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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 […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore launches Philippine 2017 Chairmanship of ASEAN with Filcom during first Meeting of the Year

Posted on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Saturday, 21 January 2017, conducted a symbolic launching of the Philippine 2017 chairmanship of ASEAN during the first Filipino Community (Filcom) leaders meeting at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre. The event was highlighted by a showing of the official video of the Philippine chairmanship. Ambassador Morales called on Filcom leaders […]

PH Ambassador to SG hosts DOT Secretary

Posted on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 

23 January 2017 – Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo and her delegation were treated to a Filipino-style dinner at the Official Residence hosted by Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales last 20 January. Ambassador Morales, together with the officers of the Philippine Embassy, warmly welcomed the Secretary and her delegation upon […]

“Renaissance Revisit” opens at Di Legno Gallery Singapore

Posted on Monday, 23 January 2017 

Officials of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore graced the opening of the art exhibit, “Renaissance Revisit”, at the Di Legno Gallery, Singapore, on 17 January 2017. The opening of the exhibit coincided with the Singapore Art Week 2017. It features the works of The Alarcon Brothers – known collectively as LEAD, which provides various interpretations […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore receives delegation from Life College, Inc.

Posted on Monday, 23 January 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore on 17 January 2017 opened its doors to a group of students from Life College, Inc., Palawan. The group visited the Embassy as part of their International Education Tour that also covered other countries in Southeast Asia. The visit was endorsed by the Mindanao Development Authority through the Department of […]

Philippines Night showcase Filipino party atmosphere at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2017

Posted on Monday, 23 January 2017 

20 January 2017 – Guests were treated to a Filipino party atmosphere at the Philippines Night held at Shangri-la Hotel on 19 January 2017 at the sidelines of the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2017. Co-hosted by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), guests and prospective clients were treated to a musical […]

Ambassador Antonio Morales briefs EU Heads of Mission in Singapore on PHL 2017 ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 

PHL Embassy Officials grace HOME Academy 12th Graduation Ceremony

Posted on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 

16 January 2017. Officials of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore headed by Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales attended the 12th Graduation Ceremony of HOME Academy Skills Training Program at the United World College-East in the Tampines area in Singapore. On 8 January, Welfare Officer Rosanna Siray represented the Embassy in the distribution of […]

Filipinos in SG Encouraged to Explore Franchising as Investment

Posted on Monday, 16 January 2017 

16 January 2016 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales encouraged Filipinos in Singapore to take advantage of the upbeat economic environment and thriving businesses in the Philippines by investing their earnings in the country. The Ambassador said this during his welcome remarks at the Smart World Negosyo Caravan held last 14 January at […]

Philippine Participant in Singapore Army Command and Staff Course calls on Philippine Embassy Officials

Posted on Thursday, 12 January 2017 

The participant from the Philippine Army in the 48th Command and Staff Course (Army) implemented by the Singapore Armed Forces Lt Col John P Andrada paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales and other officials of the Philippine Embassy at the chancery on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Lt Col Andrada, […]

Philippine Embassy participates in International Conference on the Legal Dimension of the South China Sea Award

Posted on Monday, 9 January 2017 

Officials of the Philippine in Singapore led by Minister and Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba Jr., acting in his capacity as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., joined Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Antonio Carpio and other Philippine officials to participate in the international conference on “The South China Sea Award: […]

Philippine Embassy leads observance of 120th Rizal Day in Singapore

Posted on Sunday, 1 January 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore commemorated Rizal Day 2016 with a simple ceremony at the Philippine Chancery. The program started with the playing of the Philippine National Anthem followed by a brief message of Minister and Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba Jr., in his capacity as Chargé d’Affaires (CDA), ad interim. Minister and Consul […]

“Simbang Gabi” 2016 in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 

As part of the observance of the festive December season this year, officials and personnel of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore and its attached agencies participated in the 2016 “Simbang Gabi” in a number of churches across Singapore. The Simbang Gabi, celebrated mostly by Filipino priests in churches such as Saint Anne’s Church, Church of […]

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Notice to the Public

Posted on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 

This is to advise the general public that as part of the continuing efforts of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to keep its regulations attuned to the needs of the Philippines’ growing economy including providing greater flexibility to travellers to and from the country, the Monetary Board has approved the issuance of Circular No. […]

SG to host media training for PCOO

Posted on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 

19 December 2016 – At the sidelines of the State Visit to Singapore of President Rodrigo R. Duterte last 15-16 December, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar made a courtesy call on his Singaporean counterpart, Minister of Communications and Information, Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, on 15 December 2016. During the meeting, […]

President Duterte reaffirms strong PHL-SG relations during his State Visit to Singapore

Posted on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 

President Rodrigo Duterte was in Singapore on 15-16 December 2016, to undertake a State Visit at the invitation of Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam.  Accompanying the President on his first visit to Singapore were key members of his cabinet and other officials of the Philippine government.  The State Visit of President Duterte was significant […]

