Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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12 April, 2017 - 11:12
Good news for all Filipino Centenarians (100 years old and up) living overseas– you may now apply for your cash incentive worth Php 100,000 from the Philippine government at the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently approved on March 9, 2017 the Availment of Awards and Incentives for Overseas Filipino Centenarians Guidelines, after the passage of Republic Act 10868 or the Centenarian A... Continue reading→
11 April, 2017 - 10:19
Kaugnay sa mga nakalulungkot na kaganapan sa Stockholm noong Biyemes at sa Grønland sa Oslo noong Sabado ng gabi, ang lahat ay pinapaalalahanan na palaging maging maingat, alerto, kalmado at mapagmatyag sa kanyang paligid. Ayon sa mga alagad ng batas dito, may banta ng panganib sa bansang ito katulad ng mga nangyari nitong mga nakaraang araw sa ibang panig ng Yuropa. Ayon sa pulis, ang panganib na ito ay maaaring mangyari sa Ioob ng wal... Continue reading→
7 April, 2017 - 08:55
Statement The Philippines condemns the horrific terrorist attack on civilians that took place in the heart of the Swedish capital. This attack in Sweden is also an attack that touches the rest of the international community, as it is a heinous affront to peace, human dignity and democracy. The Philippines expresses its solidarity with Sweden at its difficult moment, especially with the families and beloved of the victims. Advisory Our t... Continue reading→
21 March, 2017 - 12:30
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo is looking for qualified person to fill up the position of Driver . Qualifications Holder of AM B Driving License; Permanent Resident in Norway Three years experience in driving and familiar with Oslo and surrounding areas; Knowledge in car trouble-shooting With good health condition. Interested applicants may mail their applications to the Philippine Embassy, P.O. Box 322, Sentrum, N-0103 Oslo, Norway or... Continue reading→
6 March, 2017 - 17:30
We wish to inform the Filipino Community in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden of the attached 2016 Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases (A.M. No. 08-8-7-SC), which increased from Php100,000 to Php200,000, exclusive of interest and costs, the amount or value of the claim falling within the jurisdiction of small claims courts effective 01 February 2016. Section 5 of the Revised Rules, on applicability, states that... Continue reading→
26 February, 2017 - 17:45
The shining example of the Philippines' EDSA People Power Revolution inspires all nations yearning for freedom everywhere. As Time Magazine said in its 1987 edition naming the late former President Cory Aquino Woman of the Year: " By reviving the promise of democracy without bloodshed, all too rare in the past, the Philippine revolution also held up a candle of hope in some of the world's darker corners." Indeed, the wave of democracy g... Continue reading→
26 February, 2017 - 17:43
My warmest greetings to all the Filipinos around the world, as we commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the People Power Revolution. We Filipinos continue to demonstrate the same ideals of unity and patriotism that freed us from oppression 25 years ago. These values embody our determination to tackle the challenges of today. Thus, this celebration is not only a day to remember, but also a day to affirm our duty to our fellow Filipinos and... Continue reading→
22 February, 2017 - 15:20
All Filipino citizens in the Nordic Region with plans to travel in and out of the Schengen Region should be advised that the European Parliament has approved new rules to ensure stronger checks at all of the external borders of the Schengen Region. Everyone is reminded to keep their travel documents secure at all times and expect delays should they be selected for more thorough screenings by the proper authorities. Your cooperation is a... Continue reading→
21 January, 2017 - 13:32
Please be informed that the Board of Foreign Service Examinations of the Department of Foreign Affairs will conduct the Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations on the following dates: Part I - Qualifying Test - 20 March 2011 Part II - Preliminary Interview - 04-06 June 2011 Part III - Written Test - 08-10 June 2011 Part IV - Oral Test - 12-14 October 2011 Part V - Psychological Test - 21-25 November 2011 Pursuant to the new guideline... Continue reading→
15 December, 2016 - 19:38
Ang pamahalaan po ng Norway ay naglunsad ng malawakan, pinaigting at aktibong pagpapatupad ng kanilang immigration policy. Kaugnay nito, nais po naming paalalahanan ang ating mga kababayan hinggil sa mga sumusunod: Para sa mga may angkop (valid) na residence permits, Siguraduhing palaging dala ito lalo na kung lalabas ng bahay; Para sa may mga paso (expired) na residence permits at kasalukuyang inaayos (renew o appeal) pa sa UDI, sigura... Continue reading→