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Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the Philippines looks forward to continuing its 'strong military partnership' with the United States while reaching out to regional allies
The President still needs to approve the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases' resolution allowing nurses and other health workers with existing contracts to leave
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the new policy violates the Constitution
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the doctors and public health experts bring 'invaluable firsthand experiences to share on fighting and containing' COVID-19
'I am trying to spare the Philippine tourism from a justifiable retaliation in the future,' the DFA secretary says
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says a proposed solution being considered is to observe a 24-hour window 'until the last foreign tourist is out'
(UPDATED) Only visas already issued to Filipinos’ foreign spouses and children remained valid
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the Department of Foreign Affairs is also considering the suspension of visa-free privileges for countries except those in Southeast Asia
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says China has pledged to donate 100,000 testing kits, 10,000 N95 masks, 10,000 personal protective equipment sets, and 100,000 surgical masks
(UPDATED) 'Lighten up my friend,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after he is allowed to access his account again
'Time to grow up,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
The United States says it will 'carefully consider' its next moves as it 'remains committed' to its friendship with the Philippines
'This is fake news,' says the defense secretary about Salvador Panelo's claim that the President has taken steps to instruct Foreign Secretary Locsin to send the notice of termination to the US
President Rodrigo Duterte ignores the calls of top security and foreign officials to first review the defense agreement
What is at stake and is the Philippines ready to terminate the VFA?
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the 'continuance of the agreement is deemed to be more beneficial' to the country
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr admits he and defense chief Delfin Lorenzana were not consulted before President Duterte announced his order to terminate the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement
'Meron tayong kasabihan eh. If you want to defeat an enemy, know the enemy. Ano ba itong virus na ito?' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III before showing the video that does not cite any official information or sources
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr eagerly puts President Rodrigo Duterte's words in motion after the Philippine chief warned the US government it had one month to 'correct' Senator Ronald dela Rosa's canceled visa
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says President Rodrigo Duterte's threat to 'terminate' the Philippines-US Visiting Forces Agreement tests the countries' decades-old military alliance
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the 13 Filipinos are coming from Baghdad and Erbil
Confrontation between Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr and protesters cools down after a woman pleads with Locsin to bring her sister home
Fresh funds will go to the strengthening of the Lambingan and Guadalupe bridges
The two countries, both with territorial disputes with China, 'agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in wide areas including security and enforcement of the laws of the seas,' says Japan Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu
Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian start the New Year with a resolution to 'seize the day and live life to the full'
Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu is scheduled to visit the Philippines from January 8 to 9
'Sovereignty is indivisible. Give up one aspect – like a judicial trial... you may as well give up national security to China,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'Judge Myanmar against the template of European pogroms, the Europe wide Holocaust,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'Full Extent of Our Sovereignity. Full stop,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
Gen YZ's new put-down for the out of touch and close-minded adult over 50
'Say sorry. Now,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippine Daily Inquirer says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr's tweet to its reporter is 'profane and insulting'
'We stick our noses in and 400,000 Filipino mariners get embroiled in a maritime issue,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'Call a universal boycott...from here on,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says after the animated DreamWorks film showcased a map depicting China's 9-dash line in the South China Sea
As Chinese vessels of all sorts come and go through Philippine waters, exactly who among security officials is keeping count, and who's telling whom what to do?
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr makes the statement after Armed Forces of the Philippine Chief of Staff Noel Clement told senators of the Chinese ships' presence near Ayungin Shoal
'The nations here in United [Nations] should not let this platform be used to threaten others with accountability for taking a tough approach to crime,' says DFA Secretary Teddyboy Locsin, Jr
'The UNHRC report reads like it was written by the accusers...Ignore it,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
(3rd UPDATE) 'We don't need the money,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, following the Palace decision to suspend talks on loans and grants from 18 countries that backed the Iceland resolution
'Such is life,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says as he claims the Philippines will be outnumbered by countries grateful to China for its development aid
Meanwhile, energy officials give assurances oil supplies in the country remain sufficient and that the impact of the incident on the Philippines is still 'premature'
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr calls for a higher budget for another agency: the Department of National Defense
But Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr maintains he will not allow any foreign observers to enter the Philippines to conduct investigations in line with a report by the UN Human Rights Council
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says this is because the memorandum of understanding is clear the venture will be done without prejudice to Manila and Beijing's claims in the West Philippine Sea
(UPDATED) 'There you go. Judge didn't buy the defense,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr in response to the verdict over the gruesome murder of overseas Filipino worker Joanna Demafelis
Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says China 'wants to ask permission' for its ships' passage
'Even if I believe that filing diplomatic protests is like throwing paper at a brick wall, I do it,' the Philippines' top diplomat Teodoro Locsin Jr tells a panel of lawmakers
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr initially bids farewell to Twitter before leaving for China, where the social media platform is blocked. But the silence doesn't last long.
'If only the greatest power on earth led by the example of subscribing to UNCLOS, it would be a safer world,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
As the Duterte administration claims friendlier ties with China, Philippine officials report several sightings of Chinese vessels criss-crossing Philippine waters without due notice