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MANA MO: PHILIPPINE PRIORITY SEASCAPES DOCUMENTARIES

Posted on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 

As part of the Philippine celebration of the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month (MANA Mo) this September 2021, the  Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) has prepared films called  “Philippine Priority Seascapes Documentaries” to highlight the archipelagic nature of the country. The Philippine Embassy in Singapore is pleased […]

MOU BETWEEN IACADEMY AND TEMASEK POLYTECHNIC SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE

Posted on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 

14 September 2021, Singapore – PH Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap was the Guest of Honor in the virtual ceremonial signing of the MOU between iAcademy and Temasek Polytechnic on 9 September 2021, which laid the foundation to promote exchanges of students and faculty members, joint research, workshops and training. Also present […]

AMBASSADOR YAP CALLS ON SINGAPORE MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY GAN KIM YONG

Posted on Thursday, 26 August 2021 

25 August 2021 – Early this afternoon, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap called on Singapore’s new Minister for Trade and Industry (MTI), H.E. Gan Kim Yong via videoconference. During the call, Ambassador Yap briefed Minister Gan on the state of the Philippine economy, the business and investment promotion activities jointly undertaken […]

PHILIPPINE EMBASSY, SINGAPORE BUSINESS FEDERATION COLLABORATE ANEW TO PROMOTE TRADE AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN PH

Posted on Monday, 16 August 2021 

On 12 August 2021, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, together with Singapore Business Federation (SBF), co-organized a webinar on “Expanding Trade and Investment Opportunities in the Philippines” under the ASEAN edition of FYIstival, Singapore’s flagship digital space for virtual engagements. The webinar, which was supported by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and business […]

ONLINE LITERACY SESSION ON INVESTING IN RETAIL DOLLAR BONDS (RDBs)

Posted on Thursday, 12 August 2021 

12 August 2021 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in partnership with the Philippine Bayanihan Society (PBSS) and in cooperation with the Bureau of Treasury (BTr), hosted an online financial literacy session on 11 August 2021 entitled “Retail Dollar Bonds – Expand, Invest, Elevate” to introduce the latest offering of the BTr, the Retail Dollar […]

3RD UGNAYAN SA EMBAHADA ENCOURAGES FILCOM TO OBSERVE HEALTH PROTOCOLS, REGISTER FOR 2022 NATIONAL ELECTIONS, AND ENGAGE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

Posted on Thursday, 29 July 2021 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore held its third virtual Ugnayan with the Filipino Community (FilCom) leaders and members on 25 July 2021. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap shared with the FilCom the accomplishments of the Embassy for the first half of the year. The Ambassador reported that the Embassy was able […]

PHILIPPINES AND SINGAPORE CONVENE THE 5TH ROUND OF INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS ON BILATERAL RELATIONS

Posted on Friday, 16 July 2021 

The Philippines and Singapore successfully convened the 5th Informal Consultations on the Philippines-Singapore Action Plan (IC-PSAP) on 14 July 2021. Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Asia and Pacific Affairs Nathaniel G. Imperial and Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Permanent Secretary Ng Teck Hean co-chaired the three-hour virtual consultations. In his opening […]

AMBASSADOR YAP DELIVERS INSPIRATIONAL SPEECH AT PICE-SG’S VIRTUAL MIDYEAR TECHNICAL CONFERENCE 2021

Posted on Monday, 12 July 2021 

12 July 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap delivered an inspirational speech during the last day of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers – Singapore Chapter’s (PICE-SG) Virtual Midyear Technical Conference 2021 on 10 July 2021. The prevailing COVID-19 situation did not disrupt PICE-SG’s celebration of their week-long 10-year anniversary […]

STATEMENT OF SECRETARY TEODORO L. LOCSIN, JR. ON THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE AWARD ON THE SOUTH CHINA SEA ARBITRATION

Posted on Monday, 12 July 2021 

READ: Statement of Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. on the 5th Anniversary of the Issuance of the Award on the South China Sea Arbitration, 12 July 2021. Also found here 👉🏻https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ58AHxPm6A

