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PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE GRACED THE 16TH AMBASSADOR’S CUP

Posted on Monday, 19 August 2019 

  28 July 2019 – The Filipino Bowlers Club, Singapore (FBCS) organized the 16th Ambassador’s Cup at the Super Bowl, Mt. Faber, bringing together teams from various Filipino organizations and companies in Singapore. Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap opened the tournament with a ceremonial roll-off. Ms. Josephine Isip, President of the Filipino Bowlers Club Singapore […]

Philippine Textile Embroidery Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 

Spend your morning with master weavers and embroiderers from The Philippines at The Makers Studio, where you get to learn local traditional weaving and embroidery techniques, using piña-seda fabrics, from the weavers of Balete, Aklan and embroiderers of Lumban, Laguna, Philippines. In partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Singapore, the […]

Philippine Textile Cultural Exchange

Posted on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 

Discover the artistry of Philippine textiles and learn about the famous pineapple silk, or piña-seda. In partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of The Philippines in Singapore, the National Museum of The Philippines and the Office of Representative Loren Legarda, TaFF presents to you Hibla ng Lahing Filipino (The Artistry of Philippine Textiles), a […]

OWWA and Facebook Launch Global Digital Literacy Program for OFWs in SG

Posted on Tuesday, 6 August 2019 

5 August 2019 – The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore in collaboration with Facebook successfully launched the Digital Tayo for OFWs in Singapore on 04 August 2019 at the chancery, with more than 200 Filipinos attending. Digital Tayo, a digital literacy and citizenship program, is a collaboration between the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration […]

The Life and Legacy of Mr. Rafael Salas

Posted on Monday, 5 August 2019 

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the Philippines and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), as well as the 91st birth anniversary of Mr. Rafael M. Salas on 07 August 2019, the Embassy shares this video on the life and legacy of Mr. Salas. Mr. Salas was the first Executive Director of […]

Philippine Embassy in Singapore holds Third Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 

The Philippine Embassy’s regular Filipino Community Leaders Meeting, the third for the year was held on 21 July 2019. The FilCom meeting presented the results of the Philippines’ 2019 National Election, Embassy events and activities implemented during the second quarter (April-June 2019), consular and personal security advisories for the community, and events planned for the […]

ADMU Lecturer Participated in the Workshop on Inequality and Exclusion in Southeast Asia

Posted on Monday, 29 July 2019 

Mr. Jerome Patrick Cruz of the Ateneo de Manila University – Department of Economics spoke on the persistent inequality in the Philippines during the Workshop on Inequality and Exclusion in Southeast Asia, held at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Yusok Ishak Institute on 25 July 2019. The event was co-organized by the Konrad […]

Diskubre Tour for Young Filipinos Open for Registration

Posted on Friday, 26 July 2019 

26 July 2019 — Young Filipinos with a sense of adventure and a wish to connect with their Filipino roots are invited to participate in the second Diskubre Tour from 03 to 13 January 2020 in the Bicol Region. Covering Manila and the provinces of Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Camarines Sur, this year’s Tour will […]

Narra Saplings Symbolize Enduring PH-SG Relations

Posted on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 

18 July 2019 – As part of the year-long celebration of the golden jubilee of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Singapore, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the National Parks Board of Singapore (NParks), organized a tree-planting event at the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Singapore on 17 July 2019. Five saplings of […]

Five Pinay HSWs in SG Write Own Cookbook

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 

08 July 2019 – Lita Patricio, Jomarcy Bebida, Rose Buenvenida, Carina Rebuya, and Jetky Marie Amores have one thing in common: they are all Filipino household service workers in Singapore and they are the authors of a bestseller cookbook, “Family Favorites.” Launched last 08 November where Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap attended, […]

Ms. Universe Singapore has Filipino Creative Consultant

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 

08 July 2019 – Mr. Jonas Antonio Gaffud is now the Creative Consultant for Miss Universe Singapore. He hopes to establish an effective synergy among the different Ms. Universe franchises in the region and serve as a platform to support worthy advocacies, including those in the Philippines. Ambassador Yap suggested that Mr. Gaffud build upon the […]

DTI Usec. Rafaelita Aldaba and Executives of Filipino Startup Enterprises Participated in the Panel Discussion at Innovfest Unbound 2019

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 

3 July 2019 – Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Rafaelita M. Aldaba and executives of Filipino startup enterprises spoke on the Philippine Startup Ecosystem during the Innovfest Unbound 2019, the annual event of Smart Nation Innovations. The conference was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore on 27-28 June 2019. The Filipino startup […]

