Press Releases

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19 June, 2017 - 13:44
Filcom Norway, the federation of Filipino organizations and businesses in Norway, hosted Fiesta Filipino, the celebration of Philippine Independence Day in Oslo at Youngstorget. Youngstorget is a major plaza in the city center of Oslo. Celebrating with Filcom Norway and the Philippine Embassy in Oslo were numerous Filipino communities namely, Igorot Norway, Ilocano Association, Triskelion Norway International Council, Bayanihan...
16 June, 2017 - 14:41
On the occasion of the 119th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence 12 June 2017, Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Peter Schramm Cayetano send his message. He mentions on his message that the Department of Foreign Affairs will build, bridge and build so that the economic and infrastructure clusters of the Philippine Cabinet can Build Build and Build . He encourages to show the world that we are friends...
15 June, 2017 - 10:57
The Philippine Delegation presenting the country’s Game Development Industry to the officials of IO Interactive A/S The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) and the Philippine Trade & Investments Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm) in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, held the 2017 Investment Promotion Roadshow in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Philippine Delegation presentation highlighted the Philippines as an ideal...
15 June, 2017 - 09:54
Newly appointed Philippine Honorary Consul General in Helsinki, Finland, Mr. Jyrki Kupila, takes his Oath of Office before the Philippine Embassy’s Minister and Consul Marie Yvette Banzon Abalos on Friday, 9th of June. Mr. Kupila will head the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Helsinki until April 2020.
9 June, 2017 - 18:03
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the ASEAN Embassies in Oslo Norway (Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam), participated in the Oslo Språk og Kultur Festivalen (Oslo Language and Culture Festival) on Saturday, 20 May 2017 at the Rådhusplassen. The event was open to all Embassies that wanted to display their heritage at the city center. The event’s target demographic was Oslo residents who were interested in...
30 May, 2017 - 16:14
During a trip to Finland on 19-21 May, Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol sought to advance the Philippine government’s strategy towards productive and sustainable agriculture, benefiting in particular this time, Mindanao’s rubber farmers and farmers around critical river basins in the country. The agriculture secretary announced in Helsinki that the government is poised to sign an agreement later this year with Finnish...
22 May, 2017 - 08:55
On 20 and 21 May 2017, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a two-day consular outreach service in Sweden, in cooperation with the Filipino Community, led by Ms. Zenaida Abbaspour, in Hallunda, Sweden. The four-member team from Oslo PE was composed of Finance Officer Marcelo Cunanan, Administrative Officer Samuel Fesalbon, Attache Eva Margie G. San Miguel, and Attache Loreto Riolada. The consular team processed ePassport...
19 May, 2017 - 16:40
Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano receives the Department of Foreign Affairs’ flag from the Acting Secretary and Undersecretary for Policy Enrique A. Manalo at the Office of the Secretary Conference Room today, May 19, 2017. Secretary Cayetano was warmly received by the members of the Philippine Foreign Service following his morning visit to the DFA’s Office of Consular Affairs.
5 May, 2017 - 19:49
Chargé d'affaires Maria Elena P. Algabre met with Filipino Community leaders during the informal spring gathering organized by the Embassy. The gathering provided an opportunity for CDA Algabre to reiterate the Embassy's commitment to enhance its partnership with the Filipino community. The Filipino leaders took the opportunity to inform the Embassy of their advocacies and projects including activities for the 119th Anniversary of...
19 April, 2017 - 17:04
The ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) met with Norway Foreign Minister Børge Brende on 19 April 2017 at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Myanmar Ambassador Maw Maw, as Chair of ACO, led the ACO delegation, which was composed of the Ambassadors of Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, and the Chargé d’Affaires of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Maria Elena P. Algabre. The Meeting secured Norway’s support for ACO’s initiatives in...