December, kahit papaano, mayroon silang kikitain. Bilyon din ang halaga niyan at sila ang mga jeepney driver, bus driver natin, malaking pakinabang po sa kanila,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Franklin Drilon ) : “The manifestation earlier of Senator [Franklin] Drilon regarding the Department of Agrarian Reform that it has been over 40 years since its mandate of distributing land is still there,” “On the other hand, the Department of Agriculture’s extension services are very weak. This is one observation as to why countries like Thailand or Malaysia are very strong on agriculture because of extension service. So a rightsizing approach would be to merge the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Agrarian Reform” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Strengthen the extension service of the Department of Agrarian Reform or the Department of Agriculture and absorb the agrarian reform agency precisely because their mandate should have been completed at this point. That would be an example of rightsizing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “With all due respect, it is no longer surprising that allies entangled in cases are not sanctioned but promoted,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “With all due respect, hindi na sorpresa na ang mga kakampi o kaalyado na nasasangkot sa mga kaso o katiwalian ay hindi pinaparasuhan, kinokonsinti o di kaya ay promoted pa,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “The gift of democracy is a gift we the people give ourselves, and democracy is kept alive by passion and vigilance to translate our individual actions into a collective outcome,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 8, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "An investigation in aid of legislation should therefore be conducted to address the concerns and issues raised regarding its sustainability, legality, and possible environmental and public health hazards, among others," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us do everything to ease the burden of our countrymen who were badly hit by typhoon ‘Rolly’,” “We also urge the local governments to consider declaring a state of calamity so that they are able to utilize additional funds, as well as to guard against inevitable price hikes due to the higher demand for basic goods” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us do everything to ease the burden of our countrymen who were badly hit by typhoon ‘Rolly’,” “We also urge the local governments to consider declaring a state of calamity so that they are able to utilize additional funds, as well as to guard against inevitable price hikes due to the higher demand for basic goods” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Okay yan kung totoo at seryoso at pati malalapit na kaalyado hindi papaboran. Baka mga nasa oposisyon lang ang sasampahan ng kasong gawa-gawa lang,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Okay 'yan kung totoo at seryoso at pati malalapit na kaalyado hindi papaboran," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Where are these 4 million? Are they still here? If they are here illegally is there an organized effort to trace them and have them deported? Also, are there efforts to track the whereabouts and the movements of these foreigners? In the light of the West Philippine Sea conflict, the surreptitious entry of 4 million Chinese nationals is no laughing matter,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We call on the DND and the AFP to look into the national security implications of what appears to be a ‘soft invasion’ by a foreign power in our shores,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The construction industry has registered the largest drop in unemployment in the second quarter of this year, that’s almost 30 percent drop in employment,” “COVID-19 is the game changer, and we also have to change our way of dealing with these ODA (Official Development Assistance) contracts and pushing for and fighting for Filipino employment. Unahin natin yung ating mga kababayan” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It can happen again so the Senate is standing firm that after the third reading, hindi na puwedeng i-correct ‘yan (it can no longer be corrected),” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I pray the Supreme Court already hears the many petitions that question the constitutionality and practicality of implementing the law. We are in the middle of a pandemic and the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise,” “The government is committing a lot of mistakes and missteps. It should push to serve our countrymen. Criticism is important, and it may be called terrorism under the law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This is not consistent with the constitutional process, of legislation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I pray the Supreme Court already hears the many petitions that question the constitutionality and practicality of implementing the law. We are in the middle of a pandemic and the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise,” “The government is committing a lot of mistakes and missteps. It should push to serve our countrymen. Criticism is important, and it may be called terrorism under the law,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Malaki tayo sa raw. Mababa tayo sa processed. Pero 10 doble 'yung halaga nung processed," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Itong carrageenan, ginagamit 'yan sa lahat ng tabletas. Sa buong mundo, seaweed ang ginagamit diyan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Sa totoo lang, the law is sufficient, the law said local employment, at highly technical lang saka pupunta sa dayuhan, we have to stand up for our Filipino workers,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : "Pera ito ng magniniyog na pinagkait sa kanila sa loob ng 40 taon," "That's how long our coco farmers endured poverty. Mas maigi na sigurong maipasa natin ito kaysa wala o mabigyan ng suporta ang ating mga magniniyog," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “As our Filipino teachers brave the pandemic to continue providing education to our children, let us show our appreciation for their service by ensuring they get the compensation they deserve. We must ensure that teachers have the full support of the government in transitioning to this new normal in our education system,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This new CREATE measure should be able to support and promote more investments in farming, fishing and other related industries. There are many opportunities here,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, October 2, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The market price of a liter of coco water ice is around a dollar. So that’s already P3 billion dollars that is being thrown away,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, October 2, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This new CREATE measure should be able to support and promote more investments in farming, fishing and other related industries. There are many opportunities here,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The market price of a liter of coco water ice is around a dollar. So that’s already P3 billion dollars that is being thrown away,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We support the manifestation of the minority leader to restore that particular item, and that based on the COA reports and based on the report of the Vice President, clearly, these resources are put to good use and will definitely go a long way and will not go to waste as the track record and the COA reports have shown,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Milyon ang nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa COVID at lockdowns. Malaking tulong yung pagsuspindi o pagbaba ng online transaction fees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Milyon ang nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa COVID at lockdowns. Malaking tulong yung pagsuspindi o pagbaba ng online transaction fees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Based on the COA reports and the reports of the vice president, clearly these resources are put to good use," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan pointed out : “Sufficient human resources in the education system is as crucial these days, especially when we are embarking on blended learning,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This early, we have been hearing from DepEd officials about the lack of funds for the printing of modules and the scenario of sharing of the printed copy among students,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan pointed out : “Sufficient human resources in the education system is as crucial these days, especially when we are embarking on blended learning,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 28, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This early, we have been hearing from DepEd officials about the lack of funds for the printing of modules and the scenario of sharing of the printed copy among students,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 28, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome his strong pronouncement asserting the Tribunal Ruling,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We hope he will match these strong words with actions to include bringing the matter officially before the UN as well as seeking support from our ASEAN allies such as Indonesia and Vietnam who have stood up to China and opposed its aggression in the disputed waters,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Duque being unpunished is no longer surprising. The list of corrupt and incompetent untouchables under this administration is getting longer. Condoning corruption, illegality and incompetence will only lead to more corruption and incompetence,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are just rearranging our chairs in the Titanic until the vaccine comes," "We have to confront our management... How can we entice investors to come in when we do not address this disease?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Hindi katanggap-tanggap na habang nagugutom ang mga kababayan natin, walang hanapbuhay ang mga magulang, at walang kagamitan ang mga anak para sa online classes, ay nagtatapon lang tayo ng pera sa mga proyektong maaaring makasira pa sa kalikasan at sa ating kalusugan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "Kung seryoso talaga silang ayusin ang PhilHealth at tugunan ang COVID, sibakin nila si Duque at sampahan ng kaso ang mga nasa likod ng overpricing ng test kits, testing machines, at ng bilyong binulsa sa PhilHealth ng Mindanao mafia," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us honor and celebrate our everyday heroes against COVID by paying them their due, and releasing their daily hazard pay is the least we could do,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 31, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “There has to be a better, clearer, safer way to go about the new normal,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Their health and safety are important that is why we need a more concrete plan on how to deal with the new normal. There should be a better new normal,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Otherwise, all one has to do is steal billions (of pesos) and then resign,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “She was not ‘destroying the government,’ she was suggesting solutions because especially now many have lost their jobs,” “It is not VP Leni’s words, but Duterte and (Health Secretary Francisco) Duque’s failure to address the incompetence and the massive corruption that is destroying the government,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Their destruction [of evidence] is another set of crimes," External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We call on Health Secretary Duque, who is chairman of the PhilHealth board, to show leadership now and order to secure the documents. We call as well on the other Cabinet secretaries on the PhilHealth board to act now and ensure that the documents are intact," External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "His assassination 37 years ago today awakened and opened the eyes of millions of Filipinos, including myself, to the brutality and arrogance of the dictatorship," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, August 21, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : "It is also vital to protect the money coming in from members' contributions because this will help sustain the agency's fund life. And all this must be done quickly as the COVID cases continue to rise," External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 14, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The current allocation system is a complete disaster and is a huge stumbling block for our hospitals to be able to effectively address the killer pandemic,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan replied : "I think a lot of the fear comes from, 'Baka mali ako,' like 'Baka mali 'yung pag-iisip ko' or 'Baka mali 'yung akala ko,' etc. So I think the first step to that is find out where the fear is coming from, and then learn more about it" "If you're really committed to wanting to learn and wanting to help spur a conversation onwards, then it's your responsibility to learn for yourself and read up," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Unless we are hiding something, we owe it to the Filipinos to be transparent and to allow the COVID-19 data to speak for itself, and from there plan our course of action in fighting the pandemic,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Threatening telcos with expropriation after shutting down the largest media network while displaying sheer government incompetence and failure in managing the COVID response will only scare foreign and local investors from doing business in the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Amidst the worst crisis the country is facing, not mentioned were the concrete plans to stop the continuing spread of Covid, plans to ease the hunger and unemployment of millions of our people, and plans to address missed targets for mass testing and contact tracing,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, matinding gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng 10 milyon nating mga kababayan ang kalaban, hindi si Drilon," "Kapalpakan, kapabayaan at garapalang kurakot sa DoH at PhilHealth ang matinding problema at kalaban, hindi si Drilon" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 27, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, matinding gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng 10 milyon nating mga kababayan ang kalaban, hindi si Drilon," "Kapalpakan, kapabayaan at garapalang kurakot sa DoH at PhilHealth ang matinding problema at kalaban, hindi si Drilon," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “We challenge this administration to make a difference and certify the anti-political dynasty bill as urgent, so that it will move in Congress,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "As concerned as we are for the health of the Filipinos, we are also keenly looking after the well-being of our state coffers," "Every peso of meaningful, honest, and transparent spending and saving will go a long way, especially amid an economic crisis," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I am ready to give up the post anytime if asked by the Senate leadership but certainly not because of the 'clamor' of paid online trolls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "I am ready to give up the post anytime if asked by the Senate leadership but certainly not because of the 'clamor' of paid online trolls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng milyun-milyon nating mga kababayan ang problema, hindi itong mga oligarchs, kuno," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Harry Roque ) : "Ipaliwanag niya (Roque) yang mga argumento na yan sa 11,000 na mga manggagawa ng stasyon at mga asawa at anak nito na tinanggalan nila ng trabaho sa gitna ng kalamidad," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 13, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Dapat ibasura ang walang kwentang batas na ito at handa tayong kwestyunin ang Constitutionality ng batas na ito sa Korte Suprema," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We should be going after the common enemy -- terrorists, drug lords, armed groups, and in this time of the pandemic, COVID -- not against each other,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?" "We should be going after the common enemy -- terrorists, drug lords, armed groups, and in this time of the pandemic, COVID -- not against each other," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "We hope the Supreme Court steps on the brakes on this madness," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This should be embarrassing to our neighbors, but it is more embarrassing to our fellow countrymen, to the doctors, nurses, and medical technologists, and to all who have sacrificed and are sacrificing their lives to fight this disease. To all who have complied and are complying with the various and oftentimes confusing guidelines, like work resumption but without public transport,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, June 28, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “That should be the least of our concerns now that we are facing the COVID-19 pandemic and millions have lost their jobs and are starving,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Saudi ) : “We urge the administration to allow the repatriation of the bodies of the OFWs who died from COVID-19 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : "Hindi na ako magtataka kung patuloy na palpak na patakbo ng kampaniya ng administrasyon laban sa COVID," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Kesa bigyang pokus ng DILG ang mas maigting at malawakang contact tracing at pagtulong sa mga locally stranded individuals... nagawa pa ng DILG isingit ang usapin ng anti-terror bill," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "The prudent recourse is to raise the Constitutional issues before the SC... We are considering this," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We should not be utterly defenseless against social media manipulation and threats. We must use our laws to fight the fakes online," External link

