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17 October, 2019 - 15:18
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing 17 October 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing. They had extensive discussions on the various functions of the two boards and how they could address the various concerns of the Filipinos in the medical and nursing professions in the countries where the Ambassador is...
17 October, 2019 - 11:37
UPDATE 5: As of 26 November 2019, 16.25 Oslo time, all slots for passport application at the outreach have been filled. Thank you. UPDATE 4: In view of the ongoing strike of Finnish postal workers, the Embassy invites those in Finland whose names are on the list of passports for release to claim their passports during the outreach. If you wish to do so, please email consular.outreach@philembassy.no on or before 3:00 p.m. of Wednesday,...
17 October, 2019 - 11:25
UPDATE: The venue for the outreach will be the Scandic Neptun, Valkendorfsgaten 8, 5012 Bergen, Norway. Please ask the hotel reception on the day of the outreach for the exact room at the hotel. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Norway that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Bergen, Norway on 09-10 November 2019. The Embassy will also be conducting a Post...
16 October, 2019 - 16:07
Secretary Duque III (left) and Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (right) discuss prospects, opportunities, and challenges for Filipino health professionals and medical practitioners in Finland, Norway, and Sweden 16 October 2019 - With small populations and aging societies, Finland, Norway and Sweden have started to look at other nationals to provide manpower for their health care industries. The situations have thus attracted Filipino medical...
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...
15 October, 2019 - 09:53
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (second from left) and Secretary Tugade (second from right) discuss developments and challenges in the Philippine maritime industry 15 October 2019 - There are many technological developments in the maritime sector, not only in terms of size and complexity of automated ships but also in growing demand for more sophisticated manpower on board new ships and ports that conform to stricter environmental...
14 October, 2019 - 10:07
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with DTI Undersecretary Rodolfo (right) and Director Dormiendo (left) 14 October 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Philippine Ambassador to Norway, called on Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary and Head of the Board of Investments Ceferino S. Rodolfo, to discuss the interest of Norwegian businessmen in investing in different Philippine industrial sectors. She briefed him on the...
11 October, 2019 - 16:46
The Embassy wishes to inform its clients that effective 18 October 2019, it will accept ONLY the new 2017 and 2018 Norwegian banknotes as payments for its consular services, specimens of which may be seen below: Please refer to the following link for more information: https://www.norges-bank.no/en/topics/notes-and-coins/New-banknote-series/
7 October, 2019 - 09:35
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (second from right) and Ambassador Evan Garcia (third from right) with artists at ManilArt 2019 07 October 2019 – On its 11th year, ManilArt proved to be a champion of both established and upcoming Filipino artists, with the theme “Showcasing the Global Filipino Artist.” Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended ManilArt and supported said initiative of the National Committee on Art Galleries...
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...