Community News

2 October, 2016 - 17:38
Pursuant to COMELEC Resolution No. 10161, the Resident Election Registration Board (RERB) of the Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) hereby order the deactivation of registration records of overseas voters in in the Nordics for their failure to vote in the 2013 and 2016 National Elections. The lists of overseas voters in each Nordic country whose registration records will be deactivated are attached below. Continue reading→
14 September, 2016 - 17:07
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise known as "The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003", as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not otherwise disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on 13 May 2019, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for Senators, and Party-List Representatives. All qualified Filipino citizens who are not register... Continue reading→
25 August, 2016 - 17:56
On 20-21 August 2016, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a two-day consular outreach service in Copenhagen. Denmark. in cooperation with the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Copenhagen under Mr. Poul Krogh. The three-member team from Oslo PE was composed of Collecting Officer and Attaché Asteria Aguilloso, Attaché Eva Margie G. San Miguel, and Attaché Loreto Riolada. The consular team processed two hundred seventy-two (272... Continue reading→
30 November, 2013 - 11:38
FilCom Norway, the federation of Filipino and Filipino-Norwegian organizations, invites you to "Solidaritetskonsert for Filippinene" (Solidarity Concert for the Philippines) — a star-studded affair to be held in one of the best event venues in Norway, Folketeateret, with popular Norwegian artists and the best of what the Filipino Community in Norway has to offer. Everyone is cooperating to raise more funds for the victims of Haiyan (Yol... Continue reading→
3 August, 2012 - 14:46
The Philippine Embassy family in Oslo hosted a simple dinner reception last 31 July for Coach Emma Fernandez and Team Philippines – a delegation of Filipino and Filipino-Norwegian young boys – that participated in Norway Cup, the biggest annual football tournament for young children in the world which was held on 29 July-4 August 2012. Team Philippines, which played a total of five (5) games, won two (2) games, lost two (2), and had one... Continue reading→
10 June, 2011 - 13:06
PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III's MESSAGE FOR FILIPINOS ABROAD ON THE 113TH CELEBRATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY Premier Guest House Lobby, Malacañang June 12, 2011 Isa pong mainit na pagbati sa ating mga kababayan sa iba't-ibang panig ng mundo. Today, Filipinos at home and all over the world are commemorating our independence. But more than commemoration, today is also about paying tribute to all the heroes who made countless sac... Continue reading→
4 March, 2011 - 15:49
Philippine Embassy officers and staff, together with some members of the Filipino community, commemorated the 25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power at the Embassy premises by holding a flag raising ceremony, a day-long film showing, and a simple Filipino breakfast feast last 25 February 2011. Chargé d’Affaires Evelyn Austria D. Garcia led the celebration and read the message of President Benigno S. Aquino III to those present while Thir... Continue reading→
26 January, 2011 - 12:35
Filipina Curator Joselina Cruz’s work, "Roving Eye: Film and Video Works from Southeast Asia", is proudly being showcased by the Sørlandets Kunstmuseum in Kristiansand, Norway from 01 January to 13 March 2011. Ms. Cruz is an independent curator based in Manila, Philippines. She was part of the curatorial team for the Singapore Biennale in 2008 and one of the networking curators for the Jakarta Biennale 2009. She graduated with a degree... Continue reading→
3 January, 2011 - 16:16
My warmest greetings to all Filipinos around the globe as we celebrate the birth of Christ and usher in the New Year. As the message of joy and hope resonates throughout the world, I thank you for your immense contribution to the peace and prosperity of our country and our people. Over the years, have continuously displayed patriotism and concern for the welfare of our beloved Philippines and our kababayans here and abroad. Indeed, our... Continue reading→
3 January, 2011 - 14:19
That most special time of the year is upon us when the world rejoices in the Yuletide season. During this blessed time, we pause from our busy lives to reflect on the true meaning of the season and to joyfully share our blessings with loved ones. Peace and goodwill reign in our hearts. Our thoughts promptly turn to Filipinos overseas and to the diaspora of relatives and friends making their mark beyond our shores. We admire their persev... Continue reading→