pna Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The students are worried that these accounts may be used to plant bogus evidence that would implicate them in crimes outlined in the anti-terror bill," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 8, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about error ) : "We seek to correct this error not only to uphold the right to free speech and expression, but equally important, the right of the people to correct, relevant, timely, and accurate information," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This gives us a sense of where we are and where they are in terms of managing the spread [of the disease]," "The issue of backlog, late data on results, obviously will lead to poor contact tracing and leading to the inability or failure to isolate high-risk people," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This should be the new normal or the better normal for our farmers and fishermen — LGU should buy directly from them on any food needs,” “Farmers will be encouraged to plant more because they know they would earn more, food supply will be plenty and cheaper, plus we are secure we will have food every day,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Cutting out the middlemen and increasing the income of our farmers will be the biggest incentive for them to keep planting," "Dapat gawin na nating new normal ito na ang gobyerno ay direktang bumibili sa farmers sa maayos na presyo. Cut out the middle men, increase the income of our farmers," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan : "Addressing the impact of the pandemic both on the health of our citizens and the health of the economy should be our only focus at this point" External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan insisted : "We cannot say that the case is going down unless we know yung result ng backlog," "There are so many variables... First, you’re not testing enough... Second, you have a backlog of 7,000 cases," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : “Kaya pasensya na po kung kami ay may pagdududa na nafa-flatten na nga ang curve at nasa second wave na talaga tayo (You have to forgive us if we doubt there is a flattening of the curve and if we are already on the second wave),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "By jacking up prices of supplies such as swab kits and personal protective equipment, we get less units that what is needed, depriving the people and medical frontliners of the defenses they need to fight COVID-19," "Gusto rin nating malaman ang katotohanan tungkol dito. 'Steal as one' ba ang nangyayari sa pagbili ng mga anti-COVID medical supplies?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 18, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is within the power of the House to set this right, and soon,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Bakit 5 buwan lang at hindi 25 years tulad ng lahat ng iba pang nabigyan ng mga prangkisa ng Kongreso?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Mabuti pa siya sorry [lang], pati lahat ng pulis at bisita na dumalo sa salu-salo hindi kailangan makasuhan o ikulong, habang libu-libo na ang inaaresto sa paglabag sa quarantine," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If they are serious in implementing the law, they should be charged for violating the law and they should be detained along with thousands of detainees that they jailed for quarantine violations,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "While we understand the need to raise money to fund our economic recovery efforts, I am wary of imposing more taxes on businesses already on the verge of bankruptcy and closure," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The NTC action is highly irregular as it has issued hundreds of provisional authorities to other broadcasting companies pending the approval by Congress of their franchise. Singling out ABS-CBN is grave abuse of discretion,” “We condemn this arbitrary exercise of governmental power” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The NTC action is highly irregular as it has issued hundreds of provisional authorities to other broadcasting companies pending the approval by Congress of their franchise. Singling out ABS-CBN is grave abuse of discretion,” “We condemn this arbitrary exercise of governmental power” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Iba ang kaso ni Senator Leila. Una sa lahat, walang teleconferencing sa Senate Rules nung panahon na nakakulong sina Sen. Trillanes," "Nais natin dumalo si Sen. Leila sa mga Senate session sa pamamagitan ng teleconferencing na aprubado na bilang bahagi ng Senate Rules... May teknolohiya na tayo ngayon para maging posible ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Kakaibang Araw ng Paggawa ngayon, di pwedeng mag-sama-sama at magdiwang ang mga nagbabanat ng buto sa mga factory, office, at kalsada, maging sa mga bukid, dagat, at construction site” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “This is the last day of April and we have been under quarantine for more than 40 days. We need a holistic or big picture on how to curb the coronavirus disease,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The disbursement of the FSRF has been painfully slow because it is still centralized with Land Bank. The Bayanihan Law was passed with so much urgency precisely to fast-track help to those who need it most,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Mon Jimenez ) : “I will always remember Sec. Mon as the man who loved and served his country well, in or out of government” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 27, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Masyado naman atang malakas ang kapit nitong mga Chinese na operators ng POGO sa matataas ng opisyal ng Gobyernong Duterte at atat na atat itong unahin pa ang mga dayuhang Chinese na magkatrabaho ulit kaysa sa ating mga kababayan?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Boost state funds? Eh Department of Finance na nga ang nagsasabi na ni hindi nga nagbabayad ng bilyong-bilyong pisong buwis ang mga 'yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “So you have 75 percent of your people not being able to cope with loss of jobs, who are not earning anything today, who are going hungry and they would have to go out to figure out how to address the hunger,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Kailangang may kasabay na mass testing and food supply at cash assistance ang lockdown," "Mass testing dahil hindi natin malalaman kung may epekto ang ating mga sakripisyo... Food supply at cash assistance dahil... kung gutom at nag-aalala tayo, mas mahina tayo at mas kakapitan ng sakit," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan wrote : "I'm really sorry, I don't normally but that stuff out there, but nanginginig ako sa galit, and they need to be set free. And the faster we can get this done the better" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Paano nilabag ni Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto ang batas na hindi pa batas?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "A case against Mayor Vico for acts done before the effectivity of the Special Powers Act will not fly as it will violate Art. III, Sec. 22 of the Constitution, which reads '[n]o ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted'," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I-atras na ang pananakot na kasuhan si Mayor Vico. Nagtatrabaho siya nang mabuti at naghahanap ng solusyon at paraan para makatulong. Habulin ang mga tunay na pahirap ngayong may epidemya," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “for mass testing, support to front-liners and cash transfers to the vulnerable,” External link

mmtimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is a warning and an admonition to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) that our people deserve better from them. And that the incoherent and often confusing, conflicting, and haphazard policy pronouncements in the past two weeks ought to be the last coming from IATF,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “for mass testing, support to front-liners and cash transfers to the vulnerable,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Willing naman sumunod ang ating mga kababayan kung hindi sila nalilito at alam nila ano ang susundin na patakaran at alam din nila na may maliwanag na ayuda at alalay galing sa gobyerno sa harap ng kalamidad (Our countrymen are willing to heed the government as long as they are not confused and they know what regulations to obey, as well as they are assured of assistance from the government in the face of calamity,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We request for at least a month-long or longer extension for the filing of income tax returns because the accountants who prepare the returns cannot report for work," "The finance and accounting documents are in their respective offices. They would not have enough time to examine the documents from April 12, when the quarantine is lifted, and April 15, the deadline for the filing of tax returns," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If there are no health workers, who will take care of the sick?” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We need to provide relief goods and cash support. It is a messy situation and we need to act fast,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Half the world is women, and half the world is under 25 years of age. Imagine the potential if we invest in women and girls, when we allow them to rise and achieve their full potential. The world would be brighter, more peace, more prosperous for all,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I join the majority leader if there is a sense of the senate resolution, we will support it," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The prolonged detention is an impingement of rights and liberty. Why 14 days? If security officials and law enforcers are doing their job, why will it take them long to file a case?” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "At a time when legitimate critics and democratic dissent are being silenced, the Human Security Act could be likened to a certain extent the anti-subversion law during martial law, and may be used against opposition senators," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "face a similar experience and lose billions," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "And so this has an overall chilling effect not only for media organizations, hindi lamang sa ibang media organizations, kundi pati sa mga publicly listed na kompanya, na maaaring bumgasak ng bilyon bilyon ang halaga ng kanilang stocks dahil sa mga hinharap nilang pagsubok with government regulations," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We are mandated under the law to give proper course to any application, which Congress has granted smoothly to other networks,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We are mandated under the law to give proper course to any application, which Congress has granted smoothly to other networks,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I think it’s not just a failure of communication. I think it’s also a failure of leadership on the part of the health department. I’m sorry if I have to put that on record,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Considering that Phivolcs raised alert level 2 to 4 in just two hours last Sunday, we issue an urgent appeal to government to issue bulletins every 1 or two hours to prevent panic and keep the public informed and more aware,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Like a nurtured plant, this experience strengthened our belief that we can work closely and effectively with Secretary Dar as we aim to rebuild Philippine agriculture; secure the livelihood and increased incomes for our farmers, fisherfolk, and agriculture workers; and ensure that no Filipino family will ever go hungry,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Ngayong tapos na ang budget hearing, mayroon pang ilang nalalabing araw ng taon kung kailan maaring dinggin ang mga inihaing batas ukol sa single-use plastics dito sa Senado (Now that budget hearings are over, there are still few days left where we could start hearing the proposed measures on single-use plastics here in the Senate),” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Maaring magamit ang revenues na ito sa pagpapaigting ng Disaster Management and Risk Reduction initiatives sa ating bansa, o kaya naman ay pagpondo sa mga pag-aaral kung paano natin mapapabawas ang epekto ng climate change (The revenues could be used to boost Disaster Management and Risk Reduction initiatives in the country, or fund studies on how to mitigate the effects of climate change.),” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The appointment and the eventual firing of [the Vice President] . . . proved what we have been saying all along: Both the war on drugs and the appointment of the Vice President as [cochair of the interagency committee on drugs] are bluff and bluster,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, November 25, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Disaster Risk Reduction ) : “While we have a National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, composed of several interacting agencies sharing the responsibility for disaster risk reduction and management and overseeing the national system, no one is overall in charge. We want disaster-prone Philippines to have a disaster-buster,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We have passed the law, and now that Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed the IRR, we can now focus on increasing farmers' and fisherfolk's incomes by developing and promoting their enterprises and directly linking them to private and government consumers," External link

