Press Releases

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16 July, 2022 - 11:46
PH EMBASSY IN OSLO CONGRATULATES THE PHILIPPINE TEAM TO THE 63 RD INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD (IMO) OSLO 15 July 2022 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo congratulates the successful participation of the Team Philippines to the the recently concluded 6 3 rd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Oslo, Norway and the receiving of awards of all the Philippine team members . The International Mathematical Olympiad is one of...
1 July, 2022 - 16:18
ENRIQUE A. MANALO Secretary of Foreign Affairs Seasoned career diplomat Ambassador Enrique A. Manalo took his oath of office before President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on 01 July 2022 as the new Secretary of Foreign Affairs. President Marcos appointed Secretary Manalo in view of his long and distinguished career in the Philippine Foreign Service and his vast experience in diplomacy. President Marcos said he preferred a career diplomat at...
29 June, 2022 - 17:09
The following consular fees will be effective on 15 July 2022. The Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy accepts only cash in Norwegian kroner (NOK) from those applying in person. For applications sent by post, applicants will receive instructions via email for payment via bank transfer after their requirements are received by the Embassy and are found to be complete - please include your contact details with your documents. All...
15 June, 2022 - 19:10
Ambassador Enrico Fos addressed more than a thousand Filipinos at the Philippine Independence Day celebration in St. Hanshaugen park in Oslo, Norway (Photo source: Kalayaan Norge Facebook page) 12 June 2022, Oslo – The Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with ´Kalayaan Norge´, held back-to-back events to commemorate the 124th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence. ´Kalayaan Norge´ is composed of Filipino volunteers,...
14 June, 2022 - 14:33
Ambassador Enrico Fos and Madame Myla Fos receive guests, with Minister Raul Dado and Mrs. Chelsea Dado 9 June 2022, Oslo - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo held a diplomatic reception to celebrate the 124th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence at the Oslo Konserthus. Around 200 guests from the different Norwegian agencies, members of the diplomatic corps and international organizations, Filipino community, and...
11 May, 2022 - 11:48
Philippine Ambassador Enrico T. Fos and President of the Republic of Iceland Gudni Th. Johannesson in Reykjavik on 27 April 2022. REYKJAVIK 28 April 2022 – Philippine Ambassador Enrico T. Fos presented his credentials as non-resident ambassador to President of the Republic of Iceland Gudni Th. Johannesson in Reykjavik on 27 April 2022. Ambassador Fos and President Johannesson agreed that the Philippines and Iceland should further...
13 April, 2022 - 14:40
Bottom row: Mr. Vakulchuk (NUPI), Ambassador Hong Lam Le(Viet Nam), Ambassador Todung Mulya Lubis (Indonesia), Ambassador Enrico Fos (Philippines), Ambassador Maw Maw (Myanmar), Chargé d' Affaires, a.i. Monsak Jangariyawong (Thailand), Professor Øverland (NUPI). Top row: Minister and Consul Raul Dado (Philippines), First Secretary Muhammad Iqbal (Indonesia), Ms. Elisabeth Olsen (NUPI), Ms. Kristine Schi Nordvold (NUPI), Third Secretary...
7 March, 2022 - 15:36
Ambassador Fos entertained questions of applicants at the consular section of the Embassy (top). While waiting for their turn, applicants were served with coffee and some snacks from Filipino-owned businesses in Oslo (bottom). 5 March 2022 – For the first weekend of Women’s Month, the Philippine Embassy conducted a Special Consular Saturday Service for Filipino women and their children in Norway. Despite being a Saturday, the Embassy...
7 January, 2022 - 13:44
A new law that would further open up the Philippine retail trade sector to more foreign trade businesses by lowering their required capital was recently enacted in the Philippines. Republic Act (RA) 11595, which amends RA 8762, also known as the Retail Liberalization Act of 2000, was signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 10 December 2021. Under the law, a foreign retailer shall have a minimum paid-up capital of PHP25...
30 December, 2021 - 07:55
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CELEBRATES RIZAL'S MARTYRDOM The Philippine Embassy in Oslo observed Rizal Day this year with a heartfelt commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, and the meaning of his many achievements for our country and our people, especially our youth. The commemoration started with the opening prayer led by a young lady, Ms. Ghail Rafol. The millennials were the main performers of the ceremony, with nine-year old...