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6 September, 2018 - 17:24
Photo credit: Shakira Flores Oslo, Norway, 23 AUGUST 2018 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia inducted the 2018 officers of Hiligaynon Association of Norway (HAN) on 23 August 2018. Ms. Rosalita Johansen, HAN's current President, will continue to lead the Association in showcasing the Hiligaynon traditions and assist their new Kasimanwas in Norway. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia encouraged the newly inducted officers to be partners of the...
5 September, 2018 - 17:53
Photo Credits: Apol Valderrama and Maria Elena P. Algabre OSLO, NORWAY - On the second day of the Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016, Chef Margarita Forés took over Mathallen Oslo and introduced the basics of Philippine cuisine to an enthusiastic audience. The event on 25 August 2018 was open to the public in one of Oslo’s favorite food halls. Chef Margarita and her team held two live...
29 August, 2018 - 10:34
OSLO, NORWAY - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, kicked off the 2018 Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016 , on August 24, 2018 at Mathallen (Food Hall), Oslo. Chef Margarita Forés and her team prepared a 5-course menu for invited guests, including chefs, restaurateurs, food bloggers, the diplomatic corps, government officials, foodies, and friends of the Embassy. Ambassador Jocelyn...
25 August, 2018 - 17:11
(L-R) Norwegian State Secretary Marianne Hagen, Singapore-Norway Chamber of Commerce Chairman Erik Borgen, and Philippine Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia during the ASEAN Business Reception Oslo, 22 August 2018 – Philippine Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia feted ASEAN’s economic integration efforts and relations with Norway in her welcome remarks on behalf of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) during the ASEAN...
24 August, 2018 - 11:55
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) of the Philippines informs all interested Filipino youth that the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System is presently accepting applications for the National Competitive Examination (NCE) for incoming Grade 7 students for School Year 2019-2020 for all 16 campuses all over the Philippines. The DOST aims to encourage more Filipino youth to become PSHS scholars and be the future...
20 August, 2018 - 12:42
The Embassy hereby advises the public of the following regulations of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on the bringing of legal tender local and foreign currencies into or out of the Philippines: Local Currency Any individual (either Philippine residents or non-residents) is allowed to bring into or take out of the Philippines up to PHP50,000 without prior written authorization from the BSP. In excess of this amount, prior BSP...
20 August, 2018 - 12:34
The Embassy informs all Filipinos registered to vote abroad but intend to vote in the Philippines during the 2019 National Elections that the deadline for filing an application for transfer of registration records from overseas to the Philippines is on 15 September 2018 . Applications may be filed at the Commission on Elections – Office for Overseas Voting (COMELEC-OFOV) in the Philippines before the aforementioned deadline. Please be...
15 August, 2018 - 11:30
NOTE 1: The Embassy will be conducting a one-time oath-taking for dual citizenship applicants with complete documents on Saturday, 15 September 2018, 4:00 p.m. Please email a copy of your complete dual citizenship documents to consular.outreach@philembassy.no by Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:00 noon to get confirmation of your oath-taking schedule. Thank you. NOTE 2: Registration for passport renewal at the Helsinki outreach is CLOSED...
14 August, 2018 - 16:35
The Embassy informs all concerned that, according to the Embassy of Sweden in Manila, the following are the new migration procedures for applicants from the Philippines to the Kingdom of Sweden beginning 01 September 2018: The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will be the responsible authority for all applications for: Residence and Work Permit on the basis of Relationship Residence Permit for Visit Work Permit Study Permit Au Pair D-Visa...
6 August, 2018 - 14:38
A hearing will be held on 20 August 2018 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 July 2018 to 31 July 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 entertained....