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How the Philippines voted at UN with Locsin

Teodoro "Teddy" Locsin Jr., the country's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), confirmed that he has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to be the next Department of Foreign Affairs secretary......»»

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How the Philippines voted at UN with Locsin - Philippine Star

How the Philippines voted at UN with Locsin - Philippine Star.....»»

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Locsin to push for PH abstention from UN Rohingya reso

MANILA, Philippines – After the Philippines voted against a United Nations (UN) draft resolution on the human rights situation concerning the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the Philippine envoy to the UN said he would push instead for the country's abstention. In a reply to a tweet on Saturday, November 18, Philippine ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2017

Teddyboy Locsin confirmed as Philippine foreign secretary

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) –  Lawmakers on Wednesday, November 28, confirmed the appointment of Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr as secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), after the Cabinet official defended the Duterte administration's foreign policy before the Commission on Appointments (CA). The CA confirmed Locsin's appointment shortly after it ........»»

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China won t recognize PH arbitral victory over WPS - Locsin | Inquirer.net

China "won't respect" the Philippines' arbitral tribunal victory over the West Philippine Sea, so "who are we to impose that upon them?" Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Copies of China joint oil development MOU to be sent to Senate, House — Locsin

While the government has yet to release a copy of the agreement with China on oil and gas development, the Philippines' top diplomat said a copy would be sent to Congress by next week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

PH, China to set up panel for joint exploration deal

The memorandum of understanding signed by the Philippines and China on Tuesday would set up a body that would work on an agreement for joint exploration of energy sources in the South China Sea, according to Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., who said it was he who drafted the document and not China.   During an interview on CNN Philippines on Thursday, Locsin read portions of the "Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation of Oil and Gas Development Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines" and described it as a memorandum "to agree to arrive at an agreement."   Malacaang gave assurance on Thu...Keep on reading: PH, China to set up panel for joint exploration deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Locsin bares parts of Philippines oil deal with China

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr on Thursday, November 22, bared parts of the oil and gas development deal between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). But Locsin, who penned the deal, said he will need ........»»

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Forces in gov t pushed for PH-China oil deal – Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – "Forces" in Philippine government, not President Rodrigo Duterte, pushed for an oil and gas deal with China in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), said Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin on Thursday, November 22.  Locsin made this statement after he was asked on ........»»

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DILG irons out problems with ‘Ang Probinsyano’ | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Days after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced its displeasure for the TV series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, its officials and the show’s cast posed for the cameras , all smiles, after their meeting on Wednesday, November 22. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teddyboy Locsin on Thursday bares parts of the oil and gas development deal between the Philippines and China in ........»»

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Locsin to address call of OFWs in Libya about going home for Christmas

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Monday said he wants to prioritize the concerns of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya who might not be able to go home to the Philippines this Christmas because of the escalation of violence there.   In several twitter posts, Locsin said he has been receiving complaints from an OFW about not being able to go home for Chrismas and ordered Foreign Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Elmer Cato to bring the concernon his desk as soon as possible.   "Elmer, I want that issue raised by our workers in Libya brought to my desk ASAP," Locsin said in a tweet to Cato.   "I don't want smart talk that we here can ...Keep on reading: Locsin to address call of OFWs in Libya about going home for Christmas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Locsin says media should verify China weather stations

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr challenged the media on Thursday, November 15, to verify if China has indeed installed 3 weather stations in the West Philippine Sea. The Chinese Foreign Ministry itself earlier announced that it has built 3 weather stations in the Spratly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

House approves bill banning corporal punishment vs children

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The House of Representatives approved on 3rd and final reading a bill that would protect children from physical, humiliating, or degrading acts of punishment. Lawmakers voted 163-2-0 in favor of House Bill (HB) No. 8239 or the Positive and Non-Violent Discipline of Children Act on Monday, November 12, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Locsin tweaks policy: Friends to friends, enemies to enemies

MANILA, Philippines – From "friends to all, enemies to none" under his predecessor, Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr sought to "refine" the foreign policy of the Duterte administration to address "changing realities." "You know it already. It is a refinement of the earlier one which ........»»

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FULL TEXT: DFA chief Locsin on Duterte foreign policy

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr delivered a speech on Wednesday morning, November 7, where he explained at length the Duterte administration's foreign policy. Locsin made his remarks at the first vin d'honneur he hosted for members of the diplomatic corps. The Department of Foreign Affairs ........»»

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FAST FACTS: Who is DFA chief Teddyboy Locsin?

MANILA, Philippines – A lawyer and TV host who was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

4 things you need to know about the 2019 Senate hopefuls

MANILA, Philippines – For millions of Filipinos, the fast-approaching 2019 midterm elections present the chance to elect new lawmakers. For more than a hundred of them, however, it’s also an opportunity to be voted to office themselves. When the Commission on Elections (Comelec) received certificates of candidacy (COC) from October 11 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

How 7 reelectionist senators voted on key issues, bills

MANILA, Philippines – Seven senators of the 17th Congress are eyeing reelection in 2019. Six of them are administration senators: former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III, senators Joseph Victor Ejercito, Juan Edgardo Angara, Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, and Cynthia Villar. Only Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV is part of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

U.S. ambassador pays courtesy call on DFA chief Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim paid a courtesy call on newly appointed Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin two weeks after the Philippines' new top diplomat took office. The meeting took place on Wednesday, October 31.  "Delighted to meet with new ........»»

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10 Filipino seafarers kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

MANILA, Philippines – Suspected pirates kidnapped 10 Filipino seafarers aboard two separate vessels in the Gulf of Guinea, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday, October 31. Philippine Ambassador to Nigeria Shirley Ho Vicario reported this information to Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Locsin: Independent foreign policy not simply switching masters

MANILA, Philippines – Pursuing an independent foreign policy does not simply mean switching masters but getting off one's knees to stand up for the country, said Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr on Wednesday, October 31. "It is not independent foreign policy if you simply switch ........»»

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