Filipino Cuisine: The Next Big Thing in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 

02 July 2019 – Sentro Rizal Singapore of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Mandarin Orchard, Mama Sita’s, Philippine Airlines (PAL), and Arc Gin, successfully organized Fiesta Filipino, a showcase of Filipino cuisine that ran from 22 to 30 June 2019 at the Triple […]

Philippine National Bank Conducts Seminar on Unit Investment Trust Fund for Filipinos Working in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 1 July 2019 

1 July 2019- The Philippine Embassy in Singapore facilitated a talk on making a personal investment in Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs) organized by Philippine National Bank (PNB) Singapore. UITFs are investment products offered by commercial banks in the Philippines. The talk gave an introduction to investing in UITFs, which are directed to income earners […]

EMBASSY ADVISORY | On Investment Schemes

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 

The Philippine Embassy informs our kababayan in Singapore that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Manila has posted on its official website, www.sec.gov.ph, several advisories warning the public about several illegal investment-taking activities in light of the rampant Ponzi schemes and/or alleged investment schemes circulating publicly and online. Unfortunately, some of the victims of […]

MADZ Concludes Southeast Asian Tour by Captivating SG

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 

26 June 2019 – Sentro Rizal Singapore of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Esplanade, and Mandarin Orchard, successfully organized performances by the internationally-renowned Philippine Madrigal Singers (MADZ) on 22-23 June 2019 to jointly celebrate the 121st Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence […]

12 Philippine IT Companies and Start-ups Participate in ConnecTech Asia 2019

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 

Twelve (12) technology companies participated in ConnecTechAsia 2019, the annual trade exhibition on blockchain, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart data analytics. ConnecTechAsia 2019 was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 18-20 June 2019. The Philippine exhibitors consist of the following companies : (1) Advance World Solutions, Inc (leading offshore BPO/ITO company), […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore hosts reception to celebrate Independence Day and Golden Anniversary of bilateral relations

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 

  Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap hosted a diplomatic reception at the John Jacob Ballroom of the St. Regis Singapore on 14 June 2019 to jointly commemorate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine independence and the 50th Anniversary of Philippines-Singapore Diplomatic relations. The reception was graced by 300 guests including […]

EMBASSY ADVISORY | On the removal of the Red Satin Ribbon on All Legal Documents

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 

Effective 15 June 2019, pursuant to the instruction of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore will no longer use the red satin ribbon on legal documents submitted for authentication or notarization. However, all legal documents authenticated or notarized by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore will continue to carry the […]

Singapore PE Commemorates 121st Philippine Independence Day with Panagbenga Theme

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 

  The Philippine Embassy headed by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap together with the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies, as well as   members of the Filipino Community in Singapore, held a flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence on 12 June 2019 […]

Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards

Posted on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 

To        :          All Philippine Foreign Service Posts From   :           Commission on Filipinos Overseas Re       :           Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards Greetings from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)! We are pleased to inform the Post that the nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2019 are now open. These […]

Filipino Artist Manuel Ocampo opens Exhibit at STPI

Posted on Saturday, 25 May 2019 

The Philippine Embassy, represented by Consul Gonaranao B. Musor and Cultural Officer Sheila B. Bengtlars, graced the opening of the exhibit of Manuel Ocampo, a multi-award winning Filipino artist, at STPI Gallery on 17 May 2019. “Manuel Ocampo: Ideological Mash-Up/Remix” which runs from 18 May to 22 June 2019, showcases the artist’s approach in “employing […]

SPF ADVISORY | Resurgence of Lucky Draw Scams

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 

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PH Embassy Marks 50th Anniversary with SG through Launch of Commemorative Stamp

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 

17 May 2019 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap hosted a simple reception to commemorate the 50th anniversary of PH-SG diplomatic relations on 16 May 2019 at the Official Residence, where the commemorative stamp jointly released by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and Singapore Post (SingPost) was also officially launched. Guest of […]

TFC as An Official Media TV Partner of PH Embassy for the celebration of 50th Anniversary of PH-SG Relations

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 

16 May 2019– The Philippine Embassy in Singapore has officially designated ABS-CBN Corporation, through its subsidiary ABS-CBN Global Ltd, to be one of its official media TV partner for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Philippines-Singapore Bilateral Relations this year. To highlight this year’s celebration, ABS-CBN Corporation brings its international musical event, “One […]

