Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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13 June, 2017 - 17:49
The Philippine Embassy’s Minister and Consul Marie Yvette Banzon Abalos and Philippine Honorary Consul in Helsinki Teresita Zurbano-Ruutu lead in the ceremonial cake-cutting during the Philippine Independence Day event organized by Filipinos in various parts of Finland. Titled “Pagtitipon”, the event was held on 10 June in the city of Lahti, northeast of the capital Helsinki. Continue reading→
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 lear... Continue reading→
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... Continue reading→
23 May, 2017 - 16:21
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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 application... Continue reading→
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. Continue reading→
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 Phili... Continue reading→
3 May, 2017 - 08:59
Before arriving at the Embassy, please ensure that you have the requirements and NOK cash payment ready for your consular application to avoid any delays in processing. Upon arriving at the Embassy please take a number ticket by the door and wait for your number to be called. Once your number is called please proceed to the Receiving Window #1 and submit your documents to our Consular Officer for review. If your requirements are complet... Continue reading→
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 celebra... Continue reading→
12 April, 2017 - 16:38
A hearing will be held on 24 April 2017 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of December 2016 to March 2017. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo to determine if those who are registered to vote and is open to all Filipino Citizens. Any objections to the names on the list may be filed at the Embassy 7 days before the hearing. Only objections on valid ground... Continue reading→