pna Monday, October 21, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "One in every five Filipinos lives in poverty -- not eating enough, in poor health, living in abject conditions. This situation is unacceptable given that we are a country rich in natural resources and human talent," External link

pna Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Carlos Dominguez ) : “This has already been triggered by a volume or price threshold of imports. In the September 25 budget hearing of the DOF [Department of Finance], Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez said the tariffs collected has breached the PHP10-billion mark,” External link

pna Friday, October 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Panfilo Lacson ) : “I also manifested my desire for the sub-committee on finance chaired by Sen. [Panfilo] Lacson to consider a separate hearing in executive session should it be warranted to discuss the national security repercussions of the DITO-AFP MOA,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 30, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “Human beings everywhere -- regardless of ethnicity, nationality, class, religion, or gender -- must speak out against mass murder,” “We welcome this move of the US Senators, an act of solidarity not only for Sen. Leila de Lima, but for all the murdered victims, and their orphans, widows, and mothers and fathers, who are now doubly burdened by the absence of a loved one and in many, many cases a family breadwinner” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 27, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Are you hoping [for] extensions to the policy or the suspension? Are you willing to bring this matter up to the President and say perhaps a better approach could be to do this on a case-to-case basis?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Paano nalihis ang usapin mula kay Faeldon at napunta kay Senator de Lima? Hindi kapani-paniwala ang pag-ugnay kay Sen. Leila sa kalokokohan at korupsyon ng BuCor sa ilalim ng pamumuno ni Faeldon,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The planned installation of electronic communications inside our military camps raises fears of electronic espionage and interference given the record of some Chinese firms for engaging in this illegal activity," "This fear is especially acute given that China’s National Intelligence Law from 2017 requires Chinese companies to 'support, assist, and cooperate with the state intelligence work'," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Why build these telco towers inside camps in the first place? Are there no other available sites for their towers? How much are they paying the government for these? How can we be assured that there will be no breach of national security and respect for privacy of communications and correspondence?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Emergency ang kalagayan ng ating mga magpapalay at ng rice industry. At meron namang pera na pwede nang ipamahagi sa mga hirap na hirap nang mga magsasaka natin (Our rice farmers and the rice industry face an emergency situation. And we have the money that can be given to our suffering farmers),” External link

pna Friday, September 6, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leila de Lima ) : "It should be stressed that the 10 convicts are already in the maximum security compound, which is supposedly heavily guarded and employs the strictest security measures," "More than a case of special treatment, one can't help wonder if this is part of the reward the convicts are receiving for weaving stories and testifying against Senator Leila de Lima," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 6, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is clear that there was some mistake in the process of release under the GCTA Law. There was no co-ordination with the DoJ (Department of Justice),” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Maliwanag na nagkaroon ng kapalpakan sa proseso. Walang coordination sa DoJ. (It is clear that there was some mistake in the process [of release under the GCTA Law]. There was no coordination with the DoJ (Department of Justice),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : “He should resign. Naniniwala ako na dapat magbitiw na siya dahil malinawag na nagkaroon ng kapalpakan sa proseso na hindi tama,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Palagay ko dapat maawa naman ang ating gobyerno sa ating mga kababayan. ‘Yung mga ganitong klaseng kilos hindi na dapat palagpasin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome the apology by the owner but we would also urge them to compensate our fishermen for the damage caused them by way of actual damages to the fishing boat as well as the loss of income among others,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome the apology by the owner but we would also urge them to compensate our fishermen for the damage caused them by way of actual damages to the fishing boat as well as loss of income among others,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : “She was all that. In or out of government, her life was about tireless creativity for all our collective future, through our children and our environment. Rest well and rest in peace, Gina,” External link

pna Monday, August 19, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : "Rest well and rest in peace, Gina. You did well in helping transform thousands of lives and it was a privilege to have worked alongside you in helping change our world," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 19, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If we talk about one farmer who averages 4,000 kilos of palay per harvest, he loses 4,000 pesos for every peso drop in palay prices in one season,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Think of the commuters’ circumstances in the experiments to ease traffic jams,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We ask not only for consideration but also for the use of logic,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Solutions ) : “Who suffer from ‘carmageddon’? Mothers and fathers who barely see their children. Children who are exhausted by the trip. Everyone who waste their time in traffic. Solutions must be related to those who suffer from this mess,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Other countries pale in comparison to the wealth of our waters. But why do our fishermen continue to be among the poorest?” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “In the 2019 budget, BFAR’s budget is only one-eighth of the total DA budget,” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If we provide more focus and support for the sustainable development of the fisheries sector and our aquatic resources, it can reap a lot of potential and benefits not only for our fishermen but also the country’s economy. We can be an aquaculture powerhouse,” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Cory Aquino ) : “The enemies of freedom have weaponized digital media to spread the propaganda erasing this triumph of democracy. We won our freedom in EDSA (Epifanio delos Santos). We must protect our freedom and our history against revisionism,” “We remember President Cory as the shining icon of democracy. She has inspired not only Filipinos. The Philippines started the trend of peaceful people power for the whole world,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Cory Aquino ) : “We should never forget the many, many injustices we faced during martial law,” “In times of turmoil, the ones who truly love the country are those who stand by their conviction for what is right and true, and those who inspire their fellow humans to be brave for truth. That is President Cory,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Ang layunin ng panukalang ito ay ang mapabuti ang kalagayan ng propesyon ng nursing at ang itaguyod ang kalidad ng pangangalagang pangkalusugan para sa lahat ng mga Pilipino," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We associate ourself with the Senate minority in the 18th Congress not because we are so-called obstructionist but because we believe that a strong minority is critical to a democracy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The accusations were fabrication, lies and unfounded,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It could not just be anybody, including those who only want a position and those masquerading as fiscalizers but are in fact collaborators,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The House and the people deserve a real opposition leader, not the Majority's ‘Minority Leader.’” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Before this pivot, we, like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam, had been trying to protect our waters so that our fishermen can freely fish there and feed us,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 12, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added ( about Philippine Senate ) : "Salamat sa iyong paglilingkod sa institusyon, General Balajadia, sa isa sa pinakamapaghamong mga panahon ng Senado, kabilang na ang paghuli kay Sen. de Lima at ang pagtangkang paghuli kay Sen. Trillanes (Thank you for serving the institution, General Balajadia, especially during the trying times at the Senate, which include the arrest of Sen. de Lima and the attempted arrest of Sen. Trillanes)," External link

pna Sunday, July 7, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Mahigit 40 taon nang hinihintay ito ng ating mga magniniyog. Habang tumatagal na hindi nila pinapakinabangan, tumatagal din ang pagkalugmok nila sa hirap,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 1, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “To say that asserting our legitimate claim over our exclusive economic zone will lead to war is meant to justify our subservience and docility,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 28, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The lives and livelihood of our fishermen, marginalised and poorest of the poor will never be a little incident to us. That’s why we believe that a joint investigation between the Philippines and China is disadvantageous to our national interests” “It will never be a fair investigation when one is oppressed and the other is the oppressor; when one is the victim and the other is the perpetrator,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "His insults and impertinence are very unprofessional and notwithstanding his apology, he should be held to account," "This should not end in an apology, this should serve as a lesson to him and other officials who show disrespect for their fellow men and women" External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Part also of the government’s mandate is to address foreign illegal entrants in our waters. The Recto Bank incident is already a shoo-in to these provisions,” External link

gulf-times Monday, June 24, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We need our government acting decisively to protect our citizens rather than kowtow to a foreign power that harasses, intimidates and bullies our very own. We call on our government to protect and defend our citizens and to end its complicity and collaboration with China’s highhandedness,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 21, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, June 17, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

