Teddy Boy Locsin appointed as new Philippine Ambassador to UN


Former congressman and TV anchor Teodoro Locsin Jr. is the Philippines new ambassador to the United Nations, Malacañang announced Sunday.

In a statement, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Locsin accepted the post during his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte at Bahay Pangarap in Malacañang.

"Cong Locsin said he accepted the position as UN Ambassador," Andanar said.

He said Locsin will issue a statement once he returned from a trip abroad.

“The President and former Cong. Teddy Boy Locsin had a talk. Cong. Locsin told me he would release a statement once he returned from an overseas trip next Tuesday,” Andanar said on Saturday.

Locsin served as a Makati representative from 2001 to 2010 and currently hosts shows for the ABS-CBN News Channel, ANC.

Source: GMA News

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