Community News

6 December, 2018 - 12:32
Oath-taking for new dual citizens conducted by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo during the consular outreach. 25 November 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a consular outreach in Gothenburg, Sweden on 24 and 25 November 2018, at the Kulturhuset Blå Stället and the Scandic Hotel, respectively. More than 70 Filipinos were served with their various consular needs such as passport renewal, dual citizenship...
20 November, 2018 - 15:11
19 November 2018 – Around 50 Filipino au pairs participated in the 2nd Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) held on 17 November 2018, at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. On its second year, the PAOS for Filipino au pairs in Norway was conducted by the Philippine Embassy, in coordination with the Caritas Au Pair Center in Norway. Resource speakers and panelists of the Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar included Ms. Anne Nogva of...
29 October, 2018 - 09:01
Senator Recto explains the HEARTS program of his advocacy and legislative agenda, which stands for Health, Education, Agriculture, Roads, Tourism and Security. Oslo, 30 October 2018 – Senate President Pro Tempore, Senator Ralph G. Recto met with the Filipino community in Norway on October 27, 2018, at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. The event was attended by members of various Filipino organizations in Norway. During her welcome remarks...
4 October, 2018 - 10:48
The Embassy team registers an overseas voter in Bergen before the 30 September 2018 deadline (Photo: Jahzeel Abihail G. Cruz) The Philippine Embassy in Norway conducted a consular outreach mission in Bergen, Norway, on 29 September 2018. The team extended more than 50 passport and civil registry services during the outreach. More than 30 Filipinos also registered to vote in the 2019 National Elections, a day before the deadline for...
6 September, 2018 - 17:24
Photo credit: Shakira Flores Oslo, Norway, 23 AUGUST 2018 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia inducted the 2018 officers of Hiligaynon Association of Norway (HAN) on 23 August 2018. Ms. Rosalita Johansen, HAN's current President, will continue to lead the Association in showcasing the Hiligaynon traditions and assist their new Kasimanwas in Norway. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia encouraged the newly inducted officers to be partners of the...
14 September, 2017 - 18:43
The Embassy of the Philippines wishes to inform the Filipino community in Aarhus, Denmark, that the number of passport applicants already exceeded the limit of 180. The Embassy wishes to announce that application for passports is now closed. Civil Registry Applications (Reports of Marriage/Birth) will still be accepted but will not be processed on the day of the outreach. Processed civil registry documents will be subsequently delivered...
1 September, 2017 - 14:46
Stockholm, 1 September 2017 – Excitement around the possibilities for Swedish businesses to profit from the rapidly developing region of Southeast Asia was palpable during a business and investment forum titled “Bridge to ASEAN” jointly organized by the ASEAN embassies and representations in the Swedish capital Stockholm and Business Sweden. The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, together with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in...
24 August, 2017 - 23:58
The ASEAN Committee in Oslo or ACO (Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam) hosted a reception celebrating ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary at the Red Cross Conference Center, one of Oslo’s top venues for cultural events, on 24 August 2017. The Reception was opened by speeches from the current chair of the ACO, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hong Cuong, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Norway, and from Ms. Tone Skogen, State...
17 August, 2017 - 11:33
The Philippine Embassy in the Nordic region joined the Filipino community in Sweden at the “Piknik ng Bayan” organized by the Filipino Community Leaders Association in Sweden (FILCOMLAS) on 12 August at the Rälambhovsparken in Stockholm. Ms. Maria Elena P. Algabre, Chargé d’affaires and Consul General of the Embassy, opened the event which was followed by a picnic of Filipino delicacies and an afternoon of games and prizes for the...