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FAST FACTS: Who is DFA chief Teddyboy Locsin?

Nov 06, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The Philippines' new foreign secretary, Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr, is a lawyer, media personality, and diplomat rolled into one

TOP DIPLOMAT. The Philippines' new foreign secretary, Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr, attends the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit and EU-ASEAN Leaders' Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on October 18, 2018. Malacañang photo

'PH to go somewhere in between for 2019 SEA Games sports lineup'

Aug 28, 2017 - 5:53 PM

Cayetano: We can use the rules to our advantage as host country in the 2019 SEA Games or be fair to other countries

SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN. SEA Games Organizing Committee chairman Alan Peter Cayetano says the Philippines will look to strike a balance when it comes to the sports it will include in the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

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May 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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Lawmakers told Duterte: Yasay 'cannot be saved anymore'

Mar 09, 2017 - 8:54 PM

When the President s Congress allies meet him in Malacañang on the eve of Perfecto Yasay Jr s confirmation hearing they prepare him for the inevitable

OLD FRIENDS. President Rodrigo Duterte and former Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr prepare to depart for Singapore. Photo by Robinson Niñal/PPD

Enrique Manalo is acting foreign secretary

Mar 09, 2017 - 9:59 AM

UPDATED The foreign affairs undersecretary for policy will head the Department of Foreign Affairs until President Rodrigo Duterte appoints a new secretary says Malacañang

DUTERTE'S PICK. DFA Undersecretary for Policy Enrique Manalo is the Acting Foreign Secretary. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Duterte to name acting foreign secretary on March 9

Mar 08, 2017 - 6:14 PM

The Office of the Executive Secretary will submit the name of the official to the Department of Foreign Affairs by 8 am on Thursday March 9

FOREIGN RELATIONS. President Duterte meets with Chinese officials in Malacañang. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Almendras is new foreign affairs chief

Mar 08, 2016 - 9:00 PM

UPDATED President Aquino appoints his friend and longtime ally to head the foreign affairs department

Aquino looking at 4 candidates for DFA chief

Feb 18, 2016 - 3:47 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario is leaving tough shoes to fill

‘BIG SHOES TO FILL.’ President Benigno Aquino III (right) looks at a document prepared by Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario for the 7th BIMP-EAGA Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 8, 2011. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

DOJ wants more passports cancelled

Oct 25, 2013 - 3:07 PM

The DOJ defends its request to cancel the passports of 37 persons including 3 senators linked to corruption

NOT 'RIDICULOUS.' Justice Secretary Leila de Lima defends the DOJ's request to cancel the passports of 37 persons, including 3 senators. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

DFA asked to cancel passports of 3 senators, 34 others

Oct 24, 2013 - 3:37 PM

2nd UPDATE The DFA says it will ask the persons involved to submit written comments on the DOJ s request