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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. […]

Farewell Message of H.E. Antonio A. Morales to the Filipino Community in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, 14 December 2017 

Please click here to read the farewell message of His Excellency Antonio A. Morales, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore.

Ambassador Morales Bid Farewell and celebrated Christmas with The Filipino Community in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 

Philippine Embassy officers and staff headed by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales together with the members of the Filipino Community in Singapore celebrated the 2017 FilCom Christmas Party at the Philippine Ambassador’s Residence on 10 December 2017. The spirit of Christmas was truly felt during the FilCom celebration through a salo-salo of sumptuous Filipino food, entertaining […]

Ambassador Morales Makes a Farewell Call on Singaporean Foreign Minister

Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017 

08 December 2017 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales called on Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan on 07 December 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the former winds up his tour of duty in Singapore. Ambassador Morales was accompanied by Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. and Consul Gonaranao […]

Philippine Ambassador pays farewell call on Singapore Minister of Manpower

Posted on Thursday, 7 December 2017 

PH Embassy Hosts ASEAN Gala in Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 

05 December 2017 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales hosted the ASEAN Gala last 22 November at the Shangri-La Hotel that was also participated in by other ASEAN resident embassies in Singapore: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Guest of Honor was Senior Minister of State for Defense and […]

Ambassador Morales makes farewell calls on Singaporean Prime Minister and President

Posted on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 

27 November 2017 – Outgoing Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales formally bid farewell to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Halimah Yacob on 21 and 21 November 2017, respectively, at the Istana. During both calls, Ambassador Morales conveyed his appreciation for the support that the Singaporean government has extended to the […]

Juan Luna Masterpieces Showcased at the National Gallery Singapore

Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017 

16 November 2017 – The National Gallery Singapore launched on 15 November 2017 the “Century of Light” showcase that features 19th century art. Part of this showcase is an exhibition entitled “Between Worlds” that features Juan Luna as one of two Southeast Asian artists. Senior Minister of State Maliki Osman was the guest of honor […]

DOLE suspends processing of OECs

Posted on Monday, 13 November 2017 

The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered the suspension of acceptance and processing of all new applications for overseas employment certificates (OEC) for all overseas Filipino workers, including direct hires. Excluded from the coverage of the suspension are workers hired by international organizations and members of diplomatic corps and royal families, seafarers hired by […]

DOT recognized as Tourism Organization of the Year by the CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence

Posted on Friday, 10 November 2017 

08 November 2017 – The Department of Tourism (DOT) was recognized as Tourism Organization of the Year by the CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence during a Gala Dinner held at Capella Singapore-Sentosa Island last 07 November. Specifically, DOT was awarded for being a tourism organization “that has positively impacted and inspired the tourism […]

Courtesy Visit of FEU Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management Students

Posted on Thursday, 9 November 2017 

Eighty-four students together with the members of the faculty from Far Eastern University (FEU) Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management paid a courtesy call on officials of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on 7 November 2017. Aside from a courtesy visit to the Embassy, they had educational visits to various hospitality and restaurant institutions in […]

Second Batch of Davao del Norte Delegate to the ASEAN Integration Learning Exchange Caravan (AILEC) Visited the Philippine Embassy

Posted on Thursday, 9 November 2017 

The second batch of Davao del Norte delegation to the ASEAN Integration Learning Exchange Caravan (AILEC) visited the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on 6 November 2017.  The delegation was headed by Hon. Alan R. Dujali, Vice Governor of Davao del Norte.  On 7 November 2017, the delegation had a meeting with officials from the Singapore […]

Filipino Designers Showcased at Singapore Fashion Week

Posted on Thursday, 2 November 2017 

30 October 2017 – Three (3) talented fashion designers – Albert Andrada, Mimi Parrel Pimentel and Steffy de Mylo – were among those featured during the Asia Fashion Designers Showcase at Singapore Fashion Week (SGFW) last 27 October held at the National Gallery. Albert Andrada is known for designing the iconic blue gown of Pia […]

Filipino-Australian receives Singapore’s Young Artist Award 2017

Posted on Friday, 27 October 2017 

Ms. Yarra Ileto, a Filipino-Australian based in Singapore was one of four recepients of the prestigious Young Artist Awards of Singapore on 24 October 2017. Ms Ileto, daugther of noted Filipino author Rey Ileto, has lived in Singapore since 2002, and was recognized for her achievements in the field of Dance and Choreography. The Young […]

Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) Students Visit the Philippine Embassy

Posted on Friday, 27 October 2017 

Two faculty members and thirty (30) students of the Negros Oriental State University  (NORSU) paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador Antonio A. Morales on 24 October 2017 at the Embassy.  The group is attending the International Specialists’ Community Action and Leadership Exchange (TFI-SCALE) programme from 14 October to 04 November 2017, which was organized […]

PH Tourism Promoted at 2017 ITB Asia

Posted on Friday, 27 October 2017 

26 October 2017 –    The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) led a big delegation that included representatives from the private tourism industry to promote PH tourism at the 2017 ITB Asia held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands from 25 to 27 October 2017. Dubbed as “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, ITB […]

University of St. La Salle- Bacolod Faculty and Students Pay Courtesy Call at the Philippine Embassy

Posted on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 

Faculty and students of the University of St. La Salle- Bacolod, Department of Marketing Management paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador Antonio A. Morales on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. The group were on an educational tour in Singapore. During their visit, the students were briefed on the Do’s and Don’ts for tourists in Singapore […]

Ayala Land sees surge in SG investors to 50% since 2013

Posted on Monday, 23 October 2017 

20 October 2017 – Representatives of Ayala Land International (Singapore) Pte Ltd., Country Manager Cyrelle Ricafort (2nd from right) and Marketing Officer Tina D. Lagrisola, made a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales on 19 October 2017. Joining them is First Secretary and Consul for Economic Affairs Gonaranao B. Musor (rightmost). […]

Philippine Embassy attends 8th Foreign Domestic Workers Day

Posted on Monday, 23 October 2017 

The Philippine Embassy, led by Ambassador Antonio A. Morales, attended the 8th Foreign Domestic Workers Day of the Foreign Domestic Workers Association for Social Support and Training (FAST) last 15 October 2017. The event is an opportunity for FAST to give back to the Foreign Domestic Worker population in Singapore, through games, booths and a […]

Philippine Embassy attends opening of Ateneo Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Programs opening sessions

Posted on Monday, 23 October 2017 

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Antonio Morales, attended the two opening sessions of the Ateneo School of Government’s Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Program (Ateneo LSE) at the Bayanihan Centre, in Pasir Panjang, Singapore on 14 and 15 October 2017. Already on its second year in Singapore, the Ateneo LSE program is an […]

Philippine Delegation Participates in the CIL Regional Workshop on Southeast Asia Sea Areas

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 

UP Associate Professor Dr Jay L. Batongbacal, representatives from the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Embassy in Singapore participated in the regional workshop on Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) in Southeast Asia : Trends and Prospects. Dr. Batongbacal was one of the distinguished speakers and gave a talk on the recently successful PSSA application of Tubbataha Reef in the […]

DOTr Secretary Attends the 23rd ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting

Posted on Monday, 16 October 2017 

Secretary Arthur P. Tugade of the Department of Transportation was in Singapore to attend the 23rd ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting (ATMM) on 12-13 October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands. Transport Ministers from the ASEAN are expected to adopt several agreements to liberalize the region’s air services and improve the safety and efficiency of air travel […]

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