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Philippine Embassy convenes Third Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

Posted on Thursday, 21 June 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), organized the Third Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting on 20 May 2018 at the Official Residence of the Philippine Ambassador. Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap welcomed the Filipino Community leaders and other members of the Filipino Community to the meeting and to […]

Singapore PE Commemorates 120th Philippine Independence at Official Residence

Posted on Thursday, 21 June 2018 

The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap together with the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies and members of the Filipino Community in Singapore held a flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the 120th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence on 12 June 2018 at the Official […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore attends “Isang Bangkang Malaya 2018″”

Posted on Thursday, 21 June 2018 

The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap and Vice Consul Laarni Zorayda S. Gandarosa joined the members of the Filipino Dragons (Singapore) in celebrating “Isang Bangkang Malaya 2018” on 10 June 2018 at the Kallang Riverside Park in Singapore. The dragon boat race is one of the commemorative activities in celebration of […]

Advisory for Embassy clients for 11 to 14 June 2018

Posted on Sunday, 10 June 2018 

Due to the forthcoming US – North Korea Summit, the bus stop closest to the Philippine Embassy at Tanglin Road (Aft Tomlinson Rd 09159) will be skipped by various bus services from 09 to 14 June 2018. These bus services are the following: Bus No. 7, 7B, 36, 36B, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, […]

Singapore Police Force (SPF) Advisory on the “Lucky Draw” Scam

Posted on Thursday, 31 May 2018 

2nd Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) on 10 June 2018

Posted on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

ANNOUNCEMENT We would like to inform all newly-arrived household service workers that the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in partnership with the Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ACMI), will be holding the 2nd Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) on 10 June 2018. The 2nd PAOS will be held at Agape Village, 7A […]

Senator Legarda meets with Environment Minister Zulkifli, Philippines and Singapore to proactively reduce carbon emissions

Posted on Friday, 25 May 2018 

At the sidelines of the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources on 18 May 2018, Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Climate Change, Finance and Foreign Relations, met with Singapore Environment Minister Masagos Zulkifli. Minister Zulkifli commended Senator Legarda for her long-standing advocacy for the environment and for her extensive efforts […]

Senator Legarda calls for a stronger, collective ASEAN stance on green growth

Posted on Saturday, 19 May 2018 

18 May 2018 – At the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources, Senator Loren Legarda called upon ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take collective action in transitioning to green growth, citing the growing vulnerability of the region to climate change. In her speech during the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources, organized by […]

Philippine Ambassador To Singapore Hosts an Appreciation Dinner for Filipino Community Volunteers and Performers who assisted in the 28 April Meeting of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Posted on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 

On 14 May 2018, Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap hosted an Appreciation Dinner for the volunteers and performers during the 28 April 2018 meeting of President Rodrigo Duterte with the Filipino Community which was held after his participation in the 32nd ASEAN Summit. The Ambassador personally thanked the volunteers and performers for their invaluable contribution […]

Sunday business hours for May 20, June 17 and July 15

Posted on Thursday, 10 May 2018 

In line with our ongoing efforts to provide better and more responsive service to our kababayans, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore will be open on the following Sundays on a pilot basis. These will be in addition to our regular working hours from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Mondays to Fridays. 20 May 2018,      9:00 […]

Ambassador Yap grace the recognition night of the first Filipino-run school in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 

Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap graced the Recognition Night of the Happy Family School of Excellence, the first Filipino-run school in Singapore, on 22 April 2018 at the Orchid Club Road Singapore. The Happy Family School of Excellence (HFSE) was founded by Ninalyn Sulit Cacananta in 2015. It is now duly registered with the Committee […]

COMELEC / DFA OVS Advisory

Posted on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 

Singapore Bridal Caravan showcases The Philippines’ finest in the wedding industry

Posted on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 

  The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, represented by Vice Consul Laarni Zorayda S. Gandarosa, attended the Bridal Caravan 2018 on 15 April 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel Singapore. This is the sixth time that the Bridal Caravan was organized in Singapore showcasing the finest trends and styles in the Philippine wedding industry in the areas […]

SGPE Explores Partnership with Casa Raudha Women Home

Posted on Monday, 7 May 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, represented by its ATN Section Head and GAD Focal Point Person, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Laarni Zorayda Gandarosa, met with the top officials of Casa Raudha Women Home on 10 April 2018. Both sides expressed their willingness to cooperate on areas of mutual concern, particularly in ensuring the welfare […]

