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TEAM PHILIPPINES WINS FIRST PLACE IN 21ST AMBASSADORS’ CUP 2022

The Philippine Team wins first place in the Non-Ambassador’s Category at the 21st Ambassadors’ Cup in Singapore. (Photo credit: Changi Sailing Club) PRESS RELEASE PR-061-2022 (8 November 2022, Singapore) Team Philippines, led by Chargé d’ Affaires Emmanuel R. Fernandez of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, won first place in the Non-Ambassador’s Division of the 21st …

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FILIPINO ARTISTS FEATURED IN THE “TEXTURES OF SOLITUDE” EXHIBIT

L-R: Political and Public Diplomacy Assistant Ivanah Karla F. Vicencio-Luz, Founding Director of FOST Gallery Stephanie Fong, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Joy Anne B. Lai, and Cultural Officer Rosellie L. Bantay in front of Coson’s Exoskeleton 2 on Oil on canvas PRESS RELEASE PR-060-2022 28 October 2022, Singapore – The Philippine Embassy team, led by …

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PH EMBASSY CELEBRATES MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES MONTH THROUGH ART WORKSHOPS

Philippine Embassy personnel participate in the still-life painting workshop by Mr. Gerardo Jimenez PRESS RELEASE PR-059-2022 27  October 2022, Singapore – In line with the commemoration of Museum and Galleries Month (MGM), the Philippine Embassy in Singapore participated in the still-life painting workshop by Gerardo Jimenez, organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration …

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SUSTAINABLE FASHION, PROMOTION OF LOCAL TEXTILES AND FABRICS, AN ADVOCACY OF THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE

His Excellency P. Kumaran, High Commissioner of India (middle, in blue) and Mr. Prasad Bidappa (middle) pose with the fashion show models of Handlooms @75 – Celebrating the Fabric of Freedom PRESS RELEASE PR-058-2022 (20 October 2022, Singapore) In support of sustainable fashion and woven textiles, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore joined the High Commission …

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PH EMBASSY CELEBRATES NATIONAL STATISTICS MONTH, CONDUCTS ADVANCED EXCEL TRAINING FOR EMBASSY PERSONNEL

PRESS RELEASE PR-057-2022 17 October 2022, Singapore – In celebration of the 33rd National Statistics Month this October, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore organized an Advanced Excel Training for the Philippine Embassy personnel on Saturday, 15 October 2022. The training, entitled “Smarter Spreadsheets: Spreadsheets for Productivity”, aimed to upskill the Embassy personnel with advanced features …

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MESSAGE OF SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ENRIQUE A. MANALO ON THE COMMEMORATION OF WORLD MARITIME DAY 2022

29 September 2022 The Department of Foreign Affairs joins the community of nations in celebrating World Maritime Day, in recognition of the professionalism and sacrifice of over two million seafarers, a good number of whom are Filipinos, serving on the world’s merchant fleet throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. World Maritime Day was established by the UN …

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PH EMBASSY PERSONNEL VISIT ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM, GAIN APPRECIATION OF EARLY ASIAN MARITIME TRADE

PRESS RELEASE PR-056-2022 (27 September 2022, Singapore) In observance of this year’s Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month (MANA Mo), personnel and family members of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore visited the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) on 25 September 2022 to learn more about early Asian maritime trade and raise their awareness of maritime and …

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FILIPINO CUISINE ELEVATED TO GREATER HEIGHTS

PRESS RELEASE PR-055-2022 (24 September 2022, Singapore) The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, together with Mama Sita’s, San Miguel Beer, Tourism Promotion Board (TPB) Philippines, and Philippine Airlines (PAL), and in support of Filipino chef Michelle Adrillana and the World Gourmet Summit, took pride in featuring Filipino food fusion at the prestigious World Gourmet Summit on …

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FILIPINOS IN SINGAPORE FLOCK TO NUS AUDITORIUM TO MEET PRESIDENT MARCOS JR.