PAL Launches SG-Cebu Flights

Posted on Monday, 19 December 2016 

14 December 2016 – The Philippines’ flag-carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL), launched yesterday at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel its four (4) times weekly Singapore-Cebu flights. The maiden flight is scheduled to take off from Singapore on 17 December 2016. PH Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales congratulated PAL on its latest offering as it […]

PH Embassy in SG conducts briefing for De La Salle Lipa Students

Posted on Monday, 19 December 2016 

14 December 2016 – It was a full house at the Official Residence of the Philippine Ambassador to Singapore as more than 100 students of De La Salle Lipa’s College of Business, Economics, Accountancy and Management attended a briefing by the PH Embassy on 08 December 2016. Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba Jr. formally […]

Filipino Artist debuts solo ceramic exhibition in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 8 December 2016 

07 December 2016 – Pablo K. Capati III, a Filipino ceramic artist, debuted his solo ceramic exhibition entitled “Interplay” at the One East Asia Gallery last 06 December. The exhibit will run until 30 December 2016. Mr. Capati’s method of wood-firing pots and sculptures uses an anagama or ‘cave’ kiln. This technique is a reflection […]

Egyptian Ambassador Calls on PH Ambassador to SG, says these are interesting times for Asia

Posted on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 

06 December 2016 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales received today his Egyptian counterpart, Ambassador Mohamed Ahmed Fathi Abulkheir, at the embassy chancery. Ambassador Morales welcomed Ambassador Abulkheir as he takes on the challenge of being posted for the first time in this region. Both sides took the opportunity to update each other […]

Paskong Pinoy 2016 for the Filipino community Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 

The Filipino community in Singapore had an early Christmas gathering at the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) on Friday, 02 December 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales, together with officials and personnel of the Philippine Embassy and the attached agencies, hosted the annual gathering before some of the […]

Filipino Culture showcased at the 2016 ASEAN Gala Night in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 28 November 2016 

On 23 November 2016, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore featured samples of Filipino cuisine and music at the 2016 ASEAN Gala Night held at the Shangri-la Hotel in Singapore. The Laotian Embassy spearheaded this year’s annual cultural event coinciding with Lao’s chairmanship of ASEAN. As is traditionally done, ASEAN missions put up booths to show […]

PH Ambassador Receives UAE Counterpart in Singapore

Posted on Friday, 25 November 2016 

24 November 2016 – The UAE Ambassador to Singapore, Dr. Mohamed Omar A. Balfaqeeh, made a courtesy call on Ambassador Antonio A. Morales last 23 November at the embassy chancery. “The Philippines is among the important countries to UAE,” Ambassador Balfaqeeh said as he stated his reason for the courtesy call. Ambassador Morales welcomed his […]

Avida Land Promotes PH Real Estate in Singapore

Posted on Friday, 25 November 2016 

24 November 2016 – Representatives of Avida Land made a courtesy call on PH Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales last 23 November as they promote Philippine real estate at the Philippine Property Expo on 26-27 November 2016 t be held at the Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Center from 1 to 9 PM. Avida […]

Philippine DFA Undersecretary for Policy discusses his country’s 2017 Chairmanship of ASEAN at ISEAS-YII

Posted on Friday, 25 November 2016 

DFA Undersecretary for Policy Enrique A. Manalo, upon the invitation of the Singapore Institute of Southeast Asian Studies – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS-YII), delivered a lecture on the Philippines’ 2017 chairmanship of ASEAN on Wednesday, 23 November 2016. The event was co-organized by the ASEAN Studies Centre of ISEAS-YII and the Philippine Embassy in Singapore […]

Joint TWC2-FFN Training Programme Graduates latest batch of Trainees

Posted on Monday, 21 November 2016 

The Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) on Sunday, 20 November 2016, held a graduation ceremony for 71 trainees who successfully completed the Skills Training Programme (STP) that it is jointly implementing with the Filipino Family Network at the Banana Leaf Apollo at Race Course Road, Singapore. Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales was on […]

POLO Singapore conducts Livelihood Seminar for OFWs

Posted on Monday, 21 November 2016 

The Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Sunday, 20 November 2016, conducted a Pig and Chicken Farming Seminar at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre at Pasir Panjang Singapore. The seminar is part of a series that POLO is spearheading as part of its work programme for OFWs. The seminar was […]

PHL officials gather at Official Residence in Singapore

Posted on Friday, 18 November 2016 

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales on Wednesday, 16 November 2016, hosted a dinner for guests from PHL who are on official travel to Singapore at the Philippine residence at Victoria Park Road. The group included officials from the Office of the Solicitor General headed by Assistant Solicitor General Bernard Hernandez; POEA Deputy Administrator […]

Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani delivers lecture at the Singapore Management University

Posted on Thursday, 17 November 2016 

On Tuesday, 4 November 2016, former Philippine Senator Dr.  Leticia Ramos-Shahani delivered the 2nd Annual Ikeda Peace and Harmony Lecture on “RE-THINKING ASEAN: The Problems and Prospects for Regional Peace”, at the Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, Singapore Management University (SMU) at the invitation of Dr. Kirpal Singh, Director of SMU’s Wee Kim Wee Centre. Officials of the Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Antonio […]

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