Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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13 December, 2019 - 09:15
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia reminds Filipino community members on the importance of knowing the rights of both women and men against all forms of violence 09 December 2019 – In observance of the Philippine Commission on Women’s 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, the Philippine Embassy conducted an information seminar on Norway’s laws on domestic violence. The seminar aimed to inform and equip members of the Filipino community...
29 November, 2019 - 15:27
On behalf of the Philippines, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia confirmed the Philippines recommitment to the implementation of the Mine Ban Convention (Photo credit: Ambassador Vera Shatilova) 29 November 2019 – The Philippines, together with 164 states that are parties to the Mine Ban Convention, adopted the Oslo Action Plan during the conclusion of the Fourth Review Conference on a Mine Free World held in Oslo, from 25 to 29 November...
18 November, 2019 - 11:51
In conjunction with the Embassy's Consular Outreach Mission in Helsinki, Finland on 29 November - 01 December, 2019, the Embassy wishes to announce that a team from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – London will be on hand during the outreach for consultations regarding overseas employment, as well as to render the following services for Filipinos in Finland: Registration/verification of overseas employment contracts Overseas...
15 November, 2019 - 15:40
Overseas voters registered in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden are hereby referred to the Commission on Elections' (COMELEC) List of Overseas Voters Due for Deactivation Due to Failure to Vote in Two Consecutive National Elections (2016 and 2019 National and Local Elections), attached below. Those on the list who may wish to reactivate their records may do so at the Embassy when overseas voter registration resumes on 16...
15 November, 2019 - 15:21
Filipino professionals enjoying an evening of camaraderie with new contacts and friends 15 November 2019, Oslo – The cold did not bother the Filipino professionals who participated in the first Networking Night for Filipino professionals organized by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. Despite the onset of winter and their busy schedule, Filipino professionals from a wide array of careers including engineers, IT professionals, accountants,...
14 November, 2019 - 14:09
Lahing Kayumanggi dancers and flair bartender Mr. Dennis Barela showcased Filipino talent and culture for Norwegian market 08 November 2019, Oslo – The cold pouring rain outside Amerikalinjen in Oslo was a stark contrast to the warm and festive atmosphere inside the hotel, where representatives from the Department of Tourism presented the Philippines’ tourism destinations to Norwegian tour operators and travel agents. Aside from...
13 November, 2019 - 13:36
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on 09 May 2022, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice President, Senators and Party-List Representatives in the National and Local Elections on 09 May 2022 . All qualified Filipino citizens who are not...
12 November, 2019 - 17:01
12 November 2019 – Faith, music, and the resilience of the Filipino are the key messages that the Male Ensemble Philippines delivered during their tour of Europe for 2019. Rev. Fr. Dennis Cagantas said that in performing for various Filipino communities in Spain, Italy, France, Sweden, and Norway, the Male Ensemble Philippines hoped to bring world-class Filipino talent and raise awareness on the commemoration of the 500 years of...
12 November, 2019 - 12:35
Filipino au pairs in Bergen with Third Secretary Cabahug, Ms. Devold of the UDI, and Mr. Navarro of the Caritas Au Pair Center in Bergen 09 November 2019, Bergen – In continuing the Philippine Embassy’s programs on gender and development, Post conducted the 1st Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for Filipino au pairs in Bergen, Norway. The PAOS for au pairs has been a yearly activity of the Embassy to reach out to Filipino au pairs...
8 November, 2019 - 16:34
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (third from left), Ms. Rasul-Bernardo (fourth from right), and Ms. Allian (second from left), with Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex (center), British Ambassador Richard Wood (right-most), and delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand 6 November 2019 – Dr. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President of the Philippine Centre for Islam and Democracy, and Ms. Fatima Allian of the Women for Justice in...