Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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24 May, 2019 - 14:30
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Monday, 10 June 2019 , Whit Monday (Norwegian holiday) • Wednesday, 12 June 2019 , Philippine Independence Day (Philippine holiday) Regular office hours will resume on the next working day. In case of emergency, the Embassy’s duty officer may be reached at +47 950 01 072.
22 May, 2019 - 11:13
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia, with PINAS owners and guests, at the opening of PINAS Filipino restaurant 6 May 2019, Oslo – Filipino restaurant PINAS promises Filipinos a taste of home, and Norwegians a glimpse of the Philippines. PINAS, a colloquial abbreviation of Pilipinas, is located at upscale neighborhood Bygdøy allé 19A, 0262 Oslo. Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the opening of PINAS on 2 April 2019 and expressed support to...
16 May, 2019 - 15:20
The Embassy will be CLOSED on Friday, 17 May 2019, in line with the celebration of Norway's Constitution Day. In case of emergency, the Embassy’s duty officer may be reached at +47 950 01 072.
10 May, 2019 - 11:33
The Embassy hereby informs the public that beginning 14 May 2019, we will no longer authenticate public documents issued in Norway, Iceland, and Sweden that will be used in the Philippines. Such documents must instead bear an Apostille from the appropriate authority of the document’s origin country. Apostillized documents from these countries no longer have to be authenticated by any other entity and will automatically be accepted in...
9 May, 2019 - 09:44
All registered overseas voters in the Nordic countries who have not yet received their ballots in the mail are hereby informed that per COMELEC, they may now vote in person at the Embassy . Please visit the Embassy anytime from 09 to 12 May 2019, 9:00 a.m .to 5:00 p.m., or on 13 May 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and bring your valid Philippine passport or voter's ID. Thank you.
7 May, 2019 - 09:00
24 April 2019, Stockholm - Leaders of Filipino community organizations in Sweden were enthusiastic in meeting and spending an informal evening with H.E. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, the Ambassador of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. The leaders came from organizations such as Ugnayang Pilipino, Philippine Culture and Academic Center in Uppsala, Couples for Christ, Filipino Sports Organization, Euro-Asian Dance Group, Botkyrka Frienship...
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...
2 May, 2019 - 09:12
The ASEAN Committee in Stockholm (Photo credit: Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway) 25 April 2019, Stockholm – For the first time in years, the ASEAN Committee in Stockholm (ACS) met with six Ambassadors present. The Committee is chaired by H.E. Bagas Hapsoro, the Ambassador of Indonesia, and is composed of the Ambassadors of Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Except for the Philippine Ambassador, the five...