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'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
'It will be done,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr assures senators, who suggest reminding Israel of former Philippine president Manuel Quezon's efforts to save Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi regime
'Drop the diplomatic crap; say it is ours period; they're trespassing,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr now says he was 'reliably informed' that under international law, countries cannot ban marine surveys
'Exceptions invite bribe$,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says in a tweet as he announces a 'universal ban' on marine scientific surveys
'We've been in touch with Philippine authorities to determine what assistance is needed and how we can help,' the embassy says
'That's not happening until I hear from the Armed Forces,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr of the reported presence of a Chinese vessel in the country's exclusive economic zone
'Ever since, hindi ako pumatol kapag usapang bastusan. Hindi naman ako nababawasan noon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Nganong anaon man intawon ninyo nang mga pobreng mananagat Mayor? Abi nako mulaban ka sa mga Pinoy? Imbis kana ang imong gibuhat, imo hinuong gipasakitan sila sa pinaagi sa mga insulto ni Locsin ug ni Panelo.
At the International Maritime Organization, the Philippines slams a Chinese vessel that sank a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea
(UPDATED) 'This is our fight and in the end ours alone,' says foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after a Chinese vessel sank a Philippine boat in the West Philippine Sea
This comes after the Philippines said donations of the European Union have found their way into the hands of alleged fronts of the communist New People's Army
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr praises President Rodrigo Duterte 'for pushing the right button' and Canada 'for fully cooperating to get it done as he wanted'
'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
But asked if the supposed diplomatic protest against China will be made public, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says, 'No way, José'
'Thank you, Canada, we owe you big time,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after Canada gave asylum status to Filipina Vanessa Rodel
'I speak for my country which wants to see much to hope for, and nothing to fear from the rise of a new power,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana fears 'being involved in a war that we do not seek and do not want' when the Philippines-US Mutual Defense Treaty kicks in
'We never forget the importance of human rights, rule of law, transparency, justice wherever it is that we go,' says the visiting US official but refrains from publicly citing specific attacks on free speech and human rights in his host country
'In vagueness lies the best deterrence,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr of the 68-year-old Mutual Defense Treaty
(UPDATED) 'I myself said the same thing before he even said it,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says in an interview in Germany, while defending President Rodrigo's controversial remarks on Adolf Hitler
Reimposing the death penalty will make the Philippines 'lose the argument of respecting our culture,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'We're waiting for other bodies to do it,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
The Department of Foreign Affairs tells the National Privacy Commission that 'all passport data is safe'
What happens when public officials mistweet or overtweet?
'It can consume him,' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says of Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr's active presence on Twitter, where he first spoke about the passport data issue
Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr says showing an old passport 'is more than sufficient' to have this travel document renewed
This comes a week after Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr said a former government contractor 'took all' passport data
It 'is completely false and malicious' to say that former contractor Oberthur 'ran away with the data,' asserts former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr
'The Department of Foreign Affairs owes the entire country an explanation,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
(UPDATED) 'l will autopsy the Yellows who did the passport deal alive,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr
(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'
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr emaciates Beijing's MOU to start joint development by making it an 'agreement to negotiate'
The bully 'should be beaten senseless,' says the Philippines' top diplomat Teodoro Locsin Jr, even as senators call for a prudent response