Press Releases

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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...
20 December, 2018 - 09:50
Members of JIL Church in Norway with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Attache Marcelo Cunanan 19 December 2018, Oslo – The Philippine Embassy in Norway joined the Christmas celebration of the Jesus is Lord (JIL) Church in Oslo, Norway, on 16 December 2018. In her message to the JIL congregation, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia spoke of the Universal Health Care Law and free education up to college in state universities and colleges which...
19 December, 2018 - 15:46
Embassy personnel and members of the Filipino community in Oslo at the salo-salo after the mass 18 December 2018, Oslo – For the first time, the Philippine Embassy in Norway celebrated Simbang Gabi with the Filipino community in Oslo, at St. Joseph’s Church, on 15 December 2018. The Philippine Embassy hosted the first of the nine nights of Catholic masses, in celebration of a venerable Filipino Christmas tradition. The Simbang Gabi mass...
19 December, 2018 - 15:36
Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug and Attache Theresa Bantolo-Heikkila conducted the Information Campaign to End Violence Against Women for various religious communities in Oslo, Norway 12 December 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Norway joined the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women from 25 November to 12 December 2018. With this year’s campaign theme, “VAW-free community starts with me”, the Philippine...
6 December, 2018 - 12:53
Applicants wait for their turn for passport renewal 01 December 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Norway conducted a consular outreach mission in Alfheim Aktivitetshus, Tromsø, Norway. The outreach was the first time that a consular mission was held in Tromsø, a city in the northern region of Norway which is approximately 1148 kilometers (713 miles) from Oslo. With the assistance of the Filipino community in Tromsø, the consular team...
6 December, 2018 - 12:44
30 November 2018 - The Sacred Heart Filipino Chaplaincy-Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cluster in Oslo celebrated its Christmas party with a theme Paskong Pamayanan 2018, Sama-sama nating pagsaluhan ang pag-ibig na dala ni Kristo sa kanyang pagsilang! The Sacred Heart Filipino Chaplaincy provides ecumenical services and supports the Filipino community in Oslo. The cluster in Oslo is spearheaded by Mr. Jun Solas. The celebration started with a...
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...
31 October, 2018 - 18:48
(L to R) Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Ambassador Shukria Barakzai Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Norway and Mr. Anders Stenersen of Caritas Norway. Oslo, Norway- The International Organization for Migration-Norway and the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI) lauded the Assistance to Nationals Program of the Philippines through the Philippine Embassy in Norway in a Seminar on Assisted Voluntary Return...
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...