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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

PH keeps seat in UN Human Rights Council

The Philippines won enough votes to keep its seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council despite calls from various groups to reject the country’s re-election bid, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Saturday. Incoming DFA chief Teodoro Locsin Jr., Philippine permanent representative to the UN, said the Philippines got 165 of 192 votes [...] The post PH keeps seat in UN Human Rights Council appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Will Teddy Locsin Jr. lay low on Twitter as Philippines’ new top diplomat?

Permanent representative to the United Nations Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. has been appointed the country’s new top diplomat. A former lawyer and broadcaster, Locsin is also known for his active and occasionally controversial Twitter account. He announced the new post as Foreign Affairs secretary on the microblogging platform. I was asked I said yes; […] The post Will Teddy Locsin Jr. lay low on Twitter as Philippines’ new top diplomat? appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Duterte offers Teodoro Locsin Jr foreign secretary post

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday morning, October 12, he offered Philippine Permanent Representive to the United Nations Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr to be the country's new top diplomat. During the press briefing upon his arrival from the Asean Leaders' gathering in Bali, Indonesia, Duterte asked his aide ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

House ‘reprimands’ Bertiz over viral NAIA video

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives passed a motion to “reprimand” ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz over his controversial video at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).  Lawmakers voted 159-1-3 on the motion of House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez for the House to reprimand Bertiz on Wednesday, October ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

BDO president tops Best CEO in Philippine list

Nestor Tan, president and CEO of BDO Unibank, was recently voted as the Best CEO for Emerging Markets (Philippines) in this year’s poll of investors and analysts conducted by New York-based magazine Institutional Investor......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

BDO s Nestor Tan voted Best CEO

BDO Unibank's long-time chief executive officer (CEO) Nestor Tan was voted 'best CEO' in emerging markets (Philippines) in a poll of investors and analysts conducted by New York-base.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Pintô Manhattan Manila 2 art exhibition opens in NY

NEW YORK -- Pint Manhattan Manila 2 is exhibiting works by more than 30 contemporary Filipino artists beginning Thursday, Oct. 4, untilMonday, Oct. 15 at 74 Franklin Street (between Broadway and Church Street) in TriBeCa, New York City. The works will be sold to benefit the Asian Cultural Council (ACC) 's Philippines Program and the Pint Art Museum.   This exhibition is curated by Antonio Leano with Pint's founder Dr. Joven Cuanang. and Dr. Luca Parolari. It is asupported by David and Susan Rockefeller and Ambassador Teodoro and Louie Locsin.   PintInternational presents Philippine contemporary art beyond Asia, through PintArt Museum's permanent exhibition space...Keep on reading: Pintô Manhattan Manila 2 art exhibition opens in NY.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

BDO’s Nestor Tan voted ‘Best CEO’

  BDO Unibank's long-time chief executive officer (CEO) Nestor Tan was voted "best CEO" in emerging markets (Philippines) in a poll of investors and analysts conducted by New York-based international finance magazine Institutional Investor. The survey is a key feature of the All-Asia (excluding Japan) Executive Team, an annual ranking done by Institutional Investor, which often serves as industry benchmarks. Aside from the Philippines, the countries in the emerging markets category include Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. "Each voter can nominate up to four CEOs based on their investor engagement efforts. All votes are weighted by place (first, second, third, fourt...Keep on reading: BDO’s Nestor Tan voted ‘Best CEO’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

House okays bill creating Department of Disaster Resilience

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on Monday, October 1, the bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DRR).  Lawmakers voted 181-5-2 to approve House Bill (HB) No. 8165 on 3rd and final reading. The measure was approved on 2nd reading on September 18.  Under the bill, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Bituin Escalante: I voted for Duterte but I love my country more

MANILA, Philippines – Bituin Escalante may have voted for President Rodrigo Duterte, but she recently implied that she is withdrawing her support, saying she loves the country more. On Twitter on September 25, she wrote “I WAS the 16M but i love my country more than the president.” {source}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Bill to open local CHED office passed

BACOLOD City – The 17th Congress of the Philippines passed yesterday House Bill 8140 that authorizes the opening of a provincial office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) here. Bacolod lone district Rep. Greg Gasataya is the principal author of the bill. The close to 300-member House of Representatives voted unanimously in a plenary […] The post Bill to open local CHED office passed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

House OKs renewing CBCP broadcast franchise for 25 years

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved a bill that would extend the franchise granted to the Catholics Bishop Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) for its broadcasting operations for another 25 years.  A total of 216 lawmakers voted yes during the 3rd and final ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Impeachment complaints vs SC justices sufficient in form

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on justice on Tuesday, September 4, deemed the impeachment complaints against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Teresita de Castro and 6 associate justices sufficient in form. The House panel led by Oriental Mindoro 1st District Representative Salvador Leachon voted 21-0 in favor of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

House OKs Arroyo bill creating ‘Timbangan ng Bayan’ in all markets

MANILA, Philippines – The bill seeking to establish “Timbangan ng Bayan” centers in all publicly-and privately-run markets nationwide was approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, August 29. Lawmakers voted 199-0-0 to approve on third and final reading House Bill (HB) 7857 , which was principally authored by Speaker Gloria Macapagal ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

House OKs longer validity of Martial Law victims compensation

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on 3rd and final reading a joint resolution seeking to extend the validity of funds for the reparation of Martial Law victims to December 31, 2019.  Legislators voted 213-0-0 on Wednesday, August 29, to approve House Joint Resolution (HJR) No. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

DOCUMENTS: SC decision, dissent in upholding Estrada plunder

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) en banc voted 6-4-4 to uphold the Ombudsman's plunder indictment of former senator Jinggoy Estrada, currently undergoing trial at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Associate Justices Presbitero Velasco Jr (newly retired) and Lucas Bersamin were two of the 4 dissents, who expressly voted to acquit him. Associate Justices Diosdado ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

No genuine House minority under Danilo Suarez, says Robredo

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo slammed the decision of the House of Representatives to retain Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader.  Robredo said she was “deeply saddened” after lawmakers still recognized Suarez for the post even if he had campaigned and voted for Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as the new speaker . Suarez is a staunch Arroyo ........»»

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