Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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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...
29 May, 2020 - 12:51
In recognition of Norway’s continued easing of COVID-19-related restrictions, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway provides the following update on consular services at the Embassy beginning 01 June 2020: The Embassy will now be open from Mondays to Fridays except holidays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, to receive applications. An ONLINE APPOINTMENT confirmed by the Embassy will still be required for all applicants wishing to transact with...
24 May, 2020 - 18:43
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Monday, 01 June 2020 , Whit Monday (Norwegian holiday) • Friday, 12 June 2020 , 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.
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...
16 May, 2020 - 14:23
For the information and guidance of all, available below is the full text of the Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Philippines , issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) on 15 May 2020. The guidelines provide for protocols to be observed by areas in the Philippines placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), Modified Enhanced Community...