Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP

‘Original Wolf Warrior’? How Philippine Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin tries to outdo China’s diplomats on Twitter

  • The Philippines’ top diplomat has long refused to censor himself on social media, culminating in a recent expletive-laden Twitter rant at China for which he has since apologised
  • But those who know him say the 72-year-old foreign secretary has not always been so pugnacious – even if he claims China’s Wolf Warrior diplomats as his ‘pupils in aggressive diplomacy’

Topic |   China-Philippines relations
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured during a senate hearing in Manila. Photo: AP
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