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Locsin appointed next DFA chief

PERMANENT Representative to the United Nations (UN) Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. is the next Foreign Affairs Secretary. The post Locsin appointed next DFA chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineOct 12th, 2018

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

MANILA, Philippines – Without much warm-up, the country's newly appointed foreign secretary, Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr, gets down to business in his native Philippines by welcoming the most important of guests: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Wang's visit from Sunday to Monday , October 28 to 29, is Locsin's debut in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

President Duterte Appoints New Cabinet Members

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, October 17, spearheaded the oath-taking of the new Presidential appointees. The Chief Executive chose Ambassador to the United Nations, Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. as the new Foreign Affairs Secretary, replacing Alan Peter Cayetano, who filed his candidacy for the 2019 mid-term elections. Locsin was formerly appointed by President […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

China s top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin

China’s top diplomat on Thursday congratulated newly appointed Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr., noting the warming relations between the two countries. Source link link: China's top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Locsin appointed next DFA chief

PERMANENT Representative to the United Nations (UN) Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. is the next Foreign Affairs Secretary. The post Locsin appointed next DFA chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

JBC releases shortlist of candidates for new SC associate justice

MANILA, Philippines --- The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) released on Friday its shortlist of candidates for the Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice position vacated by Lucas Bersamin when he was appointed chief justice. A total of 13 candidates made it to the list, including Court of Appeals (CA) justices Edgardo Delos Santos and Amy Lazaro-Javier, who were leading the list with six votes each. Meanwhile, Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) justice Roman Del Rosario and CA justices Japar Dimaampao and Ramon Garcia received five votes each. Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparao Cabotaje-Tang and CA justices Henri Jean-Paul Balinghasay Inting, Jhosep Ylarde Lopez, Mario Lopez, Eduardo...Keep on reading: JBC releases shortlist of candidates for new SC associate justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Locsin stands by DOJ chief on Ressa’s arrest

Locsin stands by DOJ chief on Ressa’s arrest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

NU appoints new commissioner for UAAP Season 81 Volleyball

The Volleyball Tournament of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines has a new Commissioner for Season 81. Host school National University has appointed international referee Yul Benosa as this year’s commissioner for the men’s and women’s volleyball wars, which begins on Saturday, February 16 at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. An international volleyball referee since 2009, Benosa has officiated various tournaments such as the Asian Men’s Club Championships held in Manila in 2014 and the ASEAN University Games in Singapore in 2016. The Sison, Pangasinan native knows the collegiate volleyball games circuit as well because he has been the UAAP’s chief referee from 2008 to 2018. Besides officiating the highest level of collegiate volleyball in the country, Benosa has been serving as Assistant Tournament Manager of the Palarong Pambansa Volleyball Tournaments since 2012. He is also a coaching clinician and volleyball event organizer for the Philippine Volleyball Federation and teaches senior high at the Pasay City North High School-Tramo Campus. Benosa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education Major in Physical Education, Health and Music from the University of Santo Tomas. He was a student athlete in college who helped capture three UAAP Men’s Volleyball titles for his school from 1989 to 1991. As an athlete, he represented the country as RP Youth Team Captain in Kanchanaburi Thailand in 1992 as member of the National Men’s Senior Volleyball Team in Fukuoka, Japan in 1993 and the National Beach Volleyball Competition in Yokohama, Japan in 1993 before moving on to coaching and officiating. His volleyball career began as a high school junior at Pasay City West High School when he was selected to the RP Youth Volleyball Team that competed in Australia in 1987. Mr. Benosa brings this wealth of volleyball playing and technical experience to the Season 81 volleyball tournament.    .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

DFA chief Locsin says PH will protest Beijing s rescue center - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

DFA chief Locsin says PH will protest Beijing's rescue center Philippine Canadian Inquirer Asked on Twitter whether he has already verified the installation of the rescue center, Locsin said, &qu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Senatorial bet Samira Gutoc didn’t back down on DFA chief Locsin on Twitter

