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Facebook Supports PH’s Public and Economic Diplomacy Thrusts

Posted on Thursday, 20 April 2017 

20 April 2017 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales, visited the headquarters of Facebook on 18 April 2017 where the two sides discussed various areas of cooperation, as well as touch base with the Filipino employees in the company. Messrs. Alvin Tan (Head of Public Policy, Southeast Asia), Roy […]

Senate President Koko Pimentel meets Filcom leaders in Singapore

Posted on Friday, 7 April 2017 

The President of the Philippine Senate Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday, 05 April 2017, met with leaders and representatives of the Filipino community in Singapore in a networking dinner hosted in his honour by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales at the Philippine official residence. Senate President Pimentel and his delegation are stopping by Singapore on […]

Makati City Executives visit the Philippine Embassy in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 

Members of the Makati City Peace and Order Council led by Vice Mayor Monique Yazmin Maria “Nik” Quirino Lagdameo visited the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. The officials participated in a study visit under an program organized by the School of Executive Education of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). In the […]

Philippine Ambassador graces Indonesian SDG Event

Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 

On Saturday, 01 April 2017, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales joined his colleagues in the diplomatic corps of Singapore at a cultural event organized by the Indonesian Embassy at the Changi International Airport. Dubbed “Discover Indonesia Exhibition”, the event was not only meant to promote destinations in Indonesia but to raise public awareness […]

AIMS Learning International opens new school

Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 

Officials of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies in Singapore headed by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales joined representatives of the Filipino community and other well-wishers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new school of AIMS Learning International at MAPEX Building, Jalan Peminpin, on Sunday, 2 April 2017. AIMS Learning International is one of […]

Chancellor of James Cook University visits Philippine Embassy in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 

The Chancellor of James Cook University, Mr. Bill Tweddell, visited the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Friday, 31 March 2017. Mr. Tweddell, who incidentally is a former Ambassador of Australia to the Philippines was warmly received by Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales. While at the Embassy, Mr. Tweddell mentioned how he enjoyed his […]

PEZA Executives Complete Temasek Foundation International Leaders in Economic Development Programme

Posted on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 

29 March 2017 – Two representatives from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), namely Deputy Director General for Operations Mary Harriet O. Abordo (top photo) and Group Manager for the Policy and Planning Group Ma. Veronica F. Magsino, received their certificate of completion on 28 March 2017 from Mr. Benedict Cheong, Chief Executive of Temasek […]

Philippine Ambassador participates in OSIM Sundown Marathon 2017 in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales took part in the 10th edition of the OSIM Sundown Marathon in Singapore on Saturday, 25 March 2017. This year’s marathon, which drew some 27,000 runners, consisted of the 10km, 21.1km and 42.195km competitive categories, as well as a Sundown 5km Earth Hour Run that took place as […]

Skills Training Program provider invites Philippine Embassy officials to product presentation

Posted on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 

Officials of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Sunday, 26 March 2017, witnessed the final product presentation of Filipino baking students of Master’s Training International (MTI) at the Orchard Plaza, Singapore. First Secretary and Consul Mersole J. Mellejor and Acting Labour Attaché Ramon Lamberto Pastrana joined Commercial Counsellor Glenn G. Peñaranda at the event at […]

Philippine Embassy graces Iglesia ni Cristo event in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales graced the Worldwide Evangelical Mission organized by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) at the Concorde Hotel, Singapore, on Sunday, 26 March 2017. Ambassador Morales was joined by First Secretary and Consul Mersole J. Mellejor and Acting Labor Attaché Ramon Lamberto Pastrana. The event, attended by INC members from […]

Filipino boxer defends crown at WBC Silver Championship in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 27 March 2017 

Filipino boxer Jeson “Dynamite Fists” Umbal defended his ABF super bantamweight title against Tanzanian pugilist Fadhili Majiha in a 10-round bout Singapore on Saturday, 25 March 2017. The match was one of the undercards of the WBC-sanctioned “Battle of Champions: Road to Glory” at the Singapore OCBC Arena. Fighting in front of a pre-dominantly pro-Filipino […]

PHILHEALTH officials conduct briefings for OFWs in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 27 March 2017 

Officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHILHEALTH) headed by Mr. Johnny Sychua, Officer-In-Charge, Office of the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, visited Singapore on 24 – 27 March 2017 to conduct briefings for overseas Filipino workers. On Saturday, 25 March 2017, Mr. Sychua made a presentation on PHILHEALTH membership, contributions and benefits during […]

Second Filipino Community Leaders Meeting held in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 27 March 2017 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales on Saturday, 25 March 2017, presided the second Filipino Community (Filcom) leaders meeting for the year at the Philippine Embassy along Nassim Road. During the meeting, Ambassador Morales conveyed his thanks to the community for their support to the Embassy as he expressed his hope for an even […]

Officials of Taman Bacaan presents book on anti-terrorism to the Philippine Embassy in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 23 March 2017 