digitaljournal Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

afp-en Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Congratulations to my darling Frankie! Proud of you, proud that you hurdled the challenges, faced acid tests and got things done. We did it! Now off to College," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 7, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We had two manifestations, on May 16 and May 21, as the canvassing was ongoing. We have not received any response from you. So may we have the courtesy of being responded to?” “I know you’re busy, and in fact it’s part of our manifestation, but let’s respond to these manifestations. We do not want to get this feeling that the opposition is being ignored,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Why was it not tested to the maximum? Up to what level was it tested, because we don’t want something like this to happen again. And therefore obviously, the testing was not effectively or properly undertaken. Because if you tested it properly, then this seven-hour glitch should not have happened,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Come 2022, another glitch could happen because you won’t have the opportunity to put all the 90,000 in place? So what’s the point of testing if we’re not sure the test will, in fact, be an assurance that it would work?” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When you have to wait five hours for the replacement, will you still vote? These are the realities on the ground. So if you are talking 2.2 million or 3-million voters who had to wait for five hours for the SD card, will they still vote? We don’t know. Maybe they would have gone home,” “So this has to be avoided. Because this is a disenfranchisement in that sense of a number of voters and that affects the overall results. And therefore it has to be checked. It has to be looked into. And [we have to know] how must this [can] be avoided in the future,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We hope for electoral reforms, as well as for those responsible be held to account also for the administration allies’ barefaced violation of election laws on billboards, posters, and use of government resources and facilities during the campaign,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 31, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Pinasok natin ang laban at kampanya nang mulat (We entered the fight and campaign consciously). Being in the opposition and facing the full brunt of the vaunted, well-oiled administration machinery, we knew we had to run the campaign on a shoestring budget; we knew that those in position would pull no stops to tighten their hold on power,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have no links with the video and Bikoy. Those accusations were all lies. Those were just made up by the administration. They have always been dragging LP in the ouster plot which they fabricated to cover up for all their failures and the corruption in this administration,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have no links with the video and Bikoy. Those accusations were all lies. Those were just made up by the administration. They have always been dragging LP in the ouster plot which they fabricated to cover up for all their failures and the corruption in this administration,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Uulitin ko. Walang kinalaman ang LP sa Bikoy video (The LP has nothing to do with the Bikoy video),” External link

manilametro Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Each of you is a winner. True victory comes when you cooperate with other leaders to reach your shared goals,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Wala kaming ugnayan sa video at kay Bikoy. Kasinungalingan lahat ang mga paratang na 'yan. Gawa-gawa lang ng administrasyon," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Uulitin ko. Walang kinalaman ang LP sa Bikoy video (The LP has nothing to do with the Bikoy video),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The mock election results and campuses nationwide places our candidates in the top 10. That in itself is something we would continue to push through with," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I believe we are in a better place after the 90-day campaign than we were before in terms of the ranks of the opposition, in terms of the ranks of people supportive of the party," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Commission ) : “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat and have tendered my resignation as president of the LP effective June 30, 2019,” “As of this writing, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has not proclaimed the winning senators pending questions of possible irregularities with the seven-hour glitch after the elections, the breakdown of hundreds of vote counting machines, and the identification of over a thousand defective SD (secure digital) cards,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “All these pieces of information are important in determining the [credibility of the] entire process of the elections,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “All these pieces of information are important in determining the [credibility of the] entire process of the elections,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

theage Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "About 7 percent of votes or about 3 million votes are still to be counted in the unofficial tally. Perhaps the remaining 7 percent will still win 1 or 2 of our candidates," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The fight for truth and for right has reached today," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 13, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Philippine Senate ) : "I want a Senate that will fight for the country's interest and oppose Chinese invasion. I want the daily killings to end and instead, go after and put behind bars the drug lords that are facilitating the entry of tons of shabu in the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "If you believe there is a need to defend our seas, our lives and our livelihood, the dignity of our government, write down the names (of our candidates)," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Lumabas ang desisyon kahapon, May 9, 2019 o 4 na araw na lang bago ang araw ng eleksyon. Wala nang oras mag-apela. Sinadya ba ito?" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Commissioners, kontra sa isang demokrasya ang inyong naging pasya. Kontra sa basic tenets of fair play. Kontra sa common sense. Kalokohan," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Marami ang nagvolunteer, marami sa kanila nag-waive talaga [ng talent fee] dahil ‘yun na daw ang kanilang kontribusyon sa ating kampaniya,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Surveys have been wrong before. Sa 18 taon kong nasa Senado, marami akong halalan na nakita, maraming resulta na nagiging sorpresa sa dulo,” “It's an opportunity for us to have a come from behind finish,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Read between the lines. How would you prove something which was merely invented? We feel that this is again created to divert the attention,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 3, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have this so-called last-minute come-from-behind surprise victory,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, May 3, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have this so-called last-minute come-from-behind surprise victory,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I think critical now is she has agreed and she has taken it down and that's that," "We now move forward pushing for our eight candidates, believing that these eight candidates, based on their track record, walang isyu ng kurakot, hindi mga magnanakaw, may track record ng service, hindi totoong walang ginawa. Doon tayo," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I leave that to her to decide," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told ( about Maria Ressa ) : "Siguro ang mensahe pagka kayo ay manatiling kritiko mangyayari sa inyo yung nangyayari siguro kay Maria Ressa," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Let's allow the judicial processes to proceed and give the persons involved their day in court. That is where accountability is ultimately determined," "If we act like a broken record, we will not be able to move forward and attend to the real issues at hand," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Instead of threatening his critics with arrest he should arrest the big-time druglords and his (Bureau of) Customs appointees who have repeatedly brought in tonnes of shabu worth billions (of pesos). With the arrest of these bigtime druglords he would have proven his drug war is for real and his critics will be silenced,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When a contract entered into is manifestly and grossly disadvantageous to the government, it is a corrupt practice under our anti-graft laws. This should serve as a warning for all those who intend to pursue this project under such terms,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When a contract entered into is manifestly and grossly disadvantageous to the government, it is a corrupt practice under our anti-graft laws. This should serve as a warning for all those who intend to pursue this project under such terms,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leni Robredo ) : "It [yellow] is not a baggage in the sense that the people did not reject us in 2016," "In 2016, our vice president [Leni Robredo] won, 7 of our 12 senators na dilawans won, 115 of our congressmen won. So, if there was a real rejection of our administration, dapat walang naipanalo, dapat yung aming mga senador hindi binoto," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We believe na marami pa ring naniniwala sa ating dating pangulo at makakakumbinsi pa rin siya ng significant segment of the population," "I don't see it as a baggage kasi we cannot convince everybody and we cannot make everybody happy," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "He recognized that peace is not simply the absence of war. He acknowledged that peace is about how people lived their every day in pursuit of the best for the community and the future. He knew that peace in Mindanao means progress for the entire country," External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : "And he lived knowing that peace is not only an outcome, but also a process that needed the participation of as many stakeholders as possible, including not only of the warriors on both sides or of the Bangsamoro people, but also of regular folk and indigenous and settler communities," External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Kung meron kaming P50 million dapat mas marami kaming TV ads. Kung meron kaming ganoong halaga, dun na namin dadalhin, sa TV," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are the underdogs. Sabi nga kung bukas ang eleksyon, talo -- pero hindi bukas ang eleksyon," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “File criminal cases against them. Uphold the rule of law and without fanfare. Deport these illegals,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, February 27, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Maria Ressa ) : "Why is the government suddenly interested in clearing its name before the international community on the arrest of Maria Ressa when before, when before it has ignored criticisms on extrajudicial killings as a result of the drug war?" External link

pna Monday, February 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Our campaign would be uphill as most of them are relatively unknown in the national stage,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Makinig 2.0 is our version of People Power, empowering ordinary citizens so that they are able to make the right choice for senators and empowering them to campaign for these choices,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “going back to the people, sharing each other’s stories,” External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "May takot na ma-associate sa oposisyon... Maraming mga donors na nagsasabi na mahihirapan kami tumulong kasi may takot," "Ayaw lumapit sa atin yung maraming pulitiko dahil pag kami ay sinuportahan, sasabihin na sila ay dilawan, sila ay involved sa drugs, sila ay kakasuhan, et cetera," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Our campaign would be uphill as most of them are relatively unknown in the national stage,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Makinig 2.0 is our version of People Power, empowering ordinary citizens so that they are able to make the right choice for senators and empowering them to campaign for these choices,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "The door-to-door campaigning and persuasion is very critical for us," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “One would wonder sometimes which country he was speaking for. His every tone clearly manifests the language of a Chinese puppet,” External link

manilametro Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Secretary Panelo strikes again. Recently, he was quoted as saying that we should thank China for setting up a maritime rescue center in the Philippines’ Kagitingan Reef,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Secretary Panelo strikes again. Recently, he was quoted as saying that we should thank China for setting up a maritime rescue center in the Philippines’ Kagitingan Reef,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are no different from other families who are divided because of the current administration and the situation of the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Of course, she doesn't like it. Hindi rin siya natutuwa sa ganu'n and yeah, of course, she reacts" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Basta andy'an iyung pressure, and'yan ang siyensya, and'yan ang pagtutulak ng mga advocacy ng child rights group, baka naman makinig ang mayorya at magdalawang isip ang iba," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We have come such a long way in our quest to realize the peace we have long desired for Muslim Mindanao. Let's not allow it to be derailed this time," External link

pna Monday, January 28, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst. An immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators will give justice to the victims and send a strong message that this government will not allow the rule of violence to triumph,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst. An immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators will give justice to the victims and send a strong message that this government will not allow the rule of violence to triumph,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "a challenge for the government to show what martial law in Mindanao can do to address these attacks," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT



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chef1.60%FR09/13/201713/09/2017
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Francis Pangilinan said : “Since the PITC is under the Department of Trade and Industry, it is in the realm of executive action to order the immediate return of the said amount,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd, whoever approved it should have reviewed the content thoroughly,” “We understand that the vast majority of the farmers are poor but to stereotype them… what message are we sending to our youth? That it’s not acceptable to become farmers?” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd, whoever approved it should have reviewed the content thoroughly,” “We understand that the vast majority of the farmers are poor but to stereotype them… what message are we sending to our youth? That it’s not acceptable to become farmers?” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We would like to reiterate into the attention of DepEd. Ito yung DepEd module featuring the farmer ang sa akin dito sino nag-approve nito at ito ba ay napag-aaralan nang husto,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Sa madaling sabi, kung nasunod ang mga protocol at napaghandaan nang maayos si Ulysses, maaring naiwasan sana ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Kung ito ay matutuloy ng November at December, kahit papaano, mayroon silang kikitain. Bilyon din ang halaga niyan at sila ang mga jeepney driver, bus driver natin, malaking pakinabang po sa kanila,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Franklin Drilon ) : “The manifestation earlier of Senator [Franklin] Drilon regarding the Department of Agrarian Reform that it has been over 40 years since its mandate of distributing land is still there,” “On the other hand, the Department of Agriculture’s extension services are very weak. This is one observation as to why countries like Thailand or Malaysia are very strong on agriculture because of extension service. So a rightsizing approach would be to merge the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Agrarian Reform” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Strengthen the extension service of the Department of Agrarian Reform or the Department of Agriculture and absorb the agrarian reform agency precisely because their mandate should have been completed at this point. That would be an example of rightsizing,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “With all due respect, it is no longer surprising that allies entangled in cases are not sanctioned but promoted,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “With all due respect, hindi na sorpresa na ang mga kakampi o kaalyado na nasasangkot sa mga kaso o katiwalian ay hindi pinaparasuhan, kinokonsinti o di kaya ay promoted pa,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “The gift of democracy is a gift we the people give ourselves, and democracy is kept alive by passion and vigilance to translate our individual actions into a collective outcome,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 8, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "An investigation in aid of legislation should therefore be conducted to address the concerns and issues raised regarding its sustainability, legality, and possible environmental and public health hazards, among others," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us do everything to ease the burden of our countrymen who were badly hit by typhoon ‘Rolly’,” “We also urge the local governments to consider declaring a state of calamity so that they are able to utilize additional funds, as well as to guard against inevitable price hikes due to the higher demand for basic goods” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us do everything to ease the burden of our countrymen who were badly hit by typhoon ‘Rolly’,” “We also urge the local governments to consider declaring a state of calamity so that they are able to utilize additional funds, as well as to guard against inevitable price hikes due to the higher demand for basic goods” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Okay yan kung totoo at seryoso at pati malalapit na kaalyado hindi papaboran. Baka mga nasa oposisyon lang ang sasampahan ng kasong gawa-gawa lang,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Okay 'yan kung totoo at seryoso at pati malalapit na kaalyado hindi papaboran," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Where are these 4 million? Are they still here? If they are here illegally is there an organized effort to trace them and have them deported? Also, are there efforts to track the whereabouts and the movements of these foreigners? In the light of the West Philippine Sea conflict, the surreptitious entry of 4 million Chinese nationals is no laughing matter,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We call on the DND and the AFP to look into the national security implications of what appears to be a ‘soft invasion’ by a foreign power in our shores,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The construction industry has registered the largest drop in unemployment in the second quarter of this year, that’s almost 30 percent drop in employment,” “COVID-19 is the game changer, and we also have to change our way of dealing with these ODA (Official Development Assistance) contracts and pushing for and fighting for Filipino employment. Unahin natin yung ating mga kababayan” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It can happen again so the Senate is standing firm that after the third reading, hindi na puwedeng i-correct ‘yan (it can no longer be corrected),” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I pray the Supreme Court already hears the many petitions that question the constitutionality and practicality of implementing the law. We are in the middle of a pandemic and the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise,” “The government is committing a lot of mistakes and missteps. It should push to serve our countrymen. Criticism is important, and it may be called terrorism under the law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This is not consistent with the constitutional process, of legislation,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I pray the Supreme Court already hears the many petitions that question the constitutionality and practicality of implementing the law. We are in the middle of a pandemic and the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise,” “The government is committing a lot of mistakes and missteps. It should push to serve our countrymen. Criticism is important, and it may be called terrorism under the law,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Malaki tayo sa raw. Mababa tayo sa processed. Pero 10 doble 'yung halaga nung processed," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Itong carrageenan, ginagamit 'yan sa lahat ng tabletas. Sa buong mundo, seaweed ang ginagamit diyan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 19, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Sa totoo lang, the law is sufficient, the law said local employment, at highly technical lang saka pupunta sa dayuhan, we have to stand up for our Filipino workers,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : "Pera ito ng magniniyog na pinagkait sa kanila sa loob ng 40 taon," "That's how long our coco farmers endured poverty. Mas maigi na sigurong maipasa natin ito kaysa wala o mabigyan ng suporta ang ating mga magniniyog," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “As our Filipino teachers brave the pandemic to continue providing education to our children, let us show our appreciation for their service by ensuring they get the compensation they deserve. We must ensure that teachers have the full support of the government in transitioning to this new normal in our education system,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This new CREATE measure should be able to support and promote more investments in farming, fishing and other related industries. There are many opportunities here,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, October 2, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The market price of a liter of coco water ice is around a dollar. So that’s already P3 billion dollars that is being thrown away,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, October 2, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This new CREATE measure should be able to support and promote more investments in farming, fishing and other related industries. There are many opportunities here,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The market price of a liter of coco water ice is around a dollar. So that’s already P3 billion dollars that is being thrown away,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We support the manifestation of the minority leader to restore that particular item, and that based on the COA reports and based on the report of the Vice President, clearly, these resources are put to good use and will definitely go a long way and will not go to waste as the track record and the COA reports have shown,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Milyon ang nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa COVID at lockdowns. Malaking tulong yung pagsuspindi o pagbaba ng online transaction fees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Milyon ang nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa COVID at lockdowns. Malaking tulong yung pagsuspindi o pagbaba ng online transaction fees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Based on the COA reports and the reports of the vice president, clearly these resources are put to good use," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan pointed out : “Sufficient human resources in the education system is as crucial these days, especially when we are embarking on blended learning,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This early, we have been hearing from DepEd officials about the lack of funds for the printing of modules and the scenario of sharing of the printed copy among students,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan pointed out : “Sufficient human resources in the education system is as crucial these days, especially when we are embarking on blended learning,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 28, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This early, we have been hearing from DepEd officials about the lack of funds for the printing of modules and the scenario of sharing of the printed copy among students,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, September 28, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “We also hope he doesn’t change his mind and does a 180-degree turn moving forward,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome his strong pronouncement asserting the Tribunal Ruling,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We hope he will match these strong words with actions to include bringing the matter officially before the UN as well as seeking support from our ASEAN allies such as Indonesia and Vietnam who have stood up to China and opposed its aggression in the disputed waters,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “Duque being unpunished is no longer surprising. The list of corrupt and incompetent untouchables under this administration is getting longer. Condoning corruption, illegality and incompetence will only lead to more corruption and incompetence,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are just rearranging our chairs in the Titanic until the vaccine comes," "We have to confront our management... How can we entice investors to come in when we do not address this disease?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Hindi katanggap-tanggap na habang nagugutom ang mga kababayan natin, walang hanapbuhay ang mga magulang, at walang kagamitan ang mga anak para sa online classes, ay nagtatapon lang tayo ng pera sa mga proyektong maaaring makasira pa sa kalikasan at sa ating kalusugan," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 7, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "Kung seryoso talaga silang ayusin ang PhilHealth at tugunan ang COVID, sibakin nila si Duque at sampahan ng kaso ang mga nasa likod ng overpricing ng test kits, testing machines, at ng bilyong binulsa sa PhilHealth ng Mindanao mafia," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us honor and celebrate our everyday heroes against COVID by paying them their due, and releasing their daily hazard pay is the least we could do,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, August 31, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : “There has to be a better, clearer, safer way to go about the new normal,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Their health and safety are important that is why we need a more concrete plan on how to deal with the new normal. There should be a better new normal,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Otherwise, all one has to do is steal billions (of pesos) and then resign,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “She was not ‘destroying the government,’ she was suggesting solutions because especially now many have lost their jobs,” “It is not VP Leni’s words, but Duterte and (Health Secretary Francisco) Duque’s failure to address the incompetence and the massive corruption that is destroying the government,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Their destruction [of evidence] is another set of crimes," External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We call on Health Secretary Duque, who is chairman of the PhilHealth board, to show leadership now and order to secure the documents. We call as well on the other Cabinet secretaries on the PhilHealth board to act now and ensure that the documents are intact," External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "His assassination 37 years ago today awakened and opened the eyes of millions of Filipinos, including myself, to the brutality and arrogance of the dictatorship," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, August 21, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : "It is also vital to protect the money coming in from members' contributions because this will help sustain the agency's fund life. And all this must be done quickly as the COVID cases continue to rise," External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 14, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The current allocation system is a complete disaster and is a huge stumbling block for our hospitals to be able to effectively address the killer pandemic,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan replied : "I think a lot of the fear comes from, 'Baka mali ako,' like 'Baka mali 'yung pag-iisip ko' or 'Baka mali 'yung akala ko,' etc. So I think the first step to that is find out where the fear is coming from, and then learn more about it" "If you're really committed to wanting to learn and wanting to help spur a conversation onwards, then it's your responsibility to learn for yourself and read up," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Unless we are hiding something, we owe it to the Filipinos to be transparent and to allow the COVID-19 data to speak for itself, and from there plan our course of action in fighting the pandemic,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 31, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Threatening telcos with expropriation after shutting down the largest media network while displaying sheer government incompetence and failure in managing the COVID response will only scare foreign and local investors from doing business in the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Amidst the worst crisis the country is facing, not mentioned were the concrete plans to stop the continuing spread of Covid, plans to ease the hunger and unemployment of millions of our people, and plans to address missed targets for mass testing and contact tracing,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, matinding gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng 10 milyon nating mga kababayan ang kalaban, hindi si Drilon," "Kapalpakan, kapabayaan at garapalang kurakot sa DoH at PhilHealth ang matinding problema at kalaban, hindi si Drilon" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 27, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, matinding gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng 10 milyon nating mga kababayan ang kalaban, hindi si Drilon," "Kapalpakan, kapabayaan at garapalang kurakot sa DoH at PhilHealth ang matinding problema at kalaban, hindi si Drilon," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “We challenge this administration to make a difference and certify the anti-political dynasty bill as urgent, so that it will move in Congress,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "As concerned as we are for the health of the Filipinos, we are also keenly looking after the well-being of our state coffers," "Every peso of meaningful, honest, and transparent spending and saving will go a long way, especially amid an economic crisis," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I am ready to give up the post anytime if asked by the Senate leadership but certainly not because of the 'clamor' of paid online trolls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "I am ready to give up the post anytime if asked by the Senate leadership but certainly not because of the 'clamor' of paid online trolls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "COVID, gutom at kawalan ng trabaho ng milyun-milyon nating mga kababayan ang problema, hindi itong mga oligarchs, kuno," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Harry Roque ) : "Ipaliwanag niya (Roque) yang mga argumento na yan sa 11,000 na mga manggagawa ng stasyon at mga asawa at anak nito na tinanggalan nila ng trabaho sa gitna ng kalamidad," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 13, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Dapat ibasura ang walang kwentang batas na ito at handa tayong kwestyunin ang Constitutionality ng batas na ito sa Korte Suprema," External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We should be going after the common enemy -- terrorists, drug lords, armed groups, and in this time of the pandemic, COVID -- not against each other,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This incident is disturbing because it appears that the police are quick in pulling the trigger without careful judgment. If they can do this to their fellow uniformed men, how much more to the ordinary civilians who are unarmed and defenseless?" "We should be going after the common enemy -- terrorists, drug lords, armed groups, and in this time of the pandemic, COVID -- not against each other," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "We hope the Supreme Court steps on the brakes on this madness," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This should be embarrassing to our neighbors, but it is more embarrassing to our fellow countrymen, to the doctors, nurses, and medical technologists, and to all who have sacrificed and are sacrificing their lives to fight this disease. To all who have complied and are complying with the various and oftentimes confusing guidelines, like work resumption but without public transport,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, June 28, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “That should be the least of our concerns now that we are facing the COVID-19 pandemic and millions have lost their jobs and are starving,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 26, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Saudi ) : “We urge the administration to allow the repatriation of the bodies of the OFWs who died from COVID-19 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : "Hindi na ako magtataka kung patuloy na palpak na patakbo ng kampaniya ng administrasyon laban sa COVID," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 19, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Kesa bigyang pokus ng DILG ang mas maigting at malawakang contact tracing at pagtulong sa mga locally stranded individuals... nagawa pa ng DILG isingit ang usapin ng anti-terror bill," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "The prudent recourse is to raise the Constitutional issues before the SC... We are considering this," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We should not be utterly defenseless against social media manipulation and threats. We must use our laws to fight the fakes online," External link

