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15 August, 2019 - 16:03
Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the YSI Global Innovation Program, with Deputy Chief of Mission Mariel Algabre 12 August 2019, Oslo – Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) Global Innovation Program 2019, is developing a mobile app that would help Filipino farmers increase their yield throughout the year. Through the YSI Global Innovation Program, Mr. Pagatpat hopes to...
2 May, 2019 - 09:30
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Annika Söder (Photo: Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway) 25 April 2019, Stockholm – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo met on 25 April 2019 with State Secretary Annika Söder of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and State Secretary Söder observed that relations between the Philippines and Sweden...
29 April, 2019 - 12:28
The ASEAN Ambassadors and Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade H.E. Ann Linde. (Photo credit -- Philippine Embassy , Oslo, Norway) 25 April 2019, Stockholm – Six ASEAN Ambassadors, representing the ASEAN Committee in Stockholm (ACS) in Stockholm, met on 25 April 2019 with H.E. Ann Linde, the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic Affairs. The ASC is chaired by H.E. Bagas Hapsoro, the Ambassador of Indonesia,...
16 January, 2019 - 10:54
Amb. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (2nd from left) and Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide (4th from left) after the call of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) (Photo: Utenriksdepartementet) 14 January 2019 – The five ambassadors of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo, including Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, paid called on Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide to discuss ASEAN-Norway relations. Both sides reaffirmed...
16 January, 2019 - 10:45
Attendees during the farewell reception of Philippine Honorary Consul General in Copenhagen, Mr. Poul Krogh 07 January 2019, Copenhagen – Philippine Ambassador to Denmark Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia hosted a farewell reception with friends in the Danish diplomatic and business circles in honor of long-time Philippine Honorary Consul General in Copenhagen, Mr. Poul Krogh. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia lauded Honorary Consul General Krogh’s...
11 January, 2019 - 09:19
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Linberg A/S Chief Executive Henrik Lindberg (4th and 3rd from left) at the company offices in Aarhus, Denmark. 04 January 2019, Aarhus – Danish company Lindberg A/S, one of the leading manufacturers of specialty eyeglasses in the world, praised the Philippines as an excellent investment destination during Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia’s visit to the company’s factory in Aarhus. Chief...
29 October, 2018 - 08:50
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto and Philippine Ambassador to Denmark Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (1st row, 3rd and 2nd from left, respectively) with Søren Espersen, Magni Arge (1st row, 4th and 5th from left, respectively) Henrik Dahl and Michael Aastrup Jensen (2nd row, 3rd and 4th from left, respectively) Chairman and members, respectively, of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Danish Parliament (Folketing) Copenhagen, 25...
25 September, 2018 - 13:26
Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo, Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community (4th from left), and Mr. Chittipat Tongprasroeth, Deputy Director-General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (2nd from left), with the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) ambassadors (Photo credit: Christiansen D. Cabahug) Oslo, 19 September 2018 – The ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) held a business seminar at the Norwegian...
8 August, 2017 - 15:35
President Duterte on his message on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN reaffirms the Philippines' commitment to an ASEAN that is proactive. relevant and transformative. He encourages that it is time to make ASEANs decisions count to finally assert, with conviction, its position in the international community. Full text of Pres. Duterte's message The Philippines is honored to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on this...
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...