Monthly Embassy News Archive


Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway

The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Denmark that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Copenhagen, Denmark on 28-29 September 2013.

Kindly read the announcement and instructions attached below.

Situation Report on the Effects of Typhoon Maring

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), TS Maring ls now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of 10:00 AM of 21 August 2013.

DTI Releases Public Advisory on Cargo Forwarding Companies

Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway

The Department of Trade and Industry has recently released an advisory informing Overseas Filipino Workers and their consignees in the Philippines to be wary of freight forwarding companies (i.e. Balikbayan Box dealers, etc.) not accredited with DTI-PSB.

Higher consumption to benefit PHL companies — Nomura

GMA News Online

A rise in spending of Filipino households will be sustained amid a growing economy, the research arm of financial services giant Nomura said Tuesday, citing that consumption will continue to benefit consumer-driven companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.

Forex reserves climb to $82.9 B

The Philippine Star

The country’s foreign exchange reserves climbed in July after three straight months of decline on higher gold prices and continued inflow of dollars, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday.

BDO ties up with 7 Japanese banks

Inquirer Business

The country’s largest lender, Banco de Oro Unibank, has teamed up with an army of Japanese regional banks to support Japanese small and medium enterprises keen on investing in the Philippines.

European team studying Cavite airport project bullish on PH

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Meget varme. Venlige. Imoedekommende.

They’re Danish for very warm, friendly and hospitable and they best describe Filipinos, according to Frantz Knudsen, project director of the Copenhagen-based airport and seaport engineering design and construction giant Ramboll Group A/S.