pna Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The students are worried that these accounts may be used to plant bogus evidence that would implicate them in crimes outlined in the anti-terror bill," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 8, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about error ) : "We seek to correct this error not only to uphold the right to free speech and expression, but equally important, the right of the people to correct, relevant, timely, and accurate information," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "This gives us a sense of where we are and where they are in terms of managing the spread [of the disease]," "The issue of backlog, late data on results, obviously will lead to poor contact tracing and leading to the inability or failure to isolate high-risk people," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “This should be the new normal or the better normal for our farmers and fishermen — LGU should buy directly from them on any food needs,” “Farmers will be encouraged to plant more because they know they would earn more, food supply will be plenty and cheaper, plus we are secure we will have food every day,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Cutting out the middlemen and increasing the income of our farmers will be the biggest incentive for them to keep planting," "Dapat gawin na nating new normal ito na ang gobyerno ay direktang bumibili sa farmers sa maayos na presyo. Cut out the middle men, increase the income of our farmers," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan : "Addressing the impact of the pandemic both on the health of our citizens and the health of the economy should be our only focus at this point" External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan insisted : "We cannot say that the case is going down unless we know yung result ng backlog," "There are so many variables... First, you’re not testing enough... Second, you have a backlog of 7,000 cases," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : “Kaya pasensya na po kung kami ay may pagdududa na nafa-flatten na nga ang curve at nasa second wave na talaga tayo (You have to forgive us if we doubt there is a flattening of the curve and if we are already on the second wave),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "By jacking up prices of supplies such as swab kits and personal protective equipment, we get less units that what is needed, depriving the people and medical frontliners of the defenses they need to fight COVID-19," "Gusto rin nating malaman ang katotohanan tungkol dito. 'Steal as one' ba ang nangyayari sa pagbili ng mga anti-COVID medical supplies?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 18, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is within the power of the House to set this right, and soon,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Bakit 5 buwan lang at hindi 25 years tulad ng lahat ng iba pang nabigyan ng mga prangkisa ng Kongreso?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Mabuti pa siya sorry [lang], pati lahat ng pulis at bisita na dumalo sa salu-salo hindi kailangan makasuhan o ikulong, habang libu-libo na ang inaaresto sa paglabag sa quarantine," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If they are serious in implementing the law, they should be charged for violating the law and they should be detained along with thousands of detainees that they jailed for quarantine violations,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "While we understand the need to raise money to fund our economic recovery efforts, I am wary of imposing more taxes on businesses already on the verge of bankruptcy and closure," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The NTC action is highly irregular as it has issued hundreds of provisional authorities to other broadcasting companies pending the approval by Congress of their franchise. Singling out ABS-CBN is grave abuse of discretion,” “We condemn this arbitrary exercise of governmental power” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The NTC action is highly irregular as it has issued hundreds of provisional authorities to other broadcasting companies pending the approval by Congress of their franchise. Singling out ABS-CBN is grave abuse of discretion,” “We condemn this arbitrary exercise of governmental power” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Iba ang kaso ni Senator Leila. Una sa lahat, walang teleconferencing sa Senate Rules nung panahon na nakakulong sina Sen. Trillanes," "Nais natin dumalo si Sen. Leila sa mga Senate session sa pamamagitan ng teleconferencing na aprubado na bilang bahagi ng Senate Rules... May teknolohiya na tayo ngayon para maging posible ito," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Kakaibang Araw ng Paggawa ngayon, di pwedeng mag-sama-sama at magdiwang ang mga nagbabanat ng buto sa mga factory, office, at kalsada, maging sa mga bukid, dagat, at construction site” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “This is the last day of April and we have been under quarantine for more than 40 days. We need a holistic or big picture on how to curb the coronavirus disease,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The disbursement of the FSRF has been painfully slow because it is still centralized with Land Bank. The Bayanihan Law was passed with so much urgency precisely to fast-track help to those who need it most,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Mon Jimenez ) : “I will always remember Sec. Mon as the man who loved and served his country well, in or out of government” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 27, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Masyado naman atang malakas ang kapit nitong mga Chinese na operators ng POGO sa matataas ng opisyal ng Gobyernong Duterte at atat na atat itong unahin pa ang mga dayuhang Chinese na magkatrabaho ulit kaysa sa ating mga kababayan?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Boost state funds? Eh Department of Finance na nga ang nagsasabi na ni hindi nga nagbabayad ng bilyong-bilyong pisong buwis ang mga 'yan," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “So you have 75 percent of your people not being able to cope with loss of jobs, who are not earning anything today, who are going hungry and they would have to go out to figure out how to address the hunger,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, April 20, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Kailangang may kasabay na mass testing and food supply at cash assistance ang lockdown," "Mass testing dahil hindi natin malalaman kung may epekto ang ating mga sakripisyo... Food supply at cash assistance dahil... kung gutom at nag-aalala tayo, mas mahina tayo at mas kakapitan ng sakit," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan wrote : "I'm really sorry, I don't normally but that stuff out there, but nanginginig ako sa galit, and they need to be set free. And the faster we can get this done the better" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Paano nilabag ni Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto ang batas na hindi pa batas?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "A case against Mayor Vico for acts done before the effectivity of the Special Powers Act will not fly as it will violate Art. III, Sec. 22 of the Constitution, which reads '[n]o ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted'," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I-atras na ang pananakot na kasuhan si Mayor Vico. Nagtatrabaho siya nang mabuti at naghahanap ng solusyon at paraan para makatulong. Habulin ang mga tunay na pahirap ngayong may epidemya," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “for mass testing, support to front-liners and cash transfers to the vulnerable,” External link

mmtimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is a warning and an admonition to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) that our people deserve better from them. And that the incoherent and often confusing, conflicting, and haphazard policy pronouncements in the past two weeks ought to be the last coming from IATF,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “for mass testing, support to front-liners and cash transfers to the vulnerable,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Willing naman sumunod ang ating mga kababayan kung hindi sila nalilito at alam nila ano ang susundin na patakaran at alam din nila na may maliwanag na ayuda at alalay galing sa gobyerno sa harap ng kalamidad (Our countrymen are willing to heed the government as long as they are not confused and they know what regulations to obey, as well as they are assured of assistance from the government in the face of calamity,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We request for at least a month-long or longer extension for the filing of income tax returns because the accountants who prepare the returns cannot report for work," "The finance and accounting documents are in their respective offices. They would not have enough time to examine the documents from April 12, when the quarantine is lifted, and April 15, the deadline for the filing of tax returns," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If there are no health workers, who will take care of the sick?” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We need to provide relief goods and cash support. It is a messy situation and we need to act fast,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Half the world is women, and half the world is under 25 years of age. Imagine the potential if we invest in women and girls, when we allow them to rise and achieve their full potential. The world would be brighter, more peace, more prosperous for all,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I join the majority leader if there is a sense of the senate resolution, we will support it," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The prolonged detention is an impingement of rights and liberty. Why 14 days? If security officials and law enforcers are doing their job, why will it take them long to file a case?” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "At a time when legitimate critics and democratic dissent are being silenced, the Human Security Act could be likened to a certain extent the anti-subversion law during martial law, and may be used against opposition senators," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "face a similar experience and lose billions," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "And so this has an overall chilling effect not only for media organizations, hindi lamang sa ibang media organizations, kundi pati sa mga publicly listed na kompanya, na maaaring bumgasak ng bilyon bilyon ang halaga ng kanilang stocks dahil sa mga hinharap nilang pagsubok with government regulations," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We are mandated under the law to give proper course to any application, which Congress has granted smoothly to other networks,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We are mandated under the law to give proper course to any application, which Congress has granted smoothly to other networks,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “I think it’s not just a failure of communication. I think it’s also a failure of leadership on the part of the health department. I’m sorry if I have to put that on record,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Considering that Phivolcs raised alert level 2 to 4 in just two hours last Sunday, we issue an urgent appeal to government to issue bulletins every 1 or two hours to prevent panic and keep the public informed and more aware,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Like a nurtured plant, this experience strengthened our belief that we can work closely and effectively with Secretary Dar as we aim to rebuild Philippine agriculture; secure the livelihood and increased incomes for our farmers, fisherfolk, and agriculture workers; and ensure that no Filipino family will ever go hungry,” External link

