Community News

15 June, 2017 - 08:06
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo and the Filipino Community in Stavanger, Norway celebrated the 119th Philippine Independence Day on 10 June 2017 at Bjergstedparken, Stavanger, Norway. Organized by the Filipino Community and Honorary Consul Renee Ikdal, the event was attended by Stavanger Deputy Mayor Bjorg Tysdal Moe, Chargé d'Affaires Maria Elena Algabre, and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug. The booth of the...
13 June, 2017 - 17:49
The Philippine Embassy’s Minister and Consul Marie Yvette Banzon Abalos and Philippine Honorary Consul in Helsinki Teresita Zurbano-Ruutu lead in the ceremonial cake-cutting during the Philippine Independence Day event organized by Filipinos in various parts of Finland. Titled “Pagtitipon”, the event was held on 10 June in the city of Lahti, northeast of the capital Helsinki.
23 May, 2017 - 16:21
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22 May, 2017 - 08:55
On 20 and 21 May 2017, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a two-day consular outreach service in Sweden, in cooperation with the Filipino Community, led by Ms. Zenaida Abbaspour, in Hallunda, Sweden. The four-member team from Oslo PE was composed of Finance Officer Marcelo Cunanan, Administrative Officer Samuel Fesalbon, Attache Eva Margie G. San Miguel, and Attache Loreto Riolada. The consular team processed ePassport...
5 May, 2017 - 19:49
Chargé d'affaires Maria Elena P. Algabre met with Filipino Community leaders during the informal spring gathering organized by the Embassy. The gathering provided an opportunity for CDA Algabre to reiterate the Embassy's commitment to enhance its partnership with the Filipino community. The Filipino leaders took the opportunity to inform the Embassy of their advocacies and projects including activities for the 119th Anniversary of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...