Senatorial aspirant Samira Gutoc-Tomawis told off Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. when he dropped an unflattering remark against her on Twitter. Locsin retweeted a report where Gutoc said that President Rodrigo Duterte may be at fault in the Jolo bombing due to his relentless tirades against the Catholic Church. He added in the tweet: […] The post Senatorial bet Samira Gutoc didn’t back down on DFA chief Locsin on Twitter appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Duterte appoints ex- military official as DSWD USec 

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed another retired military officer to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Duterte named formerAssistant Division Commander of the Mechanized Infantry Division of the Philippine Army Felicisimo Budiongan as DSWD undersecretary.       The President signed Budiongan's appointment paper on January 23, 2019. Budiongan served as assistant division commander from November 2016 to August 2018.   Budiongan joins the growing list of retired military officials appointed in government.   DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista is a former Chief of Staff of the Armed For...Keep on reading: Duterte appoints ex- military official as DSWD USec .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Ex-chief of Sorsogon police named PNP acting spokesman

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine National Police (PNP) appointed on Monday the former director of the Sorsogon Police Provincial Office as its new acting spokesperson. Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, who headed the Sorsogon police in 2014, will assume the post on Tuesday, Jan. 22, according to a document released to the media on Monday. Currently, Banac is the assistant chief of the PNP Supervisory Office for Security and Investigation Agencies (Sosia). Banac will replace Chief Supt. Benigno Durana Jr. as chief of the PNP Public Information Office. Durana will then be the acting director of the PNP Directorate for Police Community Relations, also effective on Tuesday. ...Keep on reading: Ex-chief of Sorsogon police named PNP acting spokesman.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Duterte names Makati judge as new Sandiganbayan justice | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a new justice of the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court. In a transmittal letter to the Office of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, Duterte named Makati Regional TrialR.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Duterte names Makati judge as new Sandiganbayan justice

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a new justice of the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court. In a transmittal letter to the Office of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, Duterte named Makati Regional Trial…READ The post Duterte names Makati judge as new Sandiganbayan justice appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Former DFA chief Yasay sheds light on passport data breach

MANILA, Philippines --- Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay shed some light on the "passport mess" and called for a thorough investigation of the matter. In a Facebook post, also shared by current Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Twitter, Yasay said he believed that requiring "the already harassed and exasperated applicant to bring their birth certificates and other supporting documents for the renewal of their passports because the outsourced passport producer allegedly took all the data when its contract was unduly terminated, is most likely only part of the whole true story" that Locsin was being informed about by "certain DFA officials involved in th...Keep on reading: Former DFA chief Yasay sheds light on passport data breach.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Karapatan hits AFP Chief Galvez’s appointment as presidential adviser on peace process

Galvez’ appointment will make him the seventh former AFP Chief appointed to key civilian positions in Duterte’s government......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

DFA chief wants Fil-Am actor deported | Philstar.com

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. wants Filipino-American actor Tony Labrusca deported for making a scene at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

DFA chief wants Fil-Am actor deported

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. wants Filipino-American actor Tony Labrusca deported for making a scene at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Foothills Animal Rescue announces Shannon Valenzuela as the new CEO | Scottsdale Independent

Scottsdale-based animal welfare agency, Foothills Animal Rescue appointed Shannon Valenzuela as chief executive officer......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

PHL, US revitalize alliance with Locsin as foreign affairs chief

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo reaffirmed the US-Philippines alliance in a meeting on Thursday at the US Department of State in Washington D.C......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

LOOK: DFA chief, US Secretary of State meet in Washington

MANILA, Philippines --- Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jr. met with his counterpart US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Friday (Philippine time) to discuss current efforts to address regional issues including the South China Sea.   "The two Secretaries discussed ongoing efforts to address regional issues such as the South China Sea, North Korea, and counterterrorism," said deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino in a statement.   The Philippines is one of the claimants of the South China Sea, a strategic waterway believed to contain vast resources. While the US is not a claimant, it has expressed concern over China's militarization of the disputed ...Keep on reading: LOOK: DFA chief, US Secretary of State meet in Washington.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018