OATH TAKING CEREMONY FOR THE NEW OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SINGAPORE

Posted on Tuesday, 6 July 2021 

The new set of University of the Philippines Alumni Association Singapore (UPAAS) officers for this year took their oath of office before Philippine Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on Saturday, 03 July 2021. The oath-taking was administered in a hybrid set-up, with five (5) officers physically taking their oath before Ambassador Yap at the Chancery […]

PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE H.E. JOSEPH DEL MAR YAP DELIVERS AN ADDRESS BEFORE PARTICIPANTS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE DAP-LKYSPP E-COURSE ON PUBLIC POLICY AND PUBLIC SECTOR LEADERSHIP

Posted on Tuesday, 29 June 2021 

28 June 2021 – Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap delivered the opening remarks to the fifty-seven (57) participants from the Legislative Budget Research and Monitoring Office of the Senate of the Philippines and Committee of Appropriations of the House of Representatives attending the E-course on Public Policy and Public Sector Leadership,  a collaborative program of […]

ONLINE CONDOLENCE BOOK FOR THE LATE FORMER PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

Posted on Saturday, 26 June 2021 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore joins the entire Filipino nation in mourning the passing of former President Benigno S. Aquino III. In view of prevailing safe management measures and restrictions on social gatherings, the Embassy advises the public that an online condolence book has been made available to the Filipino Community which can be accessed […]

FILCOM IN SINGAPORE CELEBRATES 26TH FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS DAY

Posted on Friday, 25 June 2021 

24 June 2021 — The Filipino community in Singapore held on  20 June 2021, Sunday,  a joint virtual celebration of the 26th Filipino Migrant Workers’ Day and the 123rd Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence. The event was streamed live via the social media accounts of the Philippine Embassy, the Philippine OverseasLabour Office (POLO) […]

STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF FORMER PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

Posted on Friday, 25 June 2021 

24 June 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs joins the nation in mourning the passing of former President Benigno S. Aquino III During his term as the 15th President of the Philippine Republic, President Aquino elevated the country’s conduct of foreign relations, steered foreign policy towards a principled direction that earned international respect and […]

NEW OFFICERS OF THE SCOUTS ROYALE BROTHERHOOD SINGAPORE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TAKE OATH BEFORE THE PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE

Posted on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 

The new officers of the Scouts Royale Brotherhood Singapore Alumni Association (SRB SGAA) took their oath of office virtually before Philippine Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on 28 May 2021. SRB SGAA is under the umbrella of the Scouts Royale Brotherhood International Service Fraternity and Sorority, Inc. (SRB – ISFS). Around 27 SRB members are […]

PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE HOLDS VIRTUAL DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION

Posted on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 

With large social gatherings and events still tightly regulated, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap hosted its annual Diplomatic Reception virtually via its social media platforms on 15 June 2021, at 5:00 P.M. (SGT), as part of the commemoration of the 123rd anniversary of Philippine Independence. Honourable Minister Edwin […]

123rd INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE KICKS OFF WITH A VIRTUAL FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

Posted on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 

Singapore – Today, 12 June 2021, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore held its flag-raising ceremony at the Chancery in 20 Nassim Road to kick off its three-part virtual celebration of the 123rd anniversary of Philippine Independence. The flag-raising ceremony started at eight in the morning and was streamed online via the Embassy’s official Facebook page to […]

SGPE Holds 2nd Ugnayan sa Embahada, Prayers Offered for the Filipino Community

Posted on Tuesday, 1 June 2021 

Singapore – On 23 May 2021, one week after the implementation of public health measures under Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) in Singapore, the Philippine Embassy held its second virtual Ugnayan with Filipino Community (FilCom) leaders and members. Aside from updating the FilCom on the programs and accomplishments of the Embassy, the 2nd Ugnayan also included […]

PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR LAUDS EFFORTS OF THE SEVENTY-ONE (71) OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) WHO GRADUATED FROM THE ATENEO OF-LIFE PROGRAM

Posted on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 

On Sunday, 25 April 2021, Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap graced the graduation ceremony of batches 92, 93 and 94 of the  Ateneo Overseas Filipinos’ Leadership, Innovation, Financial Literacy & Social Entrepreneurship Program (Ateneo OF-LIFE) which was held virtually and jointly celebrated in Singapore and Japan. In his inspirational speech, Ambassador Yap cited the importance […]

NEW OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS OF THE PHILIPPINES (IECEP) – SG TAKE OATH BEFORE THE PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE

Posted on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 

The new officers of the Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines (IECEP) Singapore Chapter officers took their oath of office before Philippine Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on 25 April 2021. The virtual oath-taking was administered live by Ambassador Yap during IECEP’s 4th Annual General Convention which was held under the theme: “Home of the […]

THE SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS’ MESSAGE FOR THE 2021 QUINCENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION

Posted on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 

TECH START-UP IN SG OFFERS NEW AND COST EFFECTIVE INTERNET TECHNOLOGY TO PH GOVERNMENT

Posted on Monday, 19 April 2021 

13 April 2021 – Transcelestial Technologies, a Singapore-based tech start-up, has expressed its interest to collaborate with the Philippine government in improving the country’s internet connectivity using a new and cost-effective technology. This was conveyed to Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap by Dr. Mohammad Danesh, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Transcelestial […]

SINGAPORE’S TEMASEK FOUNDATION DONATES HIGH GRADE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT ANEW TO SUPPORT THE PHILIPPINES COVID-19 RESPONSE

Posted on Monday, 5 April 2021 

31 March 2021 – On 31 March 2021, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, together with the officials of the Department of Health, Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Office of Presidential Protocol and the Singapore Embassy in Manila witnessed the signing ceremony of the Deed of Donation of one million pieces of surgical  masks and […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore and PCCI Successfully Hold 2nd Philippines-Singapore Business and Investment Summit

Posted on Monday, 29 March 2021 

26 March 2021, Singapore – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) successfully hosted via Zoom on 26 March the 2nd Philippines-Singapore Business and Investment Summit (PSBIS), a government-to-business forum aimed to promote investment and doing business in the Philippines. This year’s investment summit brought together a high-powered […]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 MIGRATION ADVOCACY AND MEDIA AWARDS

Posted on Friday, 19 March 2021 

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is currently accepting nominations and entries to the 2021 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards. Established in 2011, the Awards aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion and advocacy of various issues on Filipino migration and development. Eligible for the Awards are works by […]

NEW PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERS OFFICERS TAKE OATH BEFORE THE PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE

Posted on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 

The Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE), Inc. Singapore Chapter officers led by their President, Engr. Luz Salvo, took their oath of office before Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on 06 March 2021 at the Philippine Embassy in Singapore. In strict adherence to the prevailing COVID-19 safe management measures, the oath-taking was administered in two batches. […]

PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CONDUCTS FIRST “UGNAYAN SA EMBAHADA”

Posted on Thursday, 4 March 2021 

Singapore, 2 March 2021-– Despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 outbreak, year 2020 proved to be a productive year for the Philippine Embassy in Singapore. This was the message of Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, Joseph del Mar Yap, in his report to the leaders of the Filipino community during his inaugural virtual meeting with […]

PH EMBASSY SG CONDUCTS FIRST VIRTUAL PAOS THIS YEAR

Posted on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 

26 October 2020 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), conducted its first ever virtual Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) in the city-state on 25 October 2020.  Attended by 83  Filipino domestic workers, mostly newly-arrived from the Philippines, the virtual PAOS was streamed live on Facebook, with more than […]

ASEF Recognizes Contributions of PH and Filipino Staff Members

Posted on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 

15 October 2020 – Messrs. Morikawa Toru (rightmost) and Leon Faber (leftmost), the new Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director of the Asia-Europe Foundation, respectively, called on Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on 15 October 2020 as part of their introductory meetings with the ASEM diplomatic corps and Singapore government officials since formally assuming their […]

Singapore PE Holds Sunday Services, 18 October 2020

Posted on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 

Singapore, 19 October 2020 — The Philippine Embassy in Singapore opened its consular services on Sunday, 18 October 2020, to serve the consular service requirements  of the Filipino community in Singapore. A total of 364 service transactions, mostly related to renewal of passports, notarial services, verification of employment contracts and enrolment in the Overseas Workers […]

Temasek Foundation, Filinvest Development Corporation and Lucio Tan Group Donate BiPAP Machines and Face Masks for PH COVID-19 Response

Posted on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 

11 September 2020 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap and Madam Lourdes Josephine T. Gotianun Yap, President and CEO of Filinvest Development Corporation, attended the ceremonial turnover of the latest donations from Temasek Foundation in support of  the Philippines’ ongoing COVID-19 response on 10 September 2020 at the Temasek Shophouse. Also present […]

PH Embassy Singapore and ASEF Collaborate on Webinar “How Relevant is Cultural Diplomacy in the Face of a Global Crisis?”

Posted on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 

11 September 2020 – As part of its cultural diplomacy initiatives in the new normal, The Philippine Embassy in Singapore’s Sentro Rizal collaborated with the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) in conducting the webinar “How Relevant is Cultural Diplomacy in the Face of a Global Crisis?” on 10 September 2020 via Zoom platform. The event, which is […]

10 Luzon Bleeding-Hearts finally go home to PH

Posted on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 

SINGAPORE, 22 August 2020 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap attended on 19 August 2020 at the Jurong Bird Park (JBP) a symbolic handover in preparation for the 20 August 2020 flight of 10 Luzon Bleeding-Hearts back to the Philippines.   The Luzon Bleeding-Heart is a dove species that are ground-dwellers endemic […]

325 Filipinos Repatriated through PH Embassy’s 8th Repatriation Flight

Posted on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 

28 July 2020 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) clearances, successfully organized its 8th repatriation flight on 27 July 2020 that brought home 325 Filipinos to the Philippines amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Scoot TR 1390 flight […]

PH Embassy Singapore Spreads the Love for Frontliners through Jollibee

Posted on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 

  20 July 2020 – After the successful donation of Jollibee meals for frontliners at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital on 10 June 2020, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore recently arranged free Jollibee meals for frontliners at the National University Hospital (NUH). Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap personally turned over the Jollibee […]

2 Filipinos in SG honored with Nurses’ Merit Award

Posted on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 

20 July 2020 – Two Filipinos were among the 100 nurses honoured with the Nurses’ Merit Award (NMA) on 8 July 2020 – Ms. Arlene Dergam Aleta, Nurse Manager at the St. Andrew’s Community Hospital; and Mr. Niel Caderao Cahatian, Assistant Nurse Manager at the All Saints Home. Started in 1976, the NMA is awarded […]

Temasek Foundation Donates More Test Kits and PPEs to PH’s COVID-19 Response

Posted on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 

14 July 2020 – In the spirit of the strong bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and Singapore, Temasek Foundation recently donated 100 test kits (equivalent to 20,000 tests), 12 MGIEasy DNA/RNA kits (equivalent to 20,736 preps) and 90,805 PPEs comprised of goggles, gloves, facial shields, masks, surgical gowns, caps, and shoe covers in support of […]

PH Embassy Singapore Repatriates 373 Filipinos

Posted on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 

14 July 2020 – A total of 373 Filipinos stranded in Singapore were successfully repatriated to the Philippines through special flight PR 8508 coordinated by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. The flight departed Singapore on 14 July 2020 at 2:30 […]

ISEAS hosts 2nd Seminar under Philippines Project: Building Back Better from PH’s Pandemic Recovery

Posted on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 

30 June 2020 – Under its Philippines Project, ISEAS successfully hosted its second seminar through online platform last 17 June entitled “Building Back Better: Philippines’ Pandemic Recovery.” Moderated by Dr. Malcolm Cook, Coordinator of the ISEAS Philippines Project, the webinar featured Dr. Ronald U. Mendoza as speaker, Dean of the Ateneo School of Government Dr. […]

Temasek Foundation Donates 100 Oxygen Concentrators for PH’s COVID-19 Response

Posted on Friday, 26 June 2020 

26 June 2020 – After donating 200 units of COVID-19 diagnostic kits (equivalent to 40,000 tests) and 2 ventilators last March, Temasek Foundation donated this time 100 oxygen concentrators to various local government hospitals in the Philippines. Forty (40) of the oxygen concentrators were given to the Department of Health while 20 each were given […]

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