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FALSE: Marawi war 'triggered' by 'attempt to serve a warrant of arrest for drug trafficking'

Sep 30, 2019 - 6:23 PM

Clashes erupted in Marawi in May 2017 as the military tried to capture 'high-value targets' of the Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf Group. There was no mention of illegal drugs at the time.

Teodoro L. Locsin Jr., Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-fourth session. UN Photo/Cia Pak

U.S. 'ready to assist' in search for missing plane, pilot in Aurora

Aug 11, 2019 - 2:51 PM

'We've been in touch with Philippine authorities to determine what assistance is needed and how we can help,' the embassy says

SEARCH FOR PLANE. Foreign Secretary Teddyboy Locsin gets help from the United States in the search of a missing plane and its pilot in Aurora. Background photo of Baler, Aurora from Shutterstock

Philippines files another diplomatic protest vs China

Aug 09, 2019 - 11:22 AM

'Got it, General. DFA firing off diplomatic protest,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza urged the government to ask China why its ships were in Philippine waters

DIPLOMATIC PROTEST. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr announces another diplomatic protest has been fired off against China over its survey ships and warships' presence in Philippine waters. Malacañang Photo

Locsin: 'Diplomatic protest fired off' vs China

Jul 31, 2019 - 1:02 PM

(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr says a protest against China has been filed over the presence of Chinese vessels near Pag-asa Island

CHINESE SHIPS. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) of the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) monitors dozens of Chinese vessels near Pag-asa Island (Thitu Island) after the Philippines begins constructing there. Photo courtesy of CSIS/AMTI/DigitalGlobe

Philippines threatens U.N. countries hitting drug war

Jul 11, 2019 - 8:39 PM

(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr warns 18 countries, including Australia and the United Kingdom: 'There will be consequences, far-reaching ones'

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr rejects a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution against drug war killings in the Philippines. File photo from DFA

Duterte-Xi fishing deal 'cannot be enforced' – Locsin

Jul 03, 2019 - 8:59 AM

'It's not policy,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the verbal agreement is legally binding

CLOSE TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte is accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing prior to their bilateral meeting on April 25, 2019. Malacañang photo

Clash of tweets: Lacson, Locsin take sides on Recto Bank issue online

Jun 27, 2019 - 2:56 PM

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Locsin defends canceling courtesy diplomatic passports

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:11 AM

(UPDATED) 'Hey boba,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr tells Vice President Leni Robredo after she criticized the cancellation of courtesy diplomatic passports

DENIED ENTRY. Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario shows his passport as he arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on June 21, 2019, after he was denied entry by Hong Kong. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Despite Duterte openness, Locsin rejects joint PH-China probe

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:09 PM

(UPDATED) 'Who the fuck is this guy?' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, referring to an analyst who spoke of the proposed joint probe into the Recto Bank incident

DUTERTE'S ALTER EGO. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr on the sidelines of Japan House of Councilors President Chuichi Date's courtesy call on the President in Malacañang on January 8, 2018. Malacañang photo

Locsin raises PH boat sinking at U.N., hits sea 'felony'

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:20 AM

(UPDATED) 'It is a felony to abandon people in distress,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, after President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the issue as a 'maritime incident'

UN SPEECH. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr speaks on June 17, 2019, at the commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo courtesy of UN

Locsin calls West Philippine Sea a 'juvenile' name

Jun 15, 2019 - 6:27 PM

'That is how we lose territory, by dropping technical colonial names…and renaming them,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr delivers a speech during the inauguration of the Chinese consulate general in Davao City on October 28, 2018. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Locsin questions U.S., excuses China over Philippine boat

Jun 15, 2019 - 11:38 AM

'Interesting. That's China's take and it is a free world,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after China contradicted his own country's fishermen

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr answers questions from the media after his meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Davao City on October 29, 2018. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Del Rosario to Duterte gov't: 'Unshelve' Hague ruling

Apr 14, 2019 - 9:03 AM

'Now is the best time' to address the Hague ruling won by Manila against Beijing over the West Philippine Sea, says foreign secretary Albert del Rosario

EX-TOP DIPLOMAT. Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario urges the Duterte government to 'unshelve' the Hague ruling won by Manila against Beijing. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Lorenzana-Locsin clash over Mutual Defense Treaty | Evening wRap

Mar 05, 2019 - 8:07 PM

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Locsin scraps birth certificates for passport renewals | Evening wRap