Sec. Diokno : PH one of the fastest growing economies in ASEAN, next investment hub

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 

16 April 2018 – Secretary Benjamin Diokno of the Department of Budget and Management, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap, Director General Charito B. Plaza of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, and SAVP Marie Antoniette Mariano of BDO Unibank Inc. were some of the speakers in the exclusive seminar “Investing and Doing Business […]

PH Culture promoted during International Friendship Day with the Singaporean Primary students

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018 

The Philippine Embassy, represented by Consul Gonaranao B. Musor and Cultural Officer Sheila B. Bengtlars, participated in the International Friendship Day Celebration in the following Singaporean primary schools: Stamford Primary School on 4 April 2018 and Changkat Primary School on 6 April 2018. Consul Musor delivered a lecture on the various aspects of Philippine culture […]

Official trip of President Duterte to Singapore

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018 

The Philippine Embassy, Singapore provides the following details of and advisory for President Duterte’s meeting with the Filipino Community in Singapore. Registration is done only online through the website of the Philippine Embassy, Singapore. If your registration is successful, you will receive the confirmation of your registration details in your email address. Print or take […]

Philippine Embassy convenes its Second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), organized the Second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting on 24 March 2018 at the newly-renovated Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy. Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap welcomed the Filipino Community leaders and other members of the Filipino Community to the meeting. The […]

PH Ingenuity behind Pirates of the Caribbean-Inspired Yacht in SG

Posted on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 

28 March 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap, were treated to world-class Filipino ingenuity when they were invited by the Royal Albatross to tour their pirate-inspired luxury tall ship and experience a sunset cruise around Sentosa last 19 February. The crew, majority of which were Filipinos, personally […]

Philippine Coast Guard Deputy Commandant Elected as Chairman of ReCAAP

Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018 

22 March 2018 – Rear Admiral Joel S. Garcia, Deputy Commandant for Administration of the Philippine Coast Guard and Executive Director of the National Coast Watch Center (NCWC) under the Office of the President, was elected as Chairman of the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) for […]

Filipino Professor Imparts Expertise at the Yale-NUS Symposium on the Politics of Dress in Pre-Modern Southeast Asia

Posted on Thursday, 22 March 2018 

On 10 March 2018, Ateneo de Manila University History Professor Stephanie Marie R. Coo, PhD served as one of the lecturers in the symposium on the “Politics of Dress in Premodern Southeast Asia” at Yale-NUS College. Ms. Coo’s lecture drew the attention of the audience as she examined the influences and meanings of Philippine Ilustrado […]

Filipina Bags Women of the Future Southeast Asia Award for Social Entrepreneurship

Posted on Thursday, 22 March 2018 

20 March 2018 – Ms. Cherrie De Erit Atilano, Founding Farmer, CEO and President of AGREA Agricultural Systems International, Inc. emerged as the winner of the Women of the Future (WOF) Southeast Asia Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The WOF recognizes women under the age of 35 that have made a difference in nine different areas. […]

Singapore PE Joins the 2018 Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Liaison Night

Posted on Thursday, 22 March 2018 

Singapore PE Celebrates Women’s Month with Rizal

Posted on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 

In celebration of the International Women’s Month, the Philippine Embassy organized a lecture for the members of the Filipino Community in Singapore on “The Women in Rizal’s Life and How They Shaped a National Hero” which was held on 17 March 2018 at the Bayanihan Center’s Sentro Rizal. Dr. Ambeth Ocampo, renowned Filipino historian, academic, […]

Philippines participates in The Chingay@Heartland 2018 Celebration

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

The Philippines was one of the participating ASEAN countries in the Chingay @Heartland 2018 celebration, with a cultural performance and  a booth at the bazaar featuring Philippine products. The Higaunon Tribe Cultural Dance, a Filipino Community dance group, performed a Higaunon Tribal Dance, an ethnic dance from the northern and central regions of Mindanao best […]

Election of the 2018 Philippine Independence Day Committee officers

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

Oathtaking of The Ateneo Alumni Association of the Leadership And Social Entrepreneurship-Singapore Chapter (AAALSE-SG) Officers

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

On 2 March 2018, Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap led the oathtaking of the officers of Ateneo Alumni Association of the Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship-Singapore Chapter (AAALSE-SG) at the Philippine Embassy. This   AAALSE-SG is the pioneering Ateneo-LSE Alumni Association whose term shall run from year 2018 to 2019.