pna Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Ngayong tapos na ang budget hearing, mayroon pang ilang nalalabing araw ng taon kung kailan maaring dinggin ang mga inihaing batas ukol sa single-use plastics dito sa Senado (Now that budget hearings are over, there are still few days left where we could start hearing the proposed measures on single-use plastics here in the Senate),” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Maaring magamit ang revenues na ito sa pagpapaigting ng Disaster Management and Risk Reduction initiatives sa ating bansa, o kaya naman ay pagpondo sa mga pag-aaral kung paano natin mapapabawas ang epekto ng climate change (The revenues could be used to boost Disaster Management and Risk Reduction initiatives in the country, or fund studies on how to mitigate the effects of climate change.),” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The appointment and the eventual firing of [the Vice President] . . . proved what we have been saying all along: Both the war on drugs and the appointment of the Vice President as [cochair of the interagency committee on drugs] are bluff and bluster,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, November 25, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Disaster Risk Reduction ) : “While we have a National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, composed of several interacting agencies sharing the responsibility for disaster risk reduction and management and overseeing the national system, no one is overall in charge. We want disaster-prone Philippines to have a disaster-buster,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We have passed the law, and now that Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed the IRR, we can now focus on increasing farmers' and fisherfolk's incomes by developing and promoting their enterprises and directly linking them to private and government consumers," External link

pna Monday, October 21, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "One in every five Filipinos lives in poverty -- not eating enough, in poor health, living in abject conditions. This situation is unacceptable given that we are a country rich in natural resources and human talent," External link

pna Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Carlos Dominguez ) : “This has already been triggered by a volume or price threshold of imports. In the September 25 budget hearing of the DOF [Department of Finance], Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez said the tariffs collected has breached the PHP10-billion mark,” External link

pna Friday, October 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Panfilo Lacson ) : “I also manifested my desire for the sub-committee on finance chaired by Sen. [Panfilo] Lacson to consider a separate hearing in executive session should it be warranted to discuss the national security repercussions of the DITO-AFP MOA,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 30, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “Human beings everywhere -- regardless of ethnicity, nationality, class, religion, or gender -- must speak out against mass murder,” “We welcome this move of the US Senators, an act of solidarity not only for Sen. Leila de Lima, but for all the murdered victims, and their orphans, widows, and mothers and fathers, who are now doubly burdened by the absence of a loved one and in many, many cases a family breadwinner” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 27, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Are you hoping [for] extensions to the policy or the suspension? Are you willing to bring this matter up to the President and say perhaps a better approach could be to do this on a case-to-case basis?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Paano nalihis ang usapin mula kay Faeldon at napunta kay Senator de Lima? Hindi kapani-paniwala ang pag-ugnay kay Sen. Leila sa kalokokohan at korupsyon ng BuCor sa ilalim ng pamumuno ni Faeldon,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The planned installation of electronic communications inside our military camps raises fears of electronic espionage and interference given the record of some Chinese firms for engaging in this illegal activity," "This fear is especially acute given that China’s National Intelligence Law from 2017 requires Chinese companies to 'support, assist, and cooperate with the state intelligence work'," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Why build these telco towers inside camps in the first place? Are there no other available sites for their towers? How much are they paying the government for these? How can we be assured that there will be no breach of national security and respect for privacy of communications and correspondence?" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Emergency ang kalagayan ng ating mga magpapalay at ng rice industry. At meron namang pera na pwede nang ipamahagi sa mga hirap na hirap nang mga magsasaka natin (Our rice farmers and the rice industry face an emergency situation. And we have the money that can be given to our suffering farmers),” External link

pna Friday, September 6, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leila de Lima ) : "It should be stressed that the 10 convicts are already in the maximum security compound, which is supposedly heavily guarded and employs the strictest security measures," "More than a case of special treatment, one can't help wonder if this is part of the reward the convicts are receiving for weaving stories and testifying against Senator Leila de Lima," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 6, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is clear that there was some mistake in the process of release under the GCTA Law. There was no co-ordination with the DoJ (Department of Justice),” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Maliwanag na nagkaroon ng kapalpakan sa proseso. Walang coordination sa DoJ. (It is clear that there was some mistake in the process [of release under the GCTA Law]. There was no coordination with the DoJ (Department of Justice),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : “He should resign. Naniniwala ako na dapat magbitiw na siya dahil malinawag na nagkaroon ng kapalpakan sa proseso na hindi tama,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Palagay ko dapat maawa naman ang ating gobyerno sa ating mga kababayan. ‘Yung mga ganitong klaseng kilos hindi na dapat palagpasin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome the apology by the owner but we would also urge them to compensate our fishermen for the damage caused them by way of actual damages to the fishing boat as well as the loss of income among others,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We welcome the apology by the owner but we would also urge them to compensate our fishermen for the damage caused them by way of actual damages to the fishing boat as well as loss of income among others,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : “She was all that. In or out of government, her life was about tireless creativity for all our collective future, through our children and our environment. Rest well and rest in peace, Gina,” External link

pna Monday, August 19, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : "Rest well and rest in peace, Gina. You did well in helping transform thousands of lives and it was a privilege to have worked alongside you in helping change our world," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 19, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If we talk about one farmer who averages 4,000 kilos of palay per harvest, he loses 4,000 pesos for every peso drop in palay prices in one season,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Think of the commuters’ circumstances in the experiments to ease traffic jams,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We ask not only for consideration but also for the use of logic,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Solutions ) : “Who suffer from ‘carmageddon’? Mothers and fathers who barely see their children. Children who are exhausted by the trip. Everyone who waste their time in traffic. Solutions must be related to those who suffer from this mess,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 9, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Other countries pale in comparison to the wealth of our waters. But why do our fishermen continue to be among the poorest?” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “In the 2019 budget, BFAR’s budget is only one-eighth of the total DA budget,” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “If we provide more focus and support for the sustainable development of the fisheries sector and our aquatic resources, it can reap a lot of potential and benefits not only for our fishermen but also the country’s economy. We can be an aquaculture powerhouse,” External link

FIS Monday, August 5, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Cory Aquino ) : “The enemies of freedom have weaponized digital media to spread the propaganda erasing this triumph of democracy. We won our freedom in EDSA (Epifanio delos Santos). We must protect our freedom and our history against revisionism,” “We remember President Cory as the shining icon of democracy. She has inspired not only Filipinos. The Philippines started the trend of peaceful people power for the whole world,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Cory Aquino ) : “We should never forget the many, many injustices we faced during martial law,” “In times of turmoil, the ones who truly love the country are those who stand by their conviction for what is right and true, and those who inspire their fellow humans to be brave for truth. That is President Cory,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Ang layunin ng panukalang ito ay ang mapabuti ang kalagayan ng propesyon ng nursing at ang itaguyod ang kalidad ng pangangalagang pangkalusugan para sa lahat ng mga Pilipino," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We associate ourself with the Senate minority in the 18th Congress not because we are so-called obstructionist but because we believe that a strong minority is critical to a democracy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The accusations were fabrication, lies and unfounded,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It could not just be anybody, including those who only want a position and those masquerading as fiscalizers but are in fact collaborators,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The House and the people deserve a real opposition leader, not the Majority's ‘Minority Leader.’” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Before this pivot, we, like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam, had been trying to protect our waters so that our fishermen can freely fish there and feed us,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 12, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added ( about Philippine Senate ) : "Salamat sa iyong paglilingkod sa institusyon, General Balajadia, sa isa sa pinakamapaghamong mga panahon ng Senado, kabilang na ang paghuli kay Sen. de Lima at ang pagtangkang paghuli kay Sen. Trillanes (Thank you for serving the institution, General Balajadia, especially during the trying times at the Senate, which include the arrest of Sen. de Lima and the attempted arrest of Sen. Trillanes)," External link

pna Sunday, July 7, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Mahigit 40 taon nang hinihintay ito ng ating mga magniniyog. Habang tumatagal na hindi nila pinapakinabangan, tumatagal din ang pagkalugmok nila sa hirap,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 1, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “To say that asserting our legitimate claim over our exclusive economic zone will lead to war is meant to justify our subservience and docility,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, June 28, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “It is ours. Allowing Chinese or other foreigners to fish there violates our Constitution. This is clear to all, especially to the 22 Filipino fishermen,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “The lives and livelihood of our fishermen, marginalised and poorest of the poor will never be a little incident to us. That’s why we believe that a joint investigation between the Philippines and China is disadvantageous to our national interests” “It will never be a fair investigation when one is oppressed and the other is the oppressor; when one is the victim and the other is the perpetrator,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "His insults and impertinence are very unprofessional and notwithstanding his apology, he should be held to account," "This should not end in an apology, this should serve as a lesson to him and other officials who show disrespect for their fellow men and women" External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Part also of the government’s mandate is to address foreign illegal entrants in our waters. The Recto Bank incident is already a shoo-in to these provisions,” External link

gulf-times Monday, June 24, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We need our government acting decisively to protect our citizens rather than kowtow to a foreign power that harasses, intimidates and bullies our very own. We call on our government to protect and defend our citizens and to end its complicity and collaboration with China’s highhandedness,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 21, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, June 17, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Now is the time to show real grit and toughness,” “There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

digitaljournal Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Now is the time to show real grit and toughness," "There is never a time to be meek and submissive before a foreign power that endangers our own people" External link

afp-en Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “What’s happening now is mass murder. This should be condemned not just by our countrymen, but by the whole world,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Congratulations to my darling Frankie! Proud of you, proud that you hurdled the challenges, faced acid tests and got things done. We did it! Now off to College," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, June 7, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We had two manifestations, on May 16 and May 21, as the canvassing was ongoing. We have not received any response from you. So may we have the courtesy of being responded to?” “I know you’re busy, and in fact it’s part of our manifestation, but let’s respond to these manifestations. We do not want to get this feeling that the opposition is being ignored,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Why was it not tested to the maximum? Up to what level was it tested, because we don’t want something like this to happen again. And therefore obviously, the testing was not effectively or properly undertaken. Because if you tested it properly, then this seven-hour glitch should not have happened,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Come 2022, another glitch could happen because you won’t have the opportunity to put all the 90,000 in place? So what’s the point of testing if we’re not sure the test will, in fact, be an assurance that it would work?” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When you have to wait five hours for the replacement, will you still vote? These are the realities on the ground. So if you are talking 2.2 million or 3-million voters who had to wait for five hours for the SD card, will they still vote? We don’t know. Maybe they would have gone home,” “So this has to be avoided. Because this is a disenfranchisement in that sense of a number of voters and that affects the overall results. And therefore it has to be checked. It has to be looked into. And [we have to know] how must this [can] be avoided in the future,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We hope for electoral reforms, as well as for those responsible be held to account also for the administration allies’ barefaced violation of election laws on billboards, posters, and use of government resources and facilities during the campaign,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 31, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Pinasok natin ang laban at kampanya nang mulat (We entered the fight and campaign consciously). Being in the opposition and facing the full brunt of the vaunted, well-oiled administration machinery, we knew we had to run the campaign on a shoestring budget; we knew that those in position would pull no stops to tighten their hold on power,” External link