PRESS RELEASE PR-054-2022 15 September 2022, Singapore President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. received a warm welcome from Filipinos in Singapore during his meeting with them in the evening of 6 September 2022, the first day of his two-day State Visit to Singapore, from 6 to 7 September 2022. The much-anticipated meeting with the Filipino community …

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FILIPINO ARTISTS PERFORM IN SINGAPORE, SHOW OFF TALENTS AT THE ASEAN MUSIC SHOWCASE FESTIVAL 2022

PRESS RELEASE PR-053-2022 (10 September 2022, Singapore) The Philippine Embassy attended the first day of the ASEAN Music Showcase Festival 2022 and showed support for Filipino artists and bands participating in the music festival happening at the Haw Par Villa in Singapore from 10-11 September 2022. Crowds gathered to listen to Filipino performers  such as …

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Joint Press Statement between the Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Singapore on Strengthening the Philippines-Singapore Partnership 07 September 2022

1. At the invitation of Her Excellency Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., President of the Republic of the Philippines, and First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos undertook a State Visit to Singapore from 6 to 7 September 2022. President Marcos Jr.’s State Visit reflects the abiding bonds of …

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ITNEG WEAVING TRADITION FEATURED IN NANYANG ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS’ 3RD SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART FORUM 2022

PRESS RELEASE PR-051-2022 (2 September 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore attended the Southeast Asian Art Forum 2022 held on 4-5 August 2022 at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). The said forum featured the Philippines’ Itneg weaving tradition through an excerpt of the contemporary dance performance Kathabi – a multidisciplinary collaboration …

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MINDANAO TO BECOME SINGAPORE’S NEXT INVESTMENT DESTINATION

PRESS RELEASE PR-050-2022 (1 September 2022, Singapore) – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), the Philippine international marketing and promotional arm of Mindanao island’s investment, business, and tourism, in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Singapore and Philippine Trade and Investment Center, held a successful Business Mission on 9-10 August 2022 in Singapore. The business mission, …

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FILIPINO MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS FEATURED AT THE DO YOU SEE ME? EXHIBITION

PRESS RELEASE PR-049-2022 (30 August 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore attended the launch of the storytelling showcase entitled “Do You See Me?” on 7 August 2022 at the Great Hall of the Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Center. To run until 31 August 2022, the event features personal stories of forty-three (43) migrant …

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INVITATION TO THE PRESIDENT’S MEETING WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY, 6 SEPTEMBER 2022

AD-060-2022 (29 August 2022, Singapore) The Philippine Embassy in Singapore informs our kababayans that President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. will be in Singapore on 6-7 September 2022 for a State Visit, upon the invitation of Singapore President Halimah Yacob. The Philippine Embassy arranged a meeting between President Marcos Jr. and the Filipino Community (FilCom) on …

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FACEBOOK GETS ACCREDITATION FROM POLO-SINGAPORE, OFFERS EMPLOYMENT FOR ADDITIONAL 200 OFWS TO SINGAPORE

PRESS RELEASE PR-048-2022 (26 August 2022, Singapore) – Officials of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Singapore visited the ASEAN Headquarters of META (formerly known as Facebook) located at Marina One, Marina Way, Singapore on Friday, 12 August 2022 and met with the company’s human resources officers to discuss the deployment of an additional 200 Overseas …

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SINGAPORE TERRORISM AND THREAT ASSESSMENT 2022 REPORT

EMBASSY ADVISORY AD-059-2022 (18 August 2022, Singapore) The Philippine Embassy informs the public that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of Singapore recently released its Singapore Terrorism and Threat Assessment (STTA) Report 2022, which aims to alert the public ofn the security environment in the country and in the region. According to the SSTA 2022, …

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MINISTER MALIKI VISITS PH EMBASSY, SIGNS CONDOLENCE BOOK FOR PRESIDENT RAMOS

PRESS RELEASE PR-047-2022 (08 August 2022, Singapore) Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Second Minister for Education of the Republic of Singapore visited the Philippine Embassy this morning and signed the condolence book in honor of the late former President Fidel Valdez Ramos. After …

