Filipino nurses flee Tripoli hospitals amid bombardment

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 23:00:20 +0000

Filipino nurses have fled hospitals in Tripoli amid escalating fighting between rival militias for control of the Libyan capital. Elmer Cato, charge d’affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, informed Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. by Twitter on Thursday that embassy officials tried to extricate several nurses but were  unable to reach them due to […]

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Filipino scientists seeded giant clams poached by Chinese, says maritime expert

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:55:06 +0000

Filipino scientists seeded giant clams poached by Chinese, says maritime expert

MANILA, Philippines – A maritime expert said the giant clams that were harvested by Chinese fishermen in the Scarborough Shoal are a product of a seeding process done by Filipino scientists almost four decades ago.

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Locsin calls out netizen: ‘That’s bastos & insensitive’

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:19:27 +0000

Locsin calls out netizen: 'That's bastos & insensitive'

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday called out a Twitter user for asking him how Senator Grace Poe became his niece.

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Kaliwa dam project questioned at SC

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:19:52 +0000

Kaliwa dam project questioned at SC

Human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares on Friday said that with the release of the official contracts, he would  file a petition in the Supreme Court to question the China-funded Kaliwa Dam project which he claimed was laden with terms detrimental to the Filipino people. The Bayan Muna chair and Makabayan senatorial bet said published documents […]

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Locsin: Punish parents of kids rescued in Navotas drug raid

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 07:44:16 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Parents of children who were “rescued” in the Navotas City drug raid must be punished to “remind them of their responsibility,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. said on Thursday.

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DFA working on release of 7 detained seafarers in Libya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:34:28 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday said it is exerting all efforts to secure the release of seven Filipino seafarers in Libya detained for alleged fuel smuggling. READ: DFA sends aid to 20 PH crewmen jailed in Libya Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr., according to the DFA, appealed to Libyan […]

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Locsin ‘not misinformed’ on data breach, but lacks info on ‘anomalous’ deals

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 03:17:01 +0000

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. on Monday insisted that he was not “misinformed” about the data breach issue in the agency as one of his predecessors claimed.

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Yasay: No data stolen; Locsin ‘misinformed’ about passport data breach

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:46:26 +0000

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. could have been “misinformed” about the data breach issue in the agency as there was no data stolen by a previous contractor, a former Foreign Affairs chief said Monday.

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