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17 August, 2020 - 15:52
Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia at the Philippine Embassy Oslo, Norway, 14 August 2020 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia received Mr. Daniel Skjeldam, Chief Executive Officer of Hurtigruten Cruises at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo and discussed the issues and concerns of the COVID 19 outbreak on board the MS Roald Amundsen . Mr. Skjeldam briefed the Embassy on the outbreak, the measures being...
10 February, 2020 - 16:50
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Vice Rector Hanna Snellmann and Minister Raul Dado 5 February 2020, Helsinki -- Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia visited the University of Helsinki and met with Professor Hanna Snellman, the Vice Rector of the University. Vice Rector Snellman welcomed the Ambassador’s proposal to look into mutually-beneficial specific modes of cooperation between the University of Helsinki and a counterpart university...
14 November, 2019 - 14:09
Lahing Kayumanggi dancers and flair bartender Mr. Dennis Barela showcased Filipino talent and culture for Norwegian market 08 November 2019, Oslo – The cold pouring rain outside Amerikalinjen in Oslo was a stark contrast to the warm and festive atmosphere inside the hotel, where representatives from the Department of Tourism presented the Philippines’ tourism destinations to Norwegian tour operators and travel agents. Aside from...
16 October, 2019 - 12:38
Ms. Columna, Ms. Borromeo-Hedfors, and Ms. Cabahug answered questions of the participants 14 October 2019, Oslo – On its second year, the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar was conducted by the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm), in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. As resource speakers of the TNK seminar, Ms. Mary Borromeo-Hedfors of PTIC Stockholm, and Ms. Clariza Mae Columna of...
17 October, 2019 - 15:18
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing 17 October 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing. They had extensive discussions on the various functions of the two boards and how they could address the various concerns of the Filipinos in the medical and nursing professions in the countries where the Ambassador is...
15 October, 2019 - 09:53
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (second from left) and Secretary Tugade (second from right) discuss developments and challenges in the Philippine maritime industry 15 October 2019 - There are many technological developments in the maritime sector, not only in terms of size and complexity of automated ships but also in growing demand for more sophisticated manpower on board new ships and ports that conform to stricter environmental...
14 October, 2019 - 10:07
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with DTI Undersecretary Rodolfo (right) and Director Dormiendo (left) 14 October 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Philippine Ambassador to Norway, called on Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary and Head of the Board of Investments Ceferino S. Rodolfo, to discuss the interest of Norwegian businessmen in investing in different Philippine industrial sectors. She briefed him on the...
4 October, 2019 - 11:22
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm, in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, invite all Filipinos in Norway to: What: Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar When: 14 October 2019, Monday, 6:00 PM Where: Philippine Embassy, Nedre Vollgate 4, 0158 Oslo The TNK seminar aims to equip overseas Filipinos in Norway on basic f inancial literacy information, and opportunities for jobs, businesses, and...
30 September, 2019 - 16:41
Today there are more than 25,000 Filipino seafarers on board Norwegian owned or operated vessels. Thousands of them were trained by the Norwegian Training Center in Manila during the last two decades. To see the facilities of the Center, Philippine Ambassador to Norway, Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, visited the Center on 30 September 2019 and met with its Managing Director, Atty. Erland Grimstad. He explained that the mission of the Center is...
27 September, 2019 - 16:37
On 27 September 2019, Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator, Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson briefed Philippine Ambassador to Norway, Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, on the progress of the Philippine’s compliance with the observations made during the past International Maritime Organization Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) audits. He said that the Philippines will be ready by the 2020 IMSAS audit, which will ensure that Filipino...