PH Start-up on Energy and Artificial Intelligence Positions Itself as Tech Company in Southeast Asia

Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018 

13 March 2018 – Ms. Nina Marie Hernandez, Founder and Managing Director of Iraya Energies Pte Ltd, a geoscience start-up that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to understand the earth, called on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap last 08 March to introduce her company. Started a year ago, Iraya Energies specializes in the […]

PH Designed Furniture Showcased at the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) 2018

Posted on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 

13 March 2018 – Five (5) exhibitors from the Philippines were featured at the International Furniture Fair Singapore that ran from 8 to 11 March 2018 at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exhibitors were A. Garcia Crafts (Sto Tomas, Pampanga), Aerostone, Inc. (Imus, Cavite), Diretso (San Fernando, Pampanga), Triboa Bay Living by […]

DTI Secretary Lopez: ASEAN is the Fastest Growing Region in the World, Exceeds Expectations

Posted on Monday, 12 March 2018 

09 March 2018 – Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon M. Lopez, joined his other ASEAN counterparts in a Ministerial Panel during the ASEAN-EU Business Summit held last 02 March at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Secretary Lopez was joined by the Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak, while the […]

DTI Secretary Attends the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers Retreat and Other Related Meetings

Posted on Thursday, 8 March 2018 

5 March 2018 – Secretary Ramon M. Lopez of the Department of Trade and Industry was in Singapore to attend the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers Retreat (AEMR), the 16th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)- European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Consultations and the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting on 28 February – 3 […]

PH is no. 1 ‘best country to invest in” – US News report

Posted on Tuesday, 6 March 2018 

The Philippines was cited as the No. 1 ‘best country to invest in’, according to a 2018 survey “Best Countries” conducted by the U.S. News in partnership with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Y&R’s BAV group. The survey was based on scores given by 6,000 business decision makers from 80 countries, […]

Post Arrival Orientation Seminar for Filipino Domestic Workers in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 1 March 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Philippine Overseas Labour Office conducted the first of the series of Post Arrival Orientation Seminars (PAOS) lined up for 2018 last Sunday, February 25 at the Embassy Chancery. The seminar benefitted 280 Filipino domestic workers who were provided with information that would help them achieve a pleasant living […]

Singapore PE conducts Training on Countering Human Smuggling and the Palermo Protocols to Embassy Personnel

Posted on Monday, 26 February 2018 

As a part of its thrust to equip personnel with working knowledge on Assistance-to-Nationals issues and also its Gender and Development (GAD) program, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore held a training on Countering Human Smuggling and the Palermo Protocols to its personnel on 23 February 2018. Ms. Mary Judith V. Reyes of INTERPOL served as […]

Heneral Luna Holds its Singapore Premiere

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore together with the National Gallery Singapore organized the Singapore premiere of the award-winning and blockbuster hit Heneral Luna at The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium on 18 February 2018. The film, which is a fictionalised account of the Philippine-American war from the perspective of General Antonio Luna, was reportedly partly inspired […]

Century of Light showcase

Posted on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 

The National Gallery Singapore is pleased to announce that there will be free admission for all Filipinos in Singapore to visit the special exhibition ‘Century of Light’ this weekend on 16, 17 and 18 February 2018. Filipinos are also entitled to a 20% discount to see the ‘Century of Light’ showcase capped at 1000 tickets from now […]

Mayor Lani Cayetano Participates in the Spouses’ Program of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 

Mayor Lani Cayetano accompanied her spouse, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano, during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat on 4-6 February 2018 and participated in the Spouses’ Program on 6 February 2018. Together with the spouses of the other ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the ASEAN Secretary-General, Mayor Cayetano joined in the tour of the […]

Townhall Meeting Between Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore organized a townhall meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and the Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore at the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (ASEAN-FMR) on 4 February 2018. The meeting was held at the newly-renovated and air-conditioned Consular Section of the Embassy Chancery. Ambassador Joseph […]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat – 6 Feb 2018

Posted on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 

Philippine Delegation Attend the 7th ASLOM Working Group on a Model ASEAN Extradition Treaty

Posted on Monday, 5 February 2018 

Delegates from the DFA-Office of Legal Affairs and Department of Justice (DOJ) were in Singapore to attend the 7th ASEAN Senior Law Officials Meeting (ASLOM) Working Group on a Model ASEAN Extradition Treaty on 30 January-1 February 2018 at Hotel Jen Tanglin. The Treaty hopes to contribute to ASEAN’s overall goal of putting in place […]

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