West PH Sea

The Philippines must investigate oil and gas reserves in China, which are thought to be deep under the West Philippine Sea, unless other individuals step up Manila and Beijing signed an agreement on joint oil and gas exploration during President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to China last week, and another on the push for belt and road infrastructure, Locsin stated during a budget briefing before the appropriations committee of the House

Teodoro Locsin Jr.

Human Rights Watch defined the comments made by Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on an Iceland-backed UN resolution to explore the drug war in the Philippines as outrageous and malicious. HRW Philippine Investigator said that it demonstrates the Philippine government’s despair to frustrate accountability for its atrocious drug war. The UN resolution encouraged the Philippine government to avoid extrajudicial executions and officially called on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to

Department of Foreign Affairs

Teodoro Locsin Jr., Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary pleaded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya to evacuate to the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli amid the rising violence in the north African nation. Locsin posted in a tweet late Sunday, “Please go to the embassy, I beg you.” Locsin’s plea comes following an earlier post by Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato, asking Filipinos working at the Ali Omar Ashkr Hospital in Esbea to