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SPOTLIGHT ON FILIPINO CULTURE AT SENGKANG GENERAL HOSPITAL’S “YOU SPARKLE! AWARDS 2022”

PRESS RELEASE PR-046-2022 (05 August 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore collaborated with Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) for its annual “You Sparkle! Awards 2022” – an annual service recognition ceremony celebrating outstanding SKH staff and departments who had demonstrated service excellence in the course of their work in serving patients.  The event was …

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NEW FILIPINO-INSPIRED RESTAURANT KUBÔ OPENS IN SINGAPORE

PRESS RELEASE PR-045-2022 (5 August 2022, Singapore) – In support of Filipino businesses and enterprises in Singapore and to bolster its public and cultural diplomacy efforts in the country, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore visited Kubô, the newest Filipino-inspired kitchen-restaurant which recently opened along Robertson Quay in Singapore. Kubô, which derives from the Filipino word …

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POLO-SINGAPORE CONDUCTS JOB SITE VISIT OF GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL

PRESS RELEASEPR-044-2022 (4 August 2022, Singapore) As part of its mandate to ensure the protection and promotion of the welfare of Filipino workers in Singapore,  the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) – Singapore, led by Labor Attaché, Atty. Margarita Victorino, conducted a job site visit of Goodwood Park Hotel on 28 July 2022, in relation …

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PH EMBASSY GRACES ATENEO LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP GRADUATION RITES

PRESS RELEASE PR-043-2022 (28 July 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy, represented by Chargé d’ Affaires Emmanuel R. Fernandez and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Joy Anne B. Lai, joined  the 30 graduates of Ateneo OF-LIFE / ALSE Batch 100 in their culminating activity held at the Auditorium of One Raffles Quay on 24 July …

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PH EMBASSY PARTICIPATES IN FAST’s 7th EDUCATION AND HEALTH FAIR FOR MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS

MDWs and other participants join the flower arrangement workshop and yoga session at the 7th FAST Edufair (image courtesy of FAST FB page) PRESS RELEASE PR-042-2022 (28 July 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, along with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) and the Office of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), participated in …

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FILIPINO ART FILMS FEATURED AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF SINGAPORE’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

PRESS RELEASE PR-041-2022 (20 July 2022, Singapore) – Filipino art films are featured in the “Painting with Light: Festival on International Films on Art” taking place from 1 to 24 July 2022 at the National Gallery of Singapore (NGS). With the re-opening of NGS to its full capacity screening this year, the Painting with Light …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE, CFO PARTNER TO RECONNECT OVERSEAS FILIPINOS THROUGH CFO BALINKBAYAN FORUM 2022

PRESS RELEASEPR-040-2022 (21 July 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore was in full support of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in the conduct of the CFO BaLinkBayan Forum 2022 on 16 July 2022 at the Philippine Bayanihan Center in Singapore.  Held in coordination with the Philippine Bayanihan Society of Singapore (PBSS) and …

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STATEMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SECRETARY ENRIQUE A. MANALO ON THE 6TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AWARD ON THE SOUTH CHINA SEA ARBITRATION

PRESS RELEASE PR-039-2022 “More than a historic milestone whose value lies in its commemorative significance, we recall 12 July 2016 as the day that affirmed to the community of nations that the rule of law prevails – that stability, peace and progress can only be attained when founded on a rules-based legal order on the …

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ORDER OF SIKATUNA CONFERRED ON H.E. JOSEPH DEL MAR YAP

PRESS RELEASEPR-038-2022 (Singapore, 7 July 2022) Prior to the end of his tour of duty as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary  of the Republic of the Philippines to the Republic of Singapore,  H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap was conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu (Grand Cross) by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during an …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CELEBRATES PH EAGLE WEEK

PRESS RELEASE PR-037-2022 (04 July 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, through its Cultural Section, held activities in celebration of the Philippine Eagle Week (PEW),  with the theme, “Kapayapaan at Kalayaan: Ang Agila at Mamamayan, May Kaugnayan”,  in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), and …

