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7 January, 2022 - 13:44
A new law that would further open up the Philippine retail trade sector to more foreign trade businesses by lowering their required capital was recently enacted in the Philippines. Republic Act (RA) 11595, which amends RA 8762, also known as the Retail Liberalization Act of 2000, was signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 10 December 2021. Under the law, a foreign retailer...
30 December, 2021 - 07:55
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CELEBRATES RIZAL'S MARTYRDOM The Philippine Embassy in Oslo observed Rizal Day this year with a heartfelt commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, and the meaning of his many achievements for our country and our people, especially our youth. The commemoration started with the opening prayer led by a young lady, Ms. Ghail Rafol. The millennials were the main...
26 December, 2021 - 16:10
Philippine Embassy Conducts Pamaskong Handog 2021 Christmas amidst the pandemic brings a golden opportunity instead of a challenge. In this joyous season, the Filipino community comes together in the spirit of mutual care and concern, especially as Filipinos in Norway are far from home. Thus on 22 December, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, under the leadership of the newly arrived...
20 December, 2021 - 17:49
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Published on 14 January, 2022 - 18:03
YELLOW LIST COUNTRIES (LIKE NORWAY) A. The protocols for “Yellow” List countries/jurisdictions/territories in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be as follows: 1. For fully vaccinated individuals: a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight hours (48 hrs) prior to departure from the country of origin will be required. Upon arrival, they shall undergo facility-based...
Published on 22 December, 2021 - 19:05
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo wishes to announce that relief efforts for the victims of Odette are underway. According to the National Risk Reduction and Management COUNCIL, over 181,500 families in 2,209 barangays were affected by Typhoon Odette (international name Rai). Over 480,000 are seeking shelter in evacuation centers, while 1.8 million Filipinos are affected by the...
Published on 21 December, 2021 - 16:45
ADVISORY: Office of Civil Defense Contact Details The Philippine Embassy wishes to inform the Filipino Community in Norway and Iceland of the following list of hotline numbers provided by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) which the public may contact to verify the well-being and whereabouts of their families in the areas affected by Typhoon Odette: OCD Regional Offices OCD CAR...
Published on 6 December, 2021 - 12:35
SPECIAL FLIGHTS TO THE PHILIPPINES FOR: Stranded Filipino passengers bound for the Philippines as a result of policies in place to curb the effect of Covid-19 Omicron variant : (1) OSM Maritime Group flight: Airport of Origin : Amsterdam, Netherlands Date of Departure : 10 December 2021, 0800H Flight Number : MYX 8480 Date of Arrival : 11 December 2021, 1115H This flight is...
Published on 6 December, 2021 - 11:20
The Philippine Embassy invites Filipino Au Pairs in Norway and Iceland to register with us at aupairosl@gmail.com and be updated with the Embassy’s activities for Au Pairs. Please send your full name and telephone number at aupairosl@gmail.com .
Published on 2 December, 2021 - 18:18
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