Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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17 September, 2018 - 10:25
14 September 2018 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will be extending financial assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) if their scheduled travel to or from the Philippines is affected by super typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). For more information, please visit the DFA website: https://dfa.gov.ph/dfa-news/dfa-releasesupdate/17864-dfa-to-give-cash-aid-to-ofws-affected-by-typhoon-ompong
11 September, 2018 - 09:39
A hearing will be held on 24 September 2018 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 August 2018 to 31 August 2018. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo to determine if those who are registered are eligible to vote. Any objections to the names on the list may be filed at the Embassy 7 days before the hearing. Only objections on valid grounds will be...
10 September, 2018 - 18:16
The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Norway that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Bergen, Norway on 29 September 2018. When: 29 September 2018: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Where: St. Paul Skole Christies gate 16 5015 Bergen, Norway IMPORTANT PASSPORT APPLICATIONS • The consular outreach mission for passport applications is strictly by online appointment only....
7 September, 2018 - 14:27
Photo credit: Marissa Aarnimetsä Helsinki, Finland, 26 August 2018 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the 30th Anniversary celebrations of the Finnish-Philippine Association RY, on 26 August 2018, in Kauniainen, Finland. After the welcome remarks by incumbent President Ms. Aurora Jäntti, she introduced the founders of the Association led by Philippine Honorary Consul Teresita Ruutu. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia in her remarks...
7 September, 2018 - 10:32
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (left) presents the signed citation of the Order of Sikatuna, Grand Cross, with the rank of Datu, to Ambassador Førner (right) 17 August 2018, Oslo – Philippine Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia presented the signed citation of the Order of Sikatuna, Grand Cross, with the rank of Datu, to former Norwegian Ambassador to the Philippines Erik Førner, on 16 August 2018. The Order of Sikatuna, Grand Cross,...
6 September, 2018 - 17:24
Photo credit: Shakira Flores Oslo, Norway, 23 AUGUST 2018 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia inducted the 2018 officers of Hiligaynon Association of Norway (HAN) on 23 August 2018. Ms. Rosalita Johansen, HAN's current President, will continue to lead the Association in showcasing the Hiligaynon traditions and assist their new Kasimanwas in Norway. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia encouraged the newly inducted officers to be partners of the...
5 September, 2018 - 17:53
Photo Credits: Apol Valderrama and Maria Elena P. Algabre OSLO, NORWAY - On the second day of the Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016, Chef Margarita Forés took over Mathallen Oslo and introduced the basics of Philippine cuisine to an enthusiastic audience. The event on 25 August 2018 was open to the public in one of Oslo’s favorite food halls. Chef Margarita and her team held two live...
29 August, 2018 - 10:34
OSLO, NORWAY - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, kicked off the 2018 Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016 , on August 24, 2018 at Mathallen (Food Hall), Oslo. Chef Margarita Forés and her team prepared a 5-course menu for invited guests, including chefs, restaurateurs, food bloggers, the diplomatic corps, government officials, foodies, and friends of the Embassy. Ambassador Jocelyn...
25 August, 2018 - 17:11
(L-R) Norwegian State Secretary Marianne Hagen, Singapore-Norway Chamber of Commerce Chairman Erik Borgen, and Philippine Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia during the ASEAN Business Reception Oslo, 22 August 2018 – Philippine Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia feted ASEAN’s economic integration efforts and relations with Norway in her welcome remarks on behalf of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) during the ASEAN...
24 August, 2018 - 11:55
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) of the Philippines informs all interested Filipino youth that the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System is presently accepting applications for the National Competitive Examination (NCE) for incoming Grade 7 students for School Year 2019-2020 for all 16 campuses all over the Philippines. The DOST aims to encourage more Filipino youth to become PSHS scholars and be the future...