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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. […]

Singapore PE Joins the 2018 Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Liaison Night

Posted on Thursday, 22 March 2018 

Singapore PE Celebrates Women’s Month with Rizal

Posted on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 

In celebration of the International Women’s Month, the Philippine Embassy organized a lecture for the members of the Filipino Community in Singapore on “The Women in Rizal’s Life and How They Shaped a National Hero” which was held on 17 March 2018 at the Bayanihan Center’s Sentro Rizal. Dr. Ambeth Ocampo, renowned Filipino historian, academic, […]

Philippines participates in The Chingay@Heartland 2018 Celebration

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

The Philippines was one of the participating ASEAN countries in the Chingay @Heartland 2018 celebration, with a cultural performance and  a booth at the bazaar featuring Philippine products. The Higaunon Tribe Cultural Dance, a Filipino Community dance group, performed a Higaunon Tribal Dance, an ethnic dance from the northern and central regions of Mindanao best […]

Election of the 2018 Philippine Independence Day Committee officers

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

Oathtaking of The Ateneo Alumni Association of the Leadership And Social Entrepreneurship-Singapore Chapter (AAALSE-SG) Officers

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 

On 2 March 2018, Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap led the oathtaking of the officers of Ateneo Alumni Association of the Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship-Singapore Chapter (AAALSE-SG) at the Philippine Embassy. This   AAALSE-SG is the pioneering Ateneo-LSE Alumni Association whose term shall run from year 2018 to 2019.

PH Start-up on Energy and Artificial Intelligence Positions Itself as Tech Company in Southeast Asia

Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018 

13 March 2018 – Ms. Nina Marie Hernandez, Founder and Managing Director of Iraya Energies Pte Ltd, a geoscience start-up that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to understand the earth, called on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap last 08 March to introduce her company. Started a year ago, Iraya Energies specializes in the […]

PH Designed Furniture Showcased at the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) 2018

Posted on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 

13 March 2018 – Five (5) exhibitors from the Philippines were featured at the International Furniture Fair Singapore that ran from 8 to 11 March 2018 at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exhibitors were A. Garcia Crafts (Sto Tomas, Pampanga), Aerostone, Inc. (Imus, Cavite), Diretso (San Fernando, Pampanga), Triboa Bay Living by […]

DTI Secretary Lopez: ASEAN is the Fastest Growing Region in the World, Exceeds Expectations

Posted on Monday, 12 March 2018 

09 March 2018 – Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon M. Lopez, joined his other ASEAN counterparts in a Ministerial Panel during the ASEAN-EU Business Summit held last 02 March at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Secretary Lopez was joined by the Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak, while the […]

DTI Secretary Attends the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers Retreat and Other Related Meetings

Posted on Thursday, 8 March 2018 

5 March 2018 – Secretary Ramon M. Lopez of the Department of Trade and Industry was in Singapore to attend the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers Retreat (AEMR), the 16th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)- European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Consultations and the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting on 28 February – 3 […]

PH is no. 1 ‘best country to invest in” – US News report

Posted on Tuesday, 6 March 2018 

The Philippines was cited as the No. 1 ‘best country to invest in’, according to a 2018 survey “Best Countries” conducted by the U.S. News in partnership with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Y&R’s BAV group. The survey was based on scores given by 6,000 business decision makers from 80 countries, […]

Post Arrival Orientation Seminar for Filipino Domestic Workers in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 1 March 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Philippine Overseas Labour Office conducted the first of the series of Post Arrival Orientation Seminars (PAOS) lined up for 2018 last Sunday, February 25 at the Embassy Chancery. The seminar benefitted 280 Filipino domestic workers who were provided with information that would help them achieve a pleasant living […]

Singapore PE conducts Training on Countering Human Smuggling and the Palermo Protocols to Embassy Personnel

Posted on Monday, 26 February 2018 

As a part of its thrust to equip personnel with working knowledge on Assistance-to-Nationals issues and also its Gender and Development (GAD) program, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore held a training on Countering Human Smuggling and the Palermo Protocols to its personnel on 23 February 2018. Ms. Mary Judith V. Reyes of INTERPOL served as […]

Heneral Luna Holds its Singapore Premiere

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore together with the National Gallery Singapore organized the Singapore premiere of the award-winning and blockbuster hit Heneral Luna at The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium on 18 February 2018. The film, which is a fictionalised account of the Philippine-American war from the perspective of General Antonio Luna, was reportedly partly inspired […]

Century of Light showcase

Posted on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 

The National Gallery Singapore is pleased to announce that there will be free admission for all Filipinos in Singapore to visit the special exhibition ‘Century of Light’ this weekend on 16, 17 and 18 February 2018. Filipinos are also entitled to a 20% discount to see the ‘Century of Light’ showcase capped at 1000 tickets from now […]

Mayor Lani Cayetano Participates in the Spouses’ Program of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 

Mayor Lani Cayetano accompanied her spouse, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano, during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat on 4-6 February 2018 and participated in the Spouses’ Program on 6 February 2018. Together with the spouses of the other ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the ASEAN Secretary-General, Mayor Cayetano joined in the tour of the […]

Townhall Meeting Between Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore organized a townhall meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and the Filipino Community Leaders in Singapore at the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (ASEAN-FMR) on 4 February 2018. The meeting was held at the newly-renovated and air-conditioned Consular Section of the Embassy Chancery. Ambassador Joseph […]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat – 6 Feb 2018

Posted on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 

Philippine Delegation Attend the 7th ASLOM Working Group on a Model ASEAN Extradition Treaty

