Business News

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...
16 October, 2019 - 12:38
Ms. Columna, Ms. Borromeo-Hedfors, and Ms. Cabahug answered questions of the participants 14 October 2019, Oslo – On its second year, the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar was conducted by the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm), in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. As resource speakers of the TNK seminar, Ms. Mary Borromeo-Hedfors of PTIC Stockholm, and Ms. Clariza Mae Columna of...
4 October, 2019 - 11:22
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm, in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, invite all Filipinos in Norway to: What: Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar When: 14 October 2019, Monday, 6:00 PM Where: Philippine Embassy, Nedre Vollgate 4, 0158 Oslo The TNK seminar aims to equip overseas Filipinos in Norway on basic f inancial literacy information, and opportunities for jobs, businesses, and...
30 September, 2019 - 16:41
Today there are more than 25,000 Filipino seafarers on board Norwegian owned or operated vessels. Thousands of them were trained by the Norwegian Training Center in Manila during the last two decades. To see the facilities of the Center, Philippine Ambassador to Norway, Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, visited the Center on 30 September 2019 and met with its Managing Director, Atty. Erland Grimstad. He explained that the mission of the Center is...
27 September, 2019 - 16:37
On 27 September 2019, Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator, Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson briefed Philippine Ambassador to Norway, Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, on the progress of the Philippine’s compliance with the observations made during the past International Maritime Organization Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) audits. He said that the Philippines will be ready by the 2020 IMSAS audit, which will ensure that Filipino...
15 August, 2019 - 16:03
Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the YSI Global Innovation Program, with Deputy Chief of Mission Mariel Algabre 12 August 2019, Oslo – Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) Global Innovation Program 2019, is developing a mobile app that would help Filipino farmers increase their yield throughout the year. Through the YSI Global Innovation Program, Mr. Pagatpat hopes to...
2 May, 2019 - 09:30
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Annika Söder (Photo: Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway) 25 April 2019, Stockholm – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo met on 25 April 2019 with State Secretary Annika Söder of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and State Secretary Söder observed that relations between the Philippines and Sweden...
29 April, 2019 - 12:28
The ASEAN Ambassadors and Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade H.E. Ann Linde. (Photo credit -- Philippine Embassy , Oslo, Norway) 25 April 2019, Stockholm – Six ASEAN Ambassadors, representing the ASEAN Committee in Stockholm (ACS) in Stockholm, met on 25 April 2019 with H.E. Ann Linde, the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic Affairs. The ASC is chaired by H.E. Bagas Hapsoro, the Ambassador of Indonesia,...
16 January, 2019 - 10:54
Amb. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (2nd from left) and Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide (4th from left) after the call of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO) (Photo: Utenriksdepartementet) 14 January 2019 – The five ambassadors of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo, including Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, paid called on Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide to discuss ASEAN-Norway relations. Both sides reaffirmed...
16 January, 2019 - 10:45
Attendees during the farewell reception of Philippine Honorary Consul General in Copenhagen, Mr. Poul Krogh 07 January 2019, Copenhagen – Philippine Ambassador to Denmark Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia hosted a farewell reception with friends in the Danish diplomatic and business circles in honor of long-time Philippine Honorary Consul General in Copenhagen, Mr. Poul Krogh. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia lauded Honorary Consul General Krogh’s...