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

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have no links with the video and Bikoy. Those accusations were all lies. Those were just made up by the administration. They have always been dragging LP in the ouster plot which they fabricated to cover up for all their failures and the corruption in this administration,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have no links with the video and Bikoy. Those accusations were all lies. Those were just made up by the administration. They have always been dragging LP in the ouster plot which they fabricated to cover up for all their failures and the corruption in this administration,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Uulitin ko. Walang kinalaman ang LP sa Bikoy video (The LP has nothing to do with the Bikoy video),” External link

manilametro Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Each of you is a winner. True victory comes when you cooperate with other leaders to reach your shared goals,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Wala kaming ugnayan sa video at kay Bikoy. Kasinungalingan lahat ang mga paratang na 'yan. Gawa-gawa lang ng administrasyon," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Uulitin ko. Walang kinalaman ang LP sa Bikoy video (The LP has nothing to do with the Bikoy video),” External link

manilatimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The mock election results and campuses nationwide places our candidates in the top 10. That in itself is something we would continue to push through with," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I believe we are in a better place after the 90-day campaign than we were before in terms of the ranks of the opposition, in terms of the ranks of people supportive of the party," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Commission ) : “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat and have tendered my resignation as president of the LP effective June 30, 2019,” “As of this writing, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has not proclaimed the winning senators pending questions of possible irregularities with the seven-hour glitch after the elections, the breakdown of hundreds of vote counting machines, and the identification of over a thousand defective SD (secure digital) cards,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “All these pieces of information are important in determining the [credibility of the] entire process of the elections,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “All these pieces of information are important in determining the [credibility of the] entire process of the elections,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

theage Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "About 7 percent of votes or about 3 million votes are still to be counted in the unofficial tally. Perhaps the remaining 7 percent will still win 1 or 2 of our candidates," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We will wait for the final results," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "The fight for truth and for right has reached today," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 13, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Philippine Senate ) : "I want a Senate that will fight for the country's interest and oppose Chinese invasion. I want the daily killings to end and instead, go after and put behind bars the drug lords that are facilitating the entry of tons of shabu in the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "If you believe there is a need to defend our seas, our lives and our livelihood, the dignity of our government, write down the names (of our candidates)," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Lumabas ang desisyon kahapon, May 9, 2019 o 4 na araw na lang bago ang araw ng eleksyon. Wala nang oras mag-apela. Sinadya ba ito?" External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Commissioners, kontra sa isang demokrasya ang inyong naging pasya. Kontra sa basic tenets of fair play. Kontra sa common sense. Kalokohan," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Marami ang nagvolunteer, marami sa kanila nag-waive talaga [ng talent fee] dahil ‘yun na daw ang kanilang kontribusyon sa ating kampaniya,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Surveys have been wrong before. Sa 18 taon kong nasa Senado, marami akong halalan na nakita, maraming resulta na nagiging sorpresa sa dulo,” “It's an opportunity for us to have a come from behind finish,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Read between the lines. How would you prove something which was merely invented? We feel that this is again created to divert the attention,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 3, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have this so-called last-minute come-from-behind surprise victory,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, May 3, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “We have this so-called last-minute come-from-behind surprise victory,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I think critical now is she has agreed and she has taken it down and that's that," "We now move forward pushing for our eight candidates, believing that these eight candidates, based on their track record, walang isyu ng kurakot, hindi mga magnanakaw, may track record ng service, hindi totoong walang ginawa. Doon tayo," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "I leave that to her to decide," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told ( about Maria Ressa ) : "Siguro ang mensahe pagka kayo ay manatiling kritiko mangyayari sa inyo yung nangyayari siguro kay Maria Ressa," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Let's allow the judicial processes to proceed and give the persons involved their day in court. That is where accountability is ultimately determined," "If we act like a broken record, we will not be able to move forward and attend to the real issues at hand," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Instead of threatening his critics with arrest he should arrest the big-time druglords and his (Bureau of) Customs appointees who have repeatedly brought in tonnes of shabu worth billions (of pesos). With the arrest of these bigtime druglords he would have proven his drug war is for real and his critics will be silenced,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When a contract entered into is manifestly and grossly disadvantageous to the government, it is a corrupt practice under our anti-graft laws. This should serve as a warning for all those who intend to pursue this project under such terms,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “When a contract entered into is manifestly and grossly disadvantageous to the government, it is a corrupt practice under our anti-graft laws. This should serve as a warning for all those who intend to pursue this project under such terms,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Leni Robredo ) : "It [yellow] is not a baggage in the sense that the people did not reject us in 2016," "In 2016, our vice president [Leni Robredo] won, 7 of our 12 senators na dilawans won, 115 of our congressmen won. So, if there was a real rejection of our administration, dapat walang naipanalo, dapat yung aming mga senador hindi binoto," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We believe na marami pa ring naniniwala sa ating dating pangulo at makakakumbinsi pa rin siya ng significant segment of the population," "I don't see it as a baggage kasi we cannot convince everybody and we cannot make everybody happy," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "He recognized that peace is not simply the absence of war. He acknowledged that peace is about how people lived their every day in pursuit of the best for the community and the future. He knew that peace in Mindanao means progress for the entire country," External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan added : "And he lived knowing that peace is not only an outcome, but also a process that needed the participation of as many stakeholders as possible, including not only of the warriors on both sides or of the Bangsamoro people, but also of regular folk and indigenous and settler communities," External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "Kung meron kaming P50 million dapat mas marami kaming TV ads. Kung meron kaming ganoong halaga, dun na namin dadalhin, sa TV," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are the underdogs. Sabi nga kung bukas ang eleksyon, talo -- pero hindi bukas ang eleksyon," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “File criminal cases against them. Uphold the rule of law and without fanfare. Deport these illegals,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, February 27, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Maria Ressa ) : "Why is the government suddenly interested in clearing its name before the international community on the arrest of Maria Ressa when before, when before it has ignored criticisms on extrajudicial killings as a result of the drug war?" External link

pna Monday, February 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Our campaign would be uphill as most of them are relatively unknown in the national stage,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Makinig 2.0 is our version of People Power, empowering ordinary citizens so that they are able to make the right choice for senators and empowering them to campaign for these choices,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “going back to the people, sharing each other’s stories,” External link

manilametro Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "May takot na ma-associate sa oposisyon... Maraming mga donors na nagsasabi na mahihirapan kami tumulong kasi may takot," "Ayaw lumapit sa atin yung maraming pulitiko dahil pag kami ay sinuportahan, sasabihin na sila ay dilawan, sila ay involved sa drugs, sila ay kakasuhan, et cetera," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Our campaign would be uphill as most of them are relatively unknown in the national stage,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Makinig 2.0 is our version of People Power, empowering ordinary citizens so that they are able to make the right choice for senators and empowering them to campaign for these choices,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan told : "The door-to-door campaigning and persuasion is very critical for us," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “One would wonder sometimes which country he was speaking for. His every tone clearly manifests the language of a Chinese puppet,” External link

manilametro Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Secretary Panelo strikes again. Recently, he was quoted as saying that we should thank China for setting up a maritime rescue center in the Philippines’ Kagitingan Reef,” External link

manilametro Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Secretary Panelo strikes again. Recently, he was quoted as saying that we should thank China for setting up a maritime rescue center in the Philippines’ Kagitingan Reef,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We are no different from other families who are divided because of the current administration and the situation of the country," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Of course, she doesn't like it. Hindi rin siya natutuwa sa ganu'n and yeah, of course, she reacts" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Basta andy'an iyung pressure, and'yan ang siyensya, and'yan ang pagtutulak ng mga advocacy ng child rights group, baka naman makinig ang mayorya at magdalawang isip ang iba," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "We have come such a long way in our quest to realize the peace we have long desired for Muslim Mindanao. Let's not allow it to be derailed this time," External link

pna Monday, January 28, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst. An immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators will give justice to the victims and send a strong message that this government will not allow the rule of violence to triumph,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : “Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst. An immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators will give justice to the victims and send a strong message that this government will not allow the rule of violence to triumph,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "Let us not be distracted and defeated by warmongers and violent elements in our midst," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Francis Pangilinan said : "a challenge for the government to show what martial law in Mindanao can do to address these attacks," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator59.36%EN10/11/201711/10/2017
Leader4.81%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
president4.81%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
liberal party president2.14%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
leader8.56%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
sénateur1.60%FR09/13/201713/09/2017
chef1.60%FR09/13/201713/09/2017
liberal party president senator4.28%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
chairman0.53%EN08/08/201708/08/2017
interim liberal party president0.53%EN12/11/201611/12/2016
singer0.53%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
secretary3.21%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
security chief1.60%EN08/29/201429/08/2014
secretary4.28%EN08/28/201428/08/2014
candidate0.53%EN05/18/200718/05/2007
sen1.07%EN02/28/200728/02/2007
head0.53%EN06/05/200505/06/2005
Names Lang Count
Francis PangilinanEN98.88%
Francis PangilinanFR1.12%
Francis PangilinanPT0.00%
Francis " Kiko " PangilinanEN0.00%


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