Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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28 June, 2017 - 08:47
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo´s Chargé d´Affaires, ad interim, Ms. Mariel P. Algabre has met with some Filipino community leaders in Stockholm during the former´s official visit in Sweden on 27 June 2017. Aside from attending official meeting with officials of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and trade-related engagements with Swedish business groups, the meeting with some Philcom leaders provided an opportunity for CDA Algabr... Continue reading→
24 June, 2017 - 18:28
In order to suppress lawless violence and rebellion and for public safety it is necessary to declare Martial Law in the entire island of Mindanao including Sulu, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi for a maximum of 60 days. The Philippine Government is in full control, and fully aware that the Maute Group / ISIS groups have the capability (although limited) to disturb the peace; they have shown no hesitation in causing havoc, taking innocent lives and d... Continue reading→
22 June, 2017 - 14:27
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is pleased to inform everyone that the nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards are now open. These awards were conceived in 2011 by the CFO and the Inter-Agency Committee for the December Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines. They aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion of the advocacy o... Continue reading→
20 June, 2017 - 17:16
The Philippine Embassy will be closed on 26 June 2017 in observance of Eid'l Fitr, the Feast of Ramadhan. In case of emergency, the Philippine Embassy's duty officer may be reached at (+47) 950 01 072 or (+47) 902 41 171 . For consular related queries, please see our Consular Services section . Continue reading→
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 Greenlan... Continue reading→
17 June, 2017 - 18:39
The Philippines is the top-performing economy in Southeast Asia and if the new government plays its cards right, it can see growth ramp up in the medium-term, a consultancy said. "It was unthinkable seven years ago, but the Philippines is the best economy in Southeast Asia today," Oxford Business Group (OBG) Managing Editor Paulius Kuncinas said in a news conference on Friday (May 13). "Investors no longer ask why but where and what sec... Continue reading→
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 an... Continue reading→
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... Continue reading→
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. Continue reading→
15 June, 2017 - 08:06
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo and the Filipino Community in Stavanger, Norway celebrated the 119th Philippine Independence Day on 10 June 2017 at Bjergstedparken, Stavanger, Norway. Organized by the Filipino Community and Honorary Consul Renee Ikdal, the event was attended by Stavanger Deputy Mayor Bjorg Tysdal Moe, Chargé d'Affaires Maria Elena Algabre, and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug. The booth of the Philipp... Continue reading→