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4 DISTINGUISHED OVERSEAS FILIPINO INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN SINGAPORE RECEIVE PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS

Press Release PR-036-2022 (1 July 2022, Singapore) Four (4) overseas Filipino individuals and organizations based in Singapore joined the ranks of esteemed recipients of the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) during the Awarding Ceremony and Testimonial Dinner  held on 29 June 2022 ​at Manila Marriott Hotel in Pasay City, Philippines. On …

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H.E. JOSEPH DEL MAR YAP BIDS FAREWELL; ENDS TOUR OF DUTY AS PH AMBASSADOR TO SINGAPORE

Press ReleasePR-035-2022 30 June 2022, Singapore – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap concludes his tour of duty today, after serving in office for four and a half years since 05 January 2018.  During his tenure as Ambassador, Philippines-Singapore bilateral relations grew from strength to strength in many key areas, including defense …

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Requests on Giving Voluntary Evidence via Video Conference within Embassy Premises

Please refer to this link for the Guidelines on the Taking of Voluntary Evidence via Videoconference in a Civil Proceeding: bit.ly/vidcon_guidelines or through https://www.philippine-embassy.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/Guidelines-on-the-taking-of-voluntary-evidence-via-videoconference.pdf For further clarification on this matter, the requesting counsel may contact theAssistance-to-Nationals Section by phone at (+65) 9072 2797 or via email atsgpeatn@gmail.com or singapore.pe@dfa.gov.ph. Thank you.

PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CELEBRATES 124TH PH INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION

PR-034-2022 (22 June 2022, Singapore) – With the stabilization of the COVID-19 situation in Singapore and the easing of the country’s Safe Management Measures (SMMs), the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap, hosted its first in-person Diplomatic Reception, after two and a half year hiatus, in commemoration of the 124th …

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PH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SINGAPORE INTRODUCED DURING THE PH NATIONAL DAY RECEPTION

PR-033-2022 (20 June 2022, Singapore) –  The introduction of the officers and founding members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (PhilChamSG) was one of the highlights during the 124th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 15 June 2022 at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore. Before …

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SECRETARY LOCSIN GRACES GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF PH EMBASSY’S NEW CHANCERY IN SINGAPORE

PR-032-2022 (Singapore, 20 June 2022) Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. was the Guest of Honor at the Presentation of Dedication Marker and Groundbreaking Ceremony hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Friday, 17 June 2022. Joining Secretary Locsin were Mrs. Maria Lourdes B. Locsin and the Philippine Embassy personnel …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE COMMEMORATES 124th INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH FILCOM

PR-031-2022 (14 June 2022, Singapore) In commemoration of the 124th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap, held a flag-raising ceremony on 12 June 2022 at the Philippine Embassy grounds.  The event was attended by members of the Filipino community in Singapore and …

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PH EMBASSY PERSONNEL BENEFIT FROM SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS

PR-030-2022 (7  June 2022, Singapore) As part of its efforts to continuously upgrade the skills of, and to foster camaraderie among  its personnel,   the Philippine Embassy in Singapore recently organized two (2) skills development trainings, namely, an Online Lecture on Protocol and Social Graces and a Basic Hair and Make-up Tutorial Session, both of which …

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PH AMBASSADOR YAP LEADS CULMINATING BAYANIHAN WALK HOUR

PR-029-2022 02 June 2022 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap, together with Atty. Ranvir Kumar Singh, President of the Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS), led the Culminating Bayanihan Walk Hour from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on 29 May 2022 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. With the theme “One walk, one …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE RESUMES IN-PERSON FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY, COMMEMORATES NATIONAL FLAG DAYS

PR-028-2022 (31 May 2022, Singapore) After more than two-years of holding the virtual flag-raising ceremony every Monday and flag-lowering ceremony every Friday due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on mass gathering, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore resumed its in-person flag-raising ceremony, on Monday, 30 May 2022, at the Embassy grounds. The flag-raising ceremony, led by …

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