PH Embassy SG celebrates National Heritage Month through storytelling with kids

Posted on Thursday, 9 May 2019 

  In celebration of the Philippine National Heritage Month this May, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB), organized a storytelling session for children on 4 May 2019 at the children’s section of the Central Public Library. Consul J. Anthony A. Reyes, Consul Gonaranao B. Musor, and Cultural Officer […]

INVITATION | Storytelling Sessions for Children

Posted on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 

PH Embassy in Singapore convenes town hall meeting with the AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 

  Singapore, 06 April 2019 – Major General Antonio Parlade,Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil Military Operations, informed the Filipino Community members on the Philippine Government’s thrust to end local communist armed conflict (ECLAC) within a few years. “We are hoping as soon as 2022,” he said. Major General […]

Notice of Final Testing & Sealing of Vote Counting Machines

Posted on Friday, 5 April 2019 

PH Embassy in Singapore holds 2nd Filipino Community Leaders’ meeting on 2019 PH Elections

Posted on Thursday, 4 April 2019 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore held its second Filipino Community Leaders’ Meeting at the Philippine Chancery. Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap informed the Filipino Community that the Embassy will conduct the Philippine National Election in Singapore from 13 April to 13 May 2019. The Embassy will adopt Postal Voting using the Automated Elections System as […]

Filipino Diplomat Chosen to Deliver Valedictory Speech at Singapore’s Diplomatic Academy

Posted on Thursday, 4 April 2019 

  Ms. Maricar S. Yambao, who is currently a Principal Assistant at the Office of Protocol of the Department of Foreign Affairs, was one of the two (2) participants chosen to deliver a valedictory speech during the closing ceremony of the Programme for ASEAN Diplomats (PAD) held last 29 March at the Diplomatic Academy of […]

Philippine Embassy Singapore Conducts Cultural Briefing for Singaporean Primary School Counselors

Posted on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 

    The Philippine Embassy in Singapore represented by Consul Gonaranao B. Musor and Cultural Officer Sheila B. Bengtlars met with thirteen primary school counselors of North Cluster 2 for a briefing on Filipino culture on 26 March 2019 at the Chongfu Primary School. Consul Musor discussed various aspects of Filipino culture including social norms, […]

SP Jain School of Global Management Offers Scholarships for Filipino Students and Professionals

Posted on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 

21 March 2019 – Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap was warmly welcomed by the faculty, staff and students of the SP Jain School of Global Management, led by Dr. John Fong, CEO & Head of Campus (Singapore), last 20 March. Accompanied by First Secretary and Consul Gonaranao B. Musor and Mr. Wilford Wong, Ambassador Yap […]

First Metro Securities Conducts Seminars on Investment for Filipinos Working in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 

20 March 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore facilitated a series of financial literacy forums conducted by stockbrokerage firm First Metro Securities on 16-17 March 2019 in Singapore. The first financial literacy forum focused on investing in blue chip stocks, equities and mutual funds. It was held at the Embassy chancery on 16 March […]

Call for Proposals: The Evaluation of the Informal ASEM Human Rights Seminar Series (2012-2017)

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 

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Franchise Expert Conducts Series of Talks on Venturing into the Philippine Market

Posted on Monday, 18 March 2019 

10 March 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore held a financial literacy forum on “Getting a Franchise in the Philippines,” with Mr. Armando Bartolome, who is an expert on franchising, as resource speaker. Before an audience of about 120 overseas Filipinos, Mr. Bartolome spoke on considerations for getting a franchise. His tips included doing […]

Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Advisory

Posted on Monday, 18 March 2019 

International Filipina Designer Pia Gladys Perey Showcased in Singapore

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019 

08 March 2019 – To strengthen its presence in the Singapore market, internationally-renowned Filipina designer, Pia Gladys Perey (PGP), was among those featured in an exclusive showcase for Maison de Designer held on 23 February 2019 at the St. Regis Hotel. First Secretary Gonaranao B. Musor and Commercial Counsellor Maria Cynthia B. Ricafort attended on […]

Overseas Voting for the 2019 Philippine National Elections | 13 April – 13 May 2019

Posted on Thursday, 7 March 2019 

Guidelines for Accreditation (Mass Media / Filipino Community / NGO / CSO) in Connection with the Conduct of Overseas Voting for the May 2019 elections

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 

The COMELEC Resolutions on the Guidelines for Accreditation in Connection with the Conduct of Overseas Voting under the Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise known as “The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003” as amended by Republic Act No. 10590 for Purposes of the May 13 2019 National and Local Elections may be viewed by clicking […]

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