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SECOND PHILIPPINE FILM FESTIVAL IN SINGAPORE A SUCCESS AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Posted on Friday, 26 November 2021 

26 November 2021, Singapore — The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), successfully concluded its Second Philippine Film Festival from 19 to 21 November 2021 at The Projector, Golden Mile Tower, along Beach Road in Singapore. The filmfest featured two well acclaimed Filipino movies: Quezon’s Game, […]

PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE LAUNCHES 18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (VAW)

Posted on Thursday, 25 November 2021 

25 November 2021, Singapore – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore joins the departments and agencies of the Philippine Government in the observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women which runs from today, 25 November, to 12 December 2021. This year’s focus is the Safe Spaces Act (SSA or Republic Act No. 11313) […]

PH AND SINGAPORE SIGN FINTECH COOPERATION AGREEMENT

Posted on Tuesday, 9 November 2021 

For media enquiries, please contact: Monetary Authority of Singapore Bridgitte Lee Deputy Director (Communications) Tel: 62299262 E-mail: Bridgitte_lee@mas.gov.sg Bangko Sentral ng PilipinasElisha G. Lirios Deputy Director (Communication Office)Tel: +63-53062602 E-mail: lirioseg@bsp.gov.ph

PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE WELCOMES PARTICIPANTS OF DAP-LKYSPP COURSE ON PUBLIC POLICY AND PUBLIC SECTOR LEADERSHIP

Posted on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 

27 October 2021, Singapore – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap graced and welcomed participants to the virtual opening ceremony of the  International Learning Course (ILC) on Public Policy and Public Sector Leadership on 25 October 2021. The weeklong online course, that runs from 25 to 29 October 2021, is a collaborative project […]

PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE INK MOU ON SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Posted on Tuesday, 26 October 2021 

SINGAPORE 26 October 2021 – The Philippines and Singapore signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific and Technological Cooperation through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) on 25 October 2021. The initial fields of cooperation that the parties have identified under the MOU are water and waste management, […]

PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE GRACES THE LAUNCH OF ATENEO ONLINE LEARNING COURSE

Posted on Wednesday, 20 October 2021 

18 October 2021 – Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap virtually delivered the Welcome Remarks for yesterday’s launch of the Ateneo Overseas Filipinos’ Leadership, Innovation, Financial Literacy & Social Entrepreneurship Program (Ateneo OF-LIFE) Batches 98 (Bangkok), 99 (Seoul), and 100 (Singapore),  together with Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Ma. Theresa B. Dizon De Vega, […]

PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CONCLUDES VOTER REGISTRATION, RECORDS OVER 27,000 REGISTRANTS

Posted on Monday, 18 October 2021 

15 October 2021, Singapore. The Philippine Embassy in Singapore concluded on 14 October 2021 its 22-month long overseas voter registration for the 2022 Philippine national elections. An estimated 27,000  Filipinos in the city state applied for registration, certification, transfer and reactivation of their voter’s record during the period, which ran from 16 December 2019 to […]

PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE WITNESSES THE RENEWAL OF MOU BETWEEN INFRASTRUCTURE ASIA AND THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES

Posted on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 

12 October 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap witnessed the renewal of the MOU between Infrastructure Asia (IA) of Singapore, represented by its Executive Director Seth Tan, and the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center of the Philippines, represented by Executive Director and Undersecretary Ferdinand Pecson, in a virtual ceremony on 11 […]

PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE RECEIVES PH TOURISM OFFICIALS, EXCHANGES VIEWS ON TOURISM INDUSTRY AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Posted on Thursday, 7 October 2021 

(7 October 2021, Singapore) Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap received, on 6 October 2021, officials of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) who are in Singapore to participate in the Joint Leadership Summit (JLS)  from 5 to 7 October 2021, a joint undertaking  of the Singapore Association for Convention & Exhibition Organisers […]

CNA 983 LIVE INTERVIEW OF PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE JOSEPH DEL MAR YAP

Posted on Thursday, 7 October 2021 

04 October 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap guested at CNA (Channel News Asia) 983 Money Mind, a radio show hosted by Chew Wui Lynn and Stanley Leong on 29 September 2021. Given the close bilateral, cultural, economic, and trade relations shared between the Philippines and Singapore, Ambassador Yap was invited […]

PH AMBASSADOR TO SG JOINS PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE 7TH RHT CHINA-ASEAN BUSINESS ALLIANCE (CABA) ASEAN SUMMIT

Posted on Friday, 1 October 2021 

28 September 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap joined the panel discussion at the 7th RHT China-ASEAN Business Alliance (CABA) ASEAN Summit 2021 with the theme “ASEAN in the new normal: Advancing towards a more sustainable and resilient future,” which was live-streamed on 17 September 2021. Aside from Ambassador Yap, […]

TEMASEK FOUNDATION DONATES 5,000 MULTI-PURPOSE CUBE TENTS TO THE PHILIPPINES

Posted on Monday, 27 September 2021 

23 September 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap and other Embassy officials, together with Singapore’s Temasek Foundation (TF) executives led by Temasek Foundation International Chief Executive Benedict Cheong, virtually witnessed the turnover ceremony of the latest TF donation to the Senate of the Philippines in support of the Philippines’ disaster relief […]

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 […]

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