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Filipino Photo Artist Featured for the First Time in Art Trek

Posted on Thursday, 17 October 2019 

30 September 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the Photographic Society of Singapore (PSS), successfully staged the exhibition “The World through the Eyes of Filipino Lensman” featuring Filipino photo artist Jun Pagalilauan at the Loke Wan Tho Gallery, Selegie Arts Centre from 23 to 25 September 2019 as part of Art […]

Art Trek 13 Concludes with a Back-to-Back Exhibition and Art Workshop

Posted on Thursday, 17 October 2019 

30 September 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore concluded Art Trek 13 with a back-to-back exhibition and art workshop on 26-27 September 2019 at Temenggong 18/20 in collaboration with Art Dialogo and the Global Cultural Alliance (GCA), and the National Youth Council Singapore (NYC). The art exhibition which opened on 26 September 2019 featured […]

Utterly Art Unveils its Rich Collection of Masterpieces for Art Trek 13

Posted on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 

19 September 2019- The Philippine Embassy in Singapore successfully opened Art Trek 13’s fifth exhibit “Rewind” which was organized by Utterly Art Gallery. Utterly Art Gallery’s curator and owner, Dr. Keng Hock, decided to exhibit its Philippine art collection which he referred to as “rare gems from many years ago.” Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap, […]

Manila Urban Vibe Showcased at Art Trek 13 Exhibit

Posted on Friday, 4 October 2019 

    17 September 2019- The Philippine Embassy in Singapore successfully opened Art Trek 13’s fourth exhibit “Beauty and Youth Side B,” which was organized by Momentous Arts in a pop-art gallery at Tanglin Mall. Curator Allan Teo brought the strong urban vibe ambiance of Manila to a cozy corner of Tanglin Mall. The art […]

Photo Exhibit on 50 Years of PH-SG Friendship Launched at National Library Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 3 October 2019 

01 October 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the National Library Board (NLB) Singapore, successfully launched the photo exhibit entitled “50 Years of Golden Friendship” on 27 September 2019 at the Central Public Library. Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap and his wife, Josephine Gotianum Yap, together with Ms. […]

Whimsical Art Takes the Limelight at Di Legno’s Art Trek 13

Posted on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 

14 September 2019- The opening of Art Trek 13’s third exhibit, Crossing Borders, was held at Di Legno’s new and cozy gallery located in the bohemian Kampong Glam enclave on 14 September 2019. Di Legno curator and owner, Alyssa Ong, dubbed the exhibit “Crossing Borders,” which is very timely as the Philippines and Singapore celebrate […]

A Fusion of Art and Design Sets the Theme for Art Trek 13 “Archipelago” Exhibition in Singapore

Posted on Friday, 20 September 2019 

17 September 2019  – “Archipelago,” the second exhibition  of Art Trek 13, was held at the chic interior design studio of Miaja Design Group on 4 September 2019 and featured four contemporary and internationally-acclaimed Filipino artists- Rosscapili, Larry Calderon, Allain Hablo and Gus Albor. According to Miaja Gallery, “Archipelago” does not only pertain to the […]

Hibla Exhibition Makes its Last Asian Stop this Year in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 

17 September 2019 – In collaboration with the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP), the Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), and the Textile and Fashion Federation Singapore (TaFF), the Philippine Embassy in Singapore successfully organized the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Traveling Exhibition: Pina-Seda (Pineapple Silk Cloths from […]

ART TREK 13 Inaugural Exhibit Features Young Filipino Artists

Posted on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 

9 September 2019 – Art Trek 13, an annual Filipino art exhibition in Singapore, officially kicked off on 24 August 2019 with back-to-back exhibits entitled “Seabound” and “Dahlia” at the prestigious Yavuz Gallery in Gillman Barracks, a contemporary arts cluster in Singapore. “Seabound” exhibit featured The Working Animals Art Projects composed of eight young and […]

Bayanihan Inaugural Lecture Highlights Social Entrepreneurship

Posted on Monday, 9 September 2019 

18 August 2019 – The Philippine Bayanihan Society of Singapore (PBSS) in coordination with the Philippine Embassy organized the inaugural Bayanihan lecture on “The Impact of Social Capital” which was held on 18 August 2019 at Mochtar Riady Auditorium, Singapore Management University. Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap who is also the Adviser of the PBSS […]

PH Embassy Provides Briefing for Ngee Ann Students Travelling to PH

Posted on Friday, 30 August 2019 

Two faculty members and eighteen (18) students of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic University paid a courtesy call on Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Adrian Bernie C. Candolada on 28 August 2019 at the PH Embassy in Singapore.  The students are attending the Overseas Merit Fellowship Philippines 2019 programme on 28 August-12 September 2019, which will be hosted […]

DOT – TPB Conducts Philippine Business Mission to Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 29 August 2019 