Posted on Monday, 5 February 2018 

Delegates from the DFA-Office of Legal Affairs and Department of Justice (DOJ) were in Singapore to attend the 7th ASEAN Senior Law Officials Meeting (ASLOM) Working Group on a Model ASEAN Extradition Treaty on 30 January-1 February 2018 at Hotel Jen Tanglin. The Treaty hopes to contribute to ASEAN’s overall goal of putting in place […]

106 Filipinos Graduate from The Master’s Training International

Posted on Friday, 2 February 2018 

On 28 January 2018, The Master’s Training International, a skills development institute based in Singapore, held its 8th Commencement Exercises at Concorde Hotel. Third Secretary and Vice Consul Laarni Zorayda Gandarosa represented the Philippine Embassy in the said graduation. In her opening remarks, Vice Consul Gandarosa congratulated the graduates for their persistence and dedication to […]

Philippine Embassy Participates in the Feast Day of Sto. Niño and the Sinulog Festival in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 1 February 2018 

The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap, Madame Josephine Gotianun Yap and the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy and POLO, joined the celebration of the Feast Day of Sto. Niño and the Sinulog Festival on 28 January 2018 at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour-Singapore. A mass officiated […]

GENERAL LUNA by Jerrold Tarog

Posted on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/general-luna-by-jerrold-tarog-tickets-42266974659 Programme Details: Sun 18 Feb | 4–6.30pm | City Hall Wing, Level B1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium Please note that doors will open at 3.45pm. For visitors without a confirmation email or invitation, admission will begin 5 minutes before the screening on a first come, first served basis as seats become […]

New PH Ambassador to Singapore Presents His Credentials to SG President

Posted on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 

26 January 2018 – His Excellency Joseph Del Mar Yap, the new Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, presented his credentials to Singaporean President, Her Excellency Mdm. Halimah Yacob, yesterday at the Istana, the Official Residence and Office of the President. Ambassador Yap was accompanied during the ceremony by his wife, Madame Josephine Gotianun Yap, Consul General […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore Spearheads this year’s first Filipino Community Meeting and IBP-Davao City’s Legal Aid Mission

Posted on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap led this year’s first Filipino Community (FilCom) Leaders’ meeting popularly known as Kapihan sa Embassy, at the Philippine Embassy premises on 21 January 2018. Around two hundred forty (240) representatives from various FilCom organizations in Singapore were in attendance. During the meeting, Consul General Victorio Mario M. […]

Filipino Artists Showcased at ART STAGE Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 

26 January 2018 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore attended the VIP Preview of the ART STAGE Singapore last 25 January at the Marina Bay Sands. ART STAGE Singapore, which runs from 26 to 28 January 2018, is the flagship show of the Southeast Asian art world and the anchor event of Singapore Art Week. […]

PH Culture and SMEs Featured at Launching of SG’s ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 

15 January 2018 – Led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore successfully launched its 2018 ASEAN Chairmanship during the opening ceremony of Experience ASEAN festival held at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park last 12 January. During the three-day event (which was held until 14 January 2018), three Filipino-owned SMEs showcased their products during the bazaar […]

Philippine Embassy Promotes the Century of Light Exhibit

Posted on Friday, 12 January 2018 

Upon the invitation of the National Gallery Singapore, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, Joseph Del Mar Yap, together with the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy visited the Century of Light exhibit at the National Gallery on 10 January 2018. Century of Light, which demonstrates painting styles and art movements that developed in 19th century […]

New Philippine Envoy to Singapore Assumes Post

Posted on Thursday, 11 January 2018 

New Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap arrived at Post on 5 January 2018 to formally assume his duty. He was accompanied by his wife, Madame Josephine Gotianun Yap. Immediately after their arrival, Ambassador and Madame Yap joined the officers, staff of the Embassy and the attached agencies for the flag retreat ceremony. […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore Celebrates Rizal Day

Posted on Friday, 5 January 2018 

In commemoration of the 121st anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal’s 1896 execution at Bagumbayan, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore held a simple ceremony on 29 December 2017 at the Embassy Chancery Ground. Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. delivered the opening remarks and a message on the life and works of Dr. Jose Rizal. […]

Advisory to Filipinos on Illegal Recruitment for deployment to Russia

Posted on Thursday, 28 December 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore would like to inform all Filipinos about the increasing number of illegal recruitment cases of Filipinos deployed to Russia to work as household service workers. Most of the Filipinos who paid huge fees to the illegal recruiters were from Singapore, Hong Kong and Middle Eastern countries. The Philippine Embassy in Moscow […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore Participates in the Festive Filipino Celebration of Simbang Gabi 2017

Posted on Friday, 22 December 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore headed by Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. participated in the yearly celebration of Simbang Gabi in Singapore, organized by the Filipino Parish Communities in Singapore. The Simbang Gabi is a devotional nine-day series of Masses practiced by Roman Catholics in the Philippines prior to Christmas Day. The first of the […]

Philippine Embassy Graces the 92nd Founding Anniversary and Induction of Officers of APO Alumni Association Singapore

Posted on Friday, 22 December 2017 

Third Secretary and Vice-Consul Laarni Zorayda S. Gandarosa and Assistant Labor Attache Macy Monique Maglanque represented the Philippine Embassy in the 92nd Founding Anniversary and Officers Induction Ball of the Alpha Phi Omega Alumni Association Singapore 189 at the Village Hotel Bugis on 16 December 2017. In her opening remarks, Ms. Gandarosa cited that the […]

Philippine Embassy Officials Attend the 2017 Aidha Photography Exhibition

Posted on Friday, 22 December 2017 

Philippine Embassy officials led by Third Secretary and Vice-Consul Laarni Zorayda S. Gandarosa attended the opening of “Unspoken Life”, a photography exhibition at the Intersections Gallery of a Singapore-based NGO, Aidha.  The exhibit was organized for and participated in by foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in Singapore. A number of Filipina FDWs participated in the exhibit. […]

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