Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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5 October, 2018 - 12:37
The Embassy informs the public that its website will be unavailable from Sunday, 07 October 2018, 11:00 p.m. to Monday, 08 October 2018, 5:00 a.m. due to a scheduled maintenance check. For emergencies during this period, please contact the Embassy's duty officer at +47 950 01 072 or +47 902 41 141.
5 October, 2018 - 12:30
The Embassy will be CLOSED on: • Thursday, 01 November 2018 , All Saints Day • Friday, 02 November 2018 , All Souls Day • Friday, 30 November 2018 , Bonifacio Day 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 or +47 902 41 171.
4 October, 2018 - 11:23
The Board of Foreign Service Examinations (BFSE) of the Department of Foreign Affairs announces the holding of the 2019 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV. Interested applicants shall submit in person their duly accomplished application forms and documentary requirements at any Consular Office, Philippine Embassy or Consulate General...
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...
3 October, 2018 - 10:39
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with officials of the Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs Director General Lähdevirta (left) and Mr. Anssi Kullberg, Desk Officer, Unit for Eastern Asia and Oceania (right) 25 September 2018, Helsinki – Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met with officials of the Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs to discuss Philippine-Finland bilateral relations. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia had an engaging...
3 October, 2018 - 10:36
The Embassy wishes to inform the public that those wishing to make financial donations for victims of Typhoon Ompong may deposit directly to the following bank accounts: US Dollar: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York (FRNYUS33) Favor Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila (PHCBPHMM) Account Number 021085295 For further credit to the TOP FCD Dollar Account of the Bureau of the Treasury Euro: Deutsche Bundesbank Zentrale, Frankfurt...
26 September, 2018 - 17:55
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines warns the public against engaging in any business with Almasai Finance and Investment / Almasai Equity Holdings Corporation, which has been conducting illegal investment-taking activities in violation of the Securities and Regulation Code of the Philippines. For more information, please refer to the advisory of the SEC on the matter: http://www.sec.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads...
25 September, 2018 - 13:26
Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo, Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community (4th from left), and Mr. Chittipat Tongprasroeth, Deputy Director-General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (2nd from left), with the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) ambassadors (Photo credit: Christiansen D. Cabahug) Oslo, 19 September 2018 – The ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) held a business seminar at the Norwegian...
20 September, 2018 - 11:31
Photos by Henrik Queckfeldt and Rowena Garcia Malmö, Sweden – Two powerhouse chefs, Philippines’ Margarita Forés and Sweden’s Titti Qvarnström, ended the four-city Philippine Flavors: A Culinary Tour with Margarita Forés , Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016, with a big bang. Chef Margarita, named Asia’s Best Female Chef by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, and Chef Titti, the first woman in the Nordic edition of the Michelin to win a star in 2015,...