28 August 2019- The Department of Tourism and Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) conducted the Philippine Business Mission 2019 to Singapore on 16 August 2019 at Sofitel Singapore City Centre. This yearly event comprised a series of sales presentations, networking opportunities and business-to-business (B2B) activities. It aims to promote the Philippines as an ideal tourism and […]

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Graced the 16th Ambassador’s Cup

Posted on Monday, 19 August 2019 

  28 July 2019 – The Filipino Bowlers Club, Singapore (FBCS) organized the 16th Ambassador’s Cup at the Super Bowl, Mt. Faber, bringing together teams from various Filipino organizations and companies in Singapore. Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap opened the tournament with a ceremonial roll-off. Ms. Josephine Isip, President of the Filipino Bowlers Club Singapore […]

Philippine Textile Embroidery Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 

Spend your morning with master weavers and embroiderers from The Philippines at The Makers Studio, where you get to learn local traditional weaving and embroidery techniques, using piña-seda fabrics, from the weavers of Balete, Aklan and embroiderers of Lumban, Laguna, Philippines. In partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Singapore, the […]

Philippine Textile Cultural Exchange

Posted on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 

Discover the artistry of Philippine textiles and learn about the famous pineapple silk, or piña-seda. In partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of The Philippines in Singapore, the National Museum of The Philippines and the Office of Representative Loren Legarda, TaFF presents to you Hibla ng Lahing Filipino (The Artistry of Philippine Textiles), a […]

OWWA and Facebook Launch Global Digital Literacy Program for OFWs in SG

Posted on Tuesday, 6 August 2019 

5 August 2019 – The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore in collaboration with Facebook successfully launched the Digital Tayo for OFWs in Singapore on 04 August 2019 at the chancery, with more than 200 Filipinos attending. Digital Tayo, a digital literacy and citizenship program, is a collaboration between the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration […]

The Life and Legacy of Mr. Rafael Salas

Posted on Monday, 5 August 2019 

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the Philippines and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), as well as the 91st birth anniversary of Mr. Rafael M. Salas on 07 August 2019, the Embassy shares this video on the life and legacy of Mr. Salas. Mr. Salas was the first Executive Director of […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore holds Third Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 

The Philippine Embassy’s regular Filipino Community Leaders Meeting, the third for the year was held on 21 July 2019. The FilCom meeting presented the results of the Philippines’ 2019 National Election, Embassy events and activities implemented during the second quarter (April-June 2019), consular and personal security advisories for the community, and events planned for the […]

ADMU Lecturer Participated in the Workshop on Inequality and Exclusion in Southeast Asia

Posted on Monday, 29 July 2019 

Mr. Jerome Patrick Cruz of the Ateneo de Manila University – Department of Economics spoke on the persistent inequality in the Philippines during the Workshop on Inequality and Exclusion in Southeast Asia, held at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Yusok Ishak Institute on 25 July 2019. The event was co-organized by the Konrad […]

Diskubre Tour for Young Filipinos Open for Registration

Posted on Friday, 26 July 2019 

26 July 2019 — Young Filipinos with a sense of adventure and a wish to connect with their Filipino roots are invited to participate in the second Diskubre Tour from 03 to 13 January 2020 in the Bicol Region. Covering Manila and the provinces of Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Camarines Sur, this year’s Tour will […]

Narra Saplings Symbolize Enduring PH-SG Relations

Posted on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 

18 July 2019 – As part of the year-long celebration of the golden jubilee of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Singapore, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the National Parks Board of Singapore (NParks), organized a tree-planting event at the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Singapore on 17 July 2019. Five saplings of […]

Five Pinay HSWs in SG Write Own Cookbook

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 

08 July 2019 – Lita Patricio, Jomarcy Bebida, Rose Buenvenida, Carina Rebuya, and Jetky Marie Amores have one thing in common: they are all Filipino household service workers in Singapore and they are the authors of a bestseller cookbook, “Family Favorites.” Launched last 08 November where Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap attended, […]

Ms. Universe Singapore has Filipino Creative Consultant

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 

08 July 2019 – Mr. Jonas Antonio Gaffud is now the Creative Consultant for Miss Universe Singapore. He hopes to establish an effective synergy among the different Ms. Universe franchises in the region and serve as a platform to support worthy advocacies, including those in the Philippines. Ambassador Yap suggested that Mr. Gaffud build upon the […]

DTI Usec. Rafaelita Aldaba and Executives of Filipino Startup Enterprises Participated in the Panel Discussion at Innovfest Unbound 2019

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 

3 July 2019 – Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Rafaelita M. Aldaba and executives of Filipino startup enterprises spoke on the Philippine Startup Ecosystem during the Innovfest Unbound 2019, the annual event of Smart Nation Innovations. The conference was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore on 27-28 June 2019. The Filipino startup […]

Filipino Cuisine: The Next Big Thing in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 