Jan 15, 2019 - 10:06 PM

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Big-time oil price hike set for January 15 | Midday wRap

Jan 15, 2019 - 12:17 PM

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Yasay refutes Locsin, says passport data not stolen | Evening wRap

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:32 PM

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Robredo, senators: Probe DFA passport data mess

Jan 13, 2019 - 4:50 PM

'The Department of Foreign Affairs owes the entire country an explanation,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

DATA PRIVACY. National Privacy Commission will summon the Department of Foreign Affairs, other concerned government agencies, and the alleged contractor for a possible data privacy issue on the data of Philippine passport holders. Rappler file photo

Locsin blames 'Yellows' for passport data loss

Jan 13, 2019 - 10:43 AM

(UPDATED) 'l will autopsy the Yellows who did the passport deal alive,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr

WHO'S TO BLAME? DFA Secretary Teddyboy Locsin gestures during a press briefing on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Singapore on November 15, 2018. File photo by Malacañang

Ex-DFA contractor 'took off' with passport data, says Locsin

Jan 12, 2019 - 1:09 PM

(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says his agency is 'rebuilding files from scratch' because of the incident and assures the public that 'it won't happen again'

PH'S TOP DIPLOMAT. In this file photo, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr engages in a discussion with the Filipino community during a meeting at the Philippine Embassy in Brussels, Belgium on October 19, 2018. Presidential photo

[OPINION] DFA foils oil exploration with China – for now

Dec 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr emaciates Beijing's MOU to start joint development by making it an 'agreement to negotiate'

Lawmakers confirm Teddyboy Locsin as Philippine foreign secretary | Midday wRap

Nov 28, 2018 - 2:13 PM

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

Nov 22, 2018 - 12:59 PM

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Dennis Uy-China Telco consortium provisionally named 3rd telco | Evening wRap

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:42 PM

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Wang Yi arrives in Davao amid joint exploration talks

Oct 28, 2018 - 4:10 PM

(UPDATED) This is the second time Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is making an official trip to the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte's watch

TOP DIPLOMAT. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd from right) is welcomed by Philippine Foreign Undersecretary Enrique Manalo (3rd) in Davao City on October 28, 2018. Photo courtesy of DFA

Wang Yi trip is Locsin's debut in Philippines as DFA chief

Oct 28, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Welcoming Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is the first major event of Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr in the Philippines as foreign secretary

WARMING TIES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the recently concluded Asia-Europe Meeting Summit in Brussels. Photo from Locsin's Twitter account

PH transmits to UN notice of withdrawal from Int'l Criminal Court

Mar 16, 2018 - 11:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'The decision to withdraw is the Philippines’ principled stand against those who politicize and weaponize human rights,' reads the formal notice

Next PH envoy to UN hits death penalty revival, extrajudicial killings

Dec 21, 2016 - 7:13 AM

Ambassador designate Teodoro Teddyboy Locsin Jr criticizes the Duterte administration on the two controversial issues

DUTERTE CHOICE. Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr is set to represent the Philippines in the United Nations. Screenshot from ANC video

China weapons, Duterte on TPP, Locsin confirmation | Midday wRap

Dec 14, 2016 - 1:09 PM

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‘Twitter rockstar’ Teddyboy Locsin confirmed as envoy to UN

Dec 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Teodoro Teddyboy Locsin Jr is even fit to become UN secretary general the vice chairman of the Commission on Appointments says

ENVOY TO UN. Former Makati representative Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr (1st from right) poses with senators and other officials after the Commission on Appointments on December 13, 2016, confirmed his nomination as envoy to the UN. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB

Duterte and the US, Teddy Boy Locsin, Derrick Rose | 12PM wRap

Oct 07, 2016 - 2:02 PM

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UN urged to reject Locsin as Philippine envoy

Oct 06, 2016 - 5:26 PM

UPDATED The Philippines former envoy to the UN Lauro Baja Jr tells Rappler it is unlikely for the UN to grant this petition against Teodoro Teddyboy Locsin Jr

DUTERTE NOMINEE. Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr is set to represent the Philippines in the United Nations. Screen grab from ANC video

Teddy Locsin Jr appointed as PH representative to UN

Sep 18, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar confirms that former Makati representative Teodoro Locsin Jr accepted the position after meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte

Truant overseas voters get one last chance

Mar 06, 2013 - 7:06 PM

Lawyer says next lobby will be to remove requirement for them to file intent to return to PH within 3 years