Press Information

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Below is a collection of press releases issued by the Embassy of the Philippines. We do require that you inform us if you are planning to use these articles. These are available at your disposal subject to our copyright policy.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Job Opportunity

ANNOUNCEMENT: Job Opportunity

The Philippine Embassy in Oslo is looking for qualified person to fill up the position of a Driver.

• Holder of AM B Driving License;
• Filipino citizen;
• Permanent Resident in Norway

Enrique A. Manalo Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Enrique A. Manalo Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Seasoned career diplomat Undersecretary Enrique Manalo is currently the Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs. Undersecretary Manalo has been at the forefront in addressing several critical issues on foreign policy.

Amendment to the Schengen Borders Code

All Filipino citizens in the Nordic Region with plans to travel in and out of the Schengen Region should be advised that the European Parliament has approved new rules to ensure stronger checks at all of the external borders of the Schengen Region.

Passport Ready for Release as of 21 April 2017

• Passport applications with incomplete requirements will not be released.
• Applicants, who choose to personally pick - up their new passports must bring their old passport and receipt to the Embassy.