Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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23 October, 2017 - 18:19
Hearing for OAV Applicants for the Period of 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017 A hearing will be held on 30 October 2017 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017. 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 Embas... Continue reading→
23 October, 2017 - 17:51
Helsinki, 19-21 October 2017 --- After attending the 13th Interparliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly held in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Deputy Speaker Pilar Juliana “Pia” Cayetano proceeded to Helsinki to meet with Finnish education officials. Known for her education advocacy, Deputy Speaker Cayetano met with Mr. Ilkka Turunen, Special Government Advisor, at the Ministry of Education and Culture, who gave an overview of the guiding principles... Continue reading→
23 October, 2017 - 16:50
On 13-15 October 2017, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a three-day consular outreach service in Reykjavik, Iceland, in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate headed by Ms. Maria Priscilla Zanoria, Consul, a.h., and the Filipino Community. The three-member team from Oslo PE was composed of Finance Officer Marcelo Cunanan, Administrative Officer Manuel S. Moran, Jr., and Attaché Eva Margie G. San Miguel. The consular team proc... Continue reading→
20 October, 2017 - 16:44
20 October 2017, Oslo – Senator Franklin Drilon heads to Oslo, Norway, after participating in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly held in St. Petersburg, Russia. During his brief stay in Norwegian capital, Senator Drilon, on a courtesy visit, met with MP Svein Roald Hansen of the Norwegian Parliament. MP Hansen was the Head of Delegation of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Parliamentary Committee that visited th... Continue reading→
9 October, 2017 - 17:55
Oslo, 7 October 2017 -- With the support of COMELEC, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted an overseas voter registration and consular outreach mission in Torshavn, Faroe Islands. The consular team was composed of Third Secretary and Vice Consul Juan Paolo Alix, Attaché Asteria Aguilloso, and Attaché Loreto Riolada. The consular team processed ePassport applications and registered overseas voters as part of the Embassy's thrust of br... Continue reading→
9 October, 2017 - 16:56
5-6 October 2017, Copenhagen – After their stint in Sweden and Norway, Filipino SMEs completed exploring market opportunities in the Nordic region by holding meetings with potential buyers and distributors in Copenhagen, Denmark. The SMEs met with Mr. Jan Lundgren, CEO of Coop Trading A/S, a major supermarket conglomerate in Denmark. All the SMEs presented their products to Coop Trading’s procurement executives who were eager to see new... Continue reading→
9 October, 2017 - 12:10
This is to advise the public that the Embassy will be closed on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 (Special Non-Working Day), and on Wednesday, 01 November 2017, All Saint's Day. Regular office hours will resume on the following day. For cases of emergency, the Philippine Embassy's duty officer may be reached at (+47) 95001072 or (+47) 90241171. For consular-related queries, please refer to the Consular Services . Continue reading→
6 October, 2017 - 14:31
On 29 September – 01 October 2017, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a three-day consular outreach service in Aarhus, Denmark, in cooperation with the Philippine Honorary Consulate headed by Mr. Henrik Essman Lindberg, Consul, a.h., and the Filipino Community led by Ms. Leovina Østergaard. The three-member team from Oslo PE was composed of Finance Officer Marcelo Cunanan, Attaché Eva Margie G. San Miguel, and Attaché Loreto Riola... Continue reading→
6 October, 2017 - 12:55
3 to 4 October 2017, Oslo. – Fresh from their visit to Sweden, Filipino SMEs continue to explore market opportunities in the Nordic region, this time, with company briefings and meetings with potential buyers, trading partners, and importers in Oslo, Norway. During the brief but productive two days in Oslo, selected SMEs learned about Norway’s market requirements and trends, as well as consumer behavior, through engagements with VIRKE,... Continue reading→
6 October, 2017 - 12:35
29 September – 2 October 2017, Stockholm - Ten Filipino SMEs specializing in a range of organic and innovatively processed food products from coconut , corn, cane (muscovado), banana and other Philippine fruits and nuts are hoping to break into the Swedish food market as they present their products to the major Swedish food wholesalers and retailers. In a market where other Asian food players from Thailand, Viet Nam and China dominate,... Continue reading→