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Embassy Advisory for PhilHealth members

Posted on Thursday, 16 August 2018 

The Philippine Embassy wishes to inform the Filipino community in Singapore that based on a notification from Philhealth which was received by the Embassy on 14 August 2018, Classified Resources (S) Pte Ltd is no longer the Marketing Advocate for PhilHealth effective 23 April 2018. In view of the above, Classified Resources (S) Pte Ltd […]

Showcase of Philippine Indigenous Culture in SG highlights the need for its preservation

Posted on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 

The Philippine Embassy, in coordination with the Katutubo Exchange Philippines and the Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore, hosted “Kasaysayan at Kalinangan: A Seminar-Workshop on Philippine Indigenous Culture” under the auspices of the Sentro Rizal on 11 August 2018 at the Bayanihan Center. The event featured Dr. Edwin Antonio, Ms. Nykee Kyla Kinan, and Mr. Kenneth Dalimbang. […]

NOTICE: To all PRC Examinees

Posted on Friday, 3 August 2018 

Please click here for more information: http://www.philippine-embassy.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/prc_2018.pdf

National University of Singapore Society Keen on Exploring Business and Investments in PH

Posted on Friday, 27 July 2018 

26 July 2018 – Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap (3rd from left) had a lunch meeting last 25 July with representatives of the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), Membership Director Dinesh Singh (leftmost) and Chairperson of Membership Experience, Mr. Soh Yi Da (3rd from right), to discuss preparations for their business mission to the […]

IMMIGRATION ADVISORY: For Married Filipino women traveling to Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 

Advisory to Married Filipino Women Traveling to Singapore The Embassy would like to inform the Filipino Community of the recent incidents at Singapore’s Immigration Checkpoints where some married Filipino women have been questioned for the alleged misdeclaration in the embarkation/disembarkation card. To avoid this, the Embassy would like to remind our married kababayans who previously […]

KASAYSAYAN AT KALINANGAN: A Seminar-Workshop on Philippine Indigenous Culture | 11 August 2018 | 2:00 pm | Bayanihan Centre

Posted on Monday, 23 July 2018 

Pinoy Math Warriors Conquer Singapore

Posted on Monday, 23 July 2018 

18 July 2018 – The Asian MathSci League Inc. (AMSLI) Philippine Team bagged a total of 126 medals from three different categories (87 for Math Olympiad Contest, 19 for Math Warriors Competition, and 20 for Mind Sports Challenge) during the 4th Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC) held in Singapore on 07-08 July 2018. One […]

2nd PAOS for 2018 Conducted for HSWs in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 16 July 2018 

13 July 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), in cooperation with the Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ACMI), conducted the second Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for 2018 last 10 June at the Agape Village, 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, Singapore […]

OWWA Deputy Administrator Calls on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore

Posted on Monday, 16 July 2018 

13 July 2018 – Deputy Administrator Arnell A. Ignacio of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap at the Embassy on 25 June 2018. Their discussions focused on various welfare issues faced by Filipino household service workers (HSWs) and professionals in Singapore. DA […]

PH Highlights Climate Action Plans during ASEAN Meeting on Climate Change

Posted on Saturday, 14 July 2018 

12 July 2018 – The Philippines reaffirmed its leadership on climate action as Secretary Emmanuel M. De Guzman of the Climate Change Commission (CCC) highlighted the country’s initiatives on climate change during the Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Climate Action (SAMCA) last 10 July at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. […]

Philippine culture showcased in the ASEAN Arts Of Wonder

Posted on Tuesday, 10 July 2018 

  The Philippines was one of the participating ASEAN countries in the Passion Arts Festival 2018: ASEAN Arts of Wonder which was held on 7 July 2018 at the Tiong Bahru Plaza. The Philippine Embassy, together with other ASEAN embassies, showcased their respective unique cultures through their booth exhibits. The Embassy’s booth was among the […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore holds Training Workshop on Trauma

Posted on Friday, 6 July 2018 

In line with the Department of Foreign Affairs’ objective to promote the competency of Foreign Service personnel in working with clients in distress, the Philippine Embassy held a training workshop entitled “Community Clinical Support Services (CCSS): Adopting a Trauma-Informed Approach in Dealing with Clients in Distress for Embassy Personnel” on 30 June 2018. The training […]

Embassy Advisory on Loansharks

Posted on Friday, 6 July 2018 

Filinvest President/CEO talk about “Women in Business: Empowering Filipina Entrepreneurs”

Posted on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 

28 June 2018 – As part of its economic diplomacy and Gender and Development (GAD) thrusts, the Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with #FinanciallyLiteratePH (FLPH), organized on 23 June 2018 the talk “Women in Business: Empowering Filipina Entrepreneurs” with Mrs. Lourdes Josephine T. Gotianun Yap, President and CEO of Filinvest Development Corp and wife of Philippine […]

Potato Corner Opens in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 28 June 2018 

25 June 2018 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap, together with Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez III and Commercial Counsellor Maria Cynthia B. Ricafort, graced the official opening of Potato Corner in Singapore on 24 June 2018 at 313 Somerset Mall along Orchard Road. The CEO of Potato Corner, Mr. Jose Magsaysay, […]

PH Embassy Briefs Association of Law Students of the Philippines on PH-SG Relations and ASEAN

Posted on Thursday, 28 June 2018 

  26 June 2018 – The Philippine Embassy received on 22 June 2018 a delegation of 30 from the Association of Law Students of the Philippines (ALSP), who were in Singapore for the ASEAN Legal Camp from 22 to 25 June 2018. Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap interacted with the students, while the officers of […]

Filipino Community in Singapore Celebrates Pagdiriwang 2018

Posted on Thursday, 28 June 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore in cooperation with a committee on volunteers known as Lupon organized the “Pagdiriwang 2018” on Sunday, 24 June 2018, at Kallang Theatre.  The Pagdiriwang is a yearly social/family event for the Filipino community in Singapore to celebrate Philippine Independence Day. The morning program featured keynote speeches by Philippine Ambassador to […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore Hosts Independence Day Diplomatic Reception

Posted on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 

The Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap and his wife Madame Lourdes Josephine Gotianun Yap hosted a diplomatic reception at Shangri-la Hotel Singapore on 22 June 2018 to mark the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence. The reception was graced by more than 300 guests including Singapore officials, members of the […]

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. […]

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