Press Releases

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3 July, 2020 - 16:24
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed warm greetings as she signed the book of greetings for Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway 3 July 2020 – On the occasion of the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia signed the royal book of greetings at the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway. In her message, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her well wishes for Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway, including...
11 June, 2020 - 14:39
Dear friends, As the Philippines and the Filipino people commemorate the 122nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence on 12 June 2020, we invite you to discover the wonders that await you in our 7,641 islands from the comfort of your home. Beyond our breathtaking beaches, you can discover a wide range of exhilarating adventures, relaxing getaways, and diverse cultures that can sate the wanderlust you must be feeling...
8 June, 2020 - 15:18
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia with the crew of Viking Cruises before departure in Bergen Flesland Airport on 7 June 2020 Bergen, Norway, 07 June 2020. The Philippine Embassy in Norway assisted in the repatriation of more than 450 seafarers and crew of various ships docked around Norway due to work stoppage because of the threat of COVID-19. The stranded seafarers were looking forward to going home and re unite with their families...
2 June, 2020 - 12:53
Vice Consul Cabahug, Ms. Anne Nogva, and Vice Consul Mostajo discussed and answered the questions of Filipino au pairs during the online information briefing. (Screenshot taken from the Philippine Embassy’s Facebook page) 22 May 2020 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Caritas Au Pair Center-Norway, conducted an online information briefing for Filipino au pairs, to discuss the issues and challenges experienced by...
2 June, 2020 - 12:53
Vice Consul Cabahug, Ms. Anne Nogva, and Vice Consul Mostajo discussed and answered the questions of Filipino au pairs during the online information briefing. (Screenshot taken from the Philippine Embassy’s Facebook page) 22 May 2020 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Caritas Au Pair Center-Norway, conducted an online information briefing for Filipino au pairs, to discuss the issues and challenges experienced by...
19 May, 2020 - 08:06
17 May 2020, Oslo – Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia congratulated the Kingdom of Norway on its 206th Constitution Day as she signed the congratulatory book on 17 May 2020 at the Royal Palace. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her appreciation for the strengthened cooperation between the governments and peoples of the Philippines and Norway especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Philippines and Norway have enjoyed...
17 March, 2020 - 23:31
Amb. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (back) attends the 37th ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO), chaired by the new Ambassador of Thailand to Nowray, H.E. Karntimon Ruksakiati (rightmost) 05 March 2020 – The ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) welcomed two new members during its 37th Meeting, the ACO’s first for the year. Thai Ambassador Karntimon Ruksakiati, who chaired the Meeting, and Vietnamese Ambassador Le Hong Lam appreciated the ACO’s warm reception...
11 March, 2020 - 18:58
Filipinos sing the Philippine national anthem after taking their Oath of Allegiance to the Republic of the Philippines 10 March 2020, Helsinki, Finland – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden the Philippine Consulate General in Helsinki, Finland and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in London, United Kingdom conducted a consular outreach for the Filipino community in...