02 July 2019 – Sentro Rizal Singapore of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Mandarin Orchard, Mama Sita’s, Philippine Airlines (PAL), and Arc Gin, successfully organized Fiesta Filipino, a showcase of Filipino cuisine that ran from 22 to 30 June 2019 at the Triple […]

Philippine National Bank Conducts Seminar on Unit Investment Trust Fund for Filipinos Working in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 1 July 2019 

1 July 2019- The Philippine Embassy in Singapore facilitated a talk on making a personal investment in Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs) organized by Philippine National Bank (PNB) Singapore. UITFs are investment products offered by commercial banks in the Philippines. The talk gave an introduction to investing in UITFs, which are directed to income earners […]

EMBASSY ADVISORY | On Investment Schemes

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 

The Philippine Embassy informs our kababayan in Singapore that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Manila has posted on its official website,, several advisories warning the public about several illegal investment-taking activities in light of the rampant Ponzi schemes and/or alleged investment schemes circulating publicly and online. Unfortunately, some of the victims of […]

MADZ Concludes Southeast Asian Tour by Captivating SG

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 

26 June 2019 – Sentro Rizal Singapore of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Esplanade, and Mandarin Orchard, successfully organized performances by the internationally-renowned Philippine Madrigal Singers (MADZ) on 22-23 June 2019 to jointly celebrate the 121st Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence […]

12 Philippine IT Companies and Start-ups Participate in ConnecTech Asia 2019

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 

Twelve (12) technology companies participated in ConnecTechAsia 2019, the annual trade exhibition on blockchain, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart data analytics. ConnecTechAsia 2019 was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 18-20 June 2019. The Philippine exhibitors consist of the following companies : (1) Advance World Solutions, Inc (leading offshore BPO/ITO company), […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore hosts reception to celebrate Independence Day and Golden Anniversary of bilateral relations

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 

  Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap hosted a diplomatic reception at the John Jacob Ballroom of the St. Regis Singapore on 14 June 2019 to jointly commemorate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine independence and the 50th Anniversary of Philippines-Singapore Diplomatic relations. The reception was graced by 300 guests including […]

EMBASSY ADVISORY | On the removal of the Red Satin Ribbon on All Legal Documents

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 

Effective 15 June 2019, pursuant to the instruction of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore will no longer use the red satin ribbon on legal documents submitted for authentication or notarization. However, all legal documents authenticated or notarized by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore will continue to carry the […]

Singapore PE Commemorates 121st Philippine Independence Day with Panagbenga Theme

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 

  The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap together with the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies, as well as   members of the Filipino Community in Singapore, held a flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence on 12 June 2019 […]

Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards

Posted on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 

To        :          All Philippine Foreign Service Posts From   :           Commission on Filipinos Overseas Re       :           Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards Greetings from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)! We are pleased to inform the Post that the nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2019 are now open. These […]

Filipino Artist Manuel Ocampo opens Exhibit at STPI

Posted on Saturday, 25 May 2019 

The Philippine Embassy, represented by Consul Gonaranao B. Musor and Cultural Officer Sheila B. Bengtlars, graced the opening of the exhibit of Manuel Ocampo, a multi-award winning Filipino artist, at STPI Gallery on 17 May 2019. “Manuel Ocampo: Ideological Mash-Up/Remix” which runs from 18 May to 22 June 2019, showcases the artist’s approach in “employing […]

SPF ADVISORY | Resurgence of Lucky Draw Scams

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 

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PH Embassy Marks 50th Anniversary with SG through Launch of Commemorative Stamp

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 

17 May 2019 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap hosted a simple reception to commemorate the 50th anniversary of PH-SG diplomatic relations on 16 May 2019 at the Official Residence, where the commemorative stamp jointly released by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and Singapore Post (SingPost) was also officially launched. Guest of […]

TFC as An Official Media TV Partner of PH Embassy for the celebration of 50th Anniversary of PH-SG Relations

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 

16 May 2019– The Philippine Embassy in Singapore has officially designated ABS-CBN Corporation, through its subsidiary ABS-CBN Global Ltd, to be one of its official media TV partner for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Philippines-Singapore Bilateral Relations this year. To highlight this year’s celebration, ABS-CBN Corporation brings its international musical event, “One […]

PH Embassy SG celebrates National Heritage Month through storytelling with kids

Posted on Thursday, 9 May 2019 

  In celebration of the Philippine National Heritage Month this May, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB), organized a storytelling session for children on 4 May 2019 at the children’s section of the Central Public Library. Consul J. Anthony A. Reyes, Consul Gonaranao B. Musor, and Cultural Officer […]

INVITATION | Storytelling Sessions for Children

Posted on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 

PH Embassy in Singapore convenes town hall meeting with the AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 

  Singapore, 06 April 2019 – Major General Antonio Parlade,Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil Military Operations, informed the Filipino Community members on the Philippine Government’s thrust to end local communist armed conflict (ECLAC) within a few years. “We are hoping as soon as 2022,” he said. Major General […]

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