On Wednesday, 22 March 2017, official of Taman Bacaan, headed by its president, Dato Abdul Halim bin Kader, paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales and other officials of the Philippine Embassy at the Philippine chancery along Nassim Road. During the call, Dato Halim presented to Ambassador Morales a copy […]

High Commissioner of India calls on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 23 March 2017 

The new High Commissioner of India to Singapore, His Excellency Jawed Ashraf, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Antonio A. Morales on Tuesday, 21 March 2017, at the Philippine chancery along Nassim Road. High Commissioner Ashraf presented his credentials to President Tony Tan Keng Yam on 23 November 2016. During the call, Ambassador Morales and […]

E-commerce in PH at nascent stage but still shows promise

Posted on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 

21 March 2017 – Two (2) young economists from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) presented their country study on the Philippines during the Symposium on E-commerce, ASEAN Economic Integration, and Competition Policy and Law last 16 March at ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. Policy Research Officer, Mr. Shanty Aubren T. Prado, and Senior Technical […]

Filinvest to Open Office in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 

20 March 2017 – Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. (2nd from right) received on 14 March 2017 at the chancery a two-man delegation from Filinvest, headed by Mr. David T. David II (leftmost). Mr. David reported to the Embassy that Filinvest will be opening an office soon in Singapore. This Singapore office will […]

Skills Training Provider in SG to award scholarships to OFWs

Posted on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 

20 March 2017 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales received a delegation from AIMS Learning International, led by Ms. Shirley Arcenal Abaja, President/CEO and Head of Academics, on 17 March 2017 at the chancery. During the call, Ms. Abaja said that AIMS Learning International will be providing scholarship grants to deserving OFWs in […]

ADVISORY TO FILIPINO NATIONALS IN SINGAPORE

Posted on Monday, 20 March 2017 

PROLIFERATION OF FAKE NEWS ADVISORY TO FILIPINO NATIONALS IN SINGAPORE The Philippine Embassy would like to inform the Filipino Community that it received numerous reports on death of Filipino nationals in Singapore which later turned out to be fake news. The said unverified information usually goes viral on various social media platforms, and spread intentionally […]

Philippine Embassy Officials join SICC Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, 7 March 2017 

The Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales and PHL Commercial Counsellor Glenn G. Peñaranda were invited to the meeting of the ASEAN Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) on 6 March 2017 at the SICC Members’ Room. During the meeting, Ambassador Morales conducted a briefing on the priorities of the Philippine […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore holds activities in observance of “Buwan ng Sining”

Posted on Thursday, 2 March 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore undertook some activities to mark the “Buwan ng Sining” in February 2017. A banner announcing the month-long observance was displayed near the entrance of the Philippine chancery along Nassim Road to raise public awareness. On 25 February 2017, the Cultural/Community Relations Section of the Philippine Embassy organized a guided familiarization […]

Representatives of Pagdiriwang 2017 Committee join lunch with Philippine Embassy Officials

Posted on Thursday, 2 March 2017 

On 28 February 2017, representatives of the newly-organized committee that will manage the Pagdiriwang 2017, the event of the Filipino community in Singapore, which will form part of activities to commemorate the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence in June 2017 gathered for lunch hosted by Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales […]

Representatives of ASKI pay courtesy call on Philippine Embassy Officials

Posted on Thursday, 2 March 2017 

Officials of the Alay Sa Kaunlaran. Inc. (ASKI) led by its President Mr. Rolando Victoria paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales and other Embassy officials at the Philippine Chancery at Nassim Road on Monday, 27 February 2017. Ambassador Morales thanked Mr. Victoria and his team in ASKI Singapore for […]

Philippine Madrigal Singers impress concertgoers at Esplanade Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 

27 February 2017.  Philippine Embassy officials headed by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales showed support for the Philippine Madrigal Singers during its concert on 26 February 2017 at the Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore.  The Embassy officials joined the concertgoers, who filled the whole concert hall, in enjoying an afternoon of choral music sung acappella. Impressing the […]

Officials of the Philippine Embassy Singapore grace premiere of “Isang Araw: Ikatlong Yugto”

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales on Sunday, 26 February 2017, led officials of the Philippine Embassy Singapore during the premiere of the movie, “Isang Araw: Ikatlong Yugto”, at the Capitol Theatre at Stamford Road, Singapore. The movie, written and directed by Mr. Daniel Razon, who also plays the main character, is a story […]

Candidates from the Filipino Community compete in Beauty Pageants cum Fashion Shows in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 

Contestants from the Filipino community in Singapore participated in two (2) beauty pageants held in Singapore on Sunday, 26 February 2017. The 2017 Search for Ms. United Cordillera Chapter Singapore (UCCS) was organized by the Rambak Cordillera Group at the Toa Payoh Pavilion. It pitted candidates from the seven (7) provinces comprising the Cordillera Region. […]

FOWS elects new set of officers

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 

ASEAN Heads of Mission bid farewell to Cambodian colleague

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 

On Sunday, 26 February 2017, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales organized a farewell lunch in honour of His Excellency Ambassador Chet Naren of Cambodia and his spouse at The Carousel, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore. In attendance were the High Commissioner of Brunei Darrusalam and spouse, Ambassador of Vietnam and spouse, the Ambassador […]

PH featured as travel destination at the Aviation Festival Asia

Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017 

23 February 2017 – The Department of Tourism (DOT) showcased the Philippines at the recently held Aviation Festival Asia last 21-22 February at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. According to Dr. Erwin F. Balane, Head of DOT’s Route Development Team, “The Philippines is the only travel destination featured in this event.” DOT was […]

Yellow Cab Pizza Officially Launched in SG

Posted on Thursday, 23 February 2017 

22 February 2017 – Filipino fast-food chain, Yellow Cab Pizza, was officially launched in Singapore on 21 February 2017 at its sole outlet at 1 Raffles Link, CitiLink Mall, with Philippine Ambassador Antonio A. Morales as Guest of Honor. In her welcome remarks, Ms. Tiara Chopra, Director of Yellow Cab Pizza in SG, acknowledged the […]

Media Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2017

Posted on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 

Media Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2017 Per information from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2017 are now open. These awards were conceived in 2011 by CFO and the Inter-agency Committee for the December Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day […]

2017 Sessions of Leadership and Social Enterpreneurship (LSE) Program open in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 

The LSE Consortium on Migration and Development and the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) launched the opening sessions of the Batch 47  and Batch 52 of the Leadership and Social Enterpreneurship (LSE) Program at the AIA Centre on 18 February 2017 and at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre on 19 February 2017, respectively. Philippine Ambassador to […]

Post-arrival Orientation Seminar held at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore through the Philippine Overseas Labour Office organized the first Post-arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for the year 2017 on Sunday, 19 February 2017, at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre in Pasir Panjang. Participants in the seminar were newly-arrived household service workers (HSWs) Ambassador Antonio A. Morales led officials of the Philippine Embassy […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore participates in Friendly Golf Tournament

Posted on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore sent its representatives to the friendly golf tournament organized by the Malaysian High Commission in Singapore at the newly-opened The Els Club in Desaru, Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia, on 15 February 2017. First Secretary and Consul Mersole J. Mellejor and Defense and Armed Forces Attaché Col Aderito Navata teed off […]

PH Embassy in SG Reiterates Demonetization of Old Banknote Series

Posted on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 

20 February 2017 – It has come to the attention of the Philippine Embassy that unscrupulous money changers in Singapore have been issuing demonetized (i.e., no more monetary value) banknotes of the Philippine Peso currency to unsuspecting clients. The public, including Singaporeans and expatriates planning to visit the Philippines, are therefore strongly advised to refer […]

PH and Bangladesh Envoys to SG Discuss Migration and ASEAN

Posted on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 

As both the Philippines and Bangladesh are labor-sending countries to Singapore, the two envoys agreed on the prioritization of the issue of migration in their respective foreign policies. There are an estimated 180,000 Filipinos and 350,000 Bangladeshis in Singapore. Ambassador Morales also took the opportunity to apprise his Bangladeshi counterpart on the Philippine Chairmanship of […]

Filipino Lawyers in SG gather at the Philippine Official Residence

Posted on Monday, 13 February 2017 

10 February 2017 – More than 50 Filipino lawyers based in Singapore were hosted to a dinner by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales, along with officials of the Philippine Embassy, at the Philippine official residence in Singapore on 09 February 2017.  The occasion provided an opportunity for the lawyers to network with their colleagues and exchange […]

Congressional Delegation Visits SG to Study its Energy and Waste Management Systems

Posted on Sunday, 12 February 2017 

After the briefing and tour of the Tuas South Incineration Plant (TSIP). From left to right: (Sitting) Rep. Rodel M. Batocabe, Rep. Carlos O. Cojuangco, Rep. Carlito S. Marquez, Rep. Estrellita B. Suansing, Rep. Horacio P. Suansing, Jr., and Mr. Ong Soo San (TSIP Director of Waste & Resource Management); (Standing) A representatives of the […]

PHL Secretary of National Defense Visits Philippine Embassy in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 

The PHL Secretary of National Defense Major General (Ret) Delfin Lorenzana visited the official residence of the PHL Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales on 24 January 2017. Ambassador Morales hosted dinner for Secretary Lorenzana who is in Singapore at the invitation of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) to deliver a special address […]

Sinulog returns to Singapore for the third time at Singapore’s Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Church

Posted on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 

The “Sinulog”, one of the Philippines’ most colourful religious celebrations held on the occasion of the feast of Señor Sto. Niño, came back to Singapore at the Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Church (OLPS). Now on its third consecutive year, the Sinulog returned in an even bigger way with the original statue of the child […]

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