Press Releases

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15 November, 2017 - 17:03
28 October 2017, Stavanger, Norway – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo met with top chefs Christian Andre Pettersen and Roger Asakil Joya, and restaurateur and food writer Jacqueline Chio-Lauri, to explore opportunities for the promotion of Philippine cuisine in Norway. Chef Christian Andre Pettersen, whose mother is from Cebu, is Norway's candidate to the prestigious Bocuse d'Or, one of the world's most difficult cooking competitions,...
29 October, 2017 - 16:04
2018 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations 26 October 2017 - The Board of Foreign Service Examinations announces the holding of the 2018 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV. From 16 October until 01 December 2017, interested applicants shall submit in person their duly accomplished application forms and documentary requirements at any...
27 October, 2017 - 11:18
Consular Outreach In Nuuk, Greenland 10-12 November 2017 The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo is pleased to announce the conduct of a Consular Outreach in Nuuk, Greenaland. When : 10-12 November 2017 Where : Cafe Wok Office Aquinersuaq 9 3900 Nuuk, Greenland Time : 9: 00 - 16:00 IMPORTANT The consular outreach service is strictly by on-line schedule only. The on-line schedule is free . Only the first 100 passport applicants with...
26 October, 2017 - 11:45
25 October 2017 PASAY CITY — The Department of Foreign Affairs issued today Department Order No. 010-2017 or the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10928 (2017), otherwise known as “An Act Extending the Validity of Philippine Passports,” which was enacted on 02 August 2017. Under the IRR, no changes will be made on the current passport except for the ten-year validity period, for those issued to Filipinos 18...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...