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25 September, 2018 - 13:26
Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo, Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community (4th from left), and Mr. Chittipat Tongprasroeth, Deputy Director-General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (2nd from left), with the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) ambassadors (Photo credit: Christiansen D. Cabahug) Oslo, 19 September 2018 – The ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) held a business seminar at the Norwegian...
20 September, 2018 - 11:31
Photos by Henrik Queckfeldt and Rowena Garcia Malmö, Sweden – Two powerhouse chefs, Philippines’ Margarita Forés and Sweden’s Titti Qvarnström, ended the four-city Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés , Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016, with a big bang. Chef Margarita, named Asia’s Best Female Chef by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, and Chef Titti, the first woman in the Nordic edition of the Michelin to win a star in 2015,...
20 September, 2018 - 11:20
Photos by Joel Bagon and Maria Elena P. Algabre Stockholm, 4 September 2018 -- Chefs from Stockholm’s top 10 restaurants, notably Michelin-starred Chef Magnus Ek of Oaxen Slip & Krog and Chef Rodrigo Perez of Ekstedt, graced the interactive dinner of Chef Margarita Forés on 4 September 2018. The event was held at prominent Pontus Frithiof Atelier 23, which is owned by multi-awarded Chef and Entrepreneur Pontus Frithiof, with his group...
20 September, 2018 - 10:39
Photo by Joe Mortensen Copenhagen, Denmark – The Copenhagen leg of Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés , Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016 saw chefs, food writers and food bloggers savouring Chef Margarita’s aperitifs and five-course menu. Held at the Copenhagen Cooking Class on 28 August 2018, the lunch event started with a pass-around of barquillos with chive mousse and chicharon with garlic mousse, accompanied by a...
19 September, 2018 - 17:05
The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has issued a warning to the public against engaging in transactions with the following entities, which are not authorized to conduct procurement and bidding processes on behalf of the Philippine Government and are in violation of Philippine cybercrime-related laws: Philippines Project Award Commission (PPAC); Project Award Commission Board; Links Global